Richard continued his training, even in the snow.
Hivera tried to encourage Charles, but he seemed a hopeless case. At least she was giving him some attention, thought Charles.
Charles is looking a bit tubby – must be all that fish.
Hivera took advantage of her niece’s visit to see where her loyalties lay.
No joy there though. Ella was a pacifist. She would go to the monastery soon.
She hung out with her cousins for a bit before going home.
The twins grew to adults. No university for them – there wasn’t time.
Charles was quite upset about that.
Then it was Hivera’s birthday. It had come around so quickly. It only felt like yesterday that she was a teenager in this very house.