Unwise: An innocent princess, a romantic dream that’s truly reality and—destruction.
A fairy tale about an innocent princess who believes what happens to her is a romantic dream. She has no idea the dream was a reality with consequences that will threaten her very life. How can she save herself and those she loves?
She had never once ventured into the forest. The gloom in the woods approached the dark of night. Terrified, unable to see, she crouched low on her mount’s neck, hoping to avoid being swept off him by a branch. On and on he pounded. When he stumbled, she was too numb with fear to react before he fell. Tossed off his back, she felt herself floating rather than falling, down and down and down, as if in a dream, where you never land. Then she hit the wet ground, and all thought ended.
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Lelani roused and blinked once, twice, three times. No rain or storm. No clouds in the blue sky. No woods. She smelled the sweet scent of flowers, turned her head and drew in a shocked breath. Eyes as green as tree leaves stared into hers. No one she knew had green eyes. She sat up so abruptly her head swam.
“Don’t be alarmed.” His voice both soothed and caressed her. “I’m Colden, and you’re safe here.”