I’ve been tagged! Amazing author Leah Sanders challenged me to:
1. Go to page 77 of my manuscript.
2. Go to line 7.
3. Copy the next 7 lines/paragraphs.
4. Tag 7 other writers to do the same.
“We don’t know what kind of people these Sarl are.” Anthelme patted his horse and looked at his friend. “Do you really believe they can help you?”
Varian had to push down a seed of doubt that formed in his mind. “Thersian said the Borromean thistle is the symbol of the Sarl people, and so we should start with them. If Violetta left the baby near one of their camps, it’s possible someone found her.”
The valet’s expression was grave. “I thought you didn’t believe the child could even be alive.”
Prince Varian shrugged. “I don’t know what I believe, Anthelme. I only know that King Rillaur is determined to set up a presence here even before the Dragon Moon. I know that Violetta was carrying the symbol of the Sarl around within her prayer book. She had to believe there was a chance our daughter was saved.”
He looked at the stars above them. “Maybe I shouldn’t have been so quick to condemn her. She was afraid. Can I say I’d have behaved any differently in her position?”
The Prince squared his shoulders. “I have to do something. If the child turns out to be a fantasy, then I’ll be no worse off than I am now. However, if the child turns out to be alive, then so much the better.”
“As you say, Sire.”
I’m tagging Jo Templeton, Rhonda Leah, Farrah Rochon, Rachel Van Dyken, Anne Baker, Arlene Messa, Leah Brown.