Robin recalled the King's words often as the siege went on. He said taking Greenwood would be easy, but if he wished to keep it he must deal fairly with its Lady. What had he meant by that? How much trouble could one young woman cause? What manner of woman was she? He was about to find out since she was finally willing to concede her home had been taken and open the gates to him and his men.
Cecelia didn't know what would happen to her once the castle fell. That was not a surprise. Whether she was blessed or cursed by her abilities, she never knew her own fate. Robin de Leesford was the surprise. He was the only person she'd ever met who could keep his thoughts from her. It was as thrilling as it was disconcerting.
He was a stubborn man, but then, she was a stubborn woman, and the battle that ensued was one of wills. They'd both given up on wishes and dreams long ago. Such things were impossible. Or were they?