The Princess Detective: Part Three (an excerpt)

The Princess keeps her knives sharp. She’s been caring for her own knives since she was nine. Her mother says the Princess was a late bloomer.

The knife dealer watches the Princess walk past his shop, and he thinks of marriage. But a princess doesn’t marry a dealer of any kind. This Princess is even better at shining up a knife than he has ever been. He keeps his eye on her anyway. The Prince, after all, is dead.

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One response to “The Princess Detective: Part Three (an excerpt)

  1. And, as the knife dealer has no doubt heard, dead from what could have been knife wounds. Heh. Just the right level of implicit menace!

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