Five Gems Series

The Princess Illyria stood wrapped in her green cloak, a stern look upon her face. “This girl was in the tree beyond the vineyard.” the hooded one said quietly. “I saw her jump down after you left, and so I caught her. Perhaps you would know better who would send her as a spy.” “I'm not!” Fia said desperately. All her bravery was swept away by the presence of the king's daughter. “I only...got lost.” “Got lost into an oak tree?”