Story Notes:This story is followed by a Susan-centric piece called Something Practical.
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“I doubt you were born to royalty…by marriage, perhaps. Nevertheless…you strike me as someone who has lived in a palace before.”
“…And a Queen cannot be a Witch? …I don’t think it would be difficult for any woman to become a Witch…little by little…over years…without even realizing it.”
-No Rest for the Wicked