[Author’s Note: This is the last free chapter for this story. Use the subscribe now button and help keep the stories coming to Morbid Ink.] Two days of boring meetings and dinners with the nobles in alliance with the House of Raragel left Prince Erdem irritated and restless. He recognized his role limited him to nothing more than a figurehead. However, it did not stop the prince from trying to show something for his time there.