Benotripia The Stones of Horsh - Book 2

  • CHAPTER 1 Thoughts

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    Roseabelle ran her fingers through the soft sand, sifting it between her hands, deep in thought.

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  • The rumble of the ocean always helped her to relax and settle into her thoughts of the past.

  • A soft breeze whisked past her, causing her long auburn hair to flutter.

  • These days, she needed some time alone.

  • Only one year ago, her life had fallen apart.

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    The Darvonians—

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  • the ruthless, cunning, cold-hearted people that lived on a small, twisted island far away—

  • had captured her mother, Danette, the ruler of Benotripia.

  • Roseabelle and her best friends, Jessicana and Astro, had set out on an adventure to find and rescue Danette.

  • Successful in their mission, they brought Danette back to the island.

  • Shortly after her recovery, she was up and ruling Benotripia again.

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    But the worst part of the journey to Darvonia still lingered in Roseabelle’s mind.

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  • While rescuing her mother from her prison, her former trainer, Shelby, turned out to be the ruthless Darvonian second-in-line, Sheklyth, who had betrayed her without a second thought.

  • Roseabelle had felt hurt beyond belief, wounded, and torn.

  • Every night since then, she wished that she would wake up from this long dream at any moment and that Shelby would be waiting at the Academy to teach her a new trick.

  • But deep inside, Roseabelle knew this wasn’t a dream.

  • Jessicana and Astro had tried to get her mind off things, but nothing worked.

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    Nevertheless, she appreciated them for trying.

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  • Roseabelle smiled as she thought of her friends.