While She Was Sleeping

Ow!”

She pulled her thumb away from the offending spindle and, without thinking, sucked on the wound.

Tsk! Tsk!” said a voice that came from somewhere near her knee. “Haven’t you outgrown that habit yet? It looked cute when you were a toddler, but it looks pathetic now that you’re an eighteen-year-old Princess.”

She looked down, surprised that someone was speaking to her. Continue reading