A few youngsters color with chalk on one side, while a group plays basketball on the other—but my eyes are drawn to one small boy in a red T-shirt who looks about seven years old, sitting on the sidelines. Its a view Im familiar with. When I was a teen I had more friends than Id ever need—everyone wanted a piece of me. But earlier, I was an oddity.
It was awful, I say quietly. Then I take a breath and shake off the sadness thats seeped into the conversation. But…in the immortal words of Kanye, that which dont kill me only makes me stronger.She laughs, and like everything about her, its delightful.
I didnt think a guy like you listened to Kanye.I wink. Im full of surprises.Before our meal arrives, visitors stop by our table. I introduce Olivia and speak with them briefly about upcoming business. After they walk away, Olivia gives me an owl-eyed look.
And Cardinal OBrien, the Archbishop of New York.Theyre two of the most powerful men in the state—in the country.
My lips slide into a grin because shes impressed. Again. At times like this, being me isnt so awful.
The Palace works with both men on various initiatives.No, I answer, all of the righteous heat leaching out of me.
She was a sickly, beautiful creature. Born with a heart condition. We brought in all the specialists, doctors from all over the world. Edward was out of his mind with grief. And I would have given up my crown to save her…but there was nothing to be done. They told me she wouldnt last a month. She survived for six.She seems lost for a moment, in the memory. Then her gray eyes blink out of the reverie. Her gaze falls back to the present—back to me.
That is when I learned that hope is cruel. A pitiless gift. Honesty, finality, may seem brutal—but in the end, its mercy. And then her voice turns to steel. There is no hope for a future between you and my grandson. None. You need to accept that.You must. The law is clear.
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