TEASER NUMBER TWELVE
She had showed no remorse at her trial. "I have spent my whole life combating wickedness," she declared when invited to speak in her own defense, "and Aven Tallman is a wicked woman. It is not to the benefit of the kingdom that she should rise in influence. I wanted to prevent that, and that is why I did what I did. I would do it again. I'm only sorry that I failed."