“This is a castle,” Ella gasped.
“Aye, where else would the Queen of Datchi live?”
Jacomina grinned down at Ella. “That be what happens when ye are first born with royal blood.”
“Paul has royal blood?” Ella grinned. “That might explain why he is so humble…”
Jacomina threw back her head and burst into a deep belly laugh. “Oh, ye have him pegged. Truly, ye know my brother.”
“What about Michael?”
“Pfft. He be a cousin riding on the coat tales of his royal relative.”
“I would have never guessed they were cousins, Paul being so dark and Michael so fair.”
“Aye, ye can attribute that to their mothers, as my father and uncle were both swarthy in complexion.”
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