I stirred five sugar cubes into a new cup of coffee. Hmm. I think these are enough reports for today. “I know it’s hard to
Even now, Dame Aster probably had on a random pair of boxer shorts that she grabbed off the clothesline, belonging to who knows which brother.
With a slew of thoughts running through my mind, I descended to the annex’s basement, then went further down another set of stairs, through a
What was most important now was to keep Rion alive. If he found a good partner and lived past twenty, I could shut myself in
In my first life, I was seriously clueless. It took me well over a year to recognize that I’d become Rosalite from the classic of
As soon as I was left alone, some men approached me. For the sake of their lives, I slipped away and avoided them—looking for Rodrigo
Rattle. There’s nothing comfortable about riding a carriage. In other words…It sucks. The Kartina carriage was made by the empire’s foremost carriage maker. Everything, from
Not the answer I had expected. I was sure that she’d be delighted. I knew I’d need a new dress and jewelry to go to
Boom! Fire erupted when the bomb I threw crashed against the wood of the small stable. Smoke rose high above the billowing flames. The destructive
Tragedy struck all at once. I was only twenty-five when I died so suddenly, but just as suddenly—I was reincarnated. They say death and birth
His gaze might have been one of intellectual interest or just purely calculating. But all of those figurative phrases meant nothing when my eyes met
Croft sheathed his sword and wiped the sweat from his forehead as Livia swept into the training hall. Seeing her for the first time, Malik
May coughed, abruptly breaking the awkward silence. He had been frozen as though he’d forgotten to breathe. “I’m sorry?” Aria asked. My shocking remark had
People in this household were generally the worst, but my mother still counted as one of the better ones. She often cursed and berated me,
That was what Shuell’s father, Kendrick, had said the day before his death. Shuell’s parents would pass away on his birthday. “Shu!” “Yes?” Shuell looked
I gasped, startled out of my wits, which surprised Shuell, who took a few steps back and stared at me with his jaw to the
I slowly made my way across and sat on the bed. I could still see Shuell as clear as day, crouched as he was. His
I must explain a few things before talking about the boy. Firstly, this world was set within a novel, and secondly, I had been reborn
I was currently facing what could easily be the worst crisis of my life. “Oh, Arwen,” my mother said, clicking her tongue in disapproval. “How
The reason was that he had become impotent. Besides, he hated the late duchess and Scarlett Arman. That was enough for him to bring the
Duke Arman and the duchess, who had been waiting in the carriage, glared daggers at me. My—or should I say, Scarlett’s—half-brother’s mouth was slightly agape.
An engagement with the emperor was sealed with a magically binding contract. That meant there were only two ways to end it—death or mutual agreement.
Kalior’s emperor was a tyrant. He rose to the throne at the age of seventeen after murdering the former emperor, empress, and all his brothers.
There was a long silence in the dining hall. Livia couldn’t find the right words to answer Croft. The maids and servants tried to read
After the unforgettable meeting with Livia, Croft sat crookedly on the sofa looking through the endless piles of papers the duke had asked him to
With only one week before Croft would relocate to the Imperial Palace, Livia was confident she could find a way to be fired from the
As I headed toward Ashley, a man stepped in front of me, blushing all the way to his ears. “It’s a pleasure to meet you,
“Boring,” I muttered after walking about halfway across the immense hall. For once, my lips did not twist my words—it was boring! What did Mary
I kept trying to speak politely to the mirror all day, but my attempts were foiled every time by my disobedient lips. I woke up
All I wanted was a quiet and peaceful life—not the glamorous life of a heroine, or to be loved by everyone. I just wanted a
“Ha.” Livia sighed deeply, gazing at her reflection. The young woman in the mirror, who had stunning blond hair and brilliant cobalt-blue eyes, sighed as