...uld take care of this, myself,
and that Will and I would both meet you back at the plaza later on?
How did you find out where we live, anyhow?Elisud
smirked in amusement at this.You
are joking, yes? Did you honestly believe that I would
let you out of my sight for even a moment after finally having
located you? And let you get a chance to finagle out of your
part and responsibility to guide your daughter through this? I think
not, Elisud explained. Anyhow, I thought it best
to . . . 'drop by' and assist in delivering the news to young
Wilhelmina, as well. That way I will not have to later repeat
myself once the lessons and what you have get under wa ----
U-um, Mom? What is he talking about? What 'princess
lessons?' And coronation? Is he kidding? I asked stupidly.
I say stupidly because, the coronation part, at least,
had been more or less implied since the start of all of this. So I
don't really know why I was so surprised.But
I'm just going to blame my utter confusion upon my weakened physical
I guess Mom was wondering the same thing, because she goes, Well .
. . no, honey. Haven't you been paying attention to anything
I have told you, or what Elisud and I had begun to
yesterday? This isn't a game, or just a name-only type of
deal. You know, that you're only a princess by name,
mean to tell me that you have yet to tell her the primary
reason I have come to the United States in th...