With so many dead, and so much tumult after the assassination attempt, eyes once again turned to Prince William for guidance and leadership.
The boy had seen ten summers, but he already handled it well. He would be a good king. If they gave him time to grow up.
Gave him to heal after almost losing his life to an assassin’s blade.
Hugo thought of his daughter, of the price she had nearly paid to save the prince.
He would do what he had to do for the boy.
Whatever the political cost.