Chapter Twelve
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When Evelyn’s mother grew ill, it was Mikael who stood behind Evelyn, her rock, her strength. He was her best friend, the only one she would ever rely on in times of need. They’d shared over a year of blackened nights and knew that there would never be anyone who understood them better than they understood themselves. What they didn’t expect was the day that Evelyn’s mother died, Evelyn began to withdraw. She spent more time with her educational advisors than she did with Mikael, sometimes even spending nights locked away with them, discussing politics and regulations.

By the time Mikael had a chance to see Evelyn again, she had changed. Her heart had hardened and there was evidence that she hadn’t slept in days, spending much of her time on the verge of tears. She called him to...

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