The previous chapter was the last chapter of book 3. I will take some time off before starting with the new book. Right now I’m working on getting book 1 ready to be published as an e-book, and it will take me some time, but I will try to get back to regular posting as soon as possible. In the meanwhile I will try to publish a few bonus stories, mostly about what happened the night that Faakhir and Emily died.
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“I can’t understand how you can be so ok with all this,” William said. “Kaiserin betrayed us, she took things under her own hands and took the Dominion for herself. She broke her promises once, how can you be so sure she won’t do it again?”
“Kaiserin did what she did because she had no other choice. And we are here for our safety,” Sofia said.
“I’m not so sure about that. You can’t keep closing your eyes to what’s in front of you. It’s just like before, Kaiserin took a taste of power and she doesn’t want to share it with anyone, just like my sister.”
“I think you are misjudging her, you are wrong about this. You just need to give this some time, you will see, everything is going to be fine.”
William knew it was pointless to keep discussing with his mother, she trusted Kaiserin and nothing he could say would change her mind, but he wasn’t so sure that trust was placed in the right person. Kaiserin had promised them that they would be part of her effort to take the Dominion back, but she had moved without them, leaving them out of the loop. He couldn’t help but think she had done that to keep them out.
After living with his sister’s betrayal and all the pain he had to endure after that, William had trouble trusting people. His power helped him know if a person was being truthful or not, all he had to do was ask a question and the person would be forced to tell him the truth. Some people avoided him for that reason, but Kaiserin was different, even when he was using his power against her, he had the feeling she wasn’t telling him everything. That, and the fact that she was avoiding him, told him that she had something to hide, and he wouldn’t be at peace until he knew what had really happened. For the moment, all he knew was that he couldn’t trust her, but he had no choice but to stay there, because Kaiserin and his mother agreed that he needed to stay in Aquarium, like when he was a prisoner of his sister.
They all thought that Kaiserin was their savior, and that everything would be just fine, just because she was in charge, but he wasn’t sure about that. But no matter what he thought, only time would show who was right, if him for not trusting Kaiserin, or his mother for trusting her.