1614: vii

Aimée stared at the ceiling as the firelight danced across it. She lay on a makeshift pallet next to the hearth exhausted, but unable to sleep in a strange place. “Go to sleep, Mademoiselle,” Gilles murmured. He kept is voice low to prevent their hosts from eavesdropping. She glanced at him, as he slouched in … Continue reading 1614: vii

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1614: i

Gilles went through the motions of everyday monastic life. Simultaneously, he cursed the tediousness of purgatory and prayed that his authenticity as a Capuchin was never questioned. He was not a monk, nor had any interest in being one, but there were certain interested individuals seeking information about the political climate of Brussels and the … Continue reading 1614: i