|Staying in a castle with a moat suited Lucie's sensibilities just fine, just so long as the swans kept their distance -- they're mean!
|Star and Chronicler, in France.
|Lucie and Kai contemplate their odds of getting away with pretending they don't know what that sign says.
|I do believe Lucie impressed the Faerie folk in the woods behind the castle, with her refined ways and fancy clothes. Lucie wanted to know if I actually believe faeries are real. Like I wasn't conversing with a mouse in a negligee???
|You see a beautifully carved antique mirror frame. The four cats see a tasty little treat, just out of reach.
|Lucie did think about rafting down the copper cooling rivulet, but it's swift and cold, and empties into a fast moving river. She's adventurous, but not extreme, thank goodness.
|One day we got locked out, and Lucie looked for ways in.
|Waiting for the postman.
|Lucie thought the cheesemaker's son might want to befriend her, as Kai and Soren had, but I didn't think his papa would go for having a mouse about the business.