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The Perilous Gard Summary
Elizabeth Marie Pope

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The Perilous Gard Summary

Plot Summary

Kate Sutton is living in the household of Princess Elizabeth with her sister, Alicia Sutton. The living conditions are near poverty levels, considering the opulence of life at court. Alicia writes to the Queen, complaining of the situation. Kate knows that the Queen will be furious, but when the reply comes, the Queen blames Kate for leading Alicia astray. Kate is sent to Perilous Gard, a castle fraught with myths and superstitions. She's under the care of Sir Geoffrey. Before she even arrives, Kate catches sight of the Lady in Green, who later turns out to be the leader of the Fairy Folk.

At the castle, Kate meets Sir Geoffrey's brother, Christopher, and is left in the charge of Master John when Sir Geoffrey leaves the castle. Kate quickly hears rumors of Sir Geoffrey's daughter, Cecily, who apparently drowned in a Holy Well located on the property. As...

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