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Petra: City in Stone Characters & Character Analysis

T. L. Higley
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Characters

Cassia

Cassia is a fiery, single mother who will stop at nothing to protect her beloved son Alexander from falling into the evil clutches of Queen Hagiru in Petra. When Cassia is living in Damascus with her husband Aretas, she is the victim of violent spousal abuse. Her husband is a bandit, making his living off swindling traders, constantly putting himself, Cassia, and their young son, Alexander in danger with his schemes. Cassia had long planned on running away from Aretas, but she had nowhere to run, no family of her own, and no knowledge of Aretas' mysterious family in Petra. When Aretas is killed by some of the traders he scammed, however, Cassia has no choice but to pack up what few belongings she has and seek solace with Aretas' family in Petra. Although she knows nothing about these people, she hopes they will have compassion on her...

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