Chapters 9 and 10 Summary
In Chapter nine, Sinda tells Philantha about the strange pulling sensation she'd had when she and Orianne met in the market. Philantha says it's the remains of the spell that fooled people into believing she was the princess. As Sinda continues to go through her days, she fights a feeling of unease and a lack of purpose. One day she picks up the map to King Kelman's Door and is surprised to discover she can read some of the words that are written in wizard's language and that she'd previously dismissed as runes. She discovers that only one of royal blood will be able to find and open the door. Sinda realizes she should return the map to the palace and she sets out to do that.
Inside the palace walls, she sees that two figures in the center of a room and soon discovers one of them is...