The Rose Bride: A Retelling of 'the White Bride and the Black Bride' (Once... - Chapter Four Summary & Analysis

Nancy Holder
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Chapter Four Summary

In Chapter Four, Valmont is found guilty of theft and sentenced to hard labor in the colonies. Ombrine and Desiree believe that it was Valmont who stole the dress also. Meanwhile, Rose has been able to piece together her stepfamily's past. Ombrine's first husband was rich and the family loved to entertain. One night a jealous gypsy led a group that burned the Severine's chateau. Severine drank himself to the grave while Ombrine and Desiree lived in the ruins of the chateau.

The night before her fourteenth birthday Rose cries in her mother's rose garden. She and Elsie had burned incense before her parents' graves. On the way back to their rooms, they had heard strange chanting coming from Ombrine's room. Rose sleeps in the garden that night. She wakes to the sound of the roses and begs Artemis to protect...

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