I do not own the Keeper of the Lost Cities books or characters. All credit goes to Shannon Messenger.


Juline and Kesler stumbled towards the rocky caves of Havenfield.

"You know that no matter what happens, I love you, right?" Juline asked Kesler imploringly.

Kesler looked over at Juline. "Of course." He said.

Juline smiled at Kesler, her eyes filled with young love. Kesler smiled back at Juline. Then they turned their attention to the cliffs above them. "Do you trust me?" Juline asked. Kesler looked at her. Even in her tattered, mud stained white dress, there was an inner beauty and intelligence that radiated from her.

"Of course."