I quietly exited my bed chamber. Opening the door just slightly so that I could squeeze through. My plan is in motion. Now all I have to do is sneek out of the palace without waking anyone up andI'll be okay.I knew that no one wanted me to see William because they feared that I would catch the sickness as well But I don't care. I want to make sure that he is alright.I tiptoe down through thelong corridor the only sounds accompaning my are the night owls, the crickets and the shallow breaths of the Lord's and Ladies sleeping in their own bed chambers.
I silently opend the door to thestairway and quickly walk down. In my mind I am thanking myself for having brought a candle to let me see where I am going without tripping. As I make my way to the end of the stairs I hear to gaurdsmenwalking up and down in the forier. I silently curse myself for not thinking a head of time."Gaurds! Gaurds!" a voice calls from the opposite direction that they are walking in.
The gaurds turn an Isee Greta walking towards them."Yes my lady what is it?" one of them ask her"The Queen. She is missing!" she exclaims recovering her breath that she had lost as she had come running to find them.Andwith that I hear the clank clank clank of their armor as the come running to the stairway that I've been hiding in.I hide to the side where the door would hit when they came in.They pushed through thedoor and run up the stairs with Greta and the gaurds from the gate following them.
This is perfect! I'll slip by without anyone seeing me.I slip past from behind the door and gently pull it closed. Iput the hood of my jacket over my head and lift up the skirt of my dress so that I will not trip over it as I run my way to the stables.Destiny, my horse, seem's to know whats happening. Even before Isaddle her up she's ready to storm out of the palace. I open the stable door, thanking the heaven's that all the other horses are asleep.
I gently pull opend the stable door hold it open long...
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