“Mica wove a braid in an escaped strand of hair and wondered. Peter had known his father was responsible for her mother’s death, and he didn’t say anything. Could all the delicately painted pictures, the vibrant tattoos, and all the good he had done for her ever make up for her mother’s death? Maybe, maybe not. She wondered if it was even a fair question. Peter was Peter, and she had loved him. She hoped to one day find him and get some answers.

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