10 February 1287 The Venerable Lord Interminelli of Lucca, I write to inform you of my progress in the matter …
Caterina’s father writes her about marriage–his and hers.
Master of Verona provides much needed backstory to the Capulet and Montague feud in Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet. Richly detailed, entertaining, and robustly masculine this is a great read. Highly recommended.
Caterina seeks out Maria Grazia’s advice on a familial issue.
Caterina has a dream she fears foretells the future. Maria Grazia is away, who can Caterina share her fears with?
Caterina’s sister, Agneta writes her of life at home. A big surprise that will impact everyone’s lives!
Maria Grazia can confess her conflicted emotions to no one but herself while administering to the sick nuns during an outbreak of pestilence.
Friar Laurence advises Caterina in her time of dire need.
Caterina, recounting her recent past, seeks forgiveness and advice from Friar Laurence.