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Unformatted text preview: t's got nothing to do with it. Whether she lives or dies, Rowan is now incapable of ever bearing another child." Mona had looked stunned, then only nodded, and whispered, "Of course." "Don't you want the legacy?" asked Yuri under his breath, because she sat there so silent, and so close to him, looking into his eyes. She laughed and laughed. Nothing mean and ugly in it. It was light and pretty. "Ryan will explain it all, Mona," one of the young men had said. Was it Gerald? "But you can hit those legal documents yourself any time you want." A dreadful dark look had come over Mona's face. "What was that saying?" she had asked. "St. Francis said it? Oncle Julien used to say it. Ancient Evelyn told me. Mom said it. 'Be careful what you wish for . . . your wish might come true.' " "Sounds like Oncle Julien, Ancient Evelyn and St. Francis," said Gerald. Then Mona had departed with the swift and amazing American drawl of: "I gotta hit t...
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This note was uploaded on 02/20/2010 for the course WRITING 220.200 taught by Professor Julie during the Spring '10 term at Johns Hopkins.
- Spring '10