I wish we could give you more time to consider this, said the king. But if you can join us, you must be here in the morning at eight oclock sharp.
Alarm filled the chamberlains ruddy face.If who can join us?
I want you to meet Nani Keala. Perhaps a relative of mine.
Excerpted from Bird of Another Heaven by James D. Houston Copyright © 2007 by James D. Houston. Excerpted by permission of Knopf, a division of Random House, Inc. All rights reserved. No part of this excerpt may be reproduced or reprinted without permission in writing from the publisher.
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