Ragtag Daily Prompt: Scry

Pirouette scry 2It was from her maternal grandmother that Pirouette learned to scry. “It is the women folk who pass this ancient art down from one generation to the next,” the old woman explained to her on the occasion of her thirteenth birthday. “Thirteen is an important year,” Grand-mère la duchesse had explained solemnly. “By this time next year, you will know everything you need to know to live a successful life as a noblewoman.”

She handed her granddaughter a crystal ball that was so heavy, the poor child could barely hold it. “It will get lighter the more you use it.”

Pirouette scry 1

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