"Every queen chooses six girls to raise and train in preparation of becoming the next in line for royal succession and we are those girls. You were one as well," she explained, "Though you don't remember." "But we only make four. What of the other two of our sisters?" I asked. The girls looked at each other nervously, then the bold one answered. "It is a difficult process. Not everyone...finishes their training." I looked at Merrigan and he simply raised his eyebrows.