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The Promise

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Jonathan Brinwald, manservant to his half-brother Nathaniel, idly speaks aloud his greatest wish one wintry night under the stars: a new home, where both he and his brother could find a place to belong, and be healed from the sorrows of their past. The land of Olechna, where magic is common and the winter holidays bring joy to all, seems a likely candidate to fulfill this wish, especially once Jonathan meets Cecilia, a lovely baker who works at the royal palace. But the realm and its people hide many secrets, and the brothers soon find themselves entangled in complications they never expected. On the darkest night of the year, when grief and pain seem impossibly strong, can a promise between them bring about a happy ending for all?

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