„When we got the letter in the post, my mother was ecstatic.
She had already decided all our problems were solved, gone forever. The big hitch in her brilliant plan was me. I didn't think I was a particularly disobedient daughter, but this was where I drew the line.
I didn't want to be royalty. And I didn't want to be a One.
I didn't even want to try.
I hid in my room, the only place to avoid the chattering of our full house, trying to come up with an argument that would sway her. So far, I...”