At a glamorous masquerade ball in an opulent mansion the elite gather to celebrate the introduction of one of their own to society.

But the guests of this party aren’t all knights in shining armor.

And tonight, Lucia DeMarco and Salvatore Benedetti will meet in a chance encounter one year before the contract that makes her his is to be fulfilled.

A version of The Swan Princess was originally published in Dark Fairy Tales: A Midnight Dynasty Anthology. It is a short prequel into the Benedetti Mafia world. 

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