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Chapter 7 - Twice Rejected

Koko's POV

I was still filled with surprise when the maid got closer to me, panting. What could be the urgency? What happened? It's strange for them to talk to me and even more strange to be called by my name.

"What do you want and why am I needed? I am through with my chores already." I asked looking confused. What have I done wrong again?

These people always frame me for every single thing and watch with glee how I was always punished. So I wondered what trick they had hatched up this time.

"Koko." She called out again. I heard it clearly this time around. I really wasn't dreaming.

It was the first time I had heard someone in the palace call me by my name. Come to think of it, I didn't think they were trying to punish me. I thought it must be something else, as they called my name. That means it must be something they needed my help with. But what could it be?