21 Oct The Alchemist PrinceSneak Previews, The Alchemist Prince, The Red Lily Crown | Elizabeth Loupas
We meet Francesco de’ Medici, the alchemist prince…
He had a narrow, swarthy face with a high forehead, so high he had his cropped dark hair brushed forwardhe was losing his hair, then. His eyes slanted downward, sensual, melancholic and secretive. Saints in the churches, painted on panels and murals, had halos of light around their heads and bodies; the prince seemed to have a tracing of darkness, as if he were standing in front of a prince-shaped hole that led into something terrible, and you could just catch glimpses of it when he moved….