By Ginger Garrett
Wrenched from an easy lifestyles for her attractiveness, Esther reveals herself on the mercy of King Xerxes. forsaking her simply relative, her cousin Mordecai, and her first real love, Cyrus, she is thrown headlong into the unrestrained extravagance of palace living.
Quick of brain and robust in spirit, Esther refuses to undergo the destiny of her harem sisters and boldly demanding situations Xerxes to provide of his center prior to taking his excitement, therefore sealing her position beside him as queen. whereas conspiracy spins its diabolical internet, Esther's brain and spirit waver, and she or he is compelled to confront the prior as a way to store her future–and therefore a complete state.
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