The night was soon fading over Wondertropolis, waking the gwormies and tuttle birds all over the city. I was hidden in the shadows of the allys as people slowly started to scuttle across the streets to get to their jobs. Their heads were hanging in shame of what their once gleaming city came to. In the time of Queen Gennevieve, there was order in the city and everything was peaceful. Now it was all to shambles now that her evil big sister Redd has taken over the queendom. She had killed the rest of the Heart family, but rumors of Princess Alyss Heart returning awoke some of us in the city and motivated us even more for fighting of the Alyssians. I was only 18, but I had been trained by my father: an old guardsman of the castle when the real Queen was alive. He was now in the Crystal Mines for fighting against Redd and her card army. My name is Gennevieve Spade, named after the queen. I used to be apart of the Spades Family because my aunt, the Lady of Spades, was going to adopt me into...