The MidwifeRayne was a healing mage who specialized in midwife magic. She was known far and wide as the best midwife in the entire kingdom, but she lived in the remote village where her mother had been born.More Like This
Somehow the king's men still found her. They demanded she come with them and she obeyed, fearing that they would harm the other villagers if she refused. She needn't have feared; the King simply wanted her to watch over two of his wives that were with-child. They had both miscarried before and he wanted nothing to go wrong this time.
In her new room that night, Rayne sighed. If he had simply sent a letter, she would have come on her own.
For two months, she watched over the two women. Their due dates were close together, so she wouldn't have to wait too long in between. During that time, another wife had become pregnant as well, so Rayne's stay would have to be extended until the third gave birth.
It was the last month of the two wives' second trimesters that they were attacked. A rival count