Truthfully, he thought his presence at Hohendorf had probably hastened the duchess's deciding to kill her. But hadn't he felt a supernatural urgency to go and rescue her?
Remember, Teaser Tuesday is hosted by MizB of ShouldbeReading. To join, all you have to do is to take two random teasers from a book you're reading, and make sure others know what the book is. I'd use an actually book, but the print books I'm reading are all in Japanese (I found Lola Rose in Japanese!) - I have a feeling that to use those books means that very few people will understand what I'm typing.