Chapter 27 Summary

Undine returns to Paris. Upon arriving, she is pleasantly surprised to be befriended by the Princess Estradina, who has never met Undine but has heard a lot about her. Princess Estradina is well known in Paris society, and her mother, the Duchesse de Dordogne, is very influential. Undine could not be happier than to be included in their company.

The princess is about the same age as Undine is, and she feels pleased to now have a companion other than her mother. Undine cannot believe her luck in having someone so popular wanting to be her friend. She thinks of all the advantages that might come her way due to her connection with the princess and her mother. Undine listens to the princess for cues as to how the young...

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