By Leslie Kim Wiese

“I didn't purchase you to make you secure. i purchased you to set you free.”

Mara is a slave whose identify capability “bitter.” Her identify describes her existence, which has been choked with complication. She has been handed from one proprietor to a different, them all merciless and abusive. Mara knows that she is on a downward spiral towards a untimely demise. She longs for freedom, and greater than as soon as has attempted to flee, yet she has continuously been stuck, introduced again to her proprietor, and punished.

All her existence she has heard a narrative that the Prince, the son of the excessive King, will occasionally purchase a slave from the block and set that slave unfastened, yet not anyone who speaks of the Prince has ever visible him. Others have informed her that the Prince is a delusion, or that he's lifeless. despite the fact that, with the darkish evening of melancholy last in, at the evening prior to she is ready to be bought at the block back, she calls out to him to come back and loose her.

When a bad farmer indicates up the subsequent morning on the slave block and buys her, Mara loses all desire. As she follows him from the block, she is confident that the Prince used to be a delusion in the end, and that her lifestyles will basically worsen. yet issues aren't regularly what they appear. What follows would require all of the religion, braveness, and love she will be able to muster.

A actual identify is an allegory that describes the fun and demanding situations of non secular progress and freedom.

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