By Mercedes Lackey
Dependent loosely at the story of Puss in Boots, Reserved for the Cat happens in 1910 in another London. a tender dancer, penniless and determined, is bound she goes mad whilst a cat starts off chatting with her mind-to-mind. yet her tom cat consultant, truly an Elemental Earth Spirit, is helping her to impersonate a recognized Russian ballerina and accomplish the luck she's been dreaming of. regrettably she additionally draws the eye of one other Elemental Spirit—a way more threatening one—and the younger dancer needs to once more flip to her mysteriously robust four-legged bushy good friend.
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