"You have orders to protect your sister while I am away, Lovino. Is that clear?"
Lovino's hazel brown eyes flickered up when he heard his grandfather address him and pursed his lips, crossing his arms as he watched the older man get dressed by the servants. His grandfather was a duke which meant he was wealthy. He had an important role in the government and was planning on making himself more important, even if it meant marrying his grandchildren off. He had won custody over them after Lovino's mother died during childbirth and his father died of an illness. It was only him, Felicia, and Marcello. Marcello could be easily married to some French duchess or princess if Romulus wanted, but the boy was yet too young to marry.
Felicia, on the other hand, was already at the age of marrying and having a child. She was beautiful and kind; basically, she was the perfect image of a bride. Romulus was planning on marrying her off to a Spanish duke, which would strengthen the family's ties with Sp