'The weeping grew increasingly louder, but no longer distorded by echoing corriders. As she approached, the light did not retreat as it had before. She discovered it was a sputtering candle on the floor, the flame on the verge of drowning in its own melted wax. Beside it sat a young boy, maybe seven or eight, with his knees drawn up against his tear streaked face. His breeches were ripped at the knees and dirty.'
--First Rider's Call by Kristen Britain, pg 214 Not to give anything away about the sequal, Karigan is seeing an event from the past, she is not really there. The boy is King, but at that time, Prince Zachary, who had just run and hid because his older brother Amilton had been teasing him.
Karigan is both there and not there, so I tried to make that appear so by having her in color and the rest in black and white. This was originally just the boy, but then I added her later... it was much better without her, but oh well.