Gerard waited for Anne. Every afternoon they met, in secret, in his bed chamber. The beautiful and elegant dressmaker had stolen the heart of the young Prince. Today, he decided, was the day on which he would proclaim his love. He decided to wear red as a symbol. He opted for the red shantung coat with gold trim that accentuated the intricately embroidered details on the matching brocade vest. He heard a slight knock at the door and excitedly ran to answer. Dejected at the sight of his footman, he motioned toward a trunk with garments awaiting shipping in the adjoining dressing chamber and walked away. Where was she?