Dahlink, ja, YOU! Come here zis instant!
I vant to tell yew about zis Princess Molly that I know. She vear many fine jewels und she arches her eye like no one else und she has an impressive bosom. Ja, ja. But zat is not all zat there is to dis princess....
If you take the ferry across the Zuider Zee to the northern province of Friesland, you will land at a small town called Stavoren. Today it is little more than a ferry landing, a brief stop in the journey north. You’d never guess this was once one of the great port cities of Europe.
Yet so it was, many centuries ago. And so it might be still, if not for the choice made by a lady.