New York Times bestselling author.
(affectionately known as “Vika vs Nikolai: Dance Battle”)
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Nikolai meets Galina for the first time
The following is a deleted scene from an earlier draft of The Crown’s Game. It’s where Nikolai first meets Galina and was the original opening of the book.
If you’ve read The Crown’s Game, you’ll notice that some of this material was later incorporated into the story, but alas, other parts were left on the cutting room floor. However, you get to read it now… Enjoy! read more…