"My mentor's unshakable faith, his intense passion, and his formidable inner strength had all combined to make a remarkable healer out of him, but this would require everything at our disposal. The life of a young child hung in the balance, and not just any child. This was the heir to the throne. Failure would mean a shameful end to our crusade."
"The Alexander Palace, he told me, was magnificent. He had never seen anything like it. The reception rooms were enormous, paved with acres of the finest marble and illuminated by dazzling chandeliers."
"The next morning, Madame Lokhtina received an excited phone call from Tsarskoye Selo. The heir had woken without crying. He seemed in perfect health."
Detailed look at a specific lifestyle, and group of individuals. A Priest meets a specific Godly person and there is a lot of different royalty involved.