Truth of Royalty pt. 3I came to sometime later, my skin still on fire from his touch. I suppose I should have been embarrassed given my position in my masters arms. Part of me knew the consequences of my actions. I didnt care. I belonged here.A draft of cold air alerted me to Soleis movement. I looked over to see him stand up and distance himself from me. He told me that he could not be my teacher any longer; not after what had just occurred between us. I demanded why not. Didnt he love me? I saw a flash of pain cross his face. Gently he told me that how he felt was not the issue. I was in danger by becoming involved with him. I said that I was already in the line of fire simply by being princess and heir of the kingdom as well as his student. Solei reached out to touch my cheek with a large hand. He once again stressed that he ha
Truth of Royalty Pt. 2My fifteenth year saw the end of my education at the hands of the gurus. They told me my growing skills had and would continue to exceed theirs. The night of the anniversary of our kingdom took place four months after my birthday. The feast that night gave Mother the opportunity to assess the moral of her subjects. Dalton, her chief of security, monitored this. The one-eyed rogue rose to the position two years previously using his golem summons to keep his underlings in line. I never liked him. Before he was promoted, Dalton was one of my bodyguards. Involved as I was in Court politics, I knew for a fact that he had asked for my hand in marriage. Mother denied his proposal, one action I will be eternally grateful for. I received word of my new master at the feast; one I never would have expected. Solei. From his reaction, he did not expect it either.
Truth of Royalty pt 1Few know the truth about our family. Mother prefers it that way. The royal line has been shamed due to my choice. Despite this I do not regret my actions.To understand, I must start at the beginning. I was born the heir to the floating continent of Zeal. My parents, upon my birth, named me Schala, One from the fairy kingdom. At that point in time the people upon this sky dwelling paradise held themselves superior to the poor souls bound to the wintry land below. My father, the King, devoted his reign to help erase this attitude. He said that they were his subjects also and must receive the same treatment as those above. The Earthbound, as they are called, loved him. Back then my mother did her best to support him in his endeavor. My fifth birthday had just passed when my father fell ill after returning from the continent. Within days he died,