The Prince’s Boy: Chapter 44

(I’m not sure why the mirroring of these posts doesn’t seem to be working quite right, so for the moment I’m doing it by hand…) (Continuing the weekly serial by Cecilia Tan! Need to start at the beginning? Click here.) 44: Jorin In the end, we waited until nightfall after all. Kan and I fell […]

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The Prince’s Boy: 37

(Continuing the weekly serial by Cecilia Tan! Need to start at the beginning? Click here.) 37: Kenet The next morning the general met with a bevy of his top commanders. I was bade to wait in the field marshal’s tent with two other pages while they conferred. The pages served the two most important battalion […]

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The Prince’s Boy: 35

(Continuing the weekly serial by Cecilia Tan! Need to start at the beginning? Click here.) Part 35: Kenet The next day, the general was still not recovered enough to ride. The leg which had been stiff to the point of agony, was now too weak to support his weight. He instead moved to sitting on […]

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The Prince’s Boy: 34

(Continuing the weekly serial by Cecilia Tan! Need to start at the beginning? Click here.) Part 34: Jorin There was a moment, one morning, when I was half-asleep still, when I believed that everything that had happened had been an awful nightmare, and that the man in my arms was Kenet. I could taste the […]

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The Prince’s Boy: 33

(Continuing the weekly serial by Cecilia Tan! Need to start at the beginning? Click here.) Part 33: Kenet I played the part of Roichal’s page for a few more days, as he and the field marshal checked over what seemed to me to be the entire army. One morning, though, Roichal’s leg was so stiff, […]

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The Prince’s Boy: 32

(Continuing the weekly serial by Cecilia Tan! Need to start at the beginning? Click here.) Part 32: Jorin When next I woke, I found Kan lying next to me, propped up on one elbow, as if he had been watching me sleep. Much like Kenet used to. And will again! I told myself, but at […]

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The Prince’s Boy: 31

(Continuing the weekly serial by Cecilia Tan! Need to start at the beginning? Click here.) Part 31: Kenet The next day dawned damp and chill, but the fog burned off by midmorning. From the rise where Roichal’s tent was pitched I could see a large portion of the camp. How many men were here? Thousands, […]

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