They continue running as the soldiers chase after them. The girls both run up to a house top, Dawn jumps to the next house and she gestures for Elsa to follow her lead and jump but she hesitate.
"Come on El, you can do it, just jump."
"I'm scared Dawn. I can't ".
"Sure you can, come on the soldiers are on their way" persuaded Dawn.
"Stop right there, in the name of the king halt". Shouted one of the soldiers.
"Elsa, jump, take a leap, hurry, they are coming".
"No I can't, I would take the long way down. Go on without me, I can manage, I would distract them" she smiles at Dawn.
"What nonsense are you talking about, come on El, you can do it".
"No, that's you, you are brave. I would meet you at the forest. Go on Dawn. I would be fine. Bye".
"You better not let them catch you El. Promise me".
"I promise, now go enjoy yourself, your freedom remember ".
"Its nothing without you El".
"It would be, see you in two hours time". She laughs as she hurries away.
"Arrrggghh Elsa. "
"You there stop" shouted another soldier.
"No siree, can't do". Dawn jumps to another house roof top and finally jumps down near a hay stack. She sees a small path to the forest, but hid near a dustbin. Some soldiers came to the path.
"They are not here".
"He didn't pass through here, there are no footprints". Another soldier stated.
"Okay, let's get out of here, search the other pathway hurry. They can't have gotten far"
When they left, Dad. Waited for another five minutes before she left and journeyed through the part and into the forest.
Dawn ventures into the forest, and easily locates her secret hide out. A not too big field, with an apple tree at one side of the clearing and a river which separates the two kingdoms. The border of Grendel and Starrynight kingdom.
"Its been long huh. Three years since I came here. I missed you so much. I missed the serenity, the calm, the quietness. "
It was a little forest all right, but not too far inside the forest, near the border of her kingdom was this magnificent scene. The flowers in the field, the apple tree, it was just like a clearing someone once made in a forest, and the sun rays could get to the field, illuminating everywhere. But it was obvious, someone has been maintaining this place. The princess was in thought. But who was maintaining it? It only meant one thing, it wasn't just her secret hideout anymore.
"Whoever it is, I'm grateful to you for protecting and maintaining this place. "
"I guess i'll take that thanks Mr... " a voice came up close to her from her back. She quickly jumps up and turn around.
"You" she starred daggers at the young man in front of her.
"You again" the young man replied.
"What are you doing here? Are you following me?" Asked Dawn.
"That's absurb. I should be asking you the same thing. It wasn't enough that I got slapped in the first place, now you follow me here".
"Huh I didn't follow you. I've been here, I got here before you. So its you who's following me. " she fired back at him.
"Boohooo.. Whatever, arguing with you is pointless. I didn't do anything to deserve that slap" he said touching the cheek she slapped him on.
"Huhh, excuse me. You didn't do anything? You touched my... " she yelled tgen quitely spoke as she looked so sullen. "You touched me in the chest".
"That was an honest mistake, I thought you were a man and a handsome one at that, then you suddenly wanted to get up and you hit me in my groin. The hell that was painful, it was on instincts, I just wanted to push you off of me, that's when I realized. I'm sorry princess."
Shocked she asked "what did you just say? "
"I said, I am sorry"
" Not that, the princ.. "
"Ohh that, I called you a princess".
"Why? " questioned Dawn.
"Am I in an interrogation session or something? "
"Just answer " she picks up a stick close to her leg.
"Am I to feel threatened by this? "
"You never know, answer my question ". She said pointing the stick at him.
"Well I called you a princess because you were stunningly beautiful. "
She glares at him not believing.
"My apologies your highness, calling you a princess was a grave mistake, I should have called you a psycho, not trusting princess.
Before he knew what was happening, he felt pain as the stick lands his head. "Ouch".
She smiles feeling satisfied with her accomplishment.
"What was that for?" the young man complained."For calling me a psycho, not believing princess"."I'm getting it wrong, you are a psycho, not trusting, terrible, unreasonable, hard to deal with young lady".His statement infuriates her and she launches with the stick straight at him, but this time around he holds the stick and spun her around, with the stick in her hands, now close to her throat as he holds her in place."There, there, easy there. Steady"." Steady?" She scoffs. "Do I look like a horse to you dimwit? You're impossible ". She struggles and breaks away from his hold.He only laughs after looking at her for some time."What's funny? " Dawn asked him."You are," he said and took several steps forward, getting closer to her."What are you doing?" Dawn asked, already in a fighting stance."I think I should be asking you that, you're in a fighting stance." He arched his brows at her, gesturing at her stance.This girl was simply unbelievable."Well you are coming close
Nick and Dawn continued talking for a long time."I feel happy, I don't know why though"."Well Diane, I think it may be because we are both here together. I have always come here alone. This is the first time enjoying this serenity with someone else. And you are a nice company ". Complimented Nick."Thank you, that was a nice thing to say. Well I guess you are right, although I do come here with my m... I mean my friend. ""That's true, where is she? ""She decided to lure the soldiers away and told me to go on without her". Dawn said sadly."Why are you saying it like that? . You are sad. What is the matter? ""Its nothing, its just she sacrificed her time for me to relax"."I can see, she's a good friend."."My best friend actually. Well time has gone. I've got to go".
They arrived at the palace, changed their outfit in Elsa's room and snuck into Dawn's chambers."There you are Dawn," the queen said.Dawn and Elsa were shocked."Mother""Greetings Your Majesty," Elsa greeted."I came by your chambers earlier, your attendants said you were not so sound, that you said you wanted to rest and no one should disturb you.""Yes mother, I'm sorry they didn't notify me of your arrival.""No, its all right, they were doing their jobs. I'm just glad you are better now, seeing you are strolling the palace grounds"."Yes, mother. Thank you for your concern.""Ohhh, lest I forget, we would be having dinner with our guests.""Ohh I see, all right mother, I'll be on time for dinner.""Very well dear. See you soon". The queen and her Lady royal and attendants all leave. Da
After her relaxing bath, her maids assisted her in dressing up. Once again she was a beauty to behold."Our princess is blessed by the Heavens, no matter the outfit, she is always pretty. " said Adella.Dawn simply smiles at them as she looks at her reflection in the mirror. She thinks again to when she touched Nick."What was that feeling I felt when our hands touched? It felt right, like it was meant to be meeting him. He is funny and a good company "She recalls how he pushed at her chest and she faintly blushed."What is wrong with you Dawn. You have a mission at hand, get these distractions away. You need to try and persuade father and mother. " she mentally scolded herself.She shakes her head and nods for her maids to open the door.She headed out of her chambers and straight to the dinning room.The doors open and she gently walk to wher
She stood up and left the dining hall, escorted by her maid and two guards."I am sorry you had to witness all that emissary, the arrangements would go on as planned. Be rest assured" the king reassured the surprised emissary."Its no problem your majesty. ""Please eat on, desserts would soon be served. Have the princess's meal and desserts be sent to her chambers. ""Yes, my queen." Her Lady royal bowed.-----------In Dawn's room, she sits on the cushion in her living room. One could notice tears about to spill from those beautiful eyes of hers. Her maids get ready her bath, while Elsa stands by the door of her living room.She thinks and talks to herself."Is it too much to ask? I just want to marry whom I love and not a stranger. But who do I love, I haven't met anyone yet. I just, it just doe
*******In the throne room, the king is seated on his throne with the Queen by his right-hand side. The king wore his suit and trousers with a pair of black leather shoes, having an intricate gold sword design on it.The queen was dressed as always in a magnificent gown.This time she wore a dark purple gown flowing down her shoes, with a turtle neck and long sleeves, a light makeup, a pair of gold earrings and bracelets and a pair of purple shoes having black gems decorating the front and as usual with a crown graciously sitting on top her head.Princess Dawn sat at her father's left-hand side. She wore a dark green flowing gown, with long sleeves and the neck cut a bit low reaching her cleavage.A silver necklace sat on that beautiful delicate neck, with matching bracelets, earrings and a pair of silver shoes, with a crown on her head.She was simply stunning, just like her mother the queen. What a l
Dawn left the throne room and headed to her chambers. The guards open the door and she enters. She goes to sit on her bed.Elaine and Adella goes to greet her as they bow before her."Welcome princess" they chorused."Would you like a cold drink? " Elaine asked the princess with a smile."Yes please ""Would you love some snacks your highness? The kitchen sent in your favorite, chocolate cake" Adella reported."Yes please, serve them"."Yes your highness " they both left to get the cold drink and chocolate cake."Princess Dawn, your letter"Elsa hands over the letter to the princess and she reluctantly takes it from her.Elaine walks in with a cold steel jug of water and a bronze cup on a tray and set them on the table in the princess's room.
She hurries through the passages, steps till they got to Elsa's room.They hurried in all the while watching their surroundings."Come in your highness "They both entered the small chambers Elsa lived in. Elsa goes to her wardrobe and brought out a simple maid outfit and handed it to the princess, while she gets another similar one and began changing. Meanwhile Dawn had gone to the changing room.Minutes later they were both through dressing up. Elsa brings out two cloaks and passed one on to Dawn's waiting arms and they both put it on."Ready? ""Ready your highness "Dawn nods and Elsa opens the door and they walked briskly away.Soon they had escaped the prison called the royal castle. And into the the town they went. There they paid for two horses, a white mane and a brown mane. Th