The Country of Deserts

[romance, fantasy, Cell Phone Novel] Junah used to be a mighty country; however, it is known as the Country of Deserts now. Although it isn't quite true, the process of desertification broke its lapsed might, making people suffer from drouth. The king of Junah has the only way to save his people... that is to marry one of the princesses of Flowerland, who are known to have the power of one of the elements.
PS cover made by @[Eat, Sleep, Write]


81. On the horse IV

Mansur noticed that

Oenothera was dozing off.


“You must be tired,”

said the king.

“You should sleep a bit.”

“Lean on me.”


“No, I'd rather not...”

she mumbled.


With his hand

         he rested her head

                  against his chest.


“Why do you always need”

         “to contradict me?”

“We must still ride”

         “for several hours.”

“Just listen to what I tell you.”


“Like I would be able to sleep”

“like this!” she thought.



"By the way,"

         "you did well"

"by wounding the assassin."

"Good thing I gave you the dagger..."


At that peaceful night,

when the silence was being broken

only by the horses clatter on the road,

Mansur's monotonous heartbeat

and his soft deep voice,

Oenothera easily fell asleep...

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