The Ultimate Evil is now about 45,000 words. Yeah, I'm getting closer to the 50K mark! Don't know if I'll make it though...
Added two more sections to the story last night, maybe I'll post those a little later. But right now, I want to raise some suspense. So, this is really short, but I hope you enjoy it!
Only moments later, Taon entered. Aduan could see that he was agitated. “Are you sure what you are doing is wise, Your Highness?”
She smiled and gave a small shrug. “I’m not sure.”
“Then do you realize what you are risking? Favor with the Royal Court and staff, your people, allies. Even your throne is at stake here. If the Validor Council votes to rob you of your throne, no amount of protest from me will help.”
“I understand completely, Taon,” she told him. “You have always told me to trust your judgment. Now I’m telling you the same thing. In fact, you were the one who told me that a princess needs to know when to give trust. So. . . trust me.” She left the room. Taon looked out the window.
“I don’t know if I can.”
Copyright 2008 by Madison Hood