took that moment to turn toward him again. Instantly, his heart raced, his
palms became sweaty, and a nervous excitement rolled around in his stomach,
which he wasn’t entirely sure he liked. After all, he was a feared warrior,
people looked to him for guidance and strength, and now he felt like he was
going to pass out because a gorgeous woman was smiling at him with such joy.
to Helena, the princess’s small omega stone on her forehead glowed, and it was
impossible to miss the waves of happiness coming from her.
princess is happy you agreed to dance with her, brother.” Godric looked about
ready to burst with excitement. “Should I call home and have the rest of our
party get on the road?”
Godric. Let’s see how the evening goes first. Then we can call in
reinforcements.” Aldric didn’t want to get ahead of himself. He refused to be
let down again. “What do you think Lady Amalia meant by she’d waited years?”
but I do know the only way you’re going to find out is by asking the princess
herself. Ready to waltz, brother?”
mother’s lessons are about to come in handy. What if she expects our normal
life to be like this?” Aldric panicked.
you’re just looking for problems that aren’t even here yet. Get out there and
sweep that princess off her feet with the alpha you are. Wait until I tell
Cassandra she was right yet again.” Godric had a look of absolute glee at the
prospect of making that call back to the pack.
Cassandra was right about this, brother, then she also predicted that I would
have to fight for my omega.”
face Aldric and all humor fled from his expression. “If we have to fight for
your omega, then it’ll damn well be one we win, I can assure you of that. If
this night goes well, I’ll be calling in more warriors as well. They will be
here before the sun rises.” Both Theron and Tofa nodded in agreement, even if
Theron continued to tap away on his tablet.
Godric. Let’s hope I don’t step on her foot. Then it may be the royal guard we
need to fight.” Aldric laughed as he, Godric, Theron, and Tofa stood and made
their way across the ballroom to stand in front of King Leonidas, Queen
Alexandra, and Princess Helena.
was simply stunning; her emerald green eyes beamed with happiness as he
approached. Aldric had never felt this level of immediate attraction before in
his lifetime. Helena’s curly blonde hair was pulled away from her face,
showcasing her royal tattoo and tiny vines twisting down her slender neck to
her collarbone. Her smile lit up everyone and everything around her and her green
eyes shone with happiness.
Theron, and Tofa stood before the king and queen, bowing respectfully and
waiting for King Leonidas to speak. The entire time, Aldric hoped like hell he
didn’t screw this up.