The seven kingdoms of the West Continent, a world dominated by power, where the strong ruled and were loved, desired and exalted, the strong were the Gods and the weak, though few, were content to live under the protection of the strong. This was the world Andronika Majeir was born into, a world of strength, a world of power, a world of warriors and powerful bloodlines and special body markings, a world of the strong and Andronika was one of them, one of the strong...No, she was one of the strongest, one of the most powerful. Born into a military family, a lineage of outstanding Generals, Nika was trained from birth to be an excellent warrior, strategist and leader, at a young age, her prowess in battle was unmatched and her power markings never before seen, however along with battle training Nika was raised knowing her duty as a Majeir, a duty to guard, protect and fight for her kingdom and her king. Young , foolish and unwilling to accept her fate to protect, Nika ended up making all the wrong choices in life, betraying her father and her king. Nika died at the hands of her lover, for whom she gave up everything, filled with regret and shame, Nika knew that she who had been an undefeated warrior had been completely deceived and utterly defeated by love, she knew her death was well deserved, but as she welcomed her death with open arms, Nika had one last thought. "I have been such a fool, if there was a second chance, I Andronika Majeir swear on my life and honor that I will right all my wrongs, I will live only for my duty as a Majeir, If there was a second chance, I will conquer love." First book in the Tales of the continents. **I do not own the cover art, all credits go to the artist. It will be taken off upon request**
Many years ago two major sides of a country broke into war. A prolonged war that claimed countless lives and countless cherished heritage. The war lasted for many years, with both sides refusing to yield. After a fatal attack, both sides resolved that separation was key and both went their separate ways. The First country that believes in discipline and family entitlement took the high and mountainous regions of the once united land. Wanting their people to touch the clouds and see the sky. They believed in high-class behavior for their descendants and honor was their main discipline. The second country that believes in the lowliness of mind took the valley. They believed that one must first touch the ground before one can reach for the sky. Their main discipline was the simplicity of life and their lack of worry. They were lovers of the beauty of life which was showcased through their music and numerous festivals. A Hundred years passed and both sides through a sweep of civilization had begun to coexist more peacefully. Yet, they hardly ever crossed paths with each other for there was an unspoken rule inscribed on their foreheads. YOU ARE MY ENEMY BEWARE. ******** Mei Xing, the esteemed and cherished white lotus of her family's dynasty is an entitled and highly disciplined young lady. She Is as delicate as a flower and as poisonous as its thorns. She is trained in the dignified art of hand combat and the use of a kendo sword. Her family's name and honor are the most significant emblem for her. Never have she once dreamed of having to leave her ancestral home. As she is the prized apple of her father, the Emperor of the first country. Akihiro is the carefree last son of the second country. He has no regard for the family name and entitlement. He is reckless and appreciates the true beauty of life by taking it as his own. He is regardless as the "prince" amongst the street boys and worthless men of the second country. Though from distinguished family background, Hiro doesn't see himself as part of a family but as a single person who needeth not to care for anyone other than himself. On the first night of the New Year's Eve festival, Akihiro plans to carry out his most reckless action yet. He plans to infiltrate the distinguished first country and steal their most prized possession. The rumored jade jewel is a family heirloom in the Emperor's family. Mei Xing placed a bet with one of her relatives that she could survive a day in the second country, which was rumored to have scary men with horrible dentition and sharp claws. She makes her escape in a blue Komodo dress to blend in with the second country women who came to sell to them. What she doesn't expect is to get robbed and harassed by some drunk scoundrels who tried to take advantage of her, thinking is a naive little girl from the second country. Given a chance to show off her skills, Mei Xing attempts to defend herself, but a young boy a year or two older with a katana blade steps in to save the day. Mei Xing immediately falls in love with his heroic act and is swept off her feet. As a young girl of age fifteen, she had never laid eyes on such a handsome face as that of her swordsman savior. He offers to take her home to the second country to her family, Mei Xing plays along and followed him to the enemy territory afraid to reveal her identity. Akihiro is ignorant of the "jewel" he took away from the first country that night. The entire first country is thrown in pandemonium as both the jade jewel and Mei Xing have gone missing in one night. "Serve me the head of the bastard who dares to steal from me before the day breaks!." The Emperor of the first country roared at all the guards in front of him. "I shall tie his hands to the horses and let them ride off towards the ends of the Earth!" The proud Emperor loudly ranted. Somewhere in the second Country. 'Such a fine young man, I hope father approves of him quickly.' Mei Xing thought to herself blushing
He was about to cross the street when a can of soda fell from his hand. He quickly chases the can and he struggles to chase it because of the manga and chicken on his hand. When he caught the rolling can he breathed out of relief and he was about to cross the road he saw his shadow growing and coming nearer to him. When he looked at his back he saw a truck coming his way. He was shocked that his leg got numb and could not walk away from the truck. A sound of crashing can be heard within the street and people scream from the scene that happened. He could not feel his body and warm blood was on his face. He looked at the people who gathered and tried to call for help but it’s too late for him. The fate decided to end his life. When he open his eyes he saw a handsome young man standing in front of him and he's calling him a princess??