Thursday, 30 September 2021

His Jewel


His Jewel



After taking a bullet and ending a decade-old alliance, I knew my time was running short. I can’t keep this kind of work up for long now at the age of thirty-nine.

My body feels the wear and tear unlike before. It seems as if the more hits I take, the longer the healing process plays out.

Waiting on my final target to return—allowing me to leave these savage days behind—I come across a tiny little princess locked away in her room.

Pinning the thought of offing the fool who put her here, I’m now devising a plan to keep this tempting curveball that’s been thrown my way.

The only concern prevailing is keeping the girl safe. Because after finding a jewel like her, I can’t move on. And I won’t.

She’s been waiting long enough for me—whether she knows it or not. 

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