The Black Knight & The Princess In White

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The Black Knight & The Princess In White

by DarkJade

There Once Was A Princess…

In A Far Away Land…

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Across A Great Desert…

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Covered In White Sand

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Under A Dark Black Sky…

With Stars That Winked From Above…

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And A Kingdom Below Them…

Whose People Did Love…

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This Girl

Though She Was Young…

Less Years Than Fingers On Her Hands…

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She Brought To All Smiles…

Across This Great Land

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Her Father, The  King, Would Come To Her Each Night…

And Tell Her Great Tales…

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Of Bravery… Magic… And Light

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Her Eyes Opened Wide…

Hanging On Every Word…

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Her Father’s Shadows Cast…

Upon The Walls So Near

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And Just As All Seemed Lost…

The  Princess’s Eyes Filled With Tears…

But Relief Closely Followed…

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Behind Her Father’s Beard…

As The Heroes Prevailed…

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Magical Creatures Unvailed

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The Night Would Come To A Hush…

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Her Pillow Grew Softer…

Her Blankets So Warm…

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Safely Tucked Away…

Behind These Great Walls…

…Until

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It Was A Cool Desert Night…

Just As Elinque’s Eyes Began To Fall…

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There Was A Noise…

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“Don’t Worry At All…” Her Father Then Spoke…

“It’s Nothing At All…”

He Left Her Chamber…

She Was Barely Awake…

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Six Dark Figures Surrounded Him…

Come For The King, No Mistake

As She Waited For Him To Return…

Her Eyelids Grew Heavy…

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Dream Dust Inlaid…

…She Faded Away

To Sleep…

To Sleep

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An Hour Later…

She Awoke To Orange Light…

The Palace On Fire…

The Help In Fright

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From The Shadows Came A Man…

She Knew Only By Sight…

A Silver Bearded Healer…

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Some Called A Knight

“Come Child Don’t Make A Sound…”

He Spoke As He Swept Me Up…

“They’re Looking For You…”

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We Went Out The Window…

Secured By A Rope

Down Below Lit By Star Light…

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There Was A Great White Horse…

“You Must Ride My Dear…”

“And Don’t Look Back…”

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He Placed Me Upon It

And Slid A Red Jeweled Necklace Into My Hand

“Never Lose This…”

He Spoke With A Slight Smile Upon His Face

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The Shadow Men Suddenly Appeared…

As He Sent Me On My Way…

His Sword Drawn He Fought Them…

And Fell To Their Blades

Alone I Rode…

For What Felt Like Days…

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The Sun Would Rise…

I Fell Into A Haze

“What Would Become Of Me…”

“Where Was My Father…”

I Shall Never Forget This Night

I Shall Never Forget This Knight

DarkJade-

PICTURE CREDIT – Blond Little Girl, White Desert, Star Filled Sky, Desert Kingdom, Desert Boy In Blue, Arab Warrior, Bravery, Excited, King Shadows, Lost, Genie, Sleeping, December, Sleepy, Arab Man, Figures, Dream Dust, Fire, Grey, Knight, Window, Horse, Necklace,

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