Wednesday, November 14, 2012

Happy Birthday, Amber Kell!

The lovely Amber Kell is having a Birthday Bash and I'm participating! She's brought along a story to share with us today as well as this beautiful banner. You can leave her birthday wishes at her blog, https://amberkell.wordpress.com/, or here!





“Shh, it’s all right. It had to die,” Silvan soothed.
“I know.” Cebrus knew the beast had to be destroyed but he hated to kill anything even in self-defense.
Silvan kissed Cebrus’s cheeks, then his mouth. Cebrus sought Silvan’s lips with his until he captured them with a sigh. A moan vibrated his lips. Silvan’s shield dropped to the ground with a thud.
“Oh,” Cebrus sighed as Silvan wrapped his muscular arms around him and pulled him closer. He snuggled into the prince’s embrace until a throat clearing behind him snapped him out of his happy daze.
A soldier stood behind them his hands on his hips and a scowl crossing his handsome features. “Did you want me to take care of the body, your highness?”
“Yes Jerril,” Silvan said.
Cebrus glanced back to see the prince still had his eyes focused on him. He couldn’t stop a smile from crossing his face. Despite Jerril’s annoyance, Cebrus still had Silvan’s complete attention.
“You might want your shield,” Cebrus nodded to the abandoned piece of armor.
“Jerril will bring it.” Silvan held out his arm for Cebrus to take.
Cebrus slid his hand around Silvan’s armored elbow
“Bring my sword too,” he tossed over his shoulder as he led Cebrus away.    
Cebrus glanced over his shoulder. If looks could kill Cebrus would’ve burned up quicker than a chimera flame could incinerate him.
“You two are on rat catching duty for the next week,” Silvan told the two knights who were guarding Cebrus.
“Silvan!” Cebrus exclaimed.
“No!” Silvan’s eyes flashed with ire. “You could’ve been killed. They need to learn that when I tell them to watch out for you to not let you almost get killed by a chimera. You are the most important person in the kingdom to me and you could’ve died.”
B-but we just met,” Cebrus protested. A mating took time, days, weeks, occasionally years.
Silvan held up his wand. “And you bonded us. You will be my mate.”
The wand’s handle had a gold emblem on it signifying a fated pairing.
“Oh, blast,” Cebrus said softly. “That doesn’t necessarily mean I’m your other half.” Even as he said the words he knew Silvan wouldn’t accept them.
Silvan’s heated gaze seared Cebrus to his soles. “Trust me, you are mine.”
Cebrus sighed. “This is why I avoid royals. You are all too possessive.”
“That’s a good reason you should avoid all other royals except me,” the prince’s smug expression told Cebrus that Silvan was quite pleased with his reasoning.
“Despite what you might think your highness I am leaving at the end of the week to continue my quest,” Cebrus said. If nothing else this would be an excellent reason to leave the kingdom.
“Good, I’d be happy to help. The sooner you finish your quest the quicker you can come back and take your place by my side.” Silvan nodded as if everything was going exactly how he had planned it.
Cebrus almost hated to ruin the prince’s day.
Almost.

81 comments:

  1. well this is going to get interesting. they both have strong personalities and they are sure to clash. I cant wait.

    nikid
    nrdriscoll@aol.com

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  2. Sounds like Cebrus has his hands full.

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  3. What a surprise that Cebrus bonded them together. Very cool. Can't wait to see what happens next!

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  4. I love the way Amber Kell's mind works. Just when I think it can't get any better it does!

    Sablefyre

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  5. Thanks for posting the next section!

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  6. Great story. I can't wait to have it in its entirety! !!!

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  7. See.. The wand knows something they don't.. LOL
    Interesting to see how Cebrus handles the next round..

    Rat catching duty? Hmm.. sounds like fun. Not!

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  8. Lol silly Silvan...You'll learn poor thing

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  9. hmmmmm whats next i wonder!!LOL

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  10. Loved the chapter! Can’t wait to read the rest of the story.

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  11. Another twist. Bonded mates. Again, I have to say I love these little pieces every day. Its a good break for me.

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  12. aww.. was anti-climatic
    Uhmm.. Is Jerril our new villian now?! heh :D

    --Lynn.C

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  13. Great story so far, can't wait for more!
    Elizabeth (elfsprt)

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  14. Oh boy. That is going to be...interesting. Love the fireworks.

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  15. Wow! Another great twist to the story. Is tomorrow here yet?

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  16. Ruin it! Do your own thing and let Silvan know he is not the boss ;-)
    (and then kiss the boo boo away, as my three yr old puts it...)

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  17. OH MY GOSH!! That was a great installment, Thank you :)

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  18. Ohh.....great can't wait for more tomarrow.

    Deborah H
    Deborahhansen52@yahoo.com

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  19. Did Silvan never hear "famous last words" phrase? Now must wait until tomorrow :(

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  20. So exciting, can't wait to see what happens next

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  21. I CAN'T WAIT TO SEE WHAT HAPPENS NEXT.

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  22. Ohhhhh this is getting so good!

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  23. It's started to get interesting...........way too short...

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  24. I love the Story. Can't wait for tomorrow...

    Thanks for hosting :D

    Katrin BS

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  25. So many potential sub-plots. I feel that Silvan and Cebrus both need to watch their backs.

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  26. Need more - is it Thursday yet! LOL

    Linda A

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  27. Love this litter power struggle that is going on. Can't see what awaits these two next!

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    1. I meant little power struggle. (Stupid fingers)

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  28. Those poor guards put on rat duty, how were they supposed to stop cebrus. love silvan, can't wait 4 there quest to begin.

    Angela b

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  29. I think Jerril may be a problem . ..

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  30. rat duty? No way!!LOL I guess that's worse than mucking out stalls or cleaning out the dugeon. Can't wait until tommorrow's posting

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  31. Too cute :) I love Silvan's one track mind. He is absolutely sure he is right and no one can change it, lol!

    penumbrareads(at)gmail(dot)com

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  32. Silvan has his hands full.....Well played My Queen....Well played.....Im excited is it tomorrow yet.....Thank you for hosting Ariel

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  33. This is great!!! Can not wait till tomorrow

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  34. I got a big old whiff of jealousy from Jerril, could trouble be just around the bend?

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  35. OMG I love the rat catching duty and the strong willed personalities of the prince and Cebrus! More please *weg*

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  36. I love It, cant wait for tomorrow!

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  37. Another cliff hanger. Love it.
    Lillian

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  38. Possessive royals, hmm, I think I would like a possessive royal to myself :)

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  39. Loving it! I bet Silvan has no idea what he's up against with Cebrus, lol.

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  40. So Jerril, what spanner will he put in the works?

    Suze

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  41. Thanks Amber, you really made my day! Can't wait for the next part. =)

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  42. Keep it coming, I can't wait for the next entry.

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  43. Love the mated pair point.

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  44. I feel that Jerril is going to cause problems. . . I hope Cebrus keeps the 2 from being on rat duty.. .can't wait to see what happens next. .

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  45. I agree Jerril is going to cause problems
    KD
    katemue2002@yahoo.com

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  46. I liked the rat catching duty.

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  47. oh man, these two are going to butt heads sooner than they think *grins* I cannot wait.

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  48. Oh, I can't wait for him to ruin his day. LOL So much fun.

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  49. oh man rat duty lol!

    can't wait to see what happens next for our mated pair :)

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  50. Oh Yeah!! lol . . . Ruin his day Please!!!!! :D


    marifor_h

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  51. On with the quest! I love coming home to read this blog story :)

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  52. I cant wait to check my email everyday - love this story Amber :)

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  53. Oh boy, I can see the fireworks already. Can't wait for tomorrows installment.

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  54. Very nice, just what I neede after a long hard day.

    Dracolady
    brady-mary@sbcglobal.net

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  55. Man, I'm glad I don't have rat catching duty. Great installment.

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  56. I sense a merry chase coming up!

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  57. I think there is an enemy in the midst;)
    Tj

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  58. something to look forward to at the end of a long hard day

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  59. Bond mating...I didn't see that coming but I'm not complaining, lol.

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  60. LOL!!! nice, nice!! Looking forward to the next!

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  61. wondering how he is going to get back at the prince :)

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  62. Can't wait to see how he will ruin his day...LOL

    LISETTE

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  63. Stupid royals...always getting possessive...^_^

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