Garden Of Poison

[Volume 1: Dante Blackthorn] When Anastasia and her sister Marianne are captured and shipped across the seas by pirates, they become commodities to be sold in a distant land. Marianne is taken as a courtesan, while Anastasia barely escapes a terrible fate by pretending to be mute. She is forced into the lowest ring of servants at the royal palace, where she endures a life of servitude and creates beautiful artwork to mask her pain. Despite years passing, Anastasia has never forgotten her sister's promise to return to their family together. However, with her movement restricted and the guards vigilant, escape seems impossible. When Anastasia comes into contact with the Forsaken Prince, her life spirals out of control and she triggers a Crux of incredible proportions. Now battling her own inner demons while navigating the treacherous politics of the royal court, Anastasia must confront the truth about her sister's fate and make a choice that could alter the course of an entire kingdom. [Volume 2: Emily Blackthorn] Princess Emily's life takes a turbulent turn when she is rejected, leaving her heartbroken and her soul at the brink of corruption. In a desperate bid to save herself, she journeys to the West. Enter the Storm Prince, a charismatic archdemon with striking blue eyes, with a saint-like smile. Emily had hoped she'd seen the last of him, but fate has other plans. As if her soul dying isn’t enough, someone wants to steal it! Caught between the suitors and the haunting nightmares that have plagued her since childhood, Emily begins to see Raylen in a new light. The blue-eyed demon may not be the monster she once thought.

ash_knight17 · Fantasy
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286 Chs

Fumes of the suppressed

The Mother Queen's eyes widened upon hearing the news. Even though this was something that would have happened eventually, she hadn't expected the news to be dropped on them this suddenly. She turned to look at Dante, who stood beside her with a shocked expression on his face. 


"I will be leaving for the old palace," Dante turned in the direction of where Oasis was tethered so that he could reach the place quickly. 

The old woman pressed her lips together before she demanded,

"Are you absolutely certain this news is accurate?! How is it possible we did not hear a word or murmur about it?" 

The servant continued to bow, his words faltering as he stammered, "The news about Lady Lucretia's deteriorating health was dispatched yesterday, but Lady Sophia received no response and sent me to relay it today."

"Yesterday?" The Mother Queen exclaimed, baffled. "When did Lucretia pass away?"