Is the Little Princess safe? Chapter 6

~ Chapter 6 ~ The farmer came bustling in with plates full of food. She placed them on a small coffee table whilst she dragged some small side tables from a nest and placed one in front of me and one in front of Alexie. She picked up the plates and placed them on our tables. It was some kind of sausage and weird brown bread which had some cold fruit on it. I questioningly looked at the bread and asked “is this Butterbrod?” Her reply was “No bauernbrot.” “Sorry it’s Butterbrod the common Russian…
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Is the Little Princess safe? Chapter Five

~ Chapter 5 ~ I woke to the worried voice of Alexei “Wake up Anna, come on please” I was in a strange car covered with a grey, itchy blanket. My head felt like it was about to explode. As I lay there, in the darkness, feeling the bumps in the road I reflected that an outsider may feel that my life until this moment was pretty much perfect, but in reality it was a prison of prestige, and then a literal prison – never being able to step outside the grounds of the family…
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Is the Little Princess Safe? Chapter Four

~ Chapter 4 ~ I realised that there was a railway station in Yekaterinburg so I asked the guard “Why did we not use the train station in Yekaterinburg?” His reply to this was “The near stations would have been staked out when they realised you were missing.” We arrived at Kazan not long after the conversation. We left the van just outside Kazan, hidden from view from the road, it was a short walk to the train station.  The guard led us to third class of the train but I pointed out to him…
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Is the little Princess safe? Chapter 3

~ Chapter 3 ~ The last thing I remember is the doors closing on the van, I must have fallen asleep on the padded floor of our transportation because I awoke to Alexi shaking me. He kept repeating “Look inside the sack, look inside the sack.”  I eventually picked up the sack and said “It’s just a sack.” Alexi said patronisingly “Look inside the sack, are you dumb?” I again grabbed the sack, this time I opened it.  What I saw in there literally blew my mind. I saw the imperial Faberge eggs, lots of…
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Is the little Princess safe? Chapter Two

When the guard returned after at least ten minutes he was carrying two new small brown leather suitcases, he placed them on the ground. He picked up the pail full of pee and threw it into the grass around the van. I finally plucked up the courage to ask him his name “Sir, what’s y-your n-n-nam-me?” His reply was “Dmitrii.” Also before you ask “Yes I have food and this is your luggage.” “Two things, one how did you know I was going to ask that, and two, whose luggage is whose?” I asked. “The…
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Is the little Princess safe? Chapter One

~ Chapter I ~ As we reached the end of the corridor, the guard put his finger to his lips and peered around the corner. He beckoned to us and as we turned the corner we saw the back door in the bright white light from the full moon. He checked to see if there were any guards before he motioned for us to run to his large black van. He threw open the back door and told us to get inside the part of the van that would be used to carry cargo. He’d…
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Is the little Princess safe?

~ Prologue ~ The night of my family’s murder I knew something was wrong. On the way to wake my brother Alexi, I collected our spaniel, Joy and as soon as we got to Alexi’s room, we heard the guards. There was no time to wake the rest of our family so we ran. We turned the corner, too late, one of the guards stood in our way. He was tall, with piercing blue eyes that seemed to shine in the darkness. In one hand he held a sword, in the other hand he held…
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The Saviour of Ashunrama

“Am I in heaven? What happened to me?” I ask hurriedly. “One question at a time” says an angel. “Ok first what’s your name?” I ask politely. The angel replies, “My name is Mordechai.” “Next, am I in heaven?” I query. “Yes, you are in heaven, at least that is what you would know it as, its real name is Ashunrama.” Jane answers. “Lastly, what happened to me?” I enquire. Jane says “you were merely transported home, we have a mission for you. But first, I think you’d better look around until the Council of Elders calls for you.” I begin to walk around, taking in my setting; everything around me is…
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