A Card Story

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Status: Finished  |  Genre: Fantasy  |  House: Booksie Classic


Heara, Princess of Hearts, has been preparing all her life for the moment when she will become queen. But as she grows older, she realizes that it's not what she wants to do. After meeting James, a
young rebel, she is determined to make a decision. Will she follow her heart and run, or follow her duty and stay? But, what will happen if she doesn't?

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CHAPTER 1

Submitted: December 29, 2016

The morning sun was peering through the heart-shaped window.  A mess of brown hair under the white covers shiverred.  The princ... Read Chapter

CHAPTER 2

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As Coronation Day drew nearer, many folks from other realms would come to the Card Kingdom, some, to see their families on such a momento... Read Chapter

CHAPTER 3

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Heara was pulled out of her trance by a distant knocking. She lifted her eyes.  In the doorway of her Reading Nook , in a splendid r... Read Chapter

CHAPTER 4

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CHAPTER  4   The sun was silently setting under rooftops of the Central Town, every ray of sunshine quitly creeping out... Read Chapter

CHAPTER 5

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CHAPTER  5   In surprise, James dropped the lock picks.  It hadn’t been a guard voice that had spotted him. ... Read Chapter

CHAPTER 6

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At breakfast, Heara was excited. Really excited. The whole court was happy about that.  But she was excited for a completely differe... Read Chapter

CHAPTER 7

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James felt like everything was wrong with the world.  “How could I have even thought of the possibility of us even meeting ?” ... Read Chapter

CHAPTER 8

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James was at the table. He was trying to pick up a cup that had been left on the table, just like royalty does. He stiffly lifted his lit... Read Chapter

CHAPTER 9

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Caro was in her room, looking out the window, too bored to do anything.  Then she remembered she had left her gloves at the House of... Read Chapter

CHAPTER 10

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The next day was all about preparations for Coronation Day.  Dress making, dress fitting, decoration double checking, yet no notable... Read Chapter

CHAPTER 11

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  The time had come:  Coronation Day. James had been too heart broken to come, but after a Little persuasion by his bro... Read Chapter

CHAPTER 12

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The night was warm and mild. Heara looked out her window into the garden, then at the city clock. It was a minute to nine. The momento th... Read Chapter

CHAPTER 13

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About five years after the coronation of the new queen, the Kingdom was already shattering.  She hadn’t had any idea how to rule s... Read Chapter

CHAPTER 14

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James was just staring at the setting sun. His face was serious. Heara carefully approached him, stepping on the rooftiles. She sat next ... Read Chapter

CHAPTER 15

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The guards roughly carried their prisoners along the vast corridors of the palace and reported their findings to the porter. The small, f... Read Chapter

CHAPTER 16

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Heara woke up in a dark room. It was pitch black. She looked around in confusion and saw a white glowing shape. It looked like a door. Sh... Read Chapter

CHAPTER 17

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Heara woke up in the dungeon and shot up to her feet. “Oh my goodness!” she said. “I know what to do!” James and his brothe... Read Chapter

CHAPTER 18

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Heara woke up in the dungeon and shot up to her feet. “Oh my goodness!” she said. “I know what to do!” James and his brothe... Read Chapter

EPILOGUE

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Heara checked herself one last time in the mirror. She had to look perfect for the portrait. Then James rudely barged in. “You look... Read Chapter