Hashim Khail and Keeper of the Gates

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In an attempt to please his father, Hashim Khail, a young prince finds himself in a dilemma after a great tragedy struck him. He wakes up in a foreign land, enslaved and at the mercy of a new king.
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“Father is too old.” Jamil said naughtily as he rode his white horse, his shoulders spoke of his rugged feature; bold and robust. “The good thing is, when his reign is over, the kingdom will have a greater king. I just can’t wait to see you on that throne, brother.” He smirked, “I have no doubt you’ll make this realm an envy in the eyes of all the kingdoms, Hashim.”
“Yes, he’s old.” Hashim responded, a hunk long haired fellow. He rode on a black horse, “But it’ll be wise not to envisage how the kingdom would be in his absence.” He turned to his brother, “The walls have ears, they say.”
“Aah!” Jamil remarked, “We’re in the open field, no walls here.” He giggled and turned to the guards behind them, “Hey! You see any wall around here?”
“Uh…no Prince Jamil!” Answered one of the guards.
“See, no walls here.” Jamil said, “And there are lots of guards who’d stand as witnesses that there isn’t really any wall nearby!”
“You know exactly what I mean, Jamil.” Hashim said as he giggled, “Don’t play that game with me, brother.”
“My point exactly,” he said. “No games! There’s nothing wrong in talking about the future here, brother. Even the one who created us all know that. We’re given the right to plan; be hopeful and dream dreams. Which is why even as we aspire, the gods still bless and surprise us beyond our wildest imagination! Whether we conceive of it or not. It is every good parent’s wish to become one with the earth than watch their own offspring perish before their very own eyes.”
“That, you are right.” He said, “There are a great deal of things to learn from the king. Ruling a kingdom as great as Tzuria is no small task, brother.”
“The people in any kingdom are like women…” Jamil said.
“What do you mean?” He asked.
“Find out what stimulates them,” said Jamil, “Toss it over and let the thrills occupy their mind while you execute your existent ploy from behind.”

Table of Contents

Chapter One: The Essence of Malefic.

Submitted: February 05, 2017

“Father is too old.” Jamil said naughtily as he rode his white horse, his shoulders spoke of his rugged feature; bold and robust.&nbs... Read Chapter

Chapter Two: Imperial slave.

Submitted: February 05, 2017

  The next morning, Hashim was brought before King Yuri of Therakania. He was in shackles, as he was dragged before the king, he not... Read Chapter

Chapter Three: Dine with the King.

Submitted: February 05, 2017

After sunset, they marched back to the slave quarters. While in the cell, four guards arrived and ordered Hashim to stand on his feet. A ... Read Chapter

Chapter Four: Veracity.

Submitted: February 05, 2017

Hashim woke up in his cell. The excruciating pain from the back of his neck made him lay on the ground without flexing a muscle. “Her... Read Chapter

Chapter Five: Eventide.

Submitted: February 05, 2017

King Yuri ordered Hashim be treated well. He was taken to a nice room and offered good clothes to wear and good meal but he rejected the ... Read Chapter

Chapter Six: The Foe within the Four Walls.

Submitted: February 05, 2017

King Yuri assembled his soldiers and they left for Tzuria at dawn. By sunset they had entered the land and made a camp not far from the c... Read Chapter

Chapter Seven: Arrivederci.

Submitted: February 05, 2017

The next day, Hashim was crowned king. And after being found guilty of the late king’s murder among other things, Jamil was exiled. He ... Read Chapter

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