She is different.
Thales was staring at Miranda now, and couldn’t help thinking like that.
From meeting as a cellmate in Longxiao City’s cell, and seeing her battling swords in the Palace of Valor, Thales has known Miranda for a long time.
There is no doubt that the woman in front of me is a calm warrior, a powerful swordsman, a strong fighter, cautious and reliable, and with a bit of indifference.
is like a flower on the cliff of a snow-capped mountain.
is worthy of being the descendant of the White Eagle, the blood of Aaron.
But this moment, this moment…
Thales looked at her back, and for the first time felt the hotness and vitality emanating from her veins, as well as an unprecedented sense of pressure.
That is not the Arund family of the Coldcastle, nor is it the Tower of End, or even what the Flower of the Fortress can teach her.
Thales closed his eyes, took a deep breath, and returned to reality.
“If this is the case, then why don’t you go directly to my father, to your majesty, and make the same promise to him?”
Miranda’s hand arranging the sheath ring couldn’t help but stagnate.
I saw Thales slowly opening his eyes:
“As long as you say what you said to me to King Kessel again, as long as you are willing to give up what your father and his generation did not want to give up…”
The Duke of Star Lake gritted his teeth:
“I believe that regardless of title or status, what I can give you in the future, the king of iron fists can give you now.”
must be happy to give it too.
Thales copied that ridiculous greeting letter, his eyes were compelling:
”So, why not?”
Miranda didn’t speak, she started to rearrange the belt and sheath ring again.
“Because you are the one who broke into the palace and rebelled.”
Thales’ expression moved.
“Cohen has always been slow, but the teachers in the tower said that he is as stupid as him, but he has a swordsman’s intuition beyond expectations.”
Miranda didn’t look up, she carefully adjusted the tension of the sword strap and the height of the hilt.
”And the idiot said that the reason why he was willing to bet your life to break the palace ban was because he was in Xiacheng that day and saw your eyes.”
Thales was startled: “What? What look in the eyes?”
”He said he believed in you, and believed that you were like Paladin Quixote, charging towards the impossible goal.”
Thales was taken aback:
Miranda tidied up the sword belt and shrugged needlessly:
“I don’t know, I have never heard of this knight. But when Cohen said this, he stayed up all night and was dozing through the files. It was probably confused with a name in a file.”
At that moment, Thales’ expression was stiff.
”But Cohen said, he believed that what you were going to do was something more correct and important than King Zhongjunqin, so even if he wanted to break into the Fuxing Palace, he hesitated but did not refuse.”
”It’s like being in Longxiao City back then.”
Thales shivered slightly.
Miranda raised her head and looked directly into his eyes:
“So I know, even after seven years, you will be different from your father.”
”You don’t approve of the king’s methods—whether it’s forcing my father to do a rebellion, or setting up a **** conspiracy in Longxiao City, or the ominous border conflict in the Western Wilderness a few months ago, Or other dirty things that I don’t know about.”
The female swordsman looked at Thales seriously.
“You, Thales Canxing, you want to be a different person.”
At that moment, Thales only felt that his heart missed a beat.
Thales looked at Miranda in front of him and clenched his fists subconsciously.
go to you, fast rope.
You bastard, a different way of living is simple.
Thales took a deep breath.
He tried, he worked hard, he tried to abandon his feelings and weakness, and only regarded Miranda as an ordinary noble, ambitious vassal.
He thought that way, he could drag her into the trap without condemnation.
But, but now, now Miranda…
Thales’ eyes were bitter, and his original determination was shaken a bit at this moment.
The Duke had to take a deep breath to calm his irritability:
“Do you think I can finally bring you what you want?”
“No, you can’t,” Unexpectedly, Miranda shook her head, “This is my battle alone. You are a stepping stone at best.”
Stepping stones, hum.
Thales nodded ironically.
You **** can talk.
”But compared with your father,” the female swordsman said coldly, “Maybe your rock is harder.”
“By the way, your acting skills just now were terrible-‘My dear Mira, want to participate in the game, you have to pay more’?”
“You can’t even pretend to be a pervert,” At this point, Miranda despised: “A virgin.”
But Thales is not interested in quarreling with her.
At this moment, he is in a complicated mood, bowing his head sullenly.
“Mira,” Thales said idiotically, “What have you encountered these years?”
”What made you who you are now?”
Miranda stopped after hearing the words.
She spoke slowly, and countless scenes flashed in her eyes.
“Too many, I don’t want to count.”
But it was only a moment. She quickly regained her determination and became the stubborn female swordsman again.
“But when I look back, I realize that everything started that night.”
Thales thought of something and looked up in amazement.
Miranda nodded slightly to confirm his doubt:
“Night of Longxiao City.”
Thales’ eyes widened suddenly.
“Whether it is the person I met that day,” Miranda looked at him directly, “It’s what we did.”
“Also, don’t call me Mira.”
But Thales did not hear what she said later.
He just stared at Miranda blankly.
Is there always a moment in your life when you inadvertently look back on the past and realize that the original decision made according to local conditions will bring such a major, far-reaching, and even change everything?
Unknowingly, the dark clouds blocking the sky have disappeared.
Xinghu Lake became blue and clear again, and sparkling.
I don’t know how long it was before Thales exhaled, carrying emotions that he could not fully understand, either bitter, or relieved, or helplessly said:
“But you just said, Mira, you want to make a deal with me, you want to leave the most utilitarian part?”
Miranda thought for a while, then suddenly smiled:
“Yes, I want to exchange my most utilitarian part for your most ideal part, so you are still more at a loss.”
“Now-except don’t call me Mira-do you have any other questions?”
But Thales just stared at her saber in a daze:
Miranda sighed and was about to speak.
“I’m going to the Emerald City this time to do errands, but I don’t have a plan, or even have bad intentions.” Thales said in a daze.
Miranda was startled, but still nodded: “I know. Don’t call me Mira——”
“I’m going to deal with Jen, and stuff him upside down into my toilet and flush into the moat.”
Miranda frowned: “I know. I said don’t–“
“So, if you come with me, you are likely to do something, um, not so glorious.”
Miranda couldn’t help raising the volume, but finally couldn’t help sighing:
“Stop screaming-nothing more, so are you agreeing?”
Thales slowly raised his head, releasing a haggard but relieved smile.
This surprised Miranda.
“I see, Mira, you ask me questions as soon as you walk in.” The Duke whispered.
Miranda was taken aback: “What’s the problem?”
The Duke of Star Lake also came to the window and stretched.
”I just remembered Rosaanna Allende, her story.”
Miranda’s eyes moved slightly.
I saw Thales looking at the boundless star lake and sighed:
”In history, the’arithmetician’ Rosanna entered the revival court, and eventually became the queen of Xianjun Mindis III, in charge of the royal family’s finances, and even helped the newly established Finance and Taxation Department to account for income and expenditure, and broke the accounts with Xianjun’s creditors. For this reason, people call her the’smart queen’, thus achieving an eternal story of the acquaintance between the queen and the queen, and the harmony of the piano and the piano.”
Thales silently stared at the intoxicating beauty before him.
I said, why did Gilbert always like to tell me about these things when he was in class?
“But that was not her voluntary.” The female swordsman’s voice came.
Thales was startled.
Miranda supported him on the windowsill, looking at the blue sky of the central collar:
”Since the birth of the youngest son, the old duke has worried that the eldest daughter’s status is too high, and her ability and personality are too strong, which will benefit her future husband too much, and she is also worried that she will bear hatred for losing her inheritance rights. The younger brother and the family are disadvantaged.”
”So, he gave Rosanna two choices.”
Miranda’s voice is ethereal:
”Either, with a large amount of dowry, marry a humble knight from a humble background to eliminate the threat of her future husband’s family; or, directly abandon her surname and inheritance rights, and leave the cold fort, depriving her of the possibility of intervening in the family by blood .”
Thales was taken aback.
is there this paragraph in the record of the shrewd queen?
Miranda looks sad:
”Rosanna, who was born with a strong nature, chose the second one, and then there is a later story-she did not become a queen because she was born in Arund, but because she became a queen, the Arund family Suddenly remembered her, and rushed to add her back to the family tree, telling the world: the new queen’s surname is Aaronde.”
Thales listened to this story in surprise: “I…I don’t know there is this paragraph.”
”The white eagle is proud to be united as one and less infighting, but… this infamous history is only recorded in the pen of the sunset sacrificial witness to this promise at the time, and it is hidden deep in the banned book of the sunset temple. In the district, it has not been known to outsiders for a long time.”
In other words, how much of the “family unity” that the Allende family has been praised in history was formed under the “precaution” of exile like the old duke, suppressing children and avoiding brotherhood. Woolen cloth?
Thales rolled his eyes and patted his palms:
”It’s no wonder that when Xianjun was in power, the Allende family, as the first family in the north, was so badly suppressed by the Fuxing Palace and the Imperial Council, and it was regarded as a typical example of Xianjun’s reform.”
Damn, Gilbert also analyzed with him a lot of high-sounding topics such as ‘the balance of power between relatives and courtiers’, and related papers were stacked three feet thick.
Miranda smiled indifferently:
”In this way, the first Northern Duchess did not appear. Instead, she was replaced by the’Smart Queen’. This is what the world can accept. Father is kind, filial, brothers and sisters, strong husband, happy and beautiful Story.”
The female swordsman raised her arms: “But I think, compared to the “Queen Rosanna” in the eternal story…”
Thales took over:
”Is “Duke Rosana” more suitable to be sung by bards?”
Miranda glanced at him and did not speak.
“But are you ready?” The prince whispered.
In the next second, Thales reached out without warning and touched Miranda’s waist!
The female swordsman stared sharply, and shot instantly, firmly holding Thales’ left hand!
But then she frowned: Thales’s outstretched palm was pressed against the hilt of the sword at her waist.
Thales gave her an apologetic smile.
She looked at Thales warily, but slowly let go.
Thales slowly raised his hand and drew “Eagle Flying” from her scabbard.
“I think, the story of your ancestor-no, Rosanna is the queen and my ancestor-tells us that, unlike Exter, compared with inexperienced and caught off guard, we can only bite the bullet and accept it. As far as the Northlanders of a female grandfather are concerned, the stars have lessons: they are used to it, and they know how to deal with such a situation.”
Yingxiang’s blade rubbed against the leather, gradually revealing it.
It was the same as it was seven years ago, cold and radiant.
is different from seven years ago.
Thales looked at the blade and slowly said:
”Look at the Duchess Lyanna, the blade-leader, and they know how to be polite and polite… to tear you apart within the current system of rules, rather than directly speaking out against them.”
“You know, even the Queen of the Northern Conquerors who came to the High Throne three hundred years ago did not end well.”
Just when the blade was drawn out one-third, Miranda pressed Thales’ hand again, slowly exerting force, and undoubtedly returning Ying Xiang to the scabbard:
“That’s because she is not strong enough.”
Thales raised his eyebrows:
”Not strong enough? Queen Elika has marched into the cold fortress six times and defeated Exeter.”
Miranda squinted her eyes:
”At least not strong enough to make people who oppose her bow their heads, such as her brother.”
There was a soft sound, Ying Xiang sank into the scabbard, Thales could only sigh and let go.
Miranda shook her head at him.
“I have a question,” the prince muttered, “If I really wanted you to marry me and become my queen, I will accept you and help you get back to the north…”
Miranda thinks a bit:
”You mean to say, I recommend the pillow seat to make you feel good, so you are willing to help me get it back to the north?”
Mila, Star Lake Fort is not the Broken Dragon Fortress. We have time to talk about your vocabulary in front of the prince.
“What if it is?”
“If you really do that, it will prove your character, and it will prove that Cohen is wrong. Then whether I surrender to your father or surrender to you, it is the same.”
She didn’t care about it and said: “So, I will break your leg first, and then go to the Fuxing Palace with the grievance of the prince’s attempted occupation.”
”Go and ask my father to be fair?”
The female swordsman shook her head:
”No, I will prove to him and the kingdom that after this incident, I am guilty of the prince and will not share the same sky. Therefore, in the confrontation between the two stars, I must stand on the side of the king. Then, I will follow the trend. Offer the same conditions to your father: I dedicate the North to him, and he promised me the title of duke-I can still get what I want.”
Thales looked incredible.
“As I said,” Miranda shook her head, “Anyway, I have to find a way out.”
is just… missing a stepping stone.
Control the lower body and be happy for the rest of your life.
“Then, Ms. Miranda Allende.”
Thales sighed, turned around and said seriously:
”Will you be my wife?”
Miranda was startled when she heard the words, but she watched him for a long time and understood what:
“No, I don’t want to.”
”Then, are you willing to be my queen?”
“No, I don’t want to.”
Thales looked at her.
“In that case, Miranda Allende, would you like to be my knight?”
Xinghu Castle’s study room, the young man and the female swordsman are facing each other in silence.
After a moment, Miranda smiled.
She took a step back, facing Thales:
“I do, Your Highness.”
Thales narrowed his eyes: “Even if I might order you to do unpleasant things, like swinging a sword at Raphael?”
Miranda was silent for a moment.
“Raphael is very important to me, Your Highness.”
Thales chuckled and shook his head, and waved his hand: “I know, Mira. So I just play—”
”But he is not the whole of my life.”
Miranda interrupted him, her eyes sharp:
“Far from it.”
This was beyond Thales’s expectation. He looked at the female swordsman in front of him in surprise.
“So, Your Highness, if he obstructs your path and hinders our path, I will be sad.”
At that moment, the Neverwinter Sword of Broken Dragon Fortress reached out and held the hilt of the sword at his waist, murderously overflowing.
”But never hesitate.”
Telston was awe-inspiring.
He stared at her for a long, long time.
What is she?
Yes, but not all.
a chess piece?
Maybe, but there is a discrepancy.
Maybe, but is it light or heavy?
What do you mean, King Kessel?
Thales held the bone ring in the placket.
She gathered under my banner as we planned.
But unlike what we thought, it came for—at least not what we had in mind—power.
How you look at , it’s not like being on your chessboard, under your rules.
Thales curled up his lips.
Because she is a person.
Damn, outside the chessboard…people.
What do you mean, father?
My thoughts flashed like an electric flint, and in the next second, Thales smiled slightly:
”Well, Mila, welcome to Star Lake Fort.”
Although we are about to embark on a journey soon.
Miranda also smiled.
She shook her head, pulled Yingxiang from her waist, and put her palm on her hand: “Ancient ceremony in the north.”
Thales was startled, and then sighed.
He pulled out the JC dagger on his back and pressed the palm of his hand as well. He felt a headache of familiarity in front of him: “Palm oath is an alliance?”
”As expected of the prince from the north,” Miranda’s eyes lit up, “I have seen a lot.”
is much more.
Thales thought helplessly.
is too much for you to imagine.
In the next second, the two of them exerted force at the same time, feeling the pain between the palm of the hand and the blade of the sword.
“So, Thales Canxing, from today, I will be loyal to you and serve you.”
Miranda put down Ying Xiang, solemnly stretched out her hand, and blood flowed from her palm:
“In return, you will fully support my inheritance orthodoxy, and if necessary, you will end up personally, and announce the kingdom: There is only one northern lord you recognize…”
Thales exhaled, and Scarlet, who also stretched out his hand, took her words:
“The Duchess Miranda Allende.”
There was a slap, and the palms of the two were firmly squeezed.
“So, from today, I…”
Thales was halfway through speaking, and suddenly he remembered the unpleasant memory of “Gur Taksa”.
he couldn’t help sighing:
“You have said everything I want to say, as for what I didn’t say…”
Blood ran down their wrists.
Thales made a mouthful of words listlessly:
”Hey, it’s all in the blood.”
Miranda frowned, but still shook her palm unhappily to make an oath.
But with his thoughts, Thales could not help but ask:
”Are there any restraints, such as taking a poisonous oath, cursing the next one—what if someone betrays it?”
Miranda disdainfully shook her head, palms hard:
”Only in one situation, I will break the appointment.”
“When you are not strong enough.”
Damn, it hurts.
Thales looked at her suspiciously.
“Don’t get me wrong, although we have fulfilled the oath, Your Highness, if you fail to meet my expectations and even drag me back,” Miranda blinked unkindly, “I will abandon you.” Without hesitation.”
Thales’ smile was a little stiff.
is really heartwarming.
The prince’s eyes rolled:
“Then what if I betrayed you?”
In the next second, Miranda’s palm twitched, and Thales couldn’t help being pulled forward by her!
The prince finally stood still, waiting to complain, only to find that Miranda was right in front of him.
And they are so close that they can kiss each other, Thales can even see the eyelashes of the female swordsman, and see the decisiveness hidden behind those eyes.
“Your eyes, they are gray, so rare.” Miranda observed him carefully and said quietly.
Thales looks weird:
”Really, uh, your eyes are also drifting–“
But Miranda’s voice quickly became cold:
“Remember, you are the descendant of Canxing, and I am the descendant of Arund.”
”Unfortunately, but betrayal is destined to be part of our life.”
I only saw Miranda’s eyes cold:
“Just like revenge.”
“So, little kid…”
The next second, the hostility on Miranda’s face disappeared.
is replaced by a bright smile that has never been seen before, but makes the heart cold.
Before she turned and left, she smiled and squeezed Thales’s stunned face:
”Good~IndoMTL.com~Don’t be naughty.”
Under Thales’ dumbfounded and frustrated expression, D.D walked into the study and watched Miranda with a smile on his face leave in surprise.
Difficult, can it be said…
“Wow, my lord!”
Doyle wanted to understand something, with a look of surprise on his face, and his voice repeated: “Tsk tusk tusk tusk, congratulations!”
Thales looked at him suspiciously:
“What’s wrong? Congratulations?”
“Nothing, nothing, just, hehe…”
In the next second, D.D quietly pointed to Miranda’s back, proudly raised his thumb, revealing an evil smile with everything silent:
At that moment, D.D’s smile was so brilliant, so dazzling, and so sincere.
so much so that he didn’t notice, the expression of His Royal Highness Thales had become more and more terrifying before he knew it.
“D.D, I heard Officer Sonia say that you met her during the previous night patrol?”
”Ah? Oh, yes! Your Majesty, the flower of the fortress, hey, she was talking about some academic subjects with the zombies, you know,’academic’ subjects! Don’t worry, I didn’t bother. , Hehehe, after all, it can be regarded as an important diplomatic victory for Xinghubao…”
That night, Star Lake Castle was not peaceful.
It is said that the always good-tempered Lord Duke was angry with thunder. He rarely personally instructed the Patterson Penal Officer to act strictly and promptly against Danny Doyle, the first-class vanguard officer of the Guard, or DD for short. Since the establishment of the Star Lake Guard, the most terrifying and inhuman cruel punishment:
confiscated the puppet bear on the head of his bed.