Love In A Backwards Village

THEN SOME
ONCE UPON A TIME THERE WAS A KING NAMED NOLAN HARLESTON, HE FANTASIZED ABOUT BEING IN LOVE WITH A WOMAN HIS WHOLE LIFE, SEEING HOW HIS FATHER(THE FORMER KING HARLESTON) TREATED HIS MOTHER WITH SUCH CARE. HE SPOILED HER SO MUCH AND GAVE HER ANYTHING SHE WANTED , HE WORSHIPED THE GROUND SHE WALKED ON. NOLANS MOTHER, QUEEN ELIZABETH HARLESTON TREATED HER HUSBAND WITH RESPECT AND WOULDN'T TRADE HIM FOR ANYTHING IN THE WORLD NO MATTER WHAT HE DID.
NOLAN OF COURSE HAD MANY GIRLFRIENDS BUT THEY ALL HAD SOMETHING MISSING, ONE WAS TO PERFECT FOR HER OWN GOOD, ONE HAD LOW SELF-ESTEEM BUT WAS THE PRETTIEST GIRL IN THE VILLAGE, ONE WAS JUST NOT SMART ENOUGH FOR HIM. HE LOVED ALL THREE BUT THEY JUST WASN'T FOR HIM THEY WERE TOO MUCH WORK WITHIN THEMSELVES. HE WANTED TO SPOIL AND NOURISH A WOMAN WHO'S SMART, BEAUTIFUL, KNOWS WHAT SHE WANTED IN LIFE, AND HAS THAT SPECIAL EDGE TO HER.
ONE DAY A YOUNG PRINCESS NAMED TATIANA MOVES TO THE VILLAGE BECAUSE HER PARENTS WERE BECOMING THE NEW KING AND QUEEN IN THE UPCOMING YEARS. TATIANA WAS NOT LIKE AN ORDINARY PRINCESS, SHE HATED BEING ONE IN FACT, SHE FELT AS THOUGH PEOPLE JUST TREATED HER DIFFERENTLY JUST BECAUSE OF HER “TITLE” AND SHE REBELLED AS MUCH AS SHE COULD. TATIANA DATED BOYS THAT WERE NO GOOD AND SHE’D SNEAK OUT EVERY NIGHT TO DO SOMETHING DANGEROUS AND ADVENTUROUS. SHE ENJOYED THE RUSH THAT IT GAVE HER.
A FEW MONTHS AFTER THE FAMILY GOT SETTLED INTO THE VILLAGE TATIANA STARTED HER LATE NIGHT ADVENTURES, ONE NIGHT SHE DECIDED TO HANG GLIDE ACROSS THE LAKE. IT JUST SO HAPPENED THAT NOLAN WAS GOING FOR A WALK TO CLEAR HIS MIND FOR A FEW MINUTES AND RUNS INTO TATIANA (LITERALLY). SHE STARTS APOLOGIZING RIGHT AWAY SAYING “I AM SO SORRY I DIDN'T KNOW ANYONE WAS OUT HERE” , STUMBLING TO GET UP HE STARES AT HER AMAZED BY HOW BEAUTIFUL SHE IS. HE FINALLY SAYS “IT'S OKAY I COULD TELL YOU WERE HAVING FUN, YOU DON'T SEE THAT MUCH AROUND HERE.” THE TWO ENGAGED IN CONVERSATION FOR A GOOD FEW MINUTES STARTING TO REALIZE THEY HAD A LOT IN COMMON THAN ONE WOULD THINK. TATIANA LIKED HIS COMPANY SO SHE SUGGESTED THAT HE SHOULD HANG GLIDE WITH HER, HE WAS SKEPTIC AT FIRST BUT EVENTUALLY AGREED TO IT. TATIANA AND NOLAN ENDED UP HAVING A LOT OF FUN TOGETHER AND STAYED OUT THE ENTIRE NIGHT GETTING TO KNOW EACH OTHER MORE AND MORE. THE NEXT DAY COMES AROUND AND NOLAN WANTED TO FIND TATIANA AGAIN BUT IT SEEMED LIKE SHE WAS NOWHERE TO BE FOUND, HE SEARCHED FOR WEEKS FOR HER AND HAD NO LUCK, IT'S LIKE SHE JUST DISAPPEARED, HE STARTED TO THINK HE MADE THIS NIGHT UP IN HIS HEAD BUT IT FELT SO REAL TO HIM. THE PEOPLE OF THE VILLAGE HAD THOUGHT HE HAD LOST IT BECAUSE THEY HAVE NEVER HEARD OF TATIANA. NOLAN FELT DEPRESSED AND DELUSIONAL AND WAS DESPERATE TO FIND THE GIRL THAT MADE HIM FEEL LIKE THIS. HE ONLY MET HER FOR ONE NIGHT BUT HE KNEW THAT HE COULD LOVE HER AND GIVE HER EVERYTHING SHE WANTED AND THEN SOME.
MEANWHILE, TATIANA'S FAMILY MOVED AWAY THE DAY AFTER SHE MET NOLAN AND SHE RESENTED HER PARENTS FOR THIS. THEY SAID “ITS FOR YOUR OWN GOOD” BUT TATIANA WASN'T TRYING TO HEAR IT. TATIANA SAT AND THOUGHT OF A PLAN ON HOW TO GET AWAY FOR GOOD AND GO MEET NOLAN. EVENTUALLY ONE NIGHT ON HER ADVENTURE SHE PACKED A BAG AND SET OFF ON A TRAIN TO NOLAN'S VILLAGE. SHE ARRIVED AROUND THREE IN THE MORNING. SHE WALKED ALL THE WAY TO HIS CASTLE. SHE SNUCK AROUND THE BACK TO WHERE HIS ROOM WAS AND CLIMBED UP A LADDER AND SHE COULD SEE HIM SITTING ON HIS BED THROUGH HIS WINDOW. TATIANA HAD A HUGE SMILE ON HER FACE AND NOLAN JUST SO HAPPENED TO GLANCE TOWARD THE WINDOW AND SEES TATIANA. HE RUNS TO HER SO FAST. HE SAYS “IVE MISSED YOU, WHERE HAVE YOU BEEN ?” TATIANA EXPLAINS WHAT HAPPENED AND HE IMMEDIATELY UNDERSTANDS AND IT RELIEVES SOME OF HIS WORRIES. THERE WAS A SILENCE BETWEEN THEM FOR A FEW MINUTES. NOLAN FINALLY GOT UP THE COURAGE TO TELL HER HOW MUCH HE LOVED HER AND HOW HE DIDN'T WANT TO LIVE WITHOUT HER ANYMORE. HE GETS DOWN ON ONE KNEE AND TATIANA STARTS TO CRY. NOLAN HAS A BIG SMILE ON HIS FACE AND CONTINUES TO PROFESS HIS LOVE WHILE PULLING OUT HIS GRANDMA'S OLD WEDDING RING. HE ASKED HER “WILL YOU MARRY ME?” SHE STRUGGLES TO GET HER WORDS OUT BY HOW MUCH SHES CRYING AND MUTTERS THE WORDS “YES!”.
NOLAN AND TATIANA LIVED HAPPILY EVER AFTER.

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