My face and body bear the memories of acts meant to destroy me. But though my life as the scarred Bastard Prince has been its own sort of hell, my eyes have looked upon heaven.
And heaven’s name is Iris.
I keep myself hidden, watching her day and night. I’m a monster to be kept in the shadows, and in turn the shadows have been my friend.
When she finally sees me, she doesn’t see the monster. She sees the man. And I know I can never let her go.
But fate is a cruel mistress, and when Iris becomes the pawn in a royal game of chess, revenge is my new purpose. Even if I have to take it out on my own family.
Loyalty be damned. My mask is off. The monster is free.
May God have mercy on the souls of those that chose to harm what is mine. Because I will not.
Readers: The second standalone book in the Fated Royals series is here. A bit darker, so if you don’t fancy some heat in the dungeon with bound wrists and a strong hand around a throat, this may not be the fairytale for you. If you do, you’ll be assured a dominant prince that finds his forever and will burn down kingdoms to secure what is his. Safe, no cheating and a happily ever after—even when it feels like all hope is lost.
Note: This story was previously published as Masked Prince. It has since been recovered, reedited, and largely rewritten. The main characters remain the same.
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