Target of His Heart (AC I) [Chapter II]Target of His Heart (AC I) [Chapter II] by VisionaryDame
"Are you looking forward to the wedding tomorrow, Milady?" The guard suddenly asked me out of the blue, making me flinch due to being distracted, as we continued to make our way to where Abel was located. The streets seemed to be filled with less people than in the morning, giving me the impression that things were starting to slow down as the day went by. "I am still surprised that it is tomorrow! Everyone is just as happy for this special occasion.” He chuckled a bit at his over-exuberance; I felt a small smile appear on my lips. Even though I was not sharing his opinion, it was good to see some genuine joy appear in a seemingly dark time. “Time seems to fly by fairly quickly these days, you know?"
My small smile immediately vanished after sometime as I looked at the ground and watched my feet move one in front of the other in a repeating matter, a pattern that I had grown to learn over the course of twenty-three years.
In a way, I almost fel
Target of His Heart (AC I) [Chapter I]Target of His Heart (AC I) [Chapter I] by VisionaryDame
May 5, 1191
The crowded streets of Jerusalem were fairly routine and normal today, with the usual days activities going as planned as it had done in the days prior. Citizens of the city had awoken from their good nights rest - that was only if they were not busy spending time with whores and drinking till the early hours of the morning - and wandered the streets in a seemingly aimless manner, performing their own duties for the day. Merchants, while their exotic and foreign items displayed for all to see, called out to those passing by their small shops, presenting their items in which they were planning to sell and make money off of; some were there listening to what they were offering as they stood around the shops while others simply walked by without a second glance. Jar carriers and delivery men casually wandered hither and yon, their destinations unknown to many if not all.
The local guards on patrol for the day were on their normal morning duties as well, keeping the p