Ariel stared at the scene before her. First it had been fire, raining down from the sky like lightening and burning houses here, fields there, and people and animals all over Egypt. Then it had been locusts, which wouldn’t have been too bad, except that they were suddenly everywhere, even crawling into bathtubs and into people’s food, spreading disease everywhere. Then the Nile waters had turned into blood and no one had any clean water to drink. Plague and pestilence was everywhere, and each second she had to watch the people of Egypt staggering under festering boils and oozing sores and...
“Son, I can’t believe that any of what you’re saying is true.”
“Believe it or not, it is the truth,” Ramses insisted.
The three of them – Ramses, Seti and Tuya – were standing alone in the Throne Room. Ariel, feeling this was something best left between the immediate family members, had gone to see what Lady Maleficent was doing. She and her ward Tzipporah were bathing in the outdoor pool, attended to by some of Tuya’s best servants. Ariel went to the balcony that overlooked the pool and watched them for a while. Even though she didn’t feel...
In the depths of Ancient Egypt, where even the royals were governed by law, there was a prince and a servant girl...
Ramses II is the young, headstrong heir to the throne of Egypt. Determined to be a better ruler than his father someday, Ramses has never been one for playing by the rules.
Ariel is the beautiful servant girl who has been Ramses' best friend since saving his life in their childhood. Cautious and loving, Ariel knows her place, but when friendship turns to love, she will gladly defy the rules.