{Scarlett's POV}

I was walking down the halls of the castle headed to grab some lunch when I saw my sister Ashlee. I halted as she watched a guard from far away. He was smiling and laughing with another guard and I sighed knowing exactly who he was. 

I slowly made my way up to her and placed a hand on her back startling her.

"Hey, Scar." She mumbled and I placed my arm around her shoulders pulling her to my side as she leaned her head on my shoulder. 

"I'm sorry, sis." I told her. 

No one should feel the rejection of a mate. 

"It's okay." She spoke softly. 

"Im blessed to live here with you, Scarlett, I truly am. But..." She trailed off pulling away from me and took my hands in hers. 

"I can't stay here. I can't bump into him all the time and feel my wolf howl with pain and my heart break all over again. It's tearing me apart." She spoke sadly and I frowned giving her hands a squeeze. 

"I understand, Ash." She gave me a soft smile and nodded. 

"I don't know what I'll tell madre, but I'm sure she won't like me leaving. Heck, I don't even know where I'm going to go. I recently just turned seventeen for crying out loud." 

"I can speak with mom, but what if I could get you into a pack? A pack that us royals are close with and I'm close with one of the people that lead it." Her eyes widened. 

"You'd really do that for me?"

"Ashlee, you're my little sister, of course I would." She let go of my hands, throwing her arms around me, hugging me tightly.

"You're the best." She said and smiled closing my eyes and hugged her back just as tightly. 

When she pulled back I could already see the question brewing. 

"So? What pack?" I grinned. 

"The War Pack," I told her and her eyes widened. 

"Wow." 

"Yeah, everyone deserves a second chance, Ashlee. This will be yours. Octavia, the luna, is a great friend of mine and I'm sure when you go to see her she will help you with whatever you need. It may take a bit for you to get into the pack and then a few more weeks for you to get settled there and get used to everything but I'm sure you can do it." She beamed up at me. 

"I don't know how to thank you, Scar." 

"You don't have to." I leaned in placing a kiss on her forehead and pulled back shooting her a wink. 

"Maybe this is the Goddess answering your calls for a change that you requested so many times," I said and she let out a laugh. 

"Maybe so." She said as her eyes shifted to something behind me but before I could turn around I felt a hand being placed on the small of my back. 

"You have a doctor's appointment, love," Christian spoke and I looked up seeing him smiling at Ashlee. 

"Good evening, Ashlee. How have you been?" He asked. 

"I've been good." She replied politely and he nodded and directed his attention to me. 

"Right," I mumbled. "Ashlee I have to go to a checkup, but I'll come to see you later alright?" 

"Sounds good." I gave her a wave letting Christian guide me down the hall. 

"I'm ready to find out the gender," Christian said and I bit my lip anxiously. 

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