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The Price of Desire

The Price of Desire

37.1K Reads 3.5K Votes 75 Part Story
P.J. Fox By pjfoxwrites Completed

Kisten Mara Sant is a man with a problem. He's disgraced his conservative, politically ambitious family, torpedoed a promising naval career, and only barely escaped being put to death for treason after brawling with his uncle in the middle of the senate floor. His uncle, who happens to be the senate minority leader and heir to the throne of the empire. After Kisten's father, who is both the chancellor of the empire and his cousin's bitter political rival, pulled every string at his disposal, Kisten's sentence was commuted to exile: as governor of a disease-ridden mining outpost teetering on the edge of rebellion where running water is an almost unheard-of luxury and the native population is terrified of toilets.  He decides to have one last hurrah before meeting his certain doom but, instead of the fun he'd hoped for, he winds up with a hangover and an unwanted accomplice: a terrified urchin of a girl who hates him, and does her best to sabotage him at every turn. 

And that's when things really get bad.

After sifting through many titles, your story line just rolls of the pages. I could loose sleep reading this.😱 Great literary capture of Aria's inner turmoil.
GrottyStatute GrottyStatute Nov 15, 2016
This is incredible :) 
                              I really like the fight scenes, how you described them... In fact, I like everything you described here!
sante1430 sante1430 Feb 17
I have a good feeling about this story. Can't wait to get started. Yippee! 😂
livingsdg livingsdg Feb 03
Very impressive first chapter. Surprised it doesn't have more reads/votes.
GrottyStatute GrottyStatute Nov 16, 2016
Color me intrigued.  I only wish I could write like this (It's a bit hard when English isn't your first language :/)
                              But, again, amazingly written. I wonder how this doesn't have more... "Views", is that how you call it? Anyway, onto the next chapter :)
So_Jaded15 So_Jaded15 Feb 13
Woah. I love this already, I can't believe I didn't read it sooner.