|Queen Of Maldonia II
Author: MyahLyah PM
It's been four years since Tiana and Naveen's lives were turned upside down from all have hit them, and just as they finally get acquainted with their life of peace, they face new challenges and temptation. Chapter 60 is up! The final chapter. R&R!Rated: Fiction T - English - Drama/Romance - Tiana & Prince Naveen - Chapters: 60 - Words: 174,265 - Reviews: 476 - Favs: 54 - Follows: 28 - Updated: 03-27-11 - Published: 11-07-10 - Status: Complete - id: 6458720
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Queen of Maldonia II
Within A Child For Our Love
Mariah walked out in Helina's uniform while holding both babies in her arms with a huge grin on her lips. "Oh Naveen! Aren't our children beautiful?"
Naveen was shocked to see the woman standing before him. "What the hell? How did you get in here?"
"Ask your brother Kanad." She grinned. "He's always looking out for his sister-in-law."
It took all of Naveen to not go up the woman and striking her, but knew he couldn't. She was holding his children and she was a woman. "Look, I know you're not insane so and I will actually give you no prison time if you would me my children or gently put them back in their crib." He tried negotiating with her.
"They are my children as well!" She said.
Naveen looked down at her arms and noticed blood on them which frightened him. "What have you done to my children?"
"Nothing. They're asleep." Mariah answered. "That nanny of theirs tried to get in the way but I took care of her."
"Helina?" Naveen said to himself. "What have you done to her?"
"I only knocked her out with the book weight on the book shelf and tied her up in the bathroom after she tried blocking my children from me. She had to know her place." Explained the crazed woman.
Naveen saw that the woman had no guilt for what she did. He knew he was dealing with a lunatic.
Just then, Tiana walked in the nursery. "Naveen I…" She stopped when she saw Mariah holding her babies. "…Mariah."
The woman frowned. "What are you doing in my children's nursery?"
Tiana raised an eyebrow. "Your children?"
"Yes, my children. Naveen and I are still married you no good dirty slut!" She snapped.
Tiana didn't give the woman no response as she simply walked her way. "Give me my children you delusional bitch."
Mariah stepped back "No, these are my children! Naveen! Get her!"
Naveen took Tiana by the arm. "Stay away from our children, Tiana!"
Tiana frowned and looked his way. "Are you crazy? This is Mariah…" She stopped when he pulled her in his arms.
"Follow my lead." He instructed with a whisper.
Tiana then understood what he was doing. So she pushed him away. "How dare you leave me for her!"
Mariah watched the two.
"Mariah is my wife, and the mother of my children Tiana. It's best that you understand that now." Naveen explained, cringing inside.
Tiana slapped Naveen across the face, surprising him.
"What the…?" He put his hand on his jaw.
She gave him a wink and continued. "I gave up everything for you. My life in New Orleans, my career-
"I told you to stay there, but you didn't listen." Naveen said, still rubbing his face.
Mariah grinned, walking her way over to Naveen. "Hold our children…" She handed him the babies. "...I'll handle this."
Naveen gave her a grin.
Mariah grinned back before looking back over at Tiana. "Isn't my husband handsome?"
Naveen took a step back and pressed his back against the button that was on the wall, releasing the silent alarm.
"So you see, Tiana." Mariah started walking over to her. "I win. You lose."
Tiana rolled her eyes and uppercut punched Mariah. Knocking the woman unconscious onto the floor. "No honey. I won. You just got yourself knocked out."
Naveen nodded his head in approval. "Achidonza, mi benita."
Six guards ran into the nursery all looking around and very alert.
Leni saw Naveen holding the twins while Tiana was standing before an unconscious Mariah. "Everything seems all is taken care of."
Mariah then groaned. "Ugh. What happened?" She looked up and gasped when she saw Tiana, Naveen and six big men all looking down at her. "No…"
"Yes…" Leni said, picking her up. "It's time for you to go to prison."
"No!" She screamed as she was being carried out of the nursery.
"Help! I'm in the bathroom!" Helina yelled from the bathroom.
One of the guards went to rescue the woman.
Tiana quickly went over to Naveen and the babies. They could hear Mariah screaming down the hall.
"She won't be bothering us anymore." He said as he handed the twins to her.
"My babies." Tiana kissed them both.
The guard carried Helina out of the bathroom. She had a small knot on her forehead and even if she was in pain, she was relieved that the royal couple were with the twins. "Oh thank goodness the babies are fine. That monster-
"She's gone." Naveen smiled at the nanny. "And you can have the rest of the day off."
"I am alright, your highness. I just have a slight headache that can quickly go away-
"With the rest of the day off." Naveen said.
"I will make sure she is resting, your highness." Said the guard.
"Listen to your husband." Naveen told her.
Helina knew she couldn't refuse both men. "Thank you, your highness." She then looked over at Tiana. "Your majesty-
"Tiana." The queen corrected her.
"Tiana, you are a very blessed woman." She said before the guard walked her out of the room.
Nagina then ran into the room. "I just saw Mariah being carried out of the palace! How did she manage to get back within the palace's grounds?"
"It was all my fault." Kanad said, walking in the nursery. "I thought that I could fool Naveen by faking the annulment and caused all of this."
"Well it's over now and you still have time to annul. If you want." Naveen said.
Kanad was surprised. "So you're not angry with me?"
"I'm angry, but I have more important things to be concerned about right now." Naveen said, looking down at his wife and twins.
Nagina caressed Nicholas' cheek. "They look just fine."
"Yes they do." Tiana said.
"Where are the guards taking Mariah?" Asked Kanad.
"To prison." Naveen answered.
"Without a trial?" Asked the prince.
"She was trespassing and endangered children who happen to be the king and queen of Maldonia. She's not getting a slap on the wrist." Said the king.
"But she's mentally unstable." Kanad said.
"Your brother has a point." Tiana said. "While she was holding the babies she looked lost and confused. As if she was under a spell."
"Yes and Dr. Facilier is the Easter bunny. Mariah won't be getting a slap on the wrist." Naveen said.
"Admitting her to an institution isn't giving her a slap on the wrist. She's not there, Naveen." Tiana stated.
"I second what Tiana just said." Agreed Kanad.
Nagina shook her head. "Kanad you fool. Shut up! She's going to prison. Isn't that right, Naveen?"
Naveen sighed. Knowing his wife and brother were right.
His mother frowned. "Please do not tell me that you are going by this?"
"Mariah is a nutcase, mother-
"But she put my grandchildren in danger. Young babies who happen to belong to you!" Nagina tried to point out.
"I know and for her own safety as well as the other patients, she will be transferred to a mental institution until further notice." Naveen explained.
"She is fooling you all." Nagina said.
"Even if she is. She is in a heavily secured facility and has a special cell all to herself. So it's going to be pretty much like a prison for her." Naveen said.
"You're highness!" Interrupted Vincent, who then knocked on the door. "King Gilles of Genixia has arrived."
"Faldi faldonza! I forgot he was suppose to make a quick visit here." Naveen said.
Tiana rolled her eyes. "And yet he's still welcomed in the palace."
"Tiana, I already explained that this is only for business." He said before giving her a kiss. "I will see you in a few."
"I'm bringing the babies in the suite." She said.
"Fine then I will see you there." He said, leaving the room with the valet.
"I would like to personally thank you for all you have done for my country." Said Gilles.
"Glad to have helped your country from bankruptcy." Naveen responded. "So, what are other reason for your visit to Maldonia?"
Gilles nervously laughed. "What do you mean by that?"
Naveen shrugged. "I don't know. You could've sent your valet, or your other help here for you to personally thank me. Or a simple telegram would've do."
"I enjoyed my time in Maldonia-
"That you did." Naveen cut him off.
Gilles could feel the tension and he stood. "I should be leaving, again thank you for everything."
"Right." Naveen said, watching the man leaving the office.
Once Gilles walked out he saw a fuller looking Gabriella speaking with a man, who looked like the gardener she was with before.
Nathan too saw Gilles and frowned. Catching Gabriella's attention.
"Nathan, who are you looking…" She gasped when she saw Gilles standing there watching her.
The Genixian king approached the two. "Good afternoon, Gabriella." He looked down at her stomach.
Gabriella knew she couldn't possibly cover her growing stomach. "Hello Gilles."
"You're…" He stopped himself, knowing he was definitely the father... "Congratulations."
She nodded her head. "Thank you." Hoping he wouldn't say or do anything else. "This is my husband, Nathan." She introduced.
"Husband." Gilles said, a little hurt by learning this.
"We're expecting a new baby." Said the gardener; he was already aware of Gabriella and Gilles' past relationship.
"I see." He said, looking at Gabriella. "May I have a word with you, Gabriella?"
"Not without me!" Nathan said, getting protective of his wife.
"No, it's okay Nathan." Said the maid. "Come in here." She lead him into a room.
"I'll be waiting out here." Said Nathan.
Gilles followed the woman into the room that looked like one of guest waiting rooms. Watching her standing next to window he could definitely see the bump in her tummy. And the sun's rays hitting her hair. "You look beautiful."
"Why are you here?" She asked.
"For business and for your forgiveness." He answered, walking her way.
She frowned. "What?"
"Once I made it back to Genixia I couldn't stop thinking about you." He confessed. "I've never felt like this for any woman before."
"Why are you doing this?" She turned away, putting her hands on her stomach. "You hurt me."
"I know, and I am sorry for all the wrong I have done to you." Gilles took her hand. "I want to do right by you. And for our unborn child."
Gabriella's eyes widen as she faced him. "This baby isn't yours."
"I know it is and I would like to be apart of this child's life." He said.
She shook her head no. "I'm married, Gilles."
"Nathan can't ever make you happy. Not the way I did." He said with a small smile.
"You made me happy under false pretenses." She said with tears. "I loved you."
"And I love you! I honestly do." Gilles confessed; speaking from the heart. "I was an idiot and learned from my mistakes. Please…" He kissed her hand. "I didn't come back here just to thank the king for saving my own kingdom. My nights have been lonesome. My days have been depressing." He then pulled out a small box. Opening it to show a large diamond ring. "Please, marry me. Be my wife, the mother of my child and queen of Genixia."
Gabriella looked into Gilles' watery eyes and knew how honest he was. But should she take the risk again? Leave her husband for another man who hurt her before?
Tears fell from Gabriella's eyes as her head started spinning with many thoughts on what was right for her and for her unborn child.
"Gabriella..." Gilles kissed her hand again. "Will you return to Genixia with me and raise our child there?"
The maid stared at the man as more tears ran down her cheeks.
The royal suite...
"Mama, why are the babies sleeping in the suite?" Asked A'lia, holding Natalia.
"It's only for one night and the nursery is getting a little touch up." Tiana answered. She didn't want the children to know what happened in the nursery. Naveen already had his security team at work by adding even more protection for the children, including the older ones.
"That doesn't make any sense." Said James, holding Nicholas.
"Nothing makes sense to you, James." Naveen said, walking into the room, closing the doors behind him. He kissed Tiana. "How are you feeling?"
"I'm feeling good." She answered and kissed him again. "How did everything go?"
"With Gilles? He thanked me for saving his country, but I know that wasn't the only reason he returned." Naveen explained.
"Mmm-hmm." Tiana said, taking his hand. "Alicia should be here in a minute to help you two with the babies. Your daddy and I will be out on the balcony."
"Doing what?" Asked James.
"Don't question your mother." Naveen warned his son. "We'll be back."
"Okay!" Said the kids.
Naveen gave his wife a questioning look. "If this is about Gilles then you have nothing to worry about. The security team just called and told me that he left with someone. Perhaps his valet or-
Tiana put her finger over her husband's lips. "I don't want to talk about Gilles, Gabriella, Mariah or anyone else. We've been married for eight years now, and I am definitely use to all the craziness and surprises we've encountered over the years."
Naveen wrapped his arms around her. "And I apologize for putting you through so much."
"I've dealt with a lot of setbacks in my life." Tiana said. "I knew what I was getting myself into the day I met you."
"That magical kiss." Naveen remembered. "You're definitely the backbone of this royal family."
"I wouldn't take all the credit since your backbone is just as stern." Tiana poked him on the chest.
"You love my sternness." He kissed her. "But you never thought that your life would end up this hectic."
"I was prepared for a hectic life since the day I was born." Tiana said with a smile. "Thanks to my daddy."
"That you were." He was about to kiss her but stopped himself when he heard the bedroom doors closing. Alicia, the nanny came in the room. He was relieved and returned back to his wife. Where he then caressed her cheek. "Mi benita."
Tiana smiled at him and looked up at the stars. "Ray and Evangeline have been there through all our tragedies and blessings." Thinking about New Orleans.
Naveen looked up at the stars and that got him thinking. "It's about time for us to visit New Orleans again. Don't you think?"
She grinned. "I was just thinking that."
"The kids will be excited." He said.
"Yes, they will be." Tiana continued smiling. "Do you think they'll be as happy as their daddy in seven months?"
Naveen frowned, looking back down at his wife. "Seven months?"
"Yes, when the new baby is born." Tiana looked into his honey colored eyes.
His eyes widen along with his mouth dropping open. "You're…you're…
"Mmm-hmm." Tiana nodded.
"You're not joking, are you?" He raised an eyebrow.
"Why would I joke about something like this?" She then put his hand over her small bump.
Naveen's face lit up and he lifted her up in his arms. "Achidonza!"
Tiana laughed. "This is getting old."
"Me being thrilled that my wife is having another child will never get old." Naveen said, sitting her back on the ground. He looked her up and down and shook his head. "I don't know how you do it."
"Do what?" She asked.
"Turn the worse days into one of the best in my life." Naveen said.
"Speaking of that..." Tiana grinned. "...when do you think we should have this second-third wedding?"
"I was thinking in about a month?" Naveen said.
Tiana's eyebrows rose. "A royal wedding in a month?"
"Why not? Our first two weddings were prepared in a day in the bayou and a week in front of our family." Naveen pointed out. "So how about it?"
Tiana lightly bit down on her bottom lip before answering. "Here we go again..."
A month later
Tiana walked down the isle in a long ivory wedding gown with an emerald coloured train with golden patterns sewed beautiful on it. The train was thirty feet long and made of silk. Her hair was in a neat bun with small strands of curls hanging on the sides of her face. Her queen tiara sat perfectly on her head. Naveen watched his bride nearing him as he wore his traditional Maldonian king uniform. It had military medals hanging on it and the buttons were all gold. He also had the traditional Maldonian sword at hand. He was in awe of his wife's beauty and knew that he had the best, like he always thought of his Tiana. He stepped down the stairs to take his bride's hand and walked right back up with her. The Maldonian priest nodded his head at the two, signaling them to get down on their knees. As he pray to them. The wedding was similar to their coronation except the crowing since they are the current king and queen of Maldonia. The priest would speak only in Maldonian tongue for which this time around, Tina completely understood. Neither had to make a speech or recite the entire Maldonian constitution in which Naveen was very grateful for. This wedding was also somewhat different from their first two. With this wedding, the princess or queen must wear tradition Maldonian colors which was emerald and gold. Tiana with the approval of Naveen and priest mixed it with her tradition ivory dress. He was very pleased with the final results.
As the priest spoke on, Naveen thought about the past eight years as a husband, king and father. How life has definitely changed him for the better and how blessed he was to have such a life partner as Tiana. Love was the reason why he had her and he was going to hold on to that feeling for the rest of his life.
Tiana also thought about the past eight years and how much joy and tragedy the two faced, but together they always made it work, which made them evenstronger. Through four children and another one on the way, she felt blessed to have all her dreams come true thanks to realizing that love was what she needed. She was definitely going to hold on to that feeling for the rest of her life.
The priest asked the two to exchange their vows to one another.
Naveen took both his wife's hands and smiled at her. While they stood back up again. "You are absolutely breathtaking." He grinned.
Tiana grinned back.
"Mi benita..." He started. "...what else can I say except that you are the most extraordinary person that I have ever met...that I know. Not only were you the main reason for me being the man that I am today, but you have also made me a husband, a father and so I've heard, a pretty good king. If I say so myself."
The guests laughed a little.
"I don't know where would I have ended up if I never met you in New Orleans. You wearing that blue dress. Looking up into the heavens. Much like an angel does." Naveen explained, and caressed her face with his hand. "Mi angelnia."
Tiana's eyes watered up.
"I would most certainly be lost without you. To not realize that handwork is very much important as having a good time. You made me see the light in that. To dig a little deeper and to understand that life comes as a compromise and no matter what you want, it's what you need that's the most important path to go through. You didn't see me as a royal or liked me because I was one. You saw me as your equal. An actual person and I finally saw myself as that when I realized when I fell in love with you." His eyes watered a little. "Thank you for being my wife, the mother of our children, my queen and for loving me."
Eudora, Nagina and Charlotte all wiped their tears with their handkerchiefs.
"True love never dies." Charlotte whispered.
"Ain't that the truth." Eudora agreed.
"They are very blessed to have each other." Nagina said. "Such a loving marriage."
Tears fell down Tiana's cheeks as she began. "Mi benito..." She started with a smile "I don't call you that all too often, but I should start."
"You don't have to." Naveen said with a smile.
"I know." Tiana smiled back, making the guests laugh. "You are the most amazing man that I've ever met...that I know, and my daddy would've also love you." She said. "You are the real reason for me to open my eyes and see the light. That it was okay to have fun every once in a while. I forgot fun even existed...I don't think I even knew it existed until I met you." She laughed a little. "You opened my eyes to a whole new world, to take a deep breath and view the colors of the wind and to see the beauty within the beast of me being such a stick in the mud."
Naveen listened on.
"I don't even know where or what would I be doing if I never met you back in my other home, in New Orleans. But I definitely don't regret ever kissing you on the first night we met. That kiss definitely changed our lives for the better." Tiana explained. "I would be lost without you." She choked up a little. "Thank you for being my husband, the father of our children, the greatest king that I've ever known and for loving me. A common woman who wasn't born into royalty or wealth."
"Your contrasts are what lead my heart to yours." Naveen said, pulling Tiana in for a kiss.
She wrapped her arms over his shoulder to deepen the kiss.
"Pardon." Interrupted the priest, making the guests laugh.
"Oh, right." Naveen said, taking both his wife's hands again.
Tiana shook her head.
"Rings?" Asked the priest.
Baron Eduardo Amaya handed Naveen the golden rings. Feeling very happy for the couple.
Naveen then handed Tiana a ring before taking her left hand. The priest began reciting the renewal vows, asking both if they would take each other as their loftily wedded.
"I do." They both responded, putting the rings on each other's ring fingers.
The priest raised up his arms. "I pronounce the king and queen of Maldonia as husband and wife, again!"
The guests all cheered as Naveen wrapped his arms around his wife and finally sealing their love with a kiss.
Kanad applaud at the couple before setting his eyes on a young teen girl who was clapping a couple seats over.
Gabriella clapped, feeling honored to be one of the bridemaids. She looked over and saw Gilles giving her a smile sitting on one side and Nathan checking on the flowers that were use as decorations at the wedding on the other end. The decision she made was hard, but felt it was the right choice for her and her unborn baby.
Naveen picked up Tiana and spun her around before putting her back down. "I'm sorry. I forgot that there's a little one in there." He put his hand on her tummy.
"Sure you did." Tiana said with sarcasm. She was now in her reception dress which was a lot more comfortable and her second wedding dress choice because she loved how the open back looked on her figure. So did Naveen.
"Mama! Papa! What a beautiful wedding!" Said A'lia.
Naveen then picked up his daughter.
"The wedding was beautiful. I will have a wedding similar to this one." Said James.
"You will have the biggest wedding Maldonia has ever seen, but I don't think you'll have the same luck in your coronation. If you have one that is" Naveen said, teasing his son.
James frowned. "What does that suppose to mean?"
"What makes you think you'll be king someday?" Naveen joked.
James's mouth dropped open, making his father laugh.
"Papa will you walk me down the aisle to my royal wedding?" Asked the princess.
Naveen then stopped laughing. "You won't be getting married for a long, long time, mi prinessa."
"But you didn't have a problem with James getting married?" Tiana said with a raised eyebrow.
Naveen nervously laughed as he put his daughter back on the floor. "Go ask your brother for some juice."
"You're in trouble." Said the princess as she skipped away.
Tiana gave Naveen a blink. "So...?"
He shrugged. "Well, she is my daughter and I would rather her have a career first-
"Mmm-hmm." Tiana interrupted, wrapping her arms over her husband's broad shoulders. Giving him lusting eyes. "Now what were you trying to say?"
Naveen knew what she was trying to do. Too bad it always worked to her advantage. "Well...I-um. So, you see-
"What? What? I can't hear you?" She teased.
Naveen then pulled Tiana into his arms, pressing his lips on hers. "Let's continue to make this day of love what is really is."
"Hmm. I don't know. Maybe I want us to keep at it. Lovers are the best fighters..." Tiana pointed out.
"...and the best love makers." Naveen finished, taking her hand and kissing it. "I would rather for us to make up."
"But we have a lot of company." She said.
Naveen evilly grinned and scooped her in his arms. "It never stopped us before." And walked her out of the room. Some of the guests noticed the two leaving and raised their glasses.
"Hail to the king and queen of Maldonia!" The group chanted.
James curiously frowned and looked up at Eudora. "Grandma?"
"Yes baby?" She asked, looking down at him.
"Where is papa taking mama?"
"Ya daddy is taking your mama to the honeymoon suite." She answered, snapping her purse close.
"Honeymoon suite?" Wondered the young prince. "What's it like?"
Eudora simply gave her grandson a smile. Knowing she already said too much. "You'll find out when you grow up."
A/N: There you have it! 'Queen Of Maldonia II' is over. Yay! All 60 chapters! Now I can read and review other stories until...yes, I said until I post another story. I have one final PATF story and it's similar to 'A Son For A King' and 'Queen Of Maldonia' but with no letter swapping or dead kings. Lol. This new fic will be titled 'Because He Loves Me' and I cannot wait to post it here! It's time to start fresh and I hope you all like it when it does get posted. So stay tuned and thank you all for reading and reviewing. I never thought that I would receive over 400 reviews! Thank you for your patience and again, thank you so much for enjoying the story!