|Daughter of White
Author: FaeFreak14 PM
Artemis and the Pevensies have returned on a brand new adventure. They have to help Prince Caspian save Narnia! Will true love reign? Will Artemis' secrets come out? Sequel to the Last Daughter of Eve (sorry about the terrible summary). Second book of the Daughter of Narnia Series.I don't own Narnia in any way, shape or form. I only own my OC.Rated: Fiction T - English - Romance/Adventure - Edmund Pevensie & Aslan - Chapters: 9 - Words: 18,247 - Reviews: 13 - Favs: 21 - Follows: 11 - Updated: 12-09-12 - Published: 12-07-12 - Status: Complete - id: 8774046
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I sat on the roof, looking at the busy people below. They were preparing for the ceremony. The coronation was last night and I was glad it had been taken care of. My throne was even rebuilt by Aslan, so my crown would appear on my head every time I stood or sat on the throne. I sighed, setting my head down on my knees. Finally, I could relax. I closed my eyes, letting the summer breeze send warm chills down my back. "You better not fall off there," a voice said from my room below.
I crawled to the edge of the roof and flipped my head down, peering into my room. I was surprised to see Edmund sitting on my bed. I teleported next to him. He was used to my teleporting by now and wasn't shocked by it. "Hi."
He smiled, "You know I have to go back soon."
I flopped back, "Yeah, but you'll come back."
"Will you be there when I do?" he asked, looking back at me.
"I don't know, most likely. Why?"
He pulled me up, "Cause I'm going to miss you."
I laughed, "It will be longer for me than you."
"I know, but I'll still miss you," he said not letting go of my hand.
"We'll see each other again," I told him as I gazed into his eyes.
He pushed a stray hair behind my ear, "I love you."
I held his hand to my cheek, leaning into it as I closed my eyes, "I love you, too."
He kissed my forehead, "I need to get ready."
I nodded and he left me alone in my room.
I opened my eyes the next morning and got out of bed. The Pevensies were returning to England today. It was just like last time. I bit my lip to stop myself from crying. It was different this time, Edmund and I were closer and I knew I would see them again. This time I knew I wouldn't see Susan or Peter again and I wasn't sure about Edmund and Lucy. I took a deep, shaky breath, before I finished brushing my hair and stood up again. My stomach growled I headed out in the corridor, first checking the garden and then the dinning room. I ate in silence. I then decided to take a stroll through the castle and see if I could find someone who might have seen the Just King. My luck seemed to be on my side, cause I found someone after just a few minutes.
"Excuse me, but you haven't seen King Edmund, have you?"
The man frowned, like he was recalling something, then nodded, "Yes, he passed me a while ago and told me he was heading out for a ride." the man gave me a friendly smile, "That was about ten minutes ago. If you hurry, you might catch up with him."
"Thank you for your help…" I paused, waiting for him to fill in with his name.
He smiled again. "Drinian. Now I must return to my duties. Nice to speak to you, your majesty," he said as bent his head down.
I teleported outside of the stable. "May I help you, your Majesty?" one of the stable hands bowed and gave me a smile that could have been taken as flirty.
"Yes, in fact you can. I need Jenna to be saddled immediately. and I could you please tell me where King Edmund were heading."
"Of course." Quickly, the boy put a saddle on my horse, Jenna.
She was a big, snow white mare. With a calm temper, but fast speed. I saddled up quickly, looking down at the stable boy.
"So, where did King Edmund?" I asked impatiently.
"Over the bridge and then to the left, towards the sea," he said, pointing and I nodded.
Jenna was a non-talking horse, but she and I had a connection and she moved forward without me doing anything. Soon the wind howled in my ears and the sun shone down on me from the clear sky. I didn't want to teleport, because I needed a ride. I soon lost track of time and it felt like the road never changed, though it did. Small trees and bushes started to surround me and soon I had to let Jenna to slow down, so that she wouldn't trip on the roots that stuck out of the ground.
I listened and looked carefully for any sign of Edmund and I was soon rewarded, when a brown horse with a familiar rider appeared before me. "Ed!" I let out this small cry and let Jenna gallop the last few steps towards him, so that I soon was by his side.
"What are you doing here, Artemis?" He smiled and his fingers played impatiently with the reins.
"I came to talk to you."
His dark hair glistened in the sun and he looked tall and proud on the back of the horse. In fact, he looked like the king he was. King Edmund the Just. He looked just like I remembered him looking.
"I wanted to see you before the ceremony."
He smiled, "I'm glad you did."
One hour later, both of us had changed our clothes and dried of and was now gathered with everyone else by an old tree in the town. Before us stood the people of the town, clearly suspicious towards the lion in front of them.
Next to Caspian and I stood one of the big bears, who was called the Bulgy Bear, Trumpkin, Caspian's professor, Dr. Cornelius, Reepicheep, Trufflehunter and the centaur Glenstorm. Opposite from us, stood the four Pevensies.
Caspian stepped forward and at once, everyone fell silent, eager to hear what their king wanted to say.
"Narnia belongs to the Narnians, just as it does to man.", Caspian begun and looked out over the crowd. "Any Telmarines who want to stay and live in peace are welcome to. But for any of you who wish, Aslan will return you to the home of our forefathers."
The people before us started to mumble worriedly, but stopped when a man spoke up. "It's been generations since we left Telmar." He stared up at the king, waiting for a proper answer.
Nothing came; instead Aslan walked forward on his big paws and opened his great mouth. "We're not referring to Telmar. Your ancestors were seafaring brigands. Pirates run aground on an island. There they found a cave, a rare chasm that brought them here from their world. The same world as our kings and queens. It is to that island I can return you. It is a good place for any who wish to make a new start."
The people started to mumble, until another man spoke up. I recognized him as one of Miraz's generals, General Glozelle, he was a friend of my father's. "I will go." Glozelle walked forward, bending his head down. "I will accept the offer."
"So will we." Caspian's aunt and an elder man joined the general.
"Because you have spoken first, your future in that world shall be good." A hint of a smile appeared on the lion's lips. He breathed out on the people in front of him, before he turned towards the tree behind us. He let out another breath and at once, the tree started to unwind itself from its tangle appearance, creating a door out into nowhere.
Glozelle walked forward, followed by Lady Prunaprismia and the other man. They proceeded towards the tree and then, no one really knew what happened. One second they were walking forward, the next they'd vanished. There wasn't a trace of them.
The crowd behind us moved worriedly and I heard them mumbling. A few comments sailed out, showing everyone's anxiety.
"Where did they go?"
"They killed them."
"How do we know he is not leading us to our death?"
The crowd was hushed, as Reepicheep stepped forward and bowed by the lion's feet.
"Sire. If my example can be of any service, I will take 11 mice through with no delay." He looked first at Aslan, and then towards the Telmarines.
Aslan was just about to answer, when Peter stepped forward and released his sword from his belt.
"We'll go." He held the sheathed sword in his hands, as he looked back towards his siblings.
"We will?," Lucy asked, clearly surprised by the turn of events.
"Come on. Our time's up. After all..." Here Peter paused and gave Caspian his sword. "...we're not really needed here anymore."
"I will look after it until you return." Caspian smiled a sad smile and gripped the sword.
"I'm afraid that's just it." Peter looked a bit sad when he continued. "We're not coming back."
"We're not?" Lucy looked completely choked.
Peter, who smiled calmly towards his sister, soon answered this.
"You two are." He nodded towards Edmund and patted the young girl's shoulder. "At least I think he means you two." The King looked towards the lion, which didn't show any emotions at all. This was something the two children had to find out for themselves.
"But why?" Lucy looked sad for the sake of her siblings. "Did they do something wrong?"
"Quite the opposite, Lucy," I said, making everyone look at me. I glanced at Aslan and he nodded for me to continue, "But all thing's have their time. Your brother and sister have learned what they can from this world. Now it's time for them to live in their own."
"It's all right, Lu. It's not how I thought it would be…" Peter looked around him for a moment, before he finished the sentence. "…but it's all right." he smiled and ran a hand through his hair. "One day you will see too. Come on." He nodded towards us and the four siblings crossed over to say goodbye.
"Take care, Lucy." I smiled towards the girl, before pulling her into a hug. I felt her arms wrap tightly around my torso, before she pulled back and smiled.
"So should you. Bye, Artemis." She nodded, before moving on down the road.
"Oh, Susan," I bit my lip, before giving the older girl a tight hug. "Please take care of the others."
"I will Artemis, if you promise to take care of yourself and Caspian." I nodded.
"Of course." I bent forward to whisper in her ear.
As she moved away, I could hear her mumble something that sounded like;
"Bye, Artemis." Peter smiled and embraced me quickly.
"Bye Pete." I smiled, before turning towards Edmund. The last one was the one I was most afraid of saying goodbye to.
"Take care, okay?" He smiled and dragged me into a hug. I hugged him tightly, letting my head rest on his shoulder.
"Same to you."
Before he let go, I kissed him, right there, in front of everyone. I gave him one last hug, whispering into his ear, "I love you."
He smiled into my hair, "I love you, too."
He gave me one last gaze, before turning and joining his siblings.
Suddenly, Susan stopped and turned around. She looked towards Caspian, before quickly moving towards him and attaching their lips.
"I'm glad I came back," she smiled, as Caspian hugged her.
"I wish we had more time together," he looked sadly into her eyes.
"It would never have worked, anyway," Susan shrugged her shoulders and sighed.
"Why not?" Caspian was clearly confused, just like me and most of the people who listened to their conversation.
"I am 1,300 years older than you." Susan winked, before leaving his arms and again joining her siblings.
"I'm sure when I'm older I'll understand," Lucy said as they looked at their sister.
"I'm older and don't think I want to understand." Edmund sighed and I could hear Peter chuckle.
The four Pevensies gave Narnia one last look, before they again moved towards the tree. In just a few seconds, they were gone. Now I was left here in Narnia. once again, my Narnia.
It's over again, *inserts sigh*. I'll write the next book soon! Still need OCs!
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