In a Kingdom on the islands known today as the Philippines, rules a tyrant king who kills his own people. A foolish and selfish king who married a beautiful maiden of pride, dignity, and love. A maiden who reigned as the Queen, a maiden who loved the King, and a Queen that's betrayed by her love. . . Mariya, the Queen who plotted treason.
strong female lead
Epilogue My husband stared at me blankly as I aimed the blade at him. Tears started streaming down my face with the pain of having to choose between my people and my husband. "A peaceful submission... please," I sobbed, and my hands started to shake when he didn't move or said anything. He's just watching me, and his cold eyes are hur...
Chapter LXX APOG "You heard everything, and my life is in your hands now. I wasn't going to hurt you or threaten you to keep this a secret because I am not that kind of person. You can tell my husband if you want to save him or earn his trust. But if you're going to inform him, please let me retrieve Tondo first. Like what you've heard, I'm not planning to kill my...
Chapter LXIX MARIYA I was conscious all along. And despite the injury, I'm perfectly fine. There were unfamiliar footsteps. Someone just came, and I don't have any idea who it was. A deafening silence followed the sounds of the heavy footsteps, that in my conclusion— the person stopped near me to watch me sleep. I was about to open my eyes to see who th...
Chapter LXVIII My husband is in total shock. He caught me and held me gently in his arms while caressing my face with his shaking hand. "M-Mariya," he called. "Your highness!" it was the sisters' horrified voices. I can imagine their faces. I heard the commotion and how Lakas and Apog took charge of catching the assassin. But I can't give much attention to ever...
Chapter LXVII Today's the day of the celebration. Everyone's busy preparing for tonight, but the sisters seem unrested since three days ago when I insisted for this banquet to happen. I discussed the plan with Amihan and Lakas three days ago, and just like the sisters, they almost disagreed with it. Tonight, guests from the neighboring polities and kingdoms will arr...
Chapter LXVI ABDUL It seems like a typical business, but there's so much going on behind its fences. This guesthouse is the traitors' nest, and this is where they are trying to draw my end. "Set everything on fire," I commanded my men as I stared at the place from a distance. "Yes, your majesty," Apog and the others must be busy burning down his other p...
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a unique story of a woman choosing to be strong and fight for her people instead of choosing her lover. a great read of women empowerment!
2021-11-03 00:05:08 2
Just finished reading from taking a month break due to my busy schedule. Mariya is such a lovely Queen you're so brave girl
2021-10-12 01:25:59 3
great story. The pacing is a bit slow and I'm confused wether Abdul is a villain or not but i love it. keep it up!
2021-08-21 18:27:56 5
omg! please tell me that the king will reacue Lakas 😭 their friendshipppppp I hope this story won't end tragically as what the preface says😥
2021-08-20 04:02:08 6
Lovin' this novel. It tells about the Philippines History and has a great plot.
2021-08-11 17:43:41 3