He cracked the reins again, he had to hurry them on. She would need him. He wanted to be there for her, saving her again. She was the Princess, and he loved her. She had no idea of his feelings. He could not imagine how disgusted she would be if she knew. There was no future for them together, except for him being by her side, ever her protector.
He was strong, always her champion, the beautiful princess of the kingdom. He was only a warrior, scarred from battle. She only thought of him as her friend. One day she’ll be married and be the queen. Then I will watch over the children, as I have watched over her since she was a child.
This is the duty of a guardsman, a warrior, a protector. He slapped the reins again, urging them on.