The young woman stared at the handwritten note, watching as the text seemed to waver in the candle light. Before she burnt the parchment she read the words on it one more time.
I am quite sure you have not been made aware of my existence though I, like all members of the Fire Nation, am quite aware of you. I am sure you know my father though - High General Lord Boshi. My father has served the Fire Nation for many years and as a gift to the Fire Lord he swore his first born child to serve the Royal Family.
If I had been born a boy I'm sure my father would have had me training to be a warrior from the moment I could hold a weapon. It seems that the gods had something else in mind and as such my father was gifted with a girl. As a female I cannot be a warrior in the army, however I can bear sons who would serve the Fire Lord. With this in mind I was betrothed to you, we would ma