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Fairy-Tale Prince by Kiaraz Fairy-Tale Prince by Kiaraz
Response to an ask on tumblr

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Every morning before they left home Ziio would sit Connor down on top of her bed, his back to her chest, and tenderly brush his hair. He always insisted she tie his hair in two long braids at the front, partially so he would share something with his mother and also as an excuse to keep her nearby just a little longer. He would always giggle and twist and chatter away as she wrestled him still but today Connor was quiet and grave. He hadn’t spoken a word to her all morning.

“What’s wrong, baby?”

Connor nibbled on his bottom lips for a few moments before answering. “Kanen’to:kon said it was weird I don’t have a dad,” he mumbled under his breath and solemnly picked at small tuffs of carpet, “and not just him, all the other kids too.” Large brown eyes blinked up at Ziio, unanswered questions swimming in their depths, begging for answers. “Is it weird? I don’t want to be weird.”

Ziio instantly bundled her child up in the safety of her arms, the contact providing much needed reassurance for Connor who happily melted into the embrace. “Of course not, my child. Besides, it’s not that weird and we don’t need him anyway!”

“We don’t?”

“Not at all, we’re the perfect team without him, you and me.” Ziio leant forward to blow cool air over Connor’s ears causing him to squirm playfully in her lap.

“Ista and Ra-Ra?” (A/N: Ista = Mother)

“Ista and Ra-Ra.” She confirmed.

Connor grinned contentedly and his eyes dropped gently as he let himself drift gradually away to the soft strokes of his mother’s fingers and brush through his hair. “Ista?” Ziio hummed in answer. “What was my father like?”

Ziio stopped her brush strokes suddenly, her movements stilled for a few moments. “He was like a prince from a fairy-tale. Well-mannered, respectful,” she chuckled to herself, “if not slightly conceited.” She stopped brushing Connor’s hair and instead leant forward to wrap her arms around his tiny waist and rest her chin on his shoulder. “He wore his charisma like a fine coat, never afraid to show it off or use it. There was always something about him, something that drew people to him and charm them; he could have had anyone and instead chose me.”

Abruptly Connor pulled his mother’s arms tighter around him, causing her to jerk forward. She laughed off the collision and squeezed her son tight. “I want to meet him.” Connor conceded.

“Maybe one day.”



Hey guys! If you like this, please follow the tumblr ask blog I made for this verse. [link]

Assassin's Creed (c) Ubisoft
Art (c) Kiaraz
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KittyKirkland Featured By Owner Jan 2, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
cute. ^w^ But Haytham was an ass for leaving hem. :( meany.
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tomytieneblas74 Featured By Owner Dec 4, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Amazing detail, the picture really shows a lot of the story in the description ! :)
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asians2001 Featured By Owner Feb 18, 2013  Hobbyist Artist
So sweet!

(But when Connor met him, Haytham tried to kill him at first...)

Anyway, THIS IS TOO SWEET FOR WORDS!
(They look like they're wearing modern clothes instead of Native American, but it's still ADORABLE!
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Kiaraz Featured By Owner Feb 18, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
It's for my modern AU.
Thanks for the comment :)
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asians2001 Featured By Owner Feb 18, 2013  Hobbyist Artist
Oh, ok.

Your welcome! :D
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reetart Featured By Owner Feb 13, 2013  Hobbyist
Awww<3 I love this :3
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ZoeyJayne Featured By Owner Feb 3, 2013  Hobbyist Artist
N'Awwwww so cute :3
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malikai888 Featured By Owner Jan 28, 2013  Hobbyist
Awwww... This is sweet.
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OGUROXTEOS Featured By Owner Jan 13, 2013  Student Traditional Artist
WOOOO GENIAL ¬¬ sabes no te dan mucho tiempo para verle Su mamitis al pobre de Connor .... pero es genial XD tu dibujo ....
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ShadowFelix Featured By Owner Dec 27, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Dawwww ratohnhaketon is such a momma's boy.
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