The Fated Prince
and other stories
- 3807 Words
- Ages 12 and up
ten does the
reader get the
chance to read a story from four thousand years ago?
This is a story from the 18th/19th dynasty of Egypt of a prince under a curse.
As he battles the magical forces against him, he undertakes a journey. By his own strength he wins a princess and then, as his curse seems to catch up with him, fate offers a him a chance to show his mental skill.
The Ancient Egyptians had many things to fear. They addressed some of their fears to Sekmet, the goddess devourer worshipped in her temple by priestesses in lion skin robes.
Princess of Nubia
The Nubians are a proud people. In their history they, for many years, intermarried with the nobility of the north and even conquered Egypt once, and had been pharaohs. They were also known in the past for their women warriors and warrior queens. Here a young Princess leads her people against a formidable invader.
Keywords: A curse, Ancient Egypt, magic, prince, princess, Pharaoh, crocodile, Sekmet, fears, lion goddess, Princess Amenirensis, Nubia