“Well you’ll have to work something out. The only other way is for the prince to take you in as one of his wizards. Now I’ve only heard rumors but I don’t think the prince takes very good care of his wizards.” Anders had not actually heard anything about the prince’s care of his people one way or another but Meck seemed to need some encouragement. He refused to lose his wonderful wizard to an unworthy royal.
Meck sighed. “Maybe I could try to teach them a few things.” He fidgeted with the hem of his shirt as he mumbled while looking down.
“What is that? Did the shirt do something to offend you?” Anders asked.
“I said I could try. I can’t guarantee anything, but I don’t want to work for the prince either.”
“I could work for the prince,” Vedder offered, a wide smile on his face.
“Do you know protection spells?” Anders had no problem throwing Vedder at the prince as long as Farlon didn’t think they were a package deal and try to nab Meck later.
Vedder groaned. “I don’t know spells that will make armor almost impenetrable.”
“I didn’t mean to,” Meck defended.
“That’s what makes it all the more impressive,” Anders interjected before sitting down at the table. “I don’t want to put pressure on you Meck but the prince said you could teach his wizards and I’m afraid if you refuse he will have you grabbed against your will.”
“He would do that?” Meck paled.
“Meck, the prince isn’t one of those politicians who waits around for someone to make the move he likes to plan ahead. If he saw you weren’t sharing your secret or techniques or whatever he will decide to keep you for his own.”
“Why don’t we worry about that when he comes? Until then I will continue to meet with his wizards and try to find one of them who can match my technique. It isn’t elaborate or difficult.”
Still, Vedder didn’t seem appreciative of the prince’s new goal of acquiring Meck. “I will keep focus on teaching the new wizards and see if they can learn. The other men nodded.
“Fine, if you won’t seek emergency escape for the future I wash my hands on you.” A disgusted expression crossed his handsome face as he folded his arms and glared.
“Fine. Be that way.” Meck frowned back at his friend.
“I’m trying to be supportive,” Vedder frowned.
“By telling me I can’t teach anything and that I’ll end up conscripted to a future king.”
“You will handle this fine. I’m just worried for the future,” Anders said. “You didn’t see the gleam in his eyes.”
“That’s probably for the best I don’t appreciate people collecting me,” Meck said, his eyes flashing annoyance.
“I don’t like people collecting you either. I haven’t known you long but I want to keep you for more than a few days.” Anders didn’t get attached, not usually. The fact his inner wolf wanted to wrap around Meck like a furry coat and keep him safe from all other predators was highly unusual.
“If the prince becomes push I know how to push back.”
An electric charge filled the air and Vedders’ eyes widened. “Meck pull it in.”
“I don’t want to. Maybe I can fry the prince.” Meck scowled.
“You are getting ambitious. I approve,” Vedder said, grinning like a beserker.
“If you do that they will throw you in prison and never let you see the light of day,” Anders said. “Now behave. I won’t let anything happen to you. You are mine.” He had nothing further to say on the matter. Meck was his and he’d fight tooth over claw to keep him by his side.
67 thoughts on “Lord of Small Magics – 23”
Yay, Meck has a temper. Let the prince try something and see how far it gets him
Love it, don’t mess with Meck. Lol
A nice ending to a great day.
This made my day I was getting impatient ty
Nobody is gonna be pushing Meck around.
Go Meck! Feisty huh?
Nice….Meck has a hidden temper peaking out.
One word……. Yessssss.
Very nice. Hopefully the Prince won’t force their hand.
I love it! he is Anders!!! the best
Glad to see Meck will stick up for himself when he needs to.
Totally loving this! I so will be buying this book!!!
Love it , can’t wait for tomorrow
This is getting interesting, I wouldn’t want to be in the Prince’s shoes, rofl.
Thanks and Happy Thanksgiving.
oh does Meck have another secret talent 🙂
It’s always the quiet ones. 😇
I would what Meck power that need to be held back can’t wait for more!
Don’t mess with Meck! 🙌
Wonderful! I hope the prince doesn’t pull a stupid stunt and snatch Meck. If Meck doesn’t fry him, Vedder will. If there’re any bits left to fry after Anders is through with him.
Will the prince acknowledge a mate claim? Hmm, wonder if Meck’s temper is what he got from the claiming?
The prince might not have to worry about Anders after all. Looks like Meck might put him in his place.
I can’t wait to see what happens next! Looks like there is a hidden side to Meck.
Oooh a feisty Meck. I like it.
Just keeps getting better… can it be tomorrow already???
Oh boy so can’t wait to see what happens next….. Happy Thanksgiving
Can’t wait to see what is next.. love Meck he is adorable.,
Liking the bite he has.
Who knew that meck had a vicious streak?
Oooh, he bites him sexes him up, keeps him away from the prince, riles and infuriates him all while loudly claiming him verbally. I soooo approve of this caveman like behavior!!!!
So Meck can stand up for himself…..great 🙂
I like feisty Meck!
Me likee where this is going.
This story has made my November more full of smiles than it would have been by far!
Reciprocal possessiveness: they should have a bright future together.
I so can’t wait to see what happens next 😊
I pity the Prince if he tries to get Meck. He could end up getting very uncomfortable.
I think the Prince should learn hard or easy that Meck only makes those he cares about comfortable and it’s better to be his friend than an obstacle in his path.
This prince may need to watch out….
Looking forward to tomorrow
I like Ander’s attitude. He knows what he’s got and how to protect it 😉
Meck has hidden depths and just a little bit of the warrior bursting through. I like it!
Hey, I didn’t realize Meck had the temper.. That’s very good especially in dealing with the Prince….
Love it.😊 love it.😊 love it.😊
I hope he puts this prince in his place
He has a temper, that’s great!
You get em Meck!!!
MEck has a bit of a temper. Good for him.
Wow. I love it. Go, Meck!
Well, well, well…look at Meck getting all badass
Seems like it could get complicated
I liked seeing Meck’s temper! Sounds like a conflict is in the offing.
Prince-frying may become the new national pastime!
Love it! Meck needed a backbone 🙂
Things are getting interesting!
I bet Meck can break out of the prison easily
LOVE it! ❤
Now I can’t wait to see what happens next!!!
Meck’s a little feisty, like it 😉
Meck has defensive magic? Good he’ll need it
I love this story
You tell them Meck! Can’t wait to see what happens next.
I love this story can’t wait for next installment
Furry coat… heh
it’s always the little guys you have to watch out for.
Meck just gets better and better
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