Episode 21: His Preference (3)
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All the handmaids, including Rosalyn, were secretly making plans to seduce Tarkan. They were taken aback by Dionna’s sudden appearance.
《Yes, you may call me Dionna, respected handmaidens of Silvanus. 》
However, Dionna only smiled politely, as if she didn’t know what the handmaids were thinking.
‘Did she not hear what we were talking about?’
That’s how it seemed from the way she was greeting them.
They felt relived but hoped that she would just walk past them but Dionna came closer instead.
《 What were you discussing in a place like this?》
It was a very isolated location for a friendly chat among maids.
《Nothing special. 》
《Whatever we were discussing has nothing to do with you. 》
The maids raised their chins proudly and said, trying their best to act confident.
But rather than cowering, Dionna countered softly.
《How can it have nothing to do with me? 》
Dionna looked at the maids with a smile.
《Especially when it concerns His Highness Tarkan. 》
At those words, the maids flinched and trembled.
‘No way, did she hear everything?’
If Dionna went to tattle to Aristine….
Just imagining it made the blood drain from their face. That was no different from giving Aristine the tool to chase them out. And if they were driven out, the Emperor would not stay still.
After knowing what happened to the Knights who went back to Silvanus, they couldn’t help but be nervous.
《To be so thoughtful about what His Highness Tarkan likes. 》(Dionna)
The maids looked at Dionna nervously, wondering how to move on from this situation.
《As expected of the Princess Consort’s handmaids. 》
Dionna finished with a wide grin and clapped in praise of the maids.
They couldn’t understand Dionna’s reaction for a second. The maids glanced at each other.
Meanwhile, Dionna continued speaking.
《The Princess Consort must have a lot of worries as a newlywed, right? Since she still doesn’t know what her husband likes. 》
《T, That’s right. 》
The maids quickly agreed with her and nodded.
It seemed Dionna didn’t hear the earlier part of the conversation and only heard the last few things.
《I, Dionna, will help you. 》
Dionna pronounced confidently, placing a hand on her chest.
《 I’ve watched His Highness Tarkan since he was little so I am very familiar with his preferences. 》
《 So you’re going to help us…uh, the Princess?》
《 Yes, after all, this is a marriage that has ended a long-standing hostility. 》
Dionna clasped her hands together, looking moved as she continued speaking.
《Every citizen of this country wishes for their Highnesses to have a happy marriage with no issues. I also want to offer what little I can to help. 》
And Dionna really taught them everything in detail, from Tarkan’s likes to his dislikes.
As a result, Rosalyn learned thorough details about Tarkan that Aristine did not know.
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As her recollection came to an end, Rosalyn gave a sly smile.
‘She certainly said that His Highness Tarkan hates sweet things.’
That was also what Rosalyn learnt while watching Tarkan’s every move.
Tarkan never touched sweet things, including desserts.
Normally, a couple feels closers because of the smaller things rather than the bigger things. In that sense, a tactic that involved small things like taste was quite effective.
“Well, if you’re worried about your relationship getting estranged, how about giving him a present?”
“Yes, and His Highness Tarkan saved Your Highness the Princess so it could even serve as repayment.”
“Oh, certainly. I have to repay him for saving me. That’s a good idea.”
Seeing Aristine nod her head in agreement, Rosalyn tried her best to stop herself from smiling.
“So, from what I heard from the court ladies, His Highness Tarkan really likes sweet things.”
“Yes, apparently, he absolutely adores them. That’s why he tried so hard to recruit that pâtissier.”
“Why don’t you gift him a fiery sweet dessert?”
Aristine stared at Rosalyn.
Rosalyn’s mouth felt parched but she kept a smile on her face.
Soon enough, Aristine nodded her head.
“That sounds good. Thank you, Rosalyn.”
Rosalyn’s smile reached all the way to her ears.
But right then…
Thanks for translating
Reverse Uno cards out to play >_<
Next chapter is going to be fun, I think he would happy even if Aristine gave him a rock.
Thank you so much for translating this novel, I am very happy that you choosed this story !
And then Tarkan will rationalize that a rock its a good cover in the battlefield ahahahah. Good comment, made laugh there, cheers!.
Made me laugh* thanks
That cliffhanger though ahahaha. Thank you so much Ruby-sama for the translation! I appreciate it so much! Certainly, the relationship between Aristine and Tarkan got stronger now (compared to the beginning) it makes me wonder if that little girl Tarkan saw in the battlefield was Aristine? And also do the Silvanus maids have more than two neurons in their heads? Its way too simplistic scheming to portray them every single time by the Author-san, gets a bit repetitive after a while. Is it only me?
when the fuck are these annoying bitches gonna die,,,,
thank you for the chapter!!
Ehm never, they will be just sent back with a ruined life probably. Nor even the guards got killed ~
Anyway, never say that of the villain’s or 2nd rate villainess. What if you get trasmigrated as one of them?
no,,,, that would be so anticlimactic
i would be dead in a ditch if that happens honestly im not smart so i wont survive in a society like that
From a girl he’s hopelessly in love with, every gift is a wonderful gift 😅😅
who wanna bet with me that he’ll still eat it?
Thank you for your time and efforts in each chapter miss ruby 🖤🖤
Tarkan will happy with everything that aristine give him xD