The White Lioness

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Shannon is one of the last white werelioness of her pride and her father, the Alpha King of her pride, decided to mate her with one of the white lions. Shannon wanted her true mate and not be forced to mate with Ares once she came of age. She was determined to give herself only to her true mate and she would do anything for that goal.

Romance / Fantasy
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I came back from high school one night to find my parents sitting on the couch of our living room. I laid my backpack down and walked to them with a smile on my face.

I loved my parents. My father was the Alpha King of our pride of lions and my mother was his true mate. It was rare nowadays to find your true mate and most lions decided to settle down with a chosen mate. I hoped that I would find my true mate as well one day. It seemed too magical and too beautiful to my romantic heart to pass on it.

I hugged my mom tight and smiled at my father as I reached the couch. They both looked grim but I did not mind. That was a natural look on my father's face and my mother... Let us say that she could be a bit overdramatic.

"Hi! What's going on? It looks like you were expecting me." I said.

"Sit down Shannon." My father said.

I looked into my father's eyes quizzically but his emerald eyes told me nothing. I sat down between them and my father continued.

"Alpha Arthur and I decided that it would be highly beneficial for our pride if you mated with his son Ares."

"Ares?" I repeated puzzled.

"Yes." My father nodded. "He's powerful and he'll become a great Alpha King if he has someone like you by his side."

"But we don't know if Ares is my mate." I frowned. His words made no sense to me right now.

"It doesn't matter. We want you both mated once you finish High School. That leaves you three years to get used to the idea." He said matte-of-fact.

"That's not fair! You have your mate but I have to take a chosen without even choosing him." I growled shooting up to my feet.

"Ares is the best choice. The decision is final Shannon." He said and his eyes glowed with his lion's eyes. All Alpha King as he was, he hated that someone could talk back to him. I knew he would not listen to me so I looked into my mom's eyes.

"And you agreed with him?" I said to her.

She looked uncomfortable but she steeled her hazel eyes same as mine to hold my gaze. She had made her decision or her mate made the decision for her and as a good Queen, she would follow. I hated that trait of her personality. She would always say amen to everything my father said.

"Ares will be a good mate and he's a white lion just like you. I agree that he was the best choice. He might even be your true mate." She said.

"But it doesn't matter to any of you if he isn't as long as he fucks me and I pop white lions." I said tartly.

"Shannon!" My father growled.

My father stood up from the couch and he radiated fury. He was the King and I was certainly not powerful enough to stand up to him. I lowered my gaze in submission even if it made me so furious that I was crying. He said his next words with a voice full of his power.

"Go back to your room and don't ever talk to your mother like this!"

"Fine Alpha King." I said through gritted teeth.

He hated it when I called him by his title but he was not earning a "father" from me ever again. I walked back to my room and I was still crying heavy tears of pure rage. I would never accept Ares. Over my dead body. They could do whatever they wanted without me. They could make the white cubs if they wanted them so much.

Truthfully, I had no problem with Ares as a person. I thought he could be harsh on people sometimes but that was it. He was a pure dominant just like me but he had troubles to can it. Especially around other lions. He was all you could expect from an Alpha male.

He was nice to me though and I was sure he would make his mate happy but I never thought that it would be me. He was too beautiful for little old me and older as he was 21 and I was only 16. He had no mate and I knew that every female in the pride tried to court him. I guess he had one now. If my father told me about our engagement, it must mean that the whole pride knew already.

I thought about Ares and his dirty blond hair that waved to his shoulders. He had icy blue eyes that were mesmerising. His shoulders were broad and his body muscular because he trained a lot. He was our sports teacher at school too. The pride was managing our High School and trained the future members.
I also thought about our relationship so far and now... That would be difficult. I hated him. How could he be ok with this? Was he coerced by his father as well? Probably not. Maybe he thought just like them that it was the right choice. The white werelions' genes were more important than true love. Like hell.
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