The Chosen Mate by Shiloh Darke
Approx. 4,010 words.
Published on October 7, 2009 by
Gypsy Shadow Publishing.
The Magical world is in danger of extinction. As a way of battling this problem, the government has issued a mandate forcing every pure blood witch and wizard who are of age and able to bear children, to marry another who is of pure blood. Clarissa, a young witch, just turned eighteen and has received her notification, along with a list of the wizards who've petitioned for her hand.