Prince Alec's Accidental Bride: a romantic high fantasy short story
Prince Alec's father and king commands him to wed, bed, and present a wife to him in three months or less.
Prince Alec doesn't want anyone to win.
Raina wants to win enough prize money to pay her parents' taxes and lay in winter supplies, and go back home.
Neither of them planned on what would happen she wins and love enters the picture.
An 8,400-word romantic fantasy short story.