Soldiers Dance for Me by Cheryl Corbin
Approx. 4,510 words.
Published on September 10, 2013.
Jens has long dreamed of becoming a Queen's Arm, an elite soldier. Most girls in his village dream of being chosen to be a Queen's Hand, but Bekin dreams only of Jens, wanting him to stay in their village and marry her. When Jens is chosen to be a Queen's Arm, Bekin waits for his return. But when Bekin is chosen to be a Queen's Hand, unwillingly, their future together is in jeopardy.