His youth had startled many ever since he'd ascended the throne, and even more had given him less than a year until some poisoned food or a blade would end his life. But he was strong, and the piercing stare from those eyes of polished jade had sent many to their knees. He'd become a respected emperor, but his days were filled with loneliness and cold while the number of his enemies grew in proportion to his age.
Only the dance with his sword could give him inner peace.
Left: Mashooka - MHOH4 (free)
Right: The Ancient Tree - MHOH4 (free)