The Goddess and her Mountain

posted in: Other Thoughts | 0

Toku Ngiha, one of my favourite characters. I love him because he has all the great characteristics of a large proportion of my male friends from New Zealand. Protective, Strong sense of honour and respect as well as that fantastic warrior spirit.

The following is an Excerpt from – Rowland, The Senator’s Son.

I am “Toku Ngiha” – my name means Igneous Rock in my native tongue; rock that emerges from the volcano. I am six foot, three inches and 300 pounds of Maori Warrior.  In the service of my goddess as personal guard and driver for the past ten years, I am known by the house as Toku (Rock).

***

I take my goddess’s hand to assist her to the back seat of the Bentley, feeling the slight tremble.  The hounds had been right – that bastard Assistant Prosecutor from the State Attorney’s Office had made his move and threatened her.

I keep my thoughts to myself, but fuck, I just want pound the tutae (shit) out of him.  Ekon, her younger Hound, had informed me via his earpiece that Blain Jackson had been man-handling her as they danced. If the honourable Mr Rowland Jeffers had not interfered, there might have been a Maori blood bath, right there on the dance floor.

No one handles my goddess like that – NO ONE!

I shut the car door, take a deep breath and walk around to the driver’s side of the car and look to where Rowland Jeffers still stood strong. Looking like the Tane Mahuta, a giant kauri tree native to the Waipoua Forest of my island home.  I nod my respect and thanks for the care of my goddess and get into the car.

“Home please, Toku,” her sweet voice is light.

“As my goddess wishes,” I answer.

She only waits long enough for us to drive out of sight before speaking again. “Why were my hounds watching?” she asks.

My goddess’s words catch me off guard.

Read more about the Forces at Play Series or get your eBook today.

Leave a Reply