I still remember those days, like it was yesterday.
It was a time of Great Empires. From the silk Empire of the East, to the vast oceans in the West. And in the North, our Father's great Roman Empire, to the vastness of the Land of the Sun God Ra, ruled by the Great Pharaoh, our mother, Cleopatra VII Philopator.
Me and my 3 brothers, were born in luxury. Though many had coveted the Egyptian land, our mother, through her wits and ingenuity, had managed, to not only secure her throne, but ours as well. Or at least, that's what we were taught back then.
In those days of uncertainty, Mother had insisted upon, us having the highest education possible. And that meant, for us to have, the High Priest of the Temple of Thoth, as our personal tutor. He had been our mother's tutor as well.
On our fifth birthday, my twin brother, Alexander Helios, and I, Cleopatra Selene, were introduced for the first time, to High Priest Setna, who was to be our tutor. Just as he was to our big brother, Caesarion; Ptolemy XV Philopator Philometor Ceasar;vand as he was going to be someday, for our baby brother Ptolemy Philadelphus.
The man before us, was well build, with well developed muscles, as if he had spent his days in training, rather than in prayer. His face was rather young, for someone his age. Even though, hew was said to be a genius, that became the youngest High Priest in history. That was over 20 years ago. Nevertheless, Setna was the one, that instructed mother, on everything she knew about politics, economy, language & fighting, yet he still looked very handsome.
I remember at that moment, declaring: "He will be my husband!". At my declaration, mother and big brother burst out in laughter, while Helios got angry at Setna, and kicked him at the ankle. Since then, my twin brother always glared at our teacher. Our younger days, were truly wonderful.
Then, a year after our youngest brother, Ptolemy, began his own studies, tragedy befell our Great Empire of the Sun.
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