Chapter Thirty-Six: Young Reinhardt’s Blunder (Part III)
I knew that things would not always go as planned, but having a child proved really difficult.
It can be said that this predicament began when I and those around me believed it to be something that could be achieved naturally, so not much effort was put into it.
There were a lot of things that went on with Mia, and in the end, I accepted her as my concubine.
There was some opposition, but in the end, they withdrew on the grounds that not every woman could give birth to a child of Royalty.
That means, if Mia were to be unable to give birth to a child, then her position would be in danger. However, Mia didn’t know about this.
Though it’s a relief that should she be able to give birth to a child, then she’ll be given a better position, but no one could ever really predict the exact dangers that come with being unable to do so.
That was why some factions became highly hostile to Annelier, who was to become a full-fledged queen and were plotting to separate me from her.
Though even if they’ve done that, it won’t improve anyone else’s position.
Annelier, in turn, was also angry about Mia becoming my concubine.
However, it couldn’t be helped.
Vint likewise said that it was extra troublesome since I had taken in a concubine prior to being officially married to my legal fiancée.
Even if one were to look back on everything that had happened, it was just a matter of course.
Although monogamy was practiced in this country, except, of course, for the Royal family… It wasn’t uncommon to hear of nobles surrounding themselves with mistresses, incurring the anger of their wives.
Despite the situation wherein the Royal family was required to birth an heir of direct descent, it was still natural for the daughter raised in a noble family to be angry at her circumstances.
In any case, both parties have complained to me, and even I don’t feel happy at all with the situation. But today’s when my marriage with Annelier will be consummated.
From today onwards, Annelier would officially become a member of the Royal family.
She must fulfill her duties as a member of the Royal family, as have I.
After taking a bath and getting ready for bed, I was now heading to our couple’s bedroom… Nearing its end, I stared at the cup that had been placed on the table.
I drank it all at once, holding the cup with feeling as though it was a poisoned one.
Though it wasn’t poisonous.
But actually, was the so-called tonic, an aphrodisiac for men.
I believe it was a traditional mix handed down within the Royal family, powerful enough that there should be no risks of falling into danger… However, I couldn’t be too sure if that were true since men in the direct line of the Royal family were treated like prized stallions.
However, I had no choice but to drink it. Because if the day were to come that I couldn’t bear any children, then I might actually be subjected to assassinations via poison.
Our couple’s bedroom was connected to the back doors in our own rooms.
Annelier must have already finished her preparations.
In front of the room were attendants and guards waiting in on us. I passed by them and stepped into the bedroom where Annelier was waiting at.
“I’ve been waiting for you.”
Annelier greeted me and walked toward me.
Her appearance… With her well-groomed silver hair decorated with red ornaments.
She wore a night dress that exhibited the lewdness exuded by her voluptuous body.
A confident smile…
Honestly, I couldn’t even imagine what Annelier’s embarrassed or crying face would look like at all.
Did I make a mistake in choosing her…?
No, she wasn’t here by my choice.
It was the old geezers who collectively decided on a lady worthy enough to give birth to my child.
Maybe because they considered my tastes, which were known among closed circles, that they chose a lady with a strong ego who’d be able to withstand my preferences in the bedroom… But surely, this must have been a mistake?
Even if I did like to torture my partners, I’ve never wanted them to feel any pain.
I just wanted to humiliate them.
I couldn’t say for sure if she could really endure what I had in store for her, but wouldn’t it be more promising if they had chosen a different lady that had been out in the world…?
No, in the end, it was my mistake for approving the marriage to Annelier.
In a situation like this, there was nothing more to do than to wait for the aphrodisiac we took to take effect…
…I wasn’t even sure if it actually worked or not.
It started getting a bit hotter, so maybe it really was beginning to work?
“Please come with me.”
Annelier pulled at my hand, the two of us approaching the bed.
“I’ve been working hard in preparation for this day.”
She guided my hands over to her soft breasts and pressed them down.
“Please look at me.”
I was wondering what she was about to do when she began dancing while slowly taking off her night dress.
…I believe there was chatter of a theater on the outskirts of the city that held spectacles of this kind.
Never would I have thought I’d see something like this in my own room on our first night.
It looks like you’ve been practicing by yourself, Annelier.
As it were, Annelier took off her night dress completely before climbing on the bed, twisting her body every now and then to show it off.
“Please… Please take a look at my insides.”
Then, after removing everything, she spread her legs and widened her hole with her slender fingers.
…This must have been part of the educational policy they undertake in the Busterman family.
It’s said that the daughters of nobles were often trained to be knowledgeable in the bedroom, but isn’t this too much?
No, that’s not really the issue.
I wasn’t sure if it was because the quality was terrible or if it was my fault… But somehow, the aphrodisiac didn’t seem to work at all.
I’m feeling much more relaxed than before, but was this really okay?
“Reinhardt-sama, please put it inside. I’m ready to take you in now… Ah! Haaa!”
Saying that, Annelier began playing with her hold again.
“Ahhh! Ah…! Ahhh…!”
…I wasn’t sure what to do.
I wondered if there were any other powerful aphrodisiacs around.
Annelier reached climax on her own, but mine didn’t even move nor twitch… Was I really okay…!?
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