Gifts of Jangalore by Aurora Springer
A short story with a sweet romance on a distant planet.
On the eve of the festival of lights, Rosa Spruce is alone and half the galaxy away from her home planet. She is on the remote planet of Jangalore as the guard for Psi Master Varan, a man of immense power and influence, well above her lowly status. Their hazardous venture into the jungle brings unexpected gifts.