Ragtag Daily Prompt: Shadowy Explorations

King GarGar shook his head slowly and deliberately. “No!” He shouted in a loud voice for all to hear. “I will not tolerate this kind of superstition!”

“But sire! The accused has confessed to conducting shadowy explorations of the netherworld. She’s a witch and must burn,” said the judge with a red face in black robes.

“Not if I have anything to say in the matter,” interjected Queen Pirouette.