King GarGar and Queen Pirouette stood before the House of Common in full regalia. They looked quite regal in their ermine furs and golden crowns. Whenever they opened Parliament, Queen Pirouette did all the talking. As far as public speaking went, she was GarGar’s superior. She possessed a natural instinct for playing to an audience, knowing when to raise her voice for effect, and then lowering it so that the listeners hung on every word.
“Loyal Commons, it is with great personal pride that I introduce my husband, your king, who has vanquished every foe in the field of battle. Let us not forget, however, the blessings of peace.”