Ragtag Daily Prompt: History

Upon entering the room, the Baron von Maxwell bowed low at the waist before King GarGar. When I stood upright, he spoke excitedly, “Your Majesty is the greatest king in the history of our nation!”

“Oh, I wouldn’t go so far as to say that,” responded the King with a sardonic grin.

“Of course you wouldn’t!” said the Baron. “That’s because you are modest to a fault! To an absolute fault!”