Ragtag Daily Prompt: Halo

The search for Madam Blutovsky was on. Agents of the Court for Religious Conformity, as well as a cadre of the Queen’s secret police, began in the slums of the capital. From there, they fanned out, knocking on doors, peering into windows, questioning merchants, but to no avail. In their defense, these officials had littleContinue reading “Ragtag Daily Prompt: Halo”

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Ragtag Daily Prompt: Unusual

At the gathering of the Queen’s Privy Council, the Prime Minister always sat in the center of the broadside of the conference table; however, today he sat at the head where Her Majesty was wont to sit. In front of him was a thick pile of papers which he began to pass around to theContinue reading “Ragtag Daily Prompt: Unusual”

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Ragtag Daily Prompt: Crush

Entering the Prime Minister’s office, Lady Abigail curtseyed primly with her eyes downcast. In her hand, she held a note that Queen Pirouette had scrawled on the back of Madam Blukovsky’s unwelcome offer. While the Queen’s most trusted advisor was busy with state policy, Her Majesty’s best friend nurtured a secret crush for him. HerContinue reading “Ragtag Daily Prompt: Crush”

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Ragtag Daily Prompt: Explain

Pirouette pulled the small piece of paper that was hidden in the strange envelope with a nervous hand. She’d set her candle on the floor, so she went down on her knees to hold the note closer to the dim light. It read: Most Gracious and Noble Queen- Your servant in all things grieves, withContinue reading “Ragtag Daily Prompt: Explain”

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Ragtag Daily Prompt: Patterns

There was a quiet knock on Queen Pirouette’s bedroom door. “Your Majesty?” Queried Lady Abigail Hoffenhoff. “I’ve brought you some broth. We are all worried.” In the darkness of her bedchamber, Abigail’s voice was like a trumpet blaring in Pirouette’s ear. She couldn’t find the motivation even to reply to her best friend and chiefContinue reading “Ragtag Daily Prompt: Patterns”

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