Ragtag Daily Prompt: Mansion

The site for the Queen’s new palace had been chosen by the best surveyors money could buy. Now she was there with her favorite ladies and gentlemen! The workmen who were busy preparing the foundation clambered around her horse. (No! She wasn’t even in her carriage!) Elbowing each other, her footman that was holding the bridle of her horse began to kick at them.

“Stop that now!” Shouted Queen Pirouette over the din. “These men who are building my new mansion deserve better treatment than that!” That said, she began to dole out newly minted gold coins with her profile to her adoring subjects.