Ragtag Daily Prompt: Gruesome

It would be an understatement to say that GarGar, le comte des Deux Chats, felt uncomfortable in the wood stool upon which he was sitting. Directly across from him, behind a long wooden table, sat a committee of men appointed by the Prime Minister in order to debrief le comte on his whereabouts during his prolonged absence from Court. Grim-faced elders, noblemen and prelates, were now gathered to get the gory details. Never in his life had GarGar seen such a gruesome collection of hostile faces.

“Where shall I begin?” Asked GarGar

You can begin at the beginning. What happened to you after the battle, which I might add, you lost.”

Ragtag Daily Prompt: Swash

With a wave and a smile, Queen Pirouette’s carriage was off again, down the road toward Castle Rising. After just a few minutes, a clap of thunder shook the vehicle. The sky instantly darkened and then opened up a torrent of rain. To the passengers, it sounded as though they were being pelted with stones, but it was only the water.

The windows of the carriage began to steam, so Abigail drew a handkerchief from her sleeve and began to buff the window nearest to her. “My goodness! Such a storm!” She said.

When Pirouette heard the wheels of the carriage swash in the ruts that passed for a road, she took the handle on her cane and pounded the ceiling. “Stop!” She shouted. “Stop this instant!”

CMMC: June Alphabet Must Have K at the end of a Word: July 28, 2021

Beautiful duck
Firework(s) A little bit of a cheat…

Finally, we have the four o’clock