King GarGar was a reluctant participant in the fox hunt. He wore a leather helmet to protect his head and a shiny silver alloy breast plate. His retainers clustered around him, all on horseback, dressed in matching clothes. The trumpeters were tuning their horns. With all the noise the hunting party generated, the foxes hadContinue reading “Ragtag Daily Prompt: Bark”
“Remember, young lady,” chided Queen Pirouette to her daughter of the same name. “You are to be back in the Palace by midnight.” “Oh, Mother!” Cried Pirouette la plus jeune. “I’m sixteen years old now. Don’t you think I’m a little old for a curfew?” She tried to sound nonchalant, but her voice rang hollow.
“You’re it! You’re it!” Shouted the youngest of the royal children, la Princesse LaLa to her twin brother le Prince GarGar le jeune. “No! I am not!” Shouted little GarGar back at her. “You didn’t touch me!” “Children! Children!” Scolded Queen Pirouette. “If you must roughhouse, then take it outdoors!“
La Princess Pirouette la jeunne looked radiant as she crossed the ballroom floor to give her father a kiss on the cheek. All eyes were upon the young denizen of the palace who only now was emerging from an extended period of mourning. Yes, the death of the Margrave Pierre had been a terrible blow,Continue reading “Ragtag Daily Prompt: Gossamer”
It was a crazy day at the palace. Queen Pirouette had granted an interview to acclaimed journalist Blarblara Walrus. The Throne Room had to be cleaned from top to bottom. That meant clearing everybody out of the gardens as well. The Palace Guards needed to be drilled and carefully reviewed to make sure their uniformsContinue reading “Ragtag Daily Prompt: Journalist”
King GarGar tried his hardest to comfort his daughter la Princesse Pirouette la jeune. He held her hand and whispered to her, “Now, now, my dear, everything is going to be alright.” To no avail. His daughter would not stop weeping. Queen Pirouette tried her best to quell the tempests that raged in their daughterContinue reading “Ragtag Daily Prompt: Settle”
Once again, King GarGar was refusing to get out of bed. This time it was because of an argument between his wife and their second daughter, both named Pirouette. King GarGar didn’t know who was more stubborn- mother or child- but he was sick and tired of the entire affair. Now that la jeune PirouetteContinue reading “Ragtag Daily Prompt: The Blues”
A secret passageway connected the King’s and Queen’s chambers to one another. That way they could travel back and forth without anyone else in the palace being the wiser. On this particular night, Queen Pirouette entered her husband bedroom to find him crouched over his desk with an overturned goblet and some wet documents. ItContinue reading “Ragtag Daily Prompt: Fatigue”
Fan of … Pirouette! Here’s my little darling acting camera shy. Don’t be fooled! She loves to pose for the camera, and the camera seems to love her right back.