Ragtag Daily Prompt: Wilderness

Queen Pirouette shook her head in disbelief as she listened to the crazed “holy man” rant. His clothes were disheveled, dirty and torn. His beard was unwashed. He carried a staff that he struck on the ground to give emphasis to his words.

“I have come from forty days and forty nights in the wilderness!” He shouted with all the vigor his emaciated frame could muster.