Ragtag Daily Prompt: Breakthrough

GarGar sat on the edge of his bed. Queen Pirouette bent over and kissed his forehead. To GarGar, le comte des Deux Chats, it felt like a blessing of sorts. Without saying a word, he could feel her love coursing through his body, warming him better than any mulled wine. Taking his chin in oneContinue reading “Ragtag Daily Prompt: Breakthrough”

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Ragtag Daily Prompt: Shine

Queen Pirouette extended both arms toward the little boy who couldn’t have been more that two years of age. Reluctantly, his father placed him into her arms. Peering over Pirouette’s shoulder, Abigail made cooing sounds. “Isn’t he handsome!” Said Abigail Hoffenhoff excitedly. The child was heavy but the Queen managed to hold him closely againstContinue reading “Ragtag Daily Prompt: Shine”

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Ragtag Daily Prompt: Excuse

GarGar, le comte des Deux Chats, chose the spot for his performance because it was directly beneath Princess Pirouette’s bedroom window. As he began to strum his lute, a small gathering (mostly female) formed around him. He cleared his throat and began to sing. Skies would be grey for me, if I didn’t have you.Continue reading “Ragtag Daily Prompt: Excuse”

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Ragtag Daily Prompt: Music

When Princess Pirouette heard her dresser Abigail Hoffenhoff play the harpsichord, she immediately requested that the court’s composer/conductor write a little piece to be performed exclusively for her household. The man who went mysteriously by the single name of Ludwig wrote a short concerto for harpsichord and strings. He called it simply For Abby. OnContinue reading “Ragtag Daily Prompt: Music”

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Ragtag Daily Prompt: Behemoth

Le Comte des Deux Chats, GarGar won acclaim far and wide across the Kingdom. His skill with the bow was the stuff of legends. At tournaments, when his name was called, the other participants would curse and throw their bows to the ground. They called him the Behemoth in recognition of his mammoth abilities. AsContinue reading “Ragtag Daily Prompt: Behemoth”

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Ragtag Daily Prompt: The Blues

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”

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