“For some ridiculous reason, to which, however, I have no desire to be disloyal, some person in authority . . . I don’t know who . . . very likely the Astronomer Royal, has decided that, although for such a beastly month as February, Continue reading
Fillip bowed his head and pulled off the necklace. He hadn’t wanted to wear it, but he didn’t have much choice. It had taken a great deal of will power to put something so dangerous on his person, (an action none of his family had encouraged.) He dropped it on the bar, near the governor’s hand.
The governor picked it up and fingered it gently, realizing it was a precious gem, but not the incredible power locked within. “Why is this so special?”
“It’s a magical gem,” Fillip said with no small hesitation. “It belongs to her family and her people, but she is unable to even touch it.” Continue reading
I get too much enjoyment out of making light, hearty jests.