The princess ran through the halls, trying not to scream. It was iminent that she get to the throne room before the bishop did. She slid into the shadows, and instantly became one. Suddenly, the bishop burst into the hall, the ceremonial knife clutched in his hand. She ran into the throne room. As soon as the light from the windows touched her skin, she became solid once again, and visible to the murderous bishop. He grabbed her robe and she fell to the ground. She tried desperately to claw her way to the throne, fighting the bishop's strength. She threw out her hand as he raised the knife. Her fingers brushed the gemstone. The bishop was thrown backwards by the force jumping between her and the throne. She rose to her feet and sat. Finally, the kingdom was no longer at the mercy of that bishop.

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Gone Awry almost 12 years ago

I'm quite proud of this piece. It took me 2 tries to get it finished

Gone Awry almost 12 years ago

Thanks!

Galen almost 12 years ago

Very nice.

Gone Awry (joined about 12 years ago)

I have been many places, seen many things, been many things as well, but what I shall never stop being, is a writer, a traveler of dreams and the human soul. My name is none of your concern. Call me anything or nothing; I may not answer to anything, or answer to everything.

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genres

fantasy adventure

tags

princess bishop kingdom murderous

Prompt

Prompt (write a story including these elements)

hero A shadowy princess
villain A brooding bishop
goal Claim the throne
Prompt suggested by Gone Awry

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