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Friday Fictioneers – Heir Apparent

ff040215Lady Katherine Bryan sat by the fireside, preparing yet another of her abhorrent, steaming brews.

‘Back to your bed, young master,’ she ordered.

For a stubborn moment I lingered by the window, defying her chastening stare. From the snow-covered gardens below the shouts and laughter of my younger siblings pulled at my heart. It was an achingly beautiful winter’s day; I craved to break free from my prison and be part of it.

Yet, father says I am too precious to him, and our people – I must get better. Only once the sickness is finally remedied will the King ever consent to me leaving this room.

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These words form my entry into this week’s Friday Fictioneers photo prompt challenge.