Friday, 7 June 2013

Felix Ascendant

(A writing prompt from Trifecta: to write a story in three sentences)

“He served five years for petty treason after stealing her highness’ soul gem from her garter of office,” grumbled the Hierophant-in-Virtua.

“And another five years after that for filching the imperial omniclave from under the nose of the Grand Justicar,” added the Coin Shriver.

“Then a new face and a new job with us,” said the young prince, grinning, “will be his third and final sentence.”