Bou and Rau short: The DukeBou and Rau short: The Duke5 years ago in Short Stories More Like This
Rau and Bou: The Duke
The Duchess of Marridon was returned to her quarters late in the evening after a full day of Frewyn's fine pastimes and exceptional conventions. She prepared herself for a short sleep as she was to begin the return journey to the Triumvirate in the morning but when her attendants left her to dress for the short slumber, the Duchess found it difficult to persuade herself to sleep for the general animation of the day. She felt it had been more stimulation than he had been afforded in the past month and would be sorry to leave it. She donned her laced sleeping gown and sat at the vanity in the parlour brushing out the curls at the end of her long hair. She looked back at her reflection in the mirror before her and decided that the cold of the keep was altogether too disagreeable for sleeping, warranting a call for tea and the commander instead.
The commander was in the commons attending to a certain spider that had found its way into the bedchamber when she received