Chase the Wind: 5 - We've Both ChangedChase the WindChase the Wind: 5 - We've Both Changed8 months ago in Romance More Like This
Chapter Five; We've Both Changed
Queen Elinor lifted her skirts to an unladylike height as she ran through the halls of the castle. Maudie had told her she was needed in the Throne Room, and it was urgent. She dropped the skirts and pushed open the doors, composing herself.
She first saw Fergus, sitting on his throne with a scowl on his face, his chin in his hand. Then she saw the Vikings. Dressed in their crude garb, armed to the teeth, and headed by a fearsome looking man who rivalled her husband in sheer size.
And he was seated atop a snarling dragon, clearly uncomfortable with being indoors and surrounded by unfamiliar people.
"What's going on here?" She asked, and Fergus' face softened a little now that he had his wife there to mediate.
"These Vikings have a request for us" the king replied, sounding wary.
"My lady Queen," began the Viking respectfully. "We know our two clans haven't had a pleasant history. But we come to you in our time of need."