The Lion and The Lark: Chap 1
You gulped as you slowly followed your father. Today was the day; you were finally going to the Queen's Court with your father. Your father paused before entering the hall the Queen and her Nobles were in. You halted and gulped nervously.
"Father?" you squeaked.
Was he having second thoughts?
Sir Nicholas yourlastname, Knight of Queen Elizabeth's Court, turned and looked at you. He was a big man, your father. Some of the other knights and nobles of his rank called him "Sir Bear". His crisp, icy blue eyes crinkled at the corners when he smiled at you. He ran a huge, paw-like hand through his dark brown hair.
"__________, do you know why I'm bringing you here today?" he asked.
You looked around. You and your father were the only ones in the corridor. "Father, is this the right time to be asking this?" you asked.
He chuckled and said, "Answer my question, dear."
You smoothed out the skirts to your satin dress. "Exposing me to the court, perhaps?" you said tentatively.
You honestly had no