King Groy, batch 17Candy-From-Babies took up his post by the castle wall, fully loaded with a tray full of hot, glistening, dripping sausages that seemed to bounce and wiggle lasciviously on top of one another. Strapped to the side of his tray was a bottle of mustard the fumes from which made his eyes water. It was going to be another stellar day.Outside the southern castle gate, several dozen burly, hairy men lined up.They looked to Candy-From-Babies like they'd enjoy a sausage, so he walked up to them Morning, squire, he said to one of them, who eyed him with the same look of malevolent disinterest a Highland bull will give travelers trying to pass it while it is ruminating in the road. Lovely day for queueing up outside the castle, isn't it?, he began, then looked again at the bull-like man and decided to go hassle the next man in line. The next man in line, as it happened, also gave him the bovine death stare. As did the three after that. Candy-From-Babies got the impression
King Groy, batch 16It was at precisely this time, while interviewing with the Deputy Chamberlain's assistant, that Kel had another stinging headache coupled with complete confusion. The interview went like this:Girl, I know that the job of a chambermaid isn't all that demanding. However, this is the King's castle, and it's essential that we provide some references just to know that you can be trusted not to run off with the table silver. Who have you worked for before? Who can vouch for your character.Er... I worked for a knight for years.Yes..... and his name was?Sir... Green.... of Green.Sir Green of Green.He was known to everyone as the Green Knight.Uh-huh... and how can we contact this Green Knight?Sweating, Kel clawed at the collar of her overdress.Go on, said the Deputy Chamberlain's assistant. We have Racing Goblins who can get anywhere in no time.The stinging headache hit Kel.