The Queen’s Gardener Chapter 3: The Lie

June 15, 2020

Continued from Chapter 2

The Lie.

No one knew for sure from whence the lie came—

Dark whispers on the wind.

You will never be good enough…you are nothing…you are rotten to the core…”

But once accepted into the hearts and minds of the people–

Violence began to spread throughout the Kingdom.

The Queen, disheartened upon hearing the sad news from the North, sent for the King’s guardsmen.

“Who will protect the King’s lands now that darkness and chaos have come once again to destroy the entire nation?”

All the King’s guardsmen stepped forward, bowed to the Queen Mother and with one resounding voice, “I will.”

The Queen, broken-hearted to see such sad days befall her people, but pleased to see that not all was lost, rose to her feet, and standing tall with the guardsmen:

“You will be remembered for your courage and dignity and for upholding the truth even in the face of this terrible lie. You are My children, well loved and cherished. Go now, fulfill the oath to your King, and come home soon that you may tell us all about it.”

To be continued…