Sunday, June 18, 2017

100 Words a Day 1083

Lancelot and Guinevere stood outside Galahad’s tomb, arms entwined and bodies touching to a scandalous degree. The tomb was sealed, but it was empty. His true fate was unconfirmed, but couple sitting on the thrones of Camelot found it convenient to perpetuate the idea that he had experienced divine ascension. Whether they believed it or not, it helped establish their legitimacy among the religious peasants, some of whom were still uncomfortable with the rumors of the origins of their rulers’ relationship.

The couple turned to face the crowd of subjects standing behind them. After disentangling from one another, they spoke.

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