Trusty John: Door…


When the time of mourning was over, Trusty John said to the young king, “It is time for you to see your inheritance. I will escort you around your ancestral castle as your father wished.”

So, day by day, Trusty John took the young king over everything in the castle and let him see all the riches and splendid apartments contained within it, which now belonged to him.

Only, the door of one room at the end of the long corridor, as instructed, he did not open for his charge.

The young king noticed that Trusty John always ignored the door at the end of the long corridor, and asked him, “Why do you never open this door for me?”

“Because there is something inside that would not be good for you,” answered John.

To which the young king replied, “I have seen the whole castle, save for the contents of this one room and I shall find out what is in there!”

With these words he approached the door and attempted to force it open.

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About Sue Vincent

Sue Vincent is a Yorkshire-born writer and one of the Directors of The Silent Eye, a modern Mystery School. She writes alone and with Stuart France, exploring ancient myths, the mysterious landscape of Albion and the inner journey of the soul. Find out more at France and Vincent. She is owned by a small dog who also blogs. Follow her at and on Twitter @SCVincent. Find her books on Goodreads and follow her on Amazon worldwide to find out about new releases and offers. Email:
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