Trusty John: Gold…


… “What nonsense,” said the king, “how can the love of my life be a curse of doom upon me?”

“How indeed, majesty?” mused Trusty John.

Yet, the faithful servant did not despair for long and soon he was pondering just how they were to set about the matter of winning the princess for the young king.

It was said by the common folk to be difficult for anyone to even get into her royal presence.

At length he hit upon a plan and outlined it to the king, “All the things she has about her – tables, chairs, dishes, goblets, bowls, trinkets, and all her household furniture – are made of gold.” He said.


“You have in your treasure-house five tons of gold!”


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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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