Ugrock roared in triumph, tearing the dragonhide, steel, and horn crown from the head of his victim. HE was chief, now!
Melisande sighed as she sat through the ceremony below her. She had only been queen for six years, now, but already the crown bore down on her head like the weight of the entire kingdom.
Lord Markov grinned as he made his way through all the petty courtiers and arrogant nobles. He had no business with them, this day, no. For today, he thought, as he adjusted his circlet, today was when his plans would come to fruition.
Julie LOVED their burgers! The cardboard crown the cashier had handed her canted slightly to one side, but it didn't distract her from the ground beef goodness!