The mysterious Duchess Garnet is known for her distinctive taste. Her husband, the duke travels so much and most of the time, the duchess barely leaves her lonely mansion. Until Sardonyx, the archduchess decides to give a ball to divert her mind from her recent widow status. Sardonyx invites Garnet and for her surprise, the duchess attends it and steals every gaze from the most prestigious guests to the most humble servants. Pearl, Sardonyx’s not-exactly-ordinary maid is no exception.
summary - virgil, his brothers patton and logan, and their mother octavia live a quaint life of peasantry in a small village far away from the rest of civilization. their lives are hardly out of the ordinary — that is, until a prestigious prince with an ego so large it outmatches even his castle takes an interest in virgil, which can surely only end in disaster.
word count - 2,474
warnings - yelling, mentions of anger issues
tags - human!au, prince!roman, peasant!virgil
a/n - ahh okay i’d just like to thank you all for the overwhelming support on this au!! seriously you guys are amazing and i hope this chapter meets your expectations! (if you would like to be tagged/i forgot to tag you let me know!)