-Seeing my muse crying
The nobles again with their bickering…this time Elincia had enough. There was always the threat, the one thing they say that absolutely disgusts her: hand over the throne, it would be better off in their hands. But the Queen definitely knew that it wasn’t true. “…Let me be alone for a while to think it through.” She said, and Lucia and Geoffrey had no objections.
Now that she was alone in her room, she could let out all of her emotions. She sat low by the corner, tears coming down her face. Elincia couldn’t hand the power over to them, she wouldn’t! But was the burden too much to bear? Then she heard the flap of wings, and knew who it was right away.
“…King Tibarn? I’m sorry that you have to see me like this…”
❝ …elincia? ❞
he looked down at the queen in surprise as he shouldered his way into the tent. there was plenty of time to spare since they were camping for the night–and it wasn’t as if anyone was going anywhere–almost the entirety of life on tellius had been turned to stone. tibarn had hardly been concerned with wasting time by checking up on a few people–specifically elincia–it would take a pretty oblivious person to be unable to notice that something had certainly been hindering her performance these last few battles.
but the hawk king definitely hadn’t expected to walk in on such a scene–he’d regularly ask if it were a bad time and take leave, but…this was a certain beorc queen. he wouldn’t be so quick to abandon an issue if it were to be hers; unlike many others, elincia had done no wrong to anybody as far as he could tell. the woman was practically an angel on the ground.
❝ hey–what’s going on? ❞