Spritelings of the faerie courts flew into action! They flitted all around Midsummer gathering all the goblin fruit they could find into a huge basket. Soon it was practically overflowing and the Queen Mary designated her loyal servant Vidor Karoly Fedence Kovacs to assist with the delivery.
|A favor is offered|
Well, the Pirates hemmed and hawed and tried to extort some more booty but they made a deal with Queen Mary and weren't going to risk a full-scale, cannon-blasting, mast-cracking battle out on her waters.
As everyone knows, hunting for treasure a favored activity amongst the sea-dogs and wayfarers. If they weren't convinced before, the opportunity to find gold cinched the deal.
Grateful for the help of Queen Mary, Amethina presented an offer in kind. "From one queen to another, please accept that we owe you a favor for dealing with all of this....unsavory business."
|"Goodbye, sweet Chia."|
(Pic: Douglas Herring)
Queen Amethina kissed the bright green parrot that had kept her company in captivity. "Goodbye sweet Chia, I shan't miss those Pirates but I will miss you."
|Faerie Court back at the Bower.|
...now where did that Barbarian go....?