2016AtoZChallenge

“Kill,” said the king, his voice loud and masterful.

“Kind sir, most venerable ruler, I beg of you…”

“Kill.”

Knights stepped forward to march the prisoner away.

Kissing the king’s shoes, the next prisoner stood within his gaze.

“Kill,” said the king.

“Kind sir…”

“Kill.”

Knights marched the second prisoner away.

Kicking the king’s shoes, the third prisoner stood proud.

“Kill,” said the king

“Kill,” said the prisoner, pointing at the king.

Knights, confused, veered off their path leading to the prisoner and headed for the king.

“Keep this prisoner alive,” ordered the king. “Knight him and elevate his rank to that of King’s Advisor.”

Man or King on Throne with Kneeling Man (Supplicant)

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