Today, the Royal Capital mansion of the Count Snake family is a flurry of
activity! The Third Princess of the Kingdom is coming!
Although she is engaged to Count Snake, that engagement is unannounced as of
Once the news spread to the servants, every servant began to work on preparing
the mansion. It wasn’t just the butler and maids, even the stableboys were roped
into helping clean. Carpets were washed, missing furnishings were purchased, flowers were brought
in to spruce up the previously barren garden, a new pavilion was constructed,
In only ten days, the Snake mansion managed to reach to the general standard of an
The Day of the Visit
Well, I was surprised by the Princess’s escort. Ten Royal Guard knights, three
carriages with the royal crest, and fifty soldiers of the First Army appeared
at my mansion like a procession of a lord, that is a lot of work.
A crowd of onlookers gathered, of course.
I hadn’t expected such a large number of people to show up, are my 21 servants
The servants gather in a row to welcome the Princess while my butler and I wait
at the gate. Soon, the center carriage’s door opens and Sonaris appears.
“Welcome Princess Sonaris, to Count Snake mansion.” Pat
“Patrick, thank you for accommodating my curiosity.” Sonaris
She looks excited to be here. We meander to the mansion entrance by walking through
the hastily planted garden.
We’ll see him when the front door opens…
Sonaris had been warned, and had no issues, but there were screams from some of her
Her maids and several soldiers were guided to the Snake mansion bathroom.
The soldiers who weren’t able to see the inside of the entryway were lucky!
I let the rest of the Royal Guard Knights as well the First Army soldiers know what
was inside. They all chose to guard the outside of the mansion and
refrained from entering.
“Maybe retraining is in order?” Pat
While all the issues were being solved, Third Princess Sonaris was having fun
with Pi-chan, stroking his head and lifting his tail. I think we’ll get along
well into the future.