A Silent Game of Spies

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Selby

Selby

She accepted both pigeon parchments and the servant left her alone in her Study. One was only from… she eyed the seal closer. Just a Romeny Seal. Selby heaved an enormous breath. That did not bode well. That did not bode well at all. For if she got no militaristic assistance in this upcoming battle, she feared for her people altogether….

Selby slid her finger beneath the wax seal and popped it open.

Inside it the parchment was another sealed parchment, though this one was stamped with the Royal King of Romeny’s Seal. Hmm. If nothing else, Selby’s curiosity was piqued.


To: Her Royal Majesty Selby Cylysse Stevanrhut, First of Her Name

Queen of Clemongard:

Your Official Alliance Request with the Kingdom of Romeny has been accepted.

More Official Correspondence will soon follow.

Send detailed Correspondence as necessary.

Your Ally,

His Royal Majesty of Romeny

King Rhutgard Anghus Firthing, First of His Name

Eastern Shield of the Eastern Shield Alliance


Selby’s heart soared and her legs nearly gave way beneath her.

Now, for the other.


To: Her Royal Majesty Selby Cylysse Stevanrhut, First of Her Name

Queen of Clemongard:

As per your recent Alliance with the Kingdom of Romeny, the Eastern Alliance has agreed to offer to Clemongard an Official Alliance.

Send appropriate Correspondence promptly.

Best Regards,

King Rhutgard Anghus Firthing, First of His Name

Eastern Shield of the Eastern Shield Alliance


Selby’s mouth fell open in shock and she dropped the parchment. Tears of relief formed and trickled down her cheeks.

Perhaps there were gods after all….

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