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Featured Deviant of the Month
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Here at TalentedWritersGuild, we encourage deviants to select only their best pieces of literature for submission. As judges, we look for pieces that simultaneously move us, challenge us, and inspire us as readers; pieces that stimulate us emotionally and intellectually; and the pieces that display true technical skill. When we vote, we consider all these things, and let only the pieces we deem up to snuff through to our gallery. This
Royal FoolRoyal Fool
The keys rattled as the guard walked past my cell. I briefly considered, as I did every time he passed, grabbing for them. I valued my arm, so I didn't try.
I still couldn't get over the dank, reeking room that I occupied a stone shelf, and some damp, green straw. A small bucket for my...'business'. Three times a day a minute amount of water and a bowl of something was pushed under the bars. I could never be sure what I was eating. It doesn't matter though when you only get three small portions a day you learn to eat what's in front of you.
I was a pet, a royal mascot. I amused the king and was able to lightly criticise him, as satirical jokes allowed me to do. My behaviour was excused because, by royal decree, I was supposed to behave that way. Nobody questioned me well, almost nobody. I was "wise enough to play the fool" as had been said. I was usually able to mock and revile even the most prominent without penalty. But the king ha
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