The many years as King had taken their toll. I sit slumped in the throne, not listening to the endless prattle of my peoples petty problems. There was a time when their problems were my chief concern, of course at that time I had no notion to the weight of the crown that now lay heavy on my brow.
How my troubles were so trivial in my youth, a great many things have changed since then...I was once in love, a far and distant memory. My wife soon saw to her demise, but my heart will always belong to her, forever. My first and last love until the end of time. Shewyn, was only a slave...and an elf...but I loved her nevertheless.
"Your Majesty!" I was quickly snapped out of my revere to see my small and rather unassuming announcer, "Some adventurers to see you."
"I do not wish to see another would be adventurer claiming to have killed a dragon seeking compensation!" I snapped, suddenly on my feet, I turned to stalk out of this chamber.
"Your Majesty. They information pertaining t