Walking through the gates of the kingdom,
A husband and wife make their way to
The celebration of King Arthur’s knights.
Returning home from battle to join
Their master, by his side at the Round Table
Passing through the thick crowd,
The couple bumps into two of the knights.
Getting the unlucky attention of the superior soldier.
“Damn, that’s one fine looking hoe!
Maybe I should add her to my trophies.
She’d make a nice obedient slave.”
Raged filled and seeing only red,
Her husband pounces on the knight
Ready to defend his wife’s honor.
But alas, his efforts were in vain.
For the knight beat him mercilessly
To death for his crime of
Disgracing a man of noble status.
Crying, the wife drops down beside her
Motionless husband and holds him tight.
“He got what he deserved for stepping out
Of line. That’ll show you peasants who’s boss.”
Disgusted by his comrade’s behavior, the
Younger knight looks down on him.
“Are you serious? You just kill
Someone’s husband for no reason.
Show a little more respect for
Those we protect.”
His comrade shot him a dirty
Look before storming off.
“Can I help you, milady?”
The wife stopped crying.
“You’re not like the rest.”
“No, I’m not. But neither are you.”
The wife smiled.
“I can help you become a knight.”
“Why would you do that for me?”
“Because no one should be treated like that.”
“But why me?”
“Because your more knight than
Any of us.”
After months of training,
The wife surpassed the
Superior knight. Aware
Of this, King Arthur gives
Her, his seat at the
Round Table. Making
Her one of his
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