When she heard her father was threatening to wage war because he thought the prince had kidnapped her, she was furious but also at a loss for what to do. If she returned home to explain she’d left the castle of her own will to be with the prince, she wouldn’t be believed and would be banned from leaving again. If the prince went with her, he would only be arrested, or worse. She paced in the garden, feeling as if her emotions were waging war with each other as she tried to decide what to do.
This post is part of the Tuesday Use It In A Sentence prompt, “wage”: