She paced her room, fuming at the news that her father was thinking of marrying her off. True, the union would help her kingdom, but she’d rather die than marry that pompous prince from the neighboring kingdom! She shuddered at the thought. There had to be another way to save the kingdom…
She paused as she remembered an old story, a myth about a lost treasure. Would that save her kingdom and stop the union? Thinking it might, she decided to go find it. She knew the journey would likely be dangerous, but it was better than getting married.
She grabbed a cloak and slipped out her bedroom window into the night.
This day-late post is part of the Tuesday Use It In A Sentence prompt, “union”: