In a 16th century kingdom in the Netherlands, the newly crowned King Stephan concludes a secret treaty with the Spanish. This puts him at odds with his younger brother, Prince Roland, who favors a treaty with the French. Stephan orders Roland imprisoned but Roland escapes and leads a revolt. Written by
dinky-4 of Minneapolis
Tyranny drove him to piracy!
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As commandant of the palace, I wish to report that the French army is prepared to leave. Your majesty? Your majesty? Your majesty?
[Roland and Nita are kissing passionately
What am I supposed to do now?
In France, we honor such moments with *silence*.
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