Literary Event #12

An astounding sight– an angel!

It talked extensively of what it meant to be a king and the burdens of kingship, ideas which seemed, to you living at your own historical conjecture, too far removed to have much weight. And yet, you recall from your studies how things like kings and magic were as important to the medieval person as the internet is to you. So you listen with rapt intent.

[Stanza Annotation: What role do you think the angel plays in this opening prologue? One of the fascinating things about this opening section is that so many characters are introduced and then left, sometimes with only their most important function touched upon. Consider the passages of this angel and give a short examination in your journal at what you think this angel’s purpose serves.]

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