The Queen and the Castle
By Timothy Wilson
Cover Design by Mark Wilson
Published by Timothy Wilson at Smashwords
Copyright 2011 Timothy Wilson
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The quarter moon hung high in the dark and shadowy sky, shining its meager light on the aged and weather-beaten walls of the Castle of Argonna. Below the walls, the rocks lining the coast held back the mildly crashing waves, sending a light foam in short bursts into the air. The dark green water of the ocean rolled unsteadily, pushing towards the coast in a futile effort to overwhelm the ancient structure which stood on its edge. Along this conflicting edge of earth and sea crawled Victor Mansfield, pacing himself in his effort to infiltrate the occupied capital and keep of Argonna.