By Bob Nailor
Published: October 7, 2011.
A short story which introduces the first meeting between an arrogant young Prince Ayrold and Queen Arienne, the sovereign regent of all Gentry in the land of Fairie on the Emerald Isle of Ireland. The Gentry include all the creatures of fantasy including King Ard Re, regent of the Leprechauns. The wizard Soth, Vind of the Earthen Mages, is also of the Gentry.