Thursday, 16 March 2017

Transition Of Power

His reign was long, prosperous, peaceful. As the years passed, people forgot how bloody and chaotic previous transitions had been, as there was no serious attempt to bring about a change in who wore the crown.

So much so that when he did finally die, there was a period of mourning where a quick, dignified rise of one of his children to the throne was possible.

Of course, the longer the delay, the more likely a reversion to the old ways would be, as not everyone agreed on the best choice.

But all the children dying with him complicated everything...

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