Category Archives: Jarl

A discussion

Jarl had been out when Haldus called. Instead he informed Sir Maynard of what he observed then left, saying he would consult… Sir Maynard did not hear the mumbled words Haldus said as he walked away. He hoped the king … Continue reading

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A reunion

Jarl took advantage of the calm before the storm he was sure was coming and invited friends and family around for a celebration of Aldan’s birthday. He was now a teenager, and was now permitted to listen in on state … Continue reading

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Calm…

So life continued peacefully, which worried Jarl. Was it too peaceful? He arranged to see Haldus. Haldus had been ill lately, so Jarl decided to visit him at his cottage. In the meantime, little Samira had a birthday. Inge tried … Continue reading

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A new sovereign

Jarl became the first king of Desiderata Valley. His household swore allegiance to him, even though he thought it unnecessary, but Haldus insisted. He was finally on the throne. It only seemed like yesterday that he asked his father when … Continue reading

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Valenzuela

Jarl could see that his mother would never recover from the death of Nikko.  She had lost interest in everything, and barely cracked a smile when meeting Luther. Normally she would have greeted him warmly. She had even feigned illness … Continue reading

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A new resident

Maynard knew full well that Inge missed her son. He asked the queen if Luther might be able to live with them. Valenzuela was happy to give her approval. Perhaps another child in the castle would cheer her. Luther was … Continue reading

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News reaches the queen

Sir Maynard had heard rumours in the town, that the matriarchy was turning into a patriarchy and therefore Lukan’s heirs should be the rightful kings.  He passed this onto the queen and prince. “What do they mean?” asked Jarl. “Well, … Continue reading

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