GENRE: YA Fantasy
His eyes resonated judgment and cruelty. Though the only judgment he should’ve been making was his black and white streaked hair. He looked more like a deformed skunk with chubby cheeks than the royal King of the Light Kingdom.
A scroll of aged parchment hung on the black cast iron gates, blocking the view of the gleaming Light Kingdom palace. And at the top of the parchment was the drawing of skunk man, bearing down at any of those who passed by with a nasty smirk curved on his lips.
Light Kingdom Decree Authorized by King Orion Zalen
- Royals and Protectors have permission to put to death anyone they deem appropriate
- Citizens have no power or authority
- Black-winged angels must die
It was a snickering thought. No wonder the King didn’t like black-winged angels. Birds particularly have a hunger for rodents.
The crowded streets stammered all around. Everyone’s head looked toward the ground, avoiding the massive white structure. It was as if they were avoiding the palace altogether. I would too if a citizen had no power and could be put to death in an instant. It was rather infuriating.
A startling, cracked voice rang my eardrums. “Step away from the gates!”