Welp, haven’t checked on this particular AU for 3 years now. But I had an idea for a Thing to Happen Next, so we’re diving back in.
Bonus feature: a serious push for “how much background work can I fast-track with the Clip Studio materials catalog?” (I’ve been uploading my own Leif & Thorn/BICP backgrounds and patterns to the database, too — check them out.)
In a land of tiny fiefdoms, Prince Thorn takes his guest Foreign Servant Leif for a walk in the royal gardens . . .
Thorn: . . . so I set up a room with all the public books. Any of my subjects can visit and borrow them!
I’m sorry, this work talk must be very boring . . .
Leif: It’s not, it’s really not! You have very complicated problems, so I don’t always follow all the details . . .
But it’s fun to hear you work out smart ways to solve them! And kind ways. It’s . . . satisfying, how they’re always kind.
Also, I . . .
Leif: No matter what the topic is, I just like listening to your voice . . .
I never gave my husband permission to get fresh with my servant! Come on, Leif.
Leif: I’m sure I finished all my work for you, Princess Ragnild.
Ragnild: If I gotta get you more, I will.