The Pauper Princess and the Born Legacy, Part 2

Genre: Steampunk / Gaslamp Fantasy
Butts Heads WithGirl Genius
Mara’s Involvement: heavy

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Pauper Princess FanFiction Theatre Presents:
The Pauper Princess and the Born Legacy, Part 2

For dinner, the Mousehearts had brought a hostess gift, as well as gifts for Agatha’s three companions from their Castle Mouseheart visit. Boxes of various sizes were carted in before dinner, the largest by far reserved for Agatha. It was the unwieldy item that had given the coachman so much trouble earlier. Mara was disappointed that Zeetha and Sanaa were not around to receive their gifts. Agatha tried to protest being brought gifts at all, but the Mousehearts insisted upon it.

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The Pauper Princess and the Born Legacy, Part 1

Genre: Steampunk / Gaslamp Fantasy
Butts Heads WithGirl Genius
Mara’s Involvement: heavy

Legal disclaimer stuff:
“This story is not approved by, sponsored by or affiliated with Studio Foglio LLC or Airship Entertainment.”

Pauper Princess FanFiction Theatre Presents:
The Pauper Princess and the Born Legacy, Part 1

“You’re not going to reconsider, are you?” asked Violetta.

“We’ve had this discussion before,” said Agatha, or rather, her voice was heard from underneath the one-person flying machine she was working on at the time. Violetta acted as her operating nurse, handing her tools when requested. “Your hunches don’t always pan out. I’m not getting what your problem is. Nine-millimeter socket.”

“I don’t like mysteries,” said Violetta, rummaging for the right piece. It would help if her lady kept her parts organized. “People with voids where a past should be.” She finally found the socket and handed it to Agatha.

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The Pauper Princess and the Spark’s Holiday, Part 4

Genre: Steampunk / Gaslamp Fantasy
Butts Heads WithGirl Genius
Mara’s Involvement: heavy

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Pauper Princess FanFiction Theatre Presents:
The Pauper Princess and the Spark’s Holiday, Part 4

The quartet took lunch outside on the patio. Castle Mouseheart food and drink were tastier than the fare in the towns and villages, and free, so their strategy was to load up before seeking to rescue more merchandise from their loathsome merchant masters. Sanaa brought the spoils of her previous shopping adventure with her to the table, to the others’ dismay, and fished out different things to either admire or play with. She put other things away, but kept the plush Prince and Princess on the table. Then she carefully pulled out the folder containing the pictures that had been taken so far, such as their group picture with the Princess, some candid shots before the picture-taker had been shooed away, a picture of all four of them screaming in terror as their handcarved log canoe accidentally plunged down a waterfall – a good thing a passerby was around to take a snapshot! – and her pride and joy: posed pictures of herself with the Prince and with the Winslow. She showed them to the others but would not let them handle the pictures.

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The Pauper Princess and the Spark’s Holiday, Part 3

Genre: Steampunk / Gaslamp Fantasy
Butts Heads WithGirl Genius
Mara’s Involvement: heavy

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Pauper Princess FanFiction Theatre Presents:
The Pauper Princess and the Spark’s Holiday, Part 3

After the terrible fright of losing Agatha, who was found tinkering with, of all things, a Spark device, the ladies regrouped and then decided to visit the nearby town of Allcourt for its weeklong music festival. True to form, all instruments were analog – no electronica of any kind – and sounded… pretty good. The food was so-so, though, and the merchandise vast. Sanaa managed to snag her beloved commemorative ladle, as well as plush versions of the Prince and Princess, the latter sporting its own tiny, wooden ladle and tiny patches on its dress. Of the four, only Sanaa was bogged down with shopping bags. Agatha had purchased a small book with the claim of telling the “untold” story of Guildern/Mouseheart, and Violetta and Zeetha returned empty-handed.

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The Pauper Princess and the Spark’s Holiday, Part 2

Genre: Steampunk / Gaslamp Fantasy
Butts Heads WithGirl Genius
Mara’s Involvement: heavy

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Pauper Princess FanFiction Theatre Presents:
The Pauper Princess and the Spark’s Holiday, Part 2

The Prince found his wife again with the children, holding Isabel against her chest, swaying gently back and forth, and muttering to herself. He stopped to greet the nurse and nanny and to coo at baby Edward.

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The Pauper Princess and the Spark’s Holiday, Part 1

Genre: Steampunk / Gaslamp Fantasy
Butts Heads With: Girl Genius
Mara’s Involvement: heavy

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Pauper Princess FanFiction Theatre Presents:
The Pauper Princess and the Spark’s Holiday, Part 1

Once upon a time, the Spark known as Lord Mouseheart took it upon himself to create a vast and mighty kingdom. Unusually for a Spark, especially one as strong as he, his goals for his kingdom were Amusement and Education. He had a vision! – yes, a “spark” – to create a kingdom where all of his subjects would be the happiest and most industrious subjects anywhere else on earth, and be better educated, too. He also wanted his kingdom to be sought out by visitors the world over, and become the happiest visitors anywhere else on earth. Mostly it involved filling the kingdom with amusements, but what amusements! Amusements and diversions that were meant to amaze even other Sparks. And they did.

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