The Pauper Princess and the Way of the Trilobite – part 5

Genre: Steampunk / Gaslamp Fantasy
Stumbles Clumsily InGirl Genius
Mara’s Involvement: medium
Time: About four months after the events of The Pauper Princess and the Born Legacy

The story so far!
–Agatha and Mara had a bit of a royal tour and royal row

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The Pauper Princess and the Way of the Trilobite – Part 5

Mara stepped into the family’s private exercise room. It was situated at ground level and within easy walking distance of her workshop. The room was of an impressive size, allowing for equipment both standard and Spark-customized, plus an open area for freeform movement, stretching, or even a bit of sparring.

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The Pauper Princess and the Way of the Trilobite – part 4

Genre: Steampunk / Gaslamp Fantasy
Stumbles Clumsily InGirl Genius
Mara’s Involvement: heavy
Time: About four months after the events of The Pauper Princess and the Born Legacy

The story so far!
–The first-through-third year classes put on a show!
–Agatha approved, bowdlerized though it was
–A Grand Tour awaits

WARNING! THIS IS A LONG CHAPTER!

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The Pauper Princess and the Way of the Trilobite – Part 4

In the courtyard, Agatha pulled the Princess aside from the others and quietly offered to assist in finding a cure for the King’s ailment. Perhaps even enlist the help of her co-rulers? Someone was bound to know someone who knew someone who knew of a cure.

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The Pauper Princess and the Way of the Trilobite – part 3

Genre: Steampunk / Gaslamp Fantasy
Stumbles Clumsily InGirl Genius
Mara’s Involvement: heavy
Time: About four months after the events of The Pauper Princess and the Born Legacy

The story so far!
–Princess Mara is really neurotic
–Agatha and Violetta have made a surprise visit to Guildern to watch a play
–And it’s about to begin

Fear this; if you dare!

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The Pauper Princess and the Way of the Trilobite – Part 3

The play was an unequivocal success, and not just for the parents in the audience, but for all. The teacher – aka the writer/director – the children, and yes, the stage effects and clanks, had managed to pull off a rather very entertaining recap of what was otherwise a rather very dark time in Mechanicsburg’s history, not to mention Agatha’s. It had a taken her a bit of time to accept that the events presented were riddled with inaccuracies and omissions, not just to make them suitable for all audiences, but because so much of it was not common knowledge. In fact, the mere existence of certain “players” such as Zeetha, Krosp, the Jägers, and even Violetta had to have been passed on to the writer by the Mousehearts. Not that they knew the events, but they knew the people. The ones that they had met personally were portrayed the most accurately, from their looks to their personalities. The little boy playing Ognian had the best grasp of the Jäger accent and attitude, no doubt thanks to personal coaching by the Mousehearts.

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The Pauper Princess and the Way of the Trilobite – part 2

Genre: Steampunk / Gaslamp Fantasy

Butts Heads WithGirl Genius
Mara’s Involvement: heavy
Time: About four months after the events of The Pauper Princess and the Born Legacy

The story so far!
–Agatha may or may not be suffering from a chronic case of Peacetime
–She and Princess Mara had a lovely telephone conversation. If my research is correct, there are/were no telephones in the GG-verse (Note: I am terrible at research)
–Even GG-verse schools put on class plays!

Fear this; if you dare!

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The Pauper Princess and the Way of the Trilobite – Part 2

The day of the class play Isabel had been dropped off extra-early, as had most of the other children, and Mara was also needed to help with last-minute setups of her contributions. Her typically sardine-packed schedule had been freed up some because of the event, but she still finished preparations and doled out instructions as quickly as possible to squeeze in some of her own work before showtime.

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The Pauper Princess and the Way of the Trilobite – part 1

Beginning a new Volume!

Genre: Steampunk / Gaslamp Fantasy
Butts Heads WithGirl Genius
Mara’s Involvement: heavy
Time: About four months after the events of The Pauper Princess and the Born Legacy

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The Pauper Princess and the Way of the Trilobite – Part 1

One way or another, Agatha was going to make a fun-sized mobile agony and death dispenser fly. Otilia outright refused to be the Heterodyne’s test subject, and the other tiger clanks made inarticulate protests, but ultimately they did have to acquiesce to their Mistress’ experimentations. Her first attempt involved booster jets in the bottom of all four paws, which should have worked splendidly in theory, but in execution resulted in an entire wall of the castle’s eastern wing being blasted into boulders, plus part of the garment district of Mechanicsburg going up in flames. Later attempts involved outfitting the clanks with wings, gyrocopters similar to Franz the dragon’s, side-mounted jets, and other ideas that were starting to cause more damage than success.

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The Pauper Princess and the Born Legacy – Denouement

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

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The Pauper Princess and the Born Legacy – Denouement

Agatha did ultimately resort to resetting the Castle’s systems with a three-day-old copy. It was the quickest and least painful way to flush out the corruptions of JoJo the Jocular Clank. The most important piece of information lost was her head cook’s perfect pecan pie recipe, perfected only the day before and now requiring hours to reteach the Castle its ingredients and preparation. Runners-up were the radio settings for Zeetha’s and Higgs’ music player, Violetta’s personal bests on her exercise equipment, and the “sleep numbers” for Moloch’s and Snaug’s special, Spark-designed bed. Just getting him to go near the device, let alone sleep on it, had been quite an effort on her part. Other than this, having the Castle back to its old self and not slowly singing old standards was “mission accomplished.”

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The Pauper Princess and the Born Legacy, Part 10

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 10

“YOU’RE GETTING WARMER…”

Yas, kestle, hyu dun haff to keep sayink dot!” said the Jägermonster known as Oggie. He and de leedle Prinzess Isabel were making their way cautiously through the castle’s corridors.

“No, Mr. Oggie,” said Isabel, “We need it to keep telling us if we’re getting closer to Momma and Lady Agatha! You’ve played ‘Hot and Cold’ before, right?”

No,” he said, “But hy gets de idea.”

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