George Stanley, Prime Minister of Felonia, was sat at his desk when Alexander Lloyd - the Chancellor - had confronted him with the letter.
It had been building up since last November. Stanley had been concerned about Felnoy’s health and sanity since that incident at the banquet, but never as much as he was now.
What was especially concerning was the consequences of the old Emperor’s thoughts; he had hidden away in his palace, and shut the doors to any visitors, apparently as a matter of health. Visits of foreign diplomacy had been postponed, which had damaged Felonia’s reputation somewhat.
Then Stanley had received letters from Felnoy, stating policies he wanted introduced. One or two of these were acknowledged, but some were clearly ludicrous; to create a political office for the Emperor was an insane proposition. The Emperor had not had any real control over the happenings of the country for centuries; so much respo