To Be Queen
There was a hallowed silence that clung to the air, stifling all sounds that may have been normally made. Solemnity was melded into the ice that created the hallways a sole being navigated. Alternating dark and light spots hid and revealed a tall, feminine figure clad in a simple violet dress. Lazuli, ruling queen of the planet Pluto, walked past windows streaming star light and into stretches of shadow, only to repeat the process when she entered the beams. Her silver-white hair glistened no matter the lighting, a simple gold ringlet resting on her head, her ice-blue skin reflecting the star light coldly while purple eyes stared ahead stonily but turned inward all the same. Her steps’ echoes were the only sound made and they shattered the silence with each crisp ‘click’.
She approached an intricately designed wall at the end of the hallway. Lines were seen carved into the ice in the formation of a door and its frame, patterns adorning the frame. She paused and her ey