Finding Secretary Lyn

Emporium Exotique

>The kings jaw dropped as he looked at the prime minister in awe, ”What would you ever do without your wife, Evander? ”

”Suffice to say I wouldn even be here sitting in front of you, sir. ”

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”Welcome to Emporium Exotique, Your Royal Highness. ”

Dozens of staff and even the general manager and supervisors lined up to welcome Magus and me into the most expensive and high-end boutique selling only the best haute couture and jewelry in all of the dominion.

The Senior Manager walked towards the manager and curtsied toward him respectfully, ”Planning for another business trip, sir? ”

”No. Actually, I am not here to buy for myself, ” he said bluntly before turning around and looking at me seriously, ”Shes all yours, manager. ”

”Oh my, just look at these long, slender limbs. The waistline, the sublime face, and the silky hair, ” I was taken aback when the elderly lady suddenly grabbed my arms and hair to check closely, ”Wy are you not in the industry my angel? ”

”Because shes my private secretary, ” Magus answered for me curtly as he checked his wristwatch impatiently, ”Mother wants you to fill her wardrobe with dresses, uniforms, shoes, and accessories fitting and in line with her position as the first-ever female Royal Private Secretary to the Crown Prince in history. She will be accompanying me starting tomorrow in public engagements both here and abroad, so it is of utmost importance for her to look presentable to the media as well. Make it so. ”

The elderly woman curtsied deeply before standing upright and raising her head proudly, ”I have dressed the Queen Mother, the Queen, and the entire royal family. I am putting my pride, career and dignity on the line on this task, sir. It will be done in three hours or I will see myself out of this establishment. ”

Magus sat on the sofa and grinned at me expectantly, ”This might be more amusing than waiting for my mother and grandmother shopping here, manager. ”

”You are onto something, sir. If youll excuse me, I have a history to make. Lets go to the fitting room and put on a show for the crown prince, my angel! ”

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”This is no mere uniform fittings, this is more of a whole wardrobe overhaul, sir. ”

Magus looked up and sneered at me, ”Mother was aghast that you have to borrow a dress from your friend and several articles of clothing from the prime ministers wife for the duration of our stay at White Castle. ”

”Still, I do not understand why I need to have gowns, dresses, evening wears, jewelries, and expensive handbags for work, sir? ”

The crown prince exasperatedly looked up from his book at the elderly manager and sighed as the kind woman explained it to me instead.

”Direct orders from Her Majesty, Queen Cleo herself, my angel. She tasked you to accompany His Royal Highness to his public appearances on top of your clerical duties, does she not? ”

”Yes… ”

She put an impressive set of mother-of-pearl fineries on me as her assistants fixed a flowing white gown embroidered with Swarovski crystals, ”Then you must be as impressive as the one you will be accompanying. The Crown Prince of the Dominion of Arcania must not be seen with a woman wearing an ugly ensemble. The tabloids already have enough rubbish to let a dumpsite burn for a year without you adding more fuel to the fire, my angel. ”

”Now, now, ” Magus interjected in annoyance, making the elderly manager chuckle a little.

”That is why I agree with what Her Majesty always said. That when a man is in a deep mess he created and seems to have no hope of pulling himself out of, it is the sacred duty of a woman to step in and save the shit show by dazzling the crowd! ”

Magus stood up as the ladies stepped away from me after several hours of seemingly endless fittings and wardrobe changes before looking at me from head to foot, ”We shall see, manager. We shall see if she will survive the medias baptism by fire. ”

”By what Mrs. Themis had told me yesterday, she passed the Waite Examinations with flying colors. If she can ride the ever-changing tidal waves of Her Majesties moods, the masses whims are all but a childs play. ”

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