Today’s interviewee is something of an anti-villain, but I kind of like her, and a significant portion of The King’s Paladin will probably be told from her point of view. Enjoy. :)
Ismena: *comes in and takes a seat across from the interviewer, looking quite regal with her perfect posture and flowing gown* Good morning.
Interviewer: Good morning. How are you?
Ismena: I’m doing well.
Interviwer: Excellent. Then let’s get started. *smiles* What is your name?
Ismena: Ismena Faye Ivery.
Interviewer: How old are you?
Interviewer: Do you have any siblings?
Interviewer: What is your job?
Ismena: I’m princess of Mandoria.
Interviewer: Are you an introvert or extrovert?
Interviewer: What is your favorite food?
Ismena: Cream cheese pastries.
Interviewer: What is your favorite color and why?
Ismena: Purple. It matches my eyes. But I tend to prefer darker purples.
Interviewer: What is your favorite book?
Ismena: Alander’s Adventures in Lornea. It was my favorite when I was a little girl, and now it bears a lot of sentimental value.
Interviewer: Is there a job you’d rather have than the one you have now?
Ismena: Not particularly. I don’t think I’d be good at much else.
Interviewer: Do you have any hobbies?
Ismena: I draw on occasion and I play the piano.
Interviewer: What traits do you look for in a potential husband?
Ismena: Someone clever and strategic, preferably physically attractive, and someone I can make plans with.
Interviewer: Which of these is most important to you: Kindness, intelligence, or bravery?
Interviewer: And honesty or selflessness?
Interviewer: What is something you can never leave the house without?
Ismena: My cloak.
Interviewer: That was the last question. Thank you for your time.
Ismena: *stands and leaves, looking just as regal as when she came in*