Ruvik: The Guilt In The Handmaid's Tale

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The despair that pangs my heart is only the beginning of my troubling sorrow. I Chancellor Constantine Wolfgang have been run out of my home, drove away by the mad king of Chillingham castle. If only the king would be reasonably, but he is indulged in his own self-glory that none shall help if it make him look weak. A warning that Ruvik was coming to take the Kings head, but no the king said “Ruvik has been dead for years I remember plunging my sword deep into his heart.” The King laughed at me yet I pleaded and pleaded and then my worst mistake threatening my king to listen to my admonitions. The king walked up to me and unsheathed his dagger he gouged my left eye and told the men to take my away to exile me far from the kingdom for my insubordination.…show more content…
The king has not been the same man since that night many years ago, but there have been claims and claims I know to be true that Ruvik is not dead that he very much alive wanting vengeance upon the king for murdering his love. “I know it seems to be straight from a folk tale, but it’s the truth I saw it happen I was merely a boy Sebastian I kept it to myself all these years never fully understanding the weight it put upon my shoulders I should have done something sooner.” “ It is okay my dear friend I promise you just take care of yourself I don’t need the only salvation I have in life foolishly getting killed” “ I will do my best my dearest companion now I must be off before somebody sees me take care of yourself if I do not…show more content…
As I open the door to the throne room Ruvik is already there standing before the knelt kill I charge head on I knew a duel with Ruvik was inevitable. He turned around and there my brother Ruvik stood before me. “Dear brother how long has it been since the night you drove the sword through my heart or are you still telling everybody the king did?” “Well brother I was the king as such a point cheating on my wife I had to get away so that’s why I appointed Josef as the new king I had to get away, but when he offered me a position as chancellor I could hardly refuse. I missed the kingdom and my new love and I figured it was for the best until Josef betrayed me.” “Well brother after these stones run red with your blood I will be the one that slices the kings throat.” He swung his sword hard and fast at me and I dueled back we walked in a circle and I lunged towards him, but he rolled out of the way and managed to stab my left arm thankfully not my dominate arm. I stood up blood trickling down my arm Ruvik was preparing to charge, but I threw my dagger striking him between the eyes instantly killing him. I walked towards the king was begging for mercy I drew my sword and swung my sword as hard I could cutting his head off blood spraying all over my armor. I walked to the
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