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Built in the middle ages, the castle was the center of military power and economic activity. it was also the home of powerful people such as a ruling lord. If you are looking for a setting to place powerful, important, and sometimes violent people, the castle is a good one. Castles automatically generate many, many questions:
- Who lives there?
- What is their title?
- What are they defending?
- Who defends the castle?
- Why is the castle important?
- Who is threatening the castle?
- Who is locked away in the dungeon or tower?
For today's writing prompt, create a short story that is set in a -