Dragons have driven the Royal Court from the Castle
"O we are lost, lost" laments the King. "Without our vast treasures we cannot raise an army 'gainst these accursed dragons. Our Kingdom must now languish under lizards!"
"Nay, not so, my liege!" replied the young Prince. "None knows that Castle, those many bridges and storerooms, better than I. Give me leave and I shall loot those lizards of their plunder and restore my lord to his birthright."
"Brave boy," said the King, fully pleased. "But," he added darkly, "beware dread dragonfire!"