You stay there and wait for the person

You hold your ground, thinking that you are an armed hero and the person coming couldn't possibly do you any harm.

A face appears through a slit in the gates. "Hello, there, mister. Whaddayou want?"

You swallow, clearly not expecting this. It's an old woman with a wrinkled face and cat-like eyes.

"No, don't tell ma. You're tryin' ta rescue tha' princess?" The old woman bursts out into wheezy fits of laughter. "You ain't gonna succeed, I can tell ya that much!"

The End

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