Living in a country with royalty is just about as strange as screwy governmental systems could be.
Depsite the best efforts of friends, students and the most brilliant schemers this side of the Tama River, I just can’t figure ‘em out. They’re a huge drain on the economy, they have absolutely no social value whatsoever since they’re constantly hidden from their “subjects” – except for perhaps asinine gossip – and the empire they purportedly represent didn’t even last a century.
Feh. Just let the poor woman go be a diplomat and be done with it. This is like Princess Diana II: Electric Boogaloo.