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    Richard stalked the halls of Rouen like a tamed lion, but one that still had claws, and might turn on you if you came too close. And Geoffrey could never resist baiting his brother. With King Henry gone to Caen to collect their mother, whom he had once again released from her imprisonment, this time for Easter, and John floundering away in Ireland, there was no one else for the two of them to direct their energies towards. The knights and courtiers took bets as to which would strike the first blow, with the prevailing wisdom being that no matter who began it, Richard would surely end it.

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    Five lives which Eleanor of Aquitaine never lived.

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    It is all a game, and nothing is sacred.

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    To tell the truth, I was never doted so affectionately upon by either parent. It was always either John or Richard. Everyone forgets poor dear Geoffrey. Even it seems as Alais has forgotten me too.

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    Philip contemplates Geoffrey's reign

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    “We're jungle creatures, Henry, and the dark is all around us. See them? In the corners, you can see the eyes.” –The Lion in Winter, William Goldman.

    The pairings, Philip/Richard and Philip/Geoffrey, are implied.

    Thank you, Ignoble Bard, for the patient and generous Beta work. Also, many thanks to Russandol, Scarlet, Randy O., and Elfscribe for the nitpicks on the final draft.

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    Richard is always better than Geoff.

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    Eleanor wins by default.

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    Such, my angels, is the role of sex in history.

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    Philip's journey from Paris was the shorter distance, yet he arrived later, almost as dark was falling. Richard, knowing his tactics well, refused to be goaded so easily into impatience. "I'll wager you wish you hadn't burned the bridge at Porte Joie now," he said cheerfully by way of greeting. "You could have been here in time for dinner. It was splendid, by the way. We saved you some scraps."

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    Scenes from the crucible.

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    Philip was not sure of the moment when their conversation (about Richard, of course, it was always Richard's fault somehow) passed from discussion into argument.

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    Eleanor will have her revenge on Henry by hook or by crook.

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    When they were first married, Henry couldn't quite believe his good fortune.

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    John goes to Poitou to fight Richard. Geoffrey tags along. A follow up to More Aloes Than Honey.

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    Constance knows that Geoffrey doesn't love her - or anyone. But he confides in her, and that's enough. A follow-up to Nobody's Good Son.

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    The Christmas court was kind of a bust. Geoffrey Plantagenet plans his next move.

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    If this was all his triumph would cost, Geoffrey was more than willing to pay Philip's price.

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    Alais has revenge on her mind, and Geoffrey's there to help her.

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    Before he left Chinon that night, Richard paid a second visit to Philip's room.

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