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Molly Answers Questions

1. What is your job?
     I am an undermaid.  In the castle, servants are at different levels.  The upper servants serve the royals directly.  They don't talk much to the lower servants.  The lower servants do the background work.  The royals might never see the lower servants.  And me?  I'm lower than the lower servants.  I run and do whatever I am told.
2.  How long have you been a maid? 
     Most o' my life.  And I've been at the castle for almost 6 years.
3. What are your strengths and weaknesses?
     Mercy me!  I don't know.  I don't think I am very strong.  I try to be but there are many who are stronger than I am.  I am just so glad to be here, even when it's hard.
    I have a lot of weaknesses.  I'm not nearly strong enough or fast enough, and I make mistakes sometimes in my work.  Plus, there's a lot of things I am scared of.  I'm scared of the dungeon.  I'm scared of Gorgus.  I'm scared of Regina.  I'm scared I might lose my place in the castle -- where would I go then?  The world is scary.
4. How did you meet the princess?
    I was listening to a story when I was supposed to be working.  I couldn't help it - it sounded so thrilling.  But Regina caught me and sent me running.  And then there was the princess!  My poor heart jumped into my throat!
5. If you could change one thing about your life, what would it be?
     It's probably very wrong of me, but I sometimes wish Regina would disappear.  Since that won't happen, then I wish I could be braver...


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