(It is highly recommended that you read the Author's Notes below before reading this chapter.)
The Princess' Rogue – Extended Author’s Notes
How this story came about.
As first mentioned in the Chapter 1 Author’s Notes, the idea for this story was directly drawn from a text-based RPG I started many years ago with my best friend and first beta reader Lily. It was a really small thing, just the two of us going back and forth through online chat (I live in Canada while Lily lives in Europe), role playing as these characters. At that time, I took on the role of the rogue and Lily took on the role of the princess. This was before Skype bought out MSN Messenger (who remembers that? lol) and fanfiction was not as popular as it is today. We managed roughly 6 RP sessions before things stalled due to real life obligations. Lily got married. I left my job to go back to school in a different field. And by the end of it, we both lost touch.
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