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06/09/1470 Monarch Election Questions - Katniss Locksley

The Monarch Candidate series of election questions

The Count

Arthur the Younger

HRH Andreas Sharpe

Danay Meredith Ashcroft

Kingdoms Associated Press - London, England

As I left Danay's campaign tent, I found one last person running so far. I entered and picked up the campaign sheet and read it while she was busy answering questions. This candidate was Katniss Locksley. This was not the first time I had interviewed her but today was different. It was not about ships and pirates but about running for England's Monarchy. As things settled we sat down to go over the questions.

✍️ KAP
"With the lack of stability in the kingdom population-wise, how do you propose to get more people involved? "

Katniss Locksley
"I would refer to my campaign.

"Bonus: The Great Migration. With a declining population, I have a vision of how to improve things. It will take work but could be an elegant solution. If elected, I will share this vision and work to make it happen during my reign."

I don't think it would be a popular idea but it would be A way to help solve the issue. I think that is all I am going to say about this one for now."

✍️ KAP
"What is your definition of leadership?"

Katniss Locksley
"Deeds not words. Enough said. "

✍️ KAP
"What do you believe should happen to those close to you when they make an honest mistake?"

Katniss Locksley
"Honest mistake? Learn from it and move on. Betrayal though is another matter."

✍️ KAP
"Royal treasury - will you be transparent in how much is there and how it is spent?"

Katniss Locksley
"I am but a commoner. I do not know nor how it is spent. I would be able to manage what is there well."

✍️ KAP
"What mistakes have you made that have improved who you are now?"

Katniss Locksley
"I have had a hard life not many are willing or able to accept me because of that. I would refer you to my life quote. (profile)

"I would like to say that I chose the life I live but I didn't so I play the cards that I am dealt. In that process, I have grown hard at heart, when some would see things as wrong I see them as right. I play for all the marbles.

In life, the hardest aspect of the battle between good and evil is determining which is which."

✍️ KAP
"Tell us about a time when your judgment has been tested in crisis."

Katniss Locksley
Aw, some good times. I would refer you to some of my times when I was in leadership there are more but here is one as a PP and one as a captain of a fleet of warships.

✍️ KAP
I took a copy of the stories and add them to the interview.

As a Captain of Armada of warships (KAP also did a story on this topic)

Getting back to the interview now.

✍️ KAP
"Are you open to the freedom of speech of anyone in the realm regardless of title or rank?"

Katniss Locksley
"YES! In fact, in my campaign, I am one of the biggest proponents for this. I am the only candidate that would NOT have a privy council to ensure everyone would have a voice and less would be behind closed doors. NO more privileged persons being hand selected for the privy council ALL no matter the title or rank could come to the discussions and have a voice.

I also would put the tower of London under construction during my reign aka it would be closed for building a bigger one and would be complete after my reign had come to an end. By doing this it would end more closed doors discussions and allow more freedom of speech. The commons are were the people are and that is where I would be also!"

✍️ KAP
"Many of the hardest decisions in the Kingdom won’t be consensus decisions. What will inform your decision-making?"

Katniss Locksley
"Mmm wise counsel of others I would guess. Voting maybe? I am but a commoner so I tend to make decisions with haste. I would not have committees of committees where stuff is discussed for months before a decision is made. Ugh. Maybe Mad queen syndrome would play a factor in this maybe not."

✍️ KAP
"Being a monarch requires decisiveness. Share with the readers some examples of your ability and willingness to be decisive."

Katniss Locksley
Aw, good question I would refer back to past experience as a PP and a Captain of a large warship.

✍️ KAP
"Ah the previous stories to be looked at in question six. Readers, please refer to those stories for her answer. Now back to our questions.

What could cause you to fail as the monarch?"

Katniss Locksley
"For sure Mad queen syndrome. It runs in the Locksley family. Not saying I have it but we don't know. I was never diagnosed by a doctor in this realm. Should it happen I would always have a heir. BUT I am hoping for the longest reign England has ever seen."

There are thirteen days left to register so if you have a spare one thousand pounds or friends with deep pockets, place your name up for a chance at being the monarch. Of course, being a monarch comes with a bit of bad news. No one makes it out alive! So beware of what you seek and how you want to go about things or perhaps just register for the golden trophy.

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