sick, diseased gentoo penguin,
In the 18th century, Europe was engaged in endless warfare. Especially France and Austria, with enormous military strength, fought over each and every matter. But realizing that such conflicts only benefit other countries, Maria Theresa, the Empress of Austria, proposed a peace treaty for both countries. As consequence, an historic alliance came into being. As the token of their alliance, the engagement of Theresa’s youngest daughter, Marie Antoinette, and the Crown Prince of France was arranged.
They scatter in beauty.
Au revoir, “see you again”. But both Antoinette and Oscar knew too well that they would never meet again.