American Royals Quotes

Katharine McGee
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What if General Washington had refused to be king, and asked to be an elected representative instead?
-- Narrator (Prologue)

Importance: This quote is significant as it lays the foundation for the work itself. It explores the hypothetical proposition that, when offered a kingship, Founding Father George Washington accepts the role as monarch rather than becomes the first American president. This question has frequently been bandied about throughout time, and the work imagines what today's American monarch might look like. Additionally it explores the complications of running a monarchy in 21st century America, replete with social media and technology.

She knew it was her duty to put the people first; everyone had been telling her that since birth.
-- Beatrice (One)

Importance: This quote sets up the dichotomy between Beatrice's duty to her country and the crown, and her subservient duty to herself. She muses that the words "in service to God and country" where emblazoned on her...

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