This Week's Story

I Refuse!

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Queen Vashti refuses to be displayed by her drunken husband, King Xerxes.

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“I refuse to come to the king’s party!”

“Queen Vashti, you do not have the right to defy the king.  King Xerxes has ordered that you come.  Today is the last and seventh day of the celebration.  He wants his guests to see how beautiful his queen is.  All the palace servants and officials are invited.

You will appear in the courtyard of the palace garden...
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