The tower stood on a lonely mountaintop, far from town and city. One morning, a knight seeking adventure knocked on its door.
"Is this the lair of an evil sorcerer, or prison of a trapped princess?" he demanded.
Eventually, a tired voice called out.
"This is an observatory."

@MicroSFF (the princess was imprisoned there for sorcery, her house arrest under the strictest condition that she stop publishing any more works promoting her cult of the elder abominations awaiting the alignment of the stars)

This should totally be submitted to the drabble cast
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