Oh but he did have his nay sayers. Sir Barry was of the order of the Leo the Lion but within the court was also the Order of the Dracula the Dragon which was a rival Order of knights. For as long as any could remember the two Orders had been arguing between themselves as to who was the finest of knights and the best protector of the people.
The last champion of the people had been of the Order of the Dracula and he had been measured and been found wanting. As such the people had chosen from the Order of the Leo for their new chief champion of the people.
The Order of the Dragon could not stop Sir Barry, but could muddy the roads and taint the wheat so that it did not seem as healthy or be as tasty. But still Sir Barry would have the rights to order what shall be best for the people.
With a free reign as to what to do, Sir Barry and his Order decided that everything the people needed would be gathered together in a great box of huge size and bestowed upon the people. The box was such size that once placed it blocked the center meeting of the roads of the village, and of such weight that it would take several years to be unpacked. The people would have to wait for the benefits from such a large and burdensome box. Continue reading