Our girl could have escaped. And lord knows, plenty of folks tried to help her. So what would she have done if she did break away? It’s a good question. Chances are she’d disappear into life in exile in Europe or, if she were lucky, a life of anonymity in the Colonies. Of course that life wouldn’t have needed a resume. That was hardly the custom anyway. But that’s no reason we can’t make one for her.
MARIA ANTONIA JOSEPHA JOHANNA VON HABSBURG-LOTHRINGEN
OBJECTIVE: Master embroiderer with some management experience seeks a position that utilizes my notoriety and need to leave the country immediately.
LAST POSITION HELD: Target of republic’s hostility
EDUCATION: Homeschooled. Graduated first in my class. Concentrations in obedience, docility.
REASON FOR LEAVING LAST JOB: Taken forcibly from palace, led by heads on pikes.
Queen. Versailles, France. 1770-PRESENT
Real live Princess. Responsible for wearing of very large skirts and jewels on occasion. Represented centuries of class hatreds. Single-handedly supported the French silk industry. Coordinated building of miniature farm complete with lambs, villagers, a mill and milking cows.
Archduchess. Hofburg, Austria. 1755-1770
15th child of Empress Maria Theresa. Managed to stay unscarred after small pox – and stay alive to further her mother’s political ambitions.
Technical Skills: Speak French. German. Italian. Once gambled for 36 hours straight. Embroidery. Harp. Dance. Acting.
What, Too soon? Tell me what I missed in the comments.