What makes royalty? Is it the bloodlines? The history? The noblesse oblige? For Victor, all it took was one, very special cat.
And a small pair of boots.
I thought I didn't have time for anything more elaborate, so I dredged up one of my old Once Upon A Time And Space tales. Not so much of the sci-fi in this one. But enough of a subtle twist on the old tale to make it interesting.