Fleur is King Charles’s old friend and the daughter of Queen Blenda’s favorite Countess. Before King Charles marries Queen Disa, Fleur moves into King Charles’s room and tries to seduce him. Of course, King Charles isn’t interested in women, and he ultimately rejects her. Fleur later ends up working for Queen Disa at her French villa.
Fleur Character Timeline in Pale Fire
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...his mother and would harm her spirit if he didn’t “renounce sodomy.” In that time, Fleur began sleeping on a large swansdown pillow by Charles’s bed and, under her mother’s instruction,... (full context)