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- The commoner is known for a particular skill the prince needs.
- The prince is travelling the land incognito dressed as a commoner.
- The prince and the commoner meet in a forest when the prince accidentally injures the commoner.
- The prince and the commoner meet in a forest when the commoner accidentally injures the prince.
- The prince is injured during a hunt and the commoner is there to help.
- The commoner finds (or inherits) an artifact the prince wants.
- The king (or queen, etc.) has the commoner’s relative/friend unjustly punished and the prince and the commoner meet while the commoner is seeking justice.
- The commoner is working at an inn the prince visits.
- The commoner comes to the castle seeking help for some issue that the region he lives in is suffering from.
- The prince needs a guide fro a quest.
- The prince is cursed and the commoner is the only one who knows how to break the spell.
- The commoner overhears people plotting the prince’s death.
- The prince and the commoner decide to swap their places.
- The prince is supposed to be sacrificed to a monster and the king (or queen, etc.) tries to persuade the monster that the commoner is in fact the prince.
- The prince likes to escape the life at court and hang around the commoners.