He had stage presence – I’ll give him that.
Swash-buckling, swaggering, buccaneering – people could believe that of a goblin.
What they couldn’t stand was the gossip rags, printing pictures of him and that actress.
Humans and goblins don’t mix.
Written as a part of Goblin Week, and using a BeKindRewrite prompt: stage presence. Comments and criticism always welcome!