[Bards] A mildly amusing thought on bowing courtesies.
bedlamandmayhem at gmail.com
Wed Jun 27 07:48:27 PDT 2007
Yet another comparison to the military... You don't argue with cooks,
quartermasters, or anyone who actually is in charge of filing your pay
paperwork. No matter what your rank is!
> Officially? No. But our crowns and nobles are not fools; they understand
> real life.
> Once, many years ago, a woman staggered into the fire ring struggling with
> an enormous pot, which contained the stew for that night's feast. Around
> the ring were the King and Queen of Atenveldt, the Prince and Princess of
> Ansteorra, the Baron of Stargate, and various peers. She yelled out, "Get
> out of the way. I outrank all of you -- I'm the cook."
> They moved.
> Robin of Gilwell / Jay Rudin
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