The Queen's Pawn

DaveOakRidges
DaveOakRidges
Feb 18, 2012, 10:44 PM |
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One quiet Saturday evening the Queen's Rook rushes up to her and blurts out, " Your Highness! .....its your pawn .....he's dead!"

The Queen is shocked, she breaks into tears, she questions the rook (yes ..... short ..... round head ...... "I Love Queen" tatt' on right shoulder) ..... then she composes herself as only royalty can and adresses her rook...."Thank you for informing me of queen pawns demise but don't you think you could have broken the news to me more gently?"

Rook asks "how do you mean?"

Queen responds," Perhaps you could have told me of how he climbed up onto the roof ...... how he slipped ..... how he then fell ...... and how he finally succumbed to his injuries....."

Rook nods, " Yes Ma'am, Thank you , I see now, I'm so sorry....."

The Rook hestitates and seems anxious.

Queen, " Is there something else you wish to say Rook?"

Rook, " ......well, yes ...... you see ma'am .....It's the King, he climbed up onto the roof......."