Rex wrote:Mordecai hadn't the faintest idea what this entailed, so he inquired "Executioners as in taking heads?" "Aye," the burly ringmaster snarled, "taking heads, for I shall have my vengeance in this life or the next. Which takes us to your pledge of pointing out the culprit to me. And let me assure you that doing so would prove rewarding." It better be, von Schweinstein thought to hisself as he slowly got up. By his unsteadfast ways one could gather that the nectar had taken effect.
"For a bottle or two of your fine drink I would be more than happy to accuse the dastardly creature that killed Bobo. Nevertheless, since we are now brethren executioners et all, I propose you let me handle this on your behalf. And let me assure you that it will be done thoroughly." Ragnarok's eyes narrowed as he hissed "And what assurance will I have of your dutiful accomplishment of this task?" Mordecai looked decisive, "I shall bring you his head on a platter."
Meanwhile the maidens had been busy in the kitchen stripping the ogre carcass of its flesh, which came to about 30 stone, organs not inclusive. They were now cutting the meat into thinner slices and hanging them on a rack to be smoked on a pine fire all through the night. The ringmaster sat in the gloomy hall contemplating, then he addressed his guest "You have not convinced me to delegate this most personal matter into your hands. Let me ponder on it and you'll know in the morne." And so they went to sleep.
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