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Jacorte the Stupid vs. King Horatio the BraveThe great King Horatio stood motionless in the cool night air. He cut quite a fine figure against the dimly-lit horizon. As he briefly contemplated how torn he felt, his normally calm and handsome face wore an unfamiliar expression, one that was chiseled, cold and stern.
Horatio held his morals in a sacred space inside his heart. Beside them, he kept his obligation to uphold his sworn duties to the other Kings of Ormon. His oath was one to guard the souls of those who had departed from the surface planet through death. Horatio was bound to pass judgement upon them, and he sought to protect the immortal souls of the good and the innocent, so that they would enjoy eternal happiness as a reward for their pleasant behaviors in life. He also strove to imprison and punish the wicked – so that justice would be served upon them, and so that these evil beings would never again harm another soul.
For thousands of years, Horatio had done his job well. Although he found no pleasure in dealing out
Trouble LurkingI know you see trouble lurking everywhere -
And, although this fills you with misery,
Your senses remain closed to the bright side of life;
Those simple joys that I wish you could see.
You say annoyance and agitation
Are forever watching and awaiting their chance;
Stalking in shadow 'til you least expect,
And they will pounce on you, if you avert your glance.
The short grim future you see before you
Is brimming with so much bad news, bother and bind.
You struggle, caught up in the web you weave
From the threads of the memories you can't leave behind.
Fighting, running, but ever standing still -
Doing all that you can to remain on the ball;
Noticing signs that are just not quite there,
You're constantly alert – yet, just waiting to fall.
You feel like mess and endless misfortune
Are all that will ever lie behind in your wake,
And invisible demons wait ahead
To eagerly jump upon your every mistake.
Through your dark life, you tiptoe cautiously,
Aiming to avoid all suffering, loss and gri
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