Narnia: VDT, Where the crowns came from, and the books Eustace read
[Originally Posted at Ana Mardoll's Ramblings.]
[In response to: "WHERE DID THIS DRAGON GET MULTIPLE CROWNS FROM WHEN THERE'S ONLY A HANDFUL OF KINGDOMS IN THIS WORLD AND NONE WITHIN SPITTING DISTA-- you know what? Nevermind. I don't care."]
"Sire?" "Yes Robert?" "It appears your crown has been stolen again." "What about the back up crown?" "That too." "Not that one, I meant the-" "That too." "And the-" "All of the crowns have been stolen, sire." "But I ordered two hundred to be made, so that we'd have reserves in the face of the constant problem of crown theft." "And they were all stolen." "Didn't I order them to be secured in a locked metal vault two stories underground?" "The dragon dug up the vault and carried it away." "He what!?" "He burrowed into-" "Never mind. From now on the symbol of royal power shall be a watch."
Narrator: Eustace didn't read the right books. Eustace: I read the left books. Narrator: No, you read the wrong books. Eustace: I disagree, the opposite or right is clearly left.