His Hehness spots a bad omen.
It is sometimes said that the British and American people are still today, in the twenty-first century, indecently obsessed with the Second World War. The reason is not far to seek. We know that here was something which our parents and grandparents did well, in a noble cause …
– Thus Max Hastings
With the Chinese. It’s just that most of us aren’t aware of it yet.
His Majesty: “This time, the declaration of war was deliberately misplaced by government drones who refused to take it seriously. And the opposing army consists of considerably more than a seasick hereditary field marshal, three men-at-arms, and twenty longbowmen.”
I’m pleased to live in the country that finally gave him peace.
(With apologies to the ST:TNG episode of the same name.)
And let loose the snails of war.
His Majesty: “I’ve met your dachshunds. I can see why you wouldn’t want to stick with tradition.”