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Tag: Eccentricity

  • Beyond Par

    Kingdom Random Glummerdom, only son of Lord Archibald Giles Glummerdom was by all accounts a most peculiar creature. His physical attributes alone attested to that, for he possessed a pair of fish-like eyes that gazed vaguely out from their sockets, a gaunt elongated face ending in a receding chin, a pair of groper lips, pouted and sealed like a purse; and supporting all of this a giraffe neck that sloped down to form his slender Read more [...]