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Don't Underestimate an Education

 

Face of the great mage of Shothoggow turned red with anger.

“You say that I’m a smug and vain idiot? After I did all this?”

Few moments ago he wiped out half of the nearby population, only thing with him there was snake that was slithering on the ground next to him.

“What do you mean by? Take it back or things will get worse? You will think twice before calling me – The Mightiest and Wisest – disgusting slimy snake. Go catch some frogs. Maybe you will find a cursed princess or something, you slowworm!”

The snake turned his head towards the mage and hissed.

“Smatterer? Say who? The one who couldn’t even read? What if slowworm isn’t a snake, it doesn’t matter, you grass snake. There are more important things that zoology, redneck. A cow or a sheep, it doesn’t matter which one if it’s on the plate. Go … slither away! And look out for hedgehogs.”

Great mage laughed.

The reptile found exposed spot bellow mage’s knee.

“Ouch!”

The snake slithered away.

And he rattled his tail.

 

© 2016

 

 

 

"Things just happen. What the hell."
Didaktylos*
* Terry Pratchett. Hogfather

 

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