Месячный архив: Апрель 2017

The Emperor and His Eminence

«What a vile, petty revenge - creating a cult to deify the Emperor!» - said the Emperor squeamishly through his teeth, looking out the window at the cheering crowds. He didn’t like the waving people's mass in the square: they were singing the glorifying anthem. The man in the embroidered gold cassock, whom he was…
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Feast

- We’ve consulted with your research and are deeply impressed, - lied the Emperor, pointing at the pile of books in front of him. The uppermost one was entitled "The Truth About the Worldwide Conspiracy of the Reds" with a small note in small letters: "A new research from the author of the topical bestsellers…
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Emperor’s Bet

- Dear citizens of the Empire! I congratulate you on the anniversary of my reign! The Emperor had waited for a proper pause and gestured to calm down the applause, then went on: - During this time, a lot of work has been done! The claimants to the throne are exterminated! The absolute centralization of…
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External enemy

- Well, how many times are you going to do that, Your Excellency? - said the Emperor reproachfully. - When will you learn to keep in a tight rein your pro-imperial opposition? Next time, when you hear all this chatter about the union - just knit talkers with their sympathizers and send them to me!…
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readme.txt (The Epilogue)

27 Dear I! Before you keep on the reading, fix the number above the letter. Increase it by one. Only I have the access to the file, I mean, it is you now, my next copy. The number – is a counter of readings. Take it as a number for one of my copies that…
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Election

- Happy Birthday! The Emperor took a chubby package of red paper, strewn with silver stars, from the gold tray served by the footman and gave it to the Personal Existence Poisoner He leered with suspicion at His Majesty without getting up from his chair, turned his gift in his hands and threw it on…
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Revenge

- What is a double feeling, - said His Majesty, after a moment of the silence. - On the one hand, your favorite poet wrote a book about you. On the other hand, all these verses about how bad you are. A charging, is not it? Minister portrayed a sad smile and nodded. He did…
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Report of the nord-east sector

"Dear revolutionary! The day before yesterday you glued leaflets around the palace, and accused me of tyranny, repressions, and so on, according to the list. It is disgusting! What the hell you dare to write it! With your look at the issue, according to your files, you beat your wife, inform on neighbors to the…
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The August complaint

Emperor flipped another page petition, and to his relief there was only half a paragraph in, and a long list of signatures, which he was not going to read. Removing the feet off the desk and put the document on their place, he was digging in one of the drawers. He obtained a gold stamp…
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