The Fort of the Foreigners

The walls were so stout and sturdy, and the ramparts so heavily guarded, that it was said that no sober-minded man would ever attempt to breach the fort’s defences. It was only when an absolute fool wandered in quite by accident that the villagers realised they were in terrible trouble.

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25 Responses to The Fort of the Foreigners

  1. emmylgant says:

    Splendid metaphor.

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  2. Hehe! Beware of the fools! Alas, there´re quite a lot of them 😉

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  3. skat says:

    Perhaps the guards were the un-sober ones.

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  4. Monochrome nightmares says:

    An excellent tale Oglach.
    It would seem that we are not always as
    secure in our own little world as we would like
    to think we are.
    Raise the drawbridge.

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  5. Excellent and very universal. Yes, I’d often thought our White House would only be lived in by a president with decorum and at least half a brain. It appears when many weren’t looking, the most idiotic and corrupt one wondered in!

    I love and hate your story. 🙂

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  6. FlyTrapMan says:

    Never underestimate a fool!

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  7. Ah yes, we get the message 😊

    Well, he’s there now, count the days for how long

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  8. Have you been watching the American election again?

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