Brat Farrar (bratfarrar) wrote,
Brat Farrar
bratfarrar

on the quality of kings

"Nah, catch me being respectful to some bloke because he just pulled a sword out of a stone. That don't make you a king. Mind you," he said, "someone who could shove a sword into a stone . . . a man like that, now, he's a king."

"A man like that'd be an ace," said Nobby.


Terry Pratchett, Men At Arms, pg. 238
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