“Death to the Loyal” / A Memorable Fancy #032

     In our kingdom, loyalty is rewarded. In fact, strong expressions of loyalty are expected – required. The insufficiently loyal are subject to disfavor, disgrace, imprisonment. The trick, however, is not to be too loyal. Above a certain unspecified level, the king becomes suspicious. Executions follow.

             [– title after Ed Rehmus]

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