"Stand Back!" said the
paranoid king to his pitifully poor Yorrick,
"I'm still the king; captive to his mizzenmast by his mutinous crew."
"Ersatz!" cried the multi-colored jester as he mirthfully bowed
and, as a kind misfeasance, danced off the palace grounds.
The rat petted his paw
while his tail was stuck in the sewer grate.