I farted

I'm dying here...

Feghoot is a short story or joke that ends with word play... so I offer you...

King Ozymandias of Assyria was running low on cash after years of war with the Hittites. His last great possession was the Star of the Euphrates, the most valuable diamond in the ancient world. Desperate, he went to Croesus, the pawnpoker, to ask for a loan.

Croesus said, "I'll give you 100,000 dinars for it."

"But I paid a million dinars for it," the King protested. "Don't you know who I am? I am the king!"

Croesus replied, "When you wish to pawn a Star, makes no difference who you are."
The Doctor

One from Cloumn A for ravena_kade

Title: Rescue Mission
Genre: Man from UNCLE, Doctor Who
Rating: PG
Word count: 2260
Prompt: Illya, Donna, Mysterious footsteps

ravena_kade, I hope you enjoy your little tale and my thanks, as always, to sparky955 for her beta help.


Donna Noble still didn’t know why the TARDIS had brought her here. She’d been picking out some crystal roses for her room when the TARDIS suddenly materialized in the center of the path. They’d left it in the backroom of a warehouse and set out to explore the city. She expected The Doctor to pop out and complain that she was late, but after a few minutes of nothing, she used her key and walked in.

She managed to get, “Doctor, are you--?” out when the TARDIS shuddered and took off. Donna was terrified, but all she could do was hang on, hope for the best and shout his name over and over again.
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