— Jeph Jacques:
What’s the point of having a rapier wit, if I can’t use it to stab people?
Though the sweet blade of wit slips gently between their ribs and renders them mute with confusion….. though they gape speechless as their minds numb, befuddled at the verbal onslaught, are they yet dead to the world or perchance merely derailed from that which is truth?
Stabbed with wit, do they bleed… or simply lube the shank with mindless platitudes and ineffective evasions?Hmmm. A rapier sheathed is not a weapon it seems, though unsheathed, it pricks the innocent and mortally wounds the arrogant. It’s not the tool it seems, but the use that determines its potential.