Today’s untitled fragment

The Orcish Queen raised high her glass
(No easy feat:
Orcs make glasses out of
Glass golem meat.)

“I propose a toast!”
she said, “You all
(or some of you) know
What it’s for, if you recall.”

Indeed they knew. The custom
(or really: “excuse”)
Was for the Queen to raise a glass
And the Executioner raise a noose…

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