Volume 3 Kickstarter tier spotlight: A Print Of The Narrative
For $30, this is the core tier of the whole campaign — the one that gets you Volume 3 in paperback! With a campaign-exclusive postcard print inside! Plus the ebook, wallpapers, and special thanks.
Excuse me! I need to retrieve a package. I can show you my ID . . .
Post officer: Ughhh. I’m not on the clock, so:
Watch the news, you moron! We’re closed for a reason! Go home and wash your hands!
Red: I’m following orders, and I belong to the castle!
Post officer: You — Can you prove it?
Red: Here’s the mount I rode in on.
Post officer: . . . Okay. Okay, wait there, don’t move. I got’chu.
All too much pun, considering how “you and the horse you rode in on” is typically used in a sentence.
I am not familiar with this phrase. How is it commonly used?
Generally in a “go away” way – “yeah, (screw) you and the horse you rode in on” sort of context – the parenthesis part being implied.
And note that it’s related to the implication that people who ride on horses – rich and nobles – are arrogant and thinks they are better than others.
Which is unlikely to be case of this servant.
Thanks. I always love learning new phrases to add to my lexicon.
Hurray for accidental learning opportunities!
Seems the post officer has pretty good idea how risky is not following orders for slaves from the castle.
Or the local peerage simply has Privileges and the Post Officer is meant to do exactly this.