Room Thirty-Two...a large square room with a hole rudely broken
through one wall. It must have taken a great deal of strength to pull the
heavy stones out of position.
The symmetry was also disturbed by the apparent
loss of one of the room's statues. My visitors thought a thief had broken into
the room, removed the figure, and made away with it. This, of course, was one
"Another one!" they cried.
"You mean another representative
of the animal kingdom?" I asked.
"What is a bird like that doing
"Roosting, evidently." Their attitude was really beginning to irritate
me. I have come to think of all the inhabitants of this House as members of my
little kingdom. People can be so arrogant...in a very real way we are all
animals, at least in part.
I wouldn't answer any more of their questions so
we left this room to enter...
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