This is about as close to autobiography as it gets.
As Austenophiles know, 1 Bates is the metric measure of a boring conversation.
The Pepsis went on to sack the cities of Themes and Athletes before being turned back at the battle of Salami.
“Because Xerxes thought has was a god” is somewhere way off to the lower left.
It’s depressing how often I still have to inform students that the king of Persia was a normal-sized dude who wore clothes.