Chapter 1: From Middle Earth to Top of the World
What if Bobby Fischer had turned from the Royal Game to the Game of Royalty, the Philosophy of Life?
It was the third game of the Tellus Midi championship match, and the culmination of Froddy Bischer’s short, precocious life. Froddy, you see, had spent his entire life in pursuit conquest and domination, in short, immortal glory, on the eighty one squares of the Game of Royals, Schachgi. His father, himself a brilliant scientist of the highest rank, had given him his brilliantly cool calculating brain. His mother, a poet who sang with the sinners and danced with the saints, his resilient spirit. His sister constantly dweeded on her interstellar TeleVac with her chatty friends, and didn’t figure much in his ambitious plans, or so-called “life.”Continue reading