> Charts > Narration Chart: "Rhombus Narration", 1991-11-13

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TREY: For those of you who don’t understand what i just said, we’re back to part two of the story here. You’ll remember before, we had just floated over this beautiful land, and these people were going out into the fields to pray by saying “Divided Sky” [reference to “Rhombus Narration” earlier in the show] up to the sky. Well, that was years before, and now we come a little farther into the future.

This evil guy named Wilson has come into the land of Gamehendge. He’s taken over and enslaved all of these Lizards people. So here he is. The way he did that was by stealing their Bible of sorts, which was called the Helping Friendly Book. The Helping Friendly Book is what they used -- it had all the knowledge inherent in the universe. It taught them how to live in peace and harmony with nature.

Wilson knew that, without this book the people were helpless so he steals the book, cuts down the trees in the forest, builds a big city with a castle in the middle of it, and hides the book in the highest tower of the castle. Now, right now, what i’m singing about in the last song is the Colonel -- and that’s Colonel Forbin, not Col Hampton. Colonel Forbin has come here; he’s going to try to help these Lizard people revolt against Wilson. He thinks that the best way to do it is to climb up the mountain in the distance to find the Great and Knowledgeable Icculus, a thousand year old man who is basically the God and the writer of the Helping Friendly Book. He’s the only that he thinks can help.

So, Colonel Forbin climbs up the mountain, finds Icculus, and Icculus says, “I’ll help you. I’m gonna send the Famous Mockingbird, who’s going to fly outta the sky, steal the Helping Friendly Book, bring it back to the Lizards people, and then you guys can live in peace and harmony again like you used to. So i hope you got all that…

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