They doubted his project. Said it’d ne’er work.
But he’d show them.
Cap’n Cucumber knew that precious stores o’ Topaz Tortellini could be found on the Isle o’ Isles, & he’d be damned if he was going to let those bureaucrats to stop him.
So while everyone was dining on Chef Torte’s pie, he snuck to the wharf & hijacked a ship with his closest associates.
If he’d been caught, his bones would’ve been taken & strewn round the countryside. But he didn’t care: his bones would always itch if he didn’t get that Tortellini.