Elias Zapple

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Elias Zapple was not born in 1922, as some would have you believe. His date of birth is not really relevant anyway. What is relevant is that he arose out of a tulip that was growing in some old granny's garden in Camberwell. How he got to be in a tulip is not really clear, nor is it clear how he got out of the tulip and years later wrote the smash hit musical, 'Love be a Stranger', which was an international flop.

After that success, he went on to work as a 19th century Victorian chimney sweep where he was then inspired to write the acclaimed series of books entitled 'Duke & Michel'. It is believed the fumes from the chimneys did so much damage to Elias that it was a miracle he ever ate a cupcake again.

Later, he time travelled back to the p
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“The table was covered with food like roast chicken, roast potatoes, roast parsnips, roast turkey, roast liquorice and, the centrepiece, a roasted knight.”
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“Duke to Michel: I’m fairly certain that even if
you’d struggle in a quiz against a pigeon, you are capable enough of opening doors.”
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“Basset Hounds never get scared. We’re fearless, resolute and know how to season a good lamb chop.”
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“Duke to Michel: I’m fairly certain that even if
you’d struggle in a quiz against a pigeon, you are capable enough of opening doors.”
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“Basset Hounds never get scared. We’re fearless, resolute and know how to season a good lamb chop.”
Elias Zapple, Duke & Michel: The Mysterious Corridor

“Allegedly, allegedly I say, the R.G.A. were extremely miffed of portrait painted of their monarch, King Tingaling XX, by Master. Portrait apparently, as it’s yet t’be unveiled, depicts King Tingaling XX in rather compromisin’ position with a pineapple, a wad of cash and his favourite pig, Buttercup.”
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“The table was covered with food like roast chicken, roast potatoes, roast parsnips, roast turkey, roast liquorice and, the centrepiece, a roasted knight.”
Elias Zapple, Jellybean the Dragon

“It’s not fair! Everybody has fangs but me, and I can’t even turn into a bat properly. Sometimes when I try I end up as a sparrow!”
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message 1: by Dale (last edited Jul 19, 2014 12:40PM)

Dale Thele Elias, thank you for the friend connect.
Wishing all the best in 2014!


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