Then came archers of the guard, shrill-voiced women of the camp, English pages with their fair skins and blue wondering eyes, dark-robed friars, lounging men-at-arms, swarthy loud-tongued Gascon serving-men, seamen from the river, rude peasants of the Medoc, and becloaked
and befeathered squires of the court, all jostling and pushing in an ever-changing, many-colored stream, while English, French, Welsh, Basque, and the varied dialects of Gascony and Guienne filled the air with their babel.
Let's see what can be done with their names: SCOTTY ta1 = otocyst SCOTTY ta2 = boycotts, cryostat, otocysts MOORE tp = Romeo MOORE ta1 = boomer, mooner, moored, morose, roomie MOORE ta2 = bedroom, boredom, doormen, groomed, hormone, promote SCOTTY MOORE ta5 = cytophotometries SCOTTY MOORE ta6 = spectrophotometry BILL ta1 = billy, brill, libel BILL ta2 = billet, billow, glibly, liable BLACK ta1 = blacks BLACK ta2 = backlit, backlog, becloak
, layback BILL BLACK ta3 = blackballing FONTANA ta1 = nonfatal FONTAN A ta3 = nonfactual FLOYD ta1 = fondly FLOYD ta2 = dropfly, twyfold CRAMER ta1 = charmer, creamer, marcher CRAMER ta2 = carmaker, creamery, screamer
The regular comic-book villains, such as the Joker or Riddler, were again snubbed in favour of a mysterious becloaked
character called The Wizard, who aimed to cripple the city with his remote-control device.