...other birds sensibly ignored him. In between orders the dodo explained
that they weren't allowed to have ships in the Queen of Hearts Royal navy
because of royal cutbacks. Once Alice started to think she couldn't take
another minute of the boring old windbag's senseless rambling. Land was
spotted and the Toucan boat made it's way to shore.
"All right then crew. You know your duties go and gather some fire wood while
I de-brief this young lady." Captain Dodo ordered.
"Aye, aye captain." The other birds said with salutes.
"Well young lady, you went and got yourself stuck in a jam and I the brave
and noble Captain Dodo got you out of it. I say you owe me." The Dodo said.
"Well I suppose that's fair but what do you want? I have nothing to give
you." Alice said.
"Not so lass you have that sweet little body of yours." The Dodo said.
"What! But you're a bird and I'm a human." Alice protested.
"So? You'll go shag a doorknob but not a Sea Captain in the Queen of Hearts
Royal Navy? Your standards are wonky girl." The captain said.
"Wait a minute how did you know about the door?" Alice demanded.
"Well the door brags." The dodo explained. "A real blowhard won't shut up
really, no matter ...