Illustrations : ROY GERRARD (1935-1997)

MAXIMUS AND VANILLA WITH POLYDOX by ROY GERRARD

MAXIMUS AND VANILLA WITH POLYDOX

AND THEN, TO THEIR ETERNAL JOY,
GWEN HAD A BOUNCING BABY BOY,
AND TWO YEARS LATER IT BEFELL
SHE HAD A LITTLE GIRL AS WELL.
CHARLES LEFT THE ARMY, FOR HIS PLAN
WAS TO BECOME A FAMILY MAN by ROY GERRARD

AND THEN, TO THEIR ETERNAL JOY, GWEN HAD A BOUNCING BABY BOY, AND TWO YEARS LATER IT BEFELL SHE HAD A LITTLE GIRL AS WELL. CHARLES LEFT THE ARMY, FOR HIS PLAN WAS TO BECOME A FAMILY MAN

MAXIMUS AND VANILLA ON POLYDOX by ROY GERRARD

MAXIMUS AND VANILLA ON POLYDOX

SO POLYDOX AND MAXIMUS, VANILLA AND THEIR FRIENDS
GAINED FREEDOM, WEALTH, AND GLORY, AND THAT'S WHERE THE STORY ENDS by ROY GERRARD

SO POLYDOX AND MAXIMUS, VANILLA AND THEIR FRIENDS GAINED FREEDOM, WEALTH, AND GLORY, AND THAT'S WHERE THE STORY ENDS

THEN, WITH THE BROKEN BRIDGE AND OSTROGOTHS BEFORE,
HE DIVED INTO THE RIVER AND SWAM STRONGLY FOR THE SHORE by ROY GERRARD

THEN, WITH THE BROKEN BRIDGE AND OSTROGOTHS BEFORE, HE DIVED INTO THE RIVER AND SWAM STRONGLY FOR THE SHORE

BUT AS THE PEOPLE WAITED FOR THE EMPEROR TO CHOOSE,
A MESSENGER CAME BURSTING IN AND BROUGHT ALARMING NEWS by ROY GERRARD

BUT AS THE PEOPLE WAITED FOR THE EMPEROR TO CHOOSE, A MESSENGER CAME BURSTING IN AND BROUGHT ALARMING NEWS

SPONTANIUS AND CHUBBIA SOLD KINDLING IN THE STREET,
BUT BEING VERY POOR, THEY BARELY HAD ENOUGH TO EAT by ROY GERRARD

SPONTANIUS AND CHUBBIA SOLD KINDLING IN THE STREET, BUT BEING VERY POOR, THEY BARELY HAD ENOUGH TO EAT

IN BRABYNS PARK by ROY GERRARD

IN BRABYNS PARK

FOR CHARLES MADE MONEY WRITING BOOKS by ROY GERRARD

FOR CHARLES MADE MONEY WRITING BOOKS

TO SHOW THE FOUR HIS GRATITUDE, HE GAVE THEM GIFTS OF GOLD by ROY GERRARD

TO SHOW THE FOUR HIS GRATITUDE, HE GAVE THEM GIFTS OF GOLD

WHEN THE GOTHS SAW WULFUS FLATTENED WITH A SINGLE BLOW,
NO OTHER FROM THAT ARMY WAS PREPARED TO HAVE A GO by ROY GERRARD

WHEN THE GOTHS SAW WULFUS FLATTENED WITH A SINGLE BLOW, NO OTHER FROM THAT ARMY WAS PREPARED TO HAVE A GO

THE OSTROGOTHS ALL LAUGHED TO SEE SPONTANIUS ALONE;
IT TICKLED THEM TO THINK ONE MAN WOULD FACE THEM ON HIS OWN by ROY GERRARD

THE OSTROGOTHS ALL LAUGHED TO SEE SPONTANIUS ALONE; IT TICKLED THEM TO THINK ONE MAN WOULD FACE THEM ON HIS OWN

WHEN TAKEN TO THE PALACE TO RECEIVE THE WINNER'S PRIZE,
THEY ENTERED WITH THEIR KERCHIEFS OFF, NO LONGER IN DISGUISE by ROY GERRARD

WHEN TAKEN TO THE PALACE TO RECEIVE THE WINNER'S PRIZE, THEY ENTERED WITH THEIR KERCHIEFS OFF, NO LONGER IN DISGUISE

NOW, ONCE THE RACE BEGAN, BEFORE THE VAST AND CHEERING CROWD,
THEIR HORSE'S SPEED AND DARING MADE THE PAIR OF THEM FEEL PROUD by ROY GERRARD

NOW, ONCE THE RACE BEGAN, BEFORE THE VAST AND CHEERING CROWD, THEIR HORSE'S SPEED AND DARING MADE THE PAIR OF THEM FEEL PROUD

SLOBBUS ASKED HIS COUSIN, WHO WAS CAPTAIN OF THE LEGION,
TO SEND HIS MEN FORTHWITH ON A SEARCH THROUGHOUT THE REGION by ROY GERRARD

SLOBBUS ASKED HIS COUSIN, WHO WAS CAPTAIN OF THE LEGION, TO SEND HIS MEN FORTHWITH ON A SEARCH THROUGHOUT THE REGION

FOR NOW THE SLAVES AND POLYDUX WERE SNUGLY BEDDED DOWN,
WELL HIDDEN IN A STABLE IN THE HUMBLEST PART OF TOWN by ROY GERRARD

FOR NOW THE SLAVES AND POLYDUX WERE SNUGLY BEDDED DOWN, WELL HIDDEN IN A STABLE IN THE HUMBLEST PART OF TOWN

NEXT MORNING WHEN THEIR MASTER FOUND THEIR COLD AND EMPTY BEDS,
HE FLEW INTO A TEMPER AND DECLARED HE'D HAVE THEIR HEADS by ROY GERRARD

NEXT MORNING WHEN THEIR MASTER FOUND THEIR COLD AND EMPTY BEDS, HE FLEW INTO A TEMPER AND DECLARED HE'D HAVE THEIR HEADS

SO INTO THE FIELD THAT NIGHT THE DARING TWOSOME CREPT
AND STOLE AWAY WITH POLYDOX, WHILE NASTY SLOBBUS SLEPT by ROY GERRARD

SO INTO THE FIELD THAT NIGHT THE DARING TWOSOME CREPT AND STOLE AWAY WITH POLYDOX, WHILE NASTY SLOBBUS SLEPT

THOUGH POLYDOX, THE TRUSTY STEED, WAS GENTLE WITH EACH SLAVE,
WHEN SLOBBUS POMPIUS APPROACHED, HE'D SNORT AND MISBEHAVE by ROY GERRARD

THOUGH POLYDOX, THE TRUSTY STEED, WAS GENTLE WITH EACH SLAVE, WHEN SLOBBUS POMPIUS APPROACHED, HE'D SNORT AND MISBEHAVE

NOW, ONE DAY SLOBBUS WENT TO BUY A CHARIOT AND HORSE
IMAGINING THE NEIGHBORS WOULD BE MOST IMPRESSED, OF COURSE by ROY GERRARD

NOW, ONE DAY SLOBBUS WENT TO BUY A CHARIOT AND HORSE IMAGINING THE NEIGHBORS WOULD BE MOST IMPRESSED, OF COURSE