[Robert Paterson](http://smartpei.typepad.com/) writes about [the food of his just-post-war British childhood](http://smartpei.typepad.com/robert_patersons_weblog/2006/06/recalled_to_lif.html), in a lovely voice.
*This* is how roleplaying game texts should read.
And, at the end of it, a simple axiom for how to play.
(Is it < 800 words? Danish rpg convention Fastaval had a "daily magazine" this year, with a less-than-800-words scenario in each issue. This reduced form called for Other Techniques of cramming in 2-3 hours entertainment. Some of the techniques could be called **axiomatic**.)