Stop Me If You've Heard This One Before
Rows of pawns flicker blue like stove flames on each side of the board. Behind them: blue projections of inbred royalty, bucking stallions, twitchy bishops, crumbling castles. Tiny gouges and cigarette burns perforate the board’s surface; brown water-damage blobs and coffee-cup rings bleed over the black and white squares. All game pieces are the same ghost blue. God and the Devil know whose pieces are whose.