The minotour emerged from the labyrinth and fought Theseus. His demise was greeted with cheers and some mirth (by his classmates). The amorous encounter with Ariadne and the death of King Aegeus were enacted with similar vigour.
On the way out of the classroom, Kimberley paused, "Could we do the legend again next week, Mr Long?" Maybe, wasn't a sufficient answer. Kimberley required a cast iron guarantee. Having been given an assurance that further role play was likely next week, she asked her supplementary:
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