Bobby and Huror, Episode 40 by Wolfenshire ()
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Multiple voices: It does not know… crush it… kill the Raven…
Bobby: Hold on, I’m thinking.
Multiple voices: crush it… crush it… crush it…
Bobby: You know, it’s really hard to think with all of you shouting at me.
Multiple voices: It cannot answer… crush it…
Bobby: Okay, I don’t know the answer, crush me if you want, but at least tell me the answer first.
Multiple voices: …
Bobby: Wait? You don’t have an answer? Seriously?
Multiple voices: Beware the devious Raven… crush it… crush it…
Bobby: Is this all you have to do with your time? The Cettise are coming, the planet is in danger, and people are giving everything they have to come up with an answer to stop the Cettise. I think you might do something better with the time than wasting it in asking riddles that have no answers.
Multiple voices: The Raven is clever and devious… The Crow is sensible and practical… This Raven understands the way of the Crow… This Raven has answered the riddle… You may take the Talon Dagger.
Bobby: What? That was the answer – that spending time on unanswerable riddles is a waste of time? Oh for Goddess sake. Give me that stupid dagger. (Bobby takes the dagger)
Talon Dagger: You are sensible for a Raven, but I am not for you, there is too much Hawk in your blood. Hawks are brave, but also rash and daring, as I can see you are.
Bobby: Oh now what… really? You talk?
Talon Dagger: You must give me to the one I am intended for.
Bobby: Fine, and who is that?
Talon Dagger: That choice is for you to make. Do so wisely.
Bobby: Okay, fine, talking pocket knife, I’ll find someone sensible.
Special Notes: One of the most answered and unanswered riddles in fiction comes from Lewis Carroll’s Alice in Wonderland. At the famous tea party, the Mad Hatter asks Alice the riddle, “Why is a Raven like a writing desk?” Alice asks him for the answer, and he admits he doesn't know. He was just asking. Alice chides him with, "I think you might do something better with the time than wasting it in asking riddles that have no answers.”
Extra note: The answer GrandmaT gave is correct. Lewis Carroll was so fed up with fans asking, he made up an answer, and intentionally misspelled a word in order to make the answer a pun. However, a proofreader corrected the inverted pun, causing the published answer to make no sense, and hence, the fans never accepted it as the answer.