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I am the king, the king of the house, the king of the family, the king of the quarter, the everyday king, the king. I’m the boss, my name is Polochon, not very glorious, I’m afraid, but it’s their fantasy. Mouse gray, if you like, a chartreux dress nuanced with a few darker stripes in midsummer, to show that the tiger is incidentally an alley cat. My eyes are green with some golden spots that stand out in the dark. Slender, a small aristocratic head, I am the King of the…