And so it came to pass that the village idiot had fled his holding cell and commandeered a quill and ink to retaliate against the hierarchy of this domain , it has become obvious to all his incoherent rants have become tiring but , seeing that he is harmless , the authorities leave him alone to rave at the villagers who quickly pass him by , lo , it is a sad day when the public square has become deserted due to the rantings of their village idiot