(notes edited by John McGivering)
The game is more than the player of the game,the gods Random circumstances, which could readily catch the most experienced adminnistrators by surprise. In Greek mythology, Zeus and the other gods sitting on Mount Olympus frequently interfered unexpectedly in human affairs, especially when they felt that men were growing over-confident.
And the ship is more than the crew.
...Still, for rule administration, and the rest,See “One Viceroy Resigns" in Plain Tales from ghe Hills and other Indian stories, and the Lonely Planet guide to India, 1987 p. 131.