Usurped.

The Queen of Hearts, she made some tarts,
All on a summer day:
The Knave of Hearts, he stole those tarts
And took them quite away.

It was fine day in the royal courtyard. Playing cards played as the pawns on the chessboard carried out the orders the king gave them.

The King & Queen of Hearts sat on their throne. Occasional outbursts of, "Delete, delete!" could be heard from the Queen. The king seemed unfazed by this. Perhaps a more observant and daring person to get up off their knees and open their eyes would notice his mouth was turned up at the corners, painting a slight smirk on his face. But an act like that would probably render them evil and have them immediately deleted; e.g. Llawliet. file, Type: playing pawn, Dimensions: 5'10" x 110.2 lbs, Date Modified: October 31, 1979. Are you sure you want to delete this file? Click Yes or No.

Far off, beyond all the halls, large decorative rooms, staircases, kitchens, maid's chambers and so on, the Ex-Queen of Hearts, usurped and deleted, resided in the dungeons like a painted porcelain doll in pretty frills. No more than a child's plaything. No more than a system error. Cobwebs and dust outlined her dark, dreary figure. And a thin whisper escaped from her barely-moving lips, "Off with his head…"