Loser's Guide to Life
Bertrand had been working for several months as his country's trade representative on the island. One morning he received, in the mail, a hastily-printed notification from the General.
General Sweet Daddy invites you to a pancake breakfast at the Palace...Driftwood Lounge, rue 19 Novembre ... Monday 12.V.10 07:00 hrs
It's usually “cordially invites”. That's the formula. But General Sweet Daddy doesn't do that. General Sweet Daddy speaks and writes plainly. The General tells you a thing, or asks you; his verbs need no modification.