How a Bad King Became a Good One

A bad King suddenly changed his behavior to good. Asked why he relates a story about animals coming to bad ends when they try to do bad things. Aha! Whomever does what he ought not to receives what he does not want.

The Lion and The Shepherd

A Shepherd encountered an ailing Lion and took a thorn out of its paw. At a later encounter the Lion remembered the Shepherd and did not kill him. Return favors and favors will be bestowed on you.

The Kings Son and The Painted Lion

A dream said King’s Son would be killed by a Lion. King built a fortress with a painted Lion for the Son. A thorn near the painting stuck the Son who died. We had better bear our troubles bravely than try to escape them.