Lion lived in the forest.
Lion was invincible and the sole champion of the forest.
Whatever other creatures lived in the forest, Lion, killed and ate.
The animals of the forest came together and drew up a petition for Lion.
‘By killing us all at once you ruin your own interests.
We will send you one animal a day for your dinner.’
Lion agreed to this proposal.
First up was Hare…
Hare set off for Lion’s lair thinking,
‘Whosoever does not become bewildered in the face of death is truly wise,
I shall devise an expedient.’
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