The Pilgrim’s Burden

Once upon a time there was a pilgrim on a long pilgrimage. And at the end of each day, he would sit by his campfire, massaging his aching feet. One day he was walking through a village, and a vendor approached him: “Sir, if you buy my comfortable folding chair, you will have somewhere comfortable…

The Knight’s Murderous Rage

Once upon a time there was a knight on a Quest, who heard of a wise Sage living high up in the mountains. So after a long and arduous search the knight found the Sage’s remote cabin. The Sage welcomed him, and the knight sat at his feet. “Wise one,” the knight asked, “please tell…

The Princess and the Crown

Once upon a time, a beautiful princess sat at the edge of a clear, ornate pool in her palace grounds. As she leaned over to gaze at her reflection, her priceless crown tumbled from her head and into the water with a loud splash. At the sound of her scream, royal attendants rushed to her…