Tuesday, August 8, 2017

Ip'id: Thief

For three nights, Ip'id heard noises coming from the chicken coop across the path, but didn't bother to look.  However on the third night, he was awakened by the sounds of a distressed hen - kluck! kluck! He heard, then the sound of dirt under foot.  

Looking out the window, Ip'id recognized the shadowy villager sneaking away from the neighbors chicken coop with a hen. 'He must be hungry, but respect must be headed,' Ip'id thought.

Brightly that morning, Ip'id gave the farmer the identity of the thief, and as punishment, the thief was kicked out of the village for five days and nights to think of his disrespectful actions.  

Upon his return, he angrily confronted Ip'id, "Why did you tell the farmer about me!?" he shouted.  Ip'id smiled and said, "Respectfully, it was you telling me what to do."
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