The Fables of Sparlock the Warrior Wizard

The Fables of Sparlock the Warrior Wizard

The Magical Talking Trees

Once upon a time the trees went to anoint a king over them. So they said to the olive tree, ‘Do be king over us.’

But the olive tree said to them, ‘Must I give up my fatness with which they glorify God and men, and must I go to wave over the other trees?’

Then the trees said to the fig tree, ‘You come, be queen over us.’

But the fig tree said to them, ‘Must I give up my sweetness and my good produce, and must I go to wave over the other trees?’

Next the trees said to the vine, ‘You come, be queen over us.’

In turn the vine said to them, ‘Must I give up my new wine that makes God and men rejoice, and must I go to wave over the trees?’

Finally all the other trees said to the bramble, ‘You come, be king over us.’

At this the bramble said to the trees, ‘If it is in truth that YOU are anointing me as king over YOU, come, seek refuge under my shadow. But if not, let fire come out of the bramble and consume the cedars.’

[EDIT] …Oops our mistake. We got that magical “once upon a time” fairytale about talking trees straight out of the New World Translation of the Holy Scriptures from the Jehovah’s Witnesses. – Judges 9:8-15

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