The Wild Ass and the Lion
One day a Wild Ass and a Lion decided to go hunting together as partners. "I will use my mighty strength," said the Lion, while the Wild Ass offered to use his powerful speed to out run their prey.
Before long the two predators had caught more animals than they would need for weeks! However, when it was time to divide the spoils, the Lion said, "Let us divide the dead animals into three shares."
"Into three shares?" asked the Wild Ass.
"Yes," said the Lion, "I will take the first share because I am King. The second share because I am a partner with you. And the last one, well, the last one, if you do value your life, you'd better let me have that too!" roared the Lion.
The Wild Ass, fearing now for his own life, took to his heels and ran off as fast as he could!
In the world, might is often right.
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