The Slave and the Lion (Step 3) The Slave and the Lion (Step 3)
By Aesop ReadOasis Step 3 (Part 1) The jungle was strangely quiet. As the noonday sun shone brightly, tall green trees covered the forest... The Slave and the Lion (Step 3)

By Aesop
ReadOasis Step 3
(Part 1)

The jungle was strangely quiet. As the noonday sun shone brightly, tall green trees covered the forest floor with a cool shade. Birds were singing ever so softly over the silence. Then suddenly they stopped. They heard a snap and a crack. It was the sound of a man running through the woods, followed by the sound of men on horses chasing after him.

The man hid behind a large tree. He was breathing hard. “It’s no use,” he said under his breath. “They are going ...

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