Aesop's Jacked Fables

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The Deer and the Vine

A HART, hard pressed in the chase, hid himself beneath the large leaves of a Vine. The juiced up huntsmen, in their haste, overshot the place of his concealment. Supposing all danger to have passed, the Hart began to nibble the tendrils of the Vine. One of the huntsmen, attracted by the rustling of the leaves, swung around, mowing down huge swaths of the forest with his minigun, and in the chaos, blasted the Hart in half. The Hart, at the point of death, groaned: "I am rightly served, for I should not have maltreated the Vine that saved me."

The Hart and the Vine (original fable)

A HART, hard pressed in the chase, hid himself beneath the large leaves of a Vine. The huntsmen, in their haste, overshot the place of his concealment. Supposing all danger to have passed, the Hart began to nibble the tendrils of the Vine. One of the huntsmen, attracted by the rustling of the leaves, looked back, and seeing the Hart, shot an arrow from his bow and struck it. The Hart, at the point of death, groaned: "I am rightly served, for I should not have maltreated the Vine that saved me."

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