THE SHORT STORIES OF ZAKARIA TAMER
of your friends.”
Troubled, the hedgehog asked: “What is this danger?” The dove: “There is a flood coming toward you like a lunatic. You must warn your friends the rabbit, the cat, and the lamb, so they might live.”
The dove prepared to fly away, so the hedgehog asked: “Where are you going?”
She replied: “To warn the other forest residents.” She flew away, leaving the hedgehog shaking in fear.
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