why there’s a rabbit on the moon – part 8

becoming a tyrant
absolute power...

Unfortunately – as you may have already guessed – as well as being not all that bright, Houyi was arrogant, and once he had all the power he soon became a terrible tyrant. Chang’e however, was as wise as she was beautiful (as they say in the stories) and so tried to temper his judgments whenever possible.

image and text variant (cc) 2009 Hilary Farmer

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