Androcles was a slave once he runs away from his cruel master. While he was wandering in the forest he came across a lion near a cave. The lion roared loudly and Androcles was scared. But it made no move to attack him. Androcles went closer and saw that the lion’s paw was bleeding. There was a huge thorn in it. The lions were actually roaring in pain. Androcles felt sorry for the lion. He went near it and gently pulled out the thorn. He tore up a part of his tunic and bandaged the lion’s paw. Then he went away.
A few days later Androcles was caught by his master and sentenced to fight a lion in an arena. On the day of the fight I Androcles was pushed into the arena a hungry lion was released into the arena. It raced towards Androcles, ready to tear him to pieces. But when it came close I it stopped suddenly slouchy it moved towards Androcles and sat quietly by his feet. Then to the astonishment of the crowd the lion began licking his feet. The lion had recognized Androcles. It was the same lion whom Androcles had been kind to in the forest. The master realized Androcles was not only brave but also kind. He set him free.