King Vikram stepped over the clawing roots of trees as he made his way out of the graveyard, with the heavy corpse on his back. The Betaal mocked him. “Listen, O King Vikrama! Why did you agree to this task? Do you even know if the hermit is really a hermit or at least a good man? Did he tell you what you have wanted to hear? Is that why you come to carry me off to him? Let me tell you the story of the man who got used to sweet words.”
The village of Chandrapur was surrounded by dense forests. The forests were lush, and a river, the Chandramathi, flowed through it. With so much fresh food available, the forests were home to many animals and birds. Several canals connected Chandrapur to river Chandramathi.
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