He stopped for a cool drink in the grotto--her favorite bathing spot.
Suddenly there was a power surge, the lights went out. When they came
back on, he dropped his quiver. Blossoms fell to the forest floor. He
looked for daylight where the arrow passed through. The emperor's new
bikini. She turned him into a stag and his own dogs divvied him up.
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