Misguided Training – Chandamama Short Story

The bandit wanted to train his son in his profession. After teaching him the rudiments, he concluded: “Discretion is the essence of stealing. If you can’t find any ready cash or gold while looting a house, pick up the whole bag. If you can’t find the bag, don’t hesitate to pick up the whole chest and run away.” He, then, set him alone on his maiden adventure. That night, the young thief entered a house, but could not find any gold, cash, bag, or chest.…

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