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The Scorpion And The Frog

SabrinaChow • 3 年前 • 703 次点击  
One day a scorpion was walking along the riverbank trying to find a way to get across the river that separated him from his desired location when he came across a frog sitting alongside the riverbank. The scorpion walked up to the frog and asked the frog if he would take him across the river. The frog quickly replied, "No, I would not give you a ride." The scorpion then asked him why. The frog replied, "Because Mr. Scorpion if I gave you a ride on my back you would sting me and I would drown." Quickly the scorpion replied, "But Mr. Frog, if I stung you then you would drown and if you drown then I would drown also." The frog thought for a moment and then said, "I guess you're right, then I will give you a ride." The scorpion jumps on the frog's back and they start crossing the river. Half way across the river the frog suddenly feels a sharp pain in his back, as the scorpion stings him. The frog immediately starts to panic as he feels the venom race through his veins and he quickly begins to become paralyzed. Just as he is taking his last breath and about to go down, the frog looks at the scorpion and asks "Why did you do it? You promised not to sting me! Now we are both going to drown!" The scorpion replies, "I'm sorry, Sir, but I could not help it - it's my nature." 一只蝎子想到河的对岸去,但她不会游泳。这时,她看到一只青蛙,就肯求青蛙背她过去。青蛙说:可以,但是怕路上你偷偷蜇我。蝎子说:不会的,蜇了你,我也会落水淹死的。于是青蛙背着蝎子过那条河,可刚到河中间,蝎子就蜇了青蛙一下,他们两个一起落到水里,青蛙问:为什么?蜇了我你也会死掉的。蝎子说:没办法,这是我的天性。青蛙苦笑了一下:我早就预料到可能会是这样,因为世界上还没有一支不蛰人的蝎子。蝎子很奇怪:那你为什么还要背我过河,既然知道我很可能会蛰你。在水中下沉的青蛙缓缓的说道:因为这是你的愿望,因为我爱你。

青蛙的名字叫沙菲,蝎子的名字叫哥顿。
哥顿要过河,却不会游泳;沙菲说,我来背你过去。
同伴劝阻沙菲,劝阻不了沙菲的执著。哥顿很感动,如果蝎子有眼泪,哥顿一定不会吝啬。

结局一:
沙菲背着蝎子平安的过了河。我一直会忘记这个结局,因为这样的故事太平淡
似乎没有必要夸张铺陈,但这是个结局,一个完美的结局。因为完美,容易忘记。

结局二:
河中央,哥顿的毒针终究按耐不住,深深的扎入沙菲的背部,沙菲抽动着,开始麻木
失去知觉,沉入湖底;
哥顿还来不及品尝,也沉入下去。从此,再也没有青蛙背蝎子过河,再也没有蝎子要青蛙背过河。

结局三:
沙菲很清楚哥顿在想什么。他甚至感到背后的杀气。突然,他停在了一片荷叶上。
哥顿惊讶了,“我们不过河了吗?”
“会的,总有一天。”
“我们都会被晒死。”哥顿央求着。
“直到哥顿变成青蛙,哥顿可以游过去,沙菲陪你。”沙菲静静的趴在了荷叶上,不再言语。
 
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