Two prawns were swimming around in the sea.
One called Justin and the other called Kristian.
The prawns were constantly being harassed and threatened by sharks that inhabited the area.
Finally one day Justin said to Kristian,
“I’m fed up with being a prawn; I wish I was a shark, and then I wouldn’t have any worries about being eaten”.
A large mysterious cod appeared and said,
“Your wish is granted”.
Lo and behold, Justin turned into a shark.
Horrified, Kristian immediately swam away, afraid of being eaten by his old friend.
Time passed (as it does) and Justin found life as a shark boring and lonely.
All his old chums simply swam away whenever he came close to them.
Justin gradually realised that his new menacing appearance was the cause of his sad plight.
While swimming alone one day he saw the mysterious cod again and he thought perhaps the mysterious fish could change him back into a prawn.
He approached the cod and begged to be changed back, and, lo and behold, he found himself turned back into a prawn.
With tears of joy in his tiny little eyes Justin swam to Kristian’s home.
As he opened the coral gate, memories came flooding back.
He banged on the door and shouted,
“It’s me, Justin, your old friend, come out and see me again”.
“No way man, you’ll eat me. You’re now a shark, the enemy, and I’ll not be tricked into being your dinner”.
Justin cried back
“No, I’m not. That was the old me. I’ve changed…”
“I’ve found Cod. I’m a prawn again Kristian”