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On a stage for one to two, hours most storytellers connect their stories by framing; the stories might have different characters, time, and settings; a novel uses scenes with the same characters and time. So I use dragon, tiger, anger, and justice through history perfect the stories related as we travel an ancient time path.
Let's take the tiger folktales, each folktale is as events building the drama. A simple introduction, a tiger is born. A problem, tiger escapes from a man, roams, and dies. A twist, the tiger is given life. The drama thickens; the tiger becomes greedy and embarrassed by a rabbit while he is in a pit climbing out tiger is injured hunting a pheasant. The climax, the tiger hid in a cave and healed by a woman. With a satisfying ending, the tiger happily dances behind a drummer. A simple plot with many folktales through ages with the tiger as a framing character, which builds intrigue inciting while telling a simple history of Korea with about twelve interwoven tales.
Beware, one can enhance, adapt, modify, revision, embroidery, embellish, exaggerate and elaborate these traditional tales; they have no copyright. Keep the plot lines; we all know the stories from childhood and in novels we read.