Thisbe The purpose of this story was to explain why the mulberry have a dark color.
One day two forbidden lovers confesed there love for another through a wall. They decided to met outside in a certain place.
when the day came, Thisbe arrived first. As she looked around she spotted a lion, so she ran away scared, droping her veil in the process.
The prince came on time but to see thisbe's veil with blood on it. He saw the lion and thought the lion ate her so he killed himself and his blood splattered on the mulberry.
Thisbe later came and spotted her lover dead on the ground. So she killed her self with the same sword and her blood also splattered on the mulberry.
The Gods later found the two dead. The gods became sad, so for Thisbe and the prince they made the mulberry's dark to resemble the blood young love of the two.
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