Oh no my dear friend phthais has been thrown in prision I must go speak to him.
Oh phthais how will I save you. I will take care of you family don't worry. I must go speak to the king and beg for forgiveness.
Nothing can save me Damon I am prepared to die. I am worried about what will happen to my mother and sister you must take care of them. Do you believe for one moment that the king will forgive me? No Damon don't go!
Your majesty I beg you to let my dear friend Pythias out of prison for a few days.I will take his place in prison until he comes back.
You make me very courios Damon so couriod that I will put you and Phthias to the test. Pythias must be back two weeks from today at noon.But Damon if you friend does not return in time you will die in his place!