Setting: the garden at the palace of King Midas. Characters: King Midas, daughter, Dionysus, Silenus the Satyr
King Midas wants to be a wealthy king. One day, he finds a satyr in his garden. He tells the satyr he will have to go home to Dionysus.
Silenus offers King Midas a deal. If Midas will let Silenus stay, then Silenus will entertain King Midas with fun stories for a week. Silenus entertains him then has to go home after the week. He returns home and Dionysus rewards him with a wish. Midas wishes for the chocolate touch.
King Midas starts to experiment with the golden touch. First, he turns the roses in the garden to gold. Then he goes inside. When he tries to eat, he realizes that his food/drinks turn to gold. King Midas realizes that his wish might be something bad. Before he leaves to try to change the wish, his daughter hugs him and she turns to gold.
King Midas goes to find Dionysus to reverse the wish. He finds him, and Dionysus says it can be reversed. Dionysus says for King Midas to go to the river Pactolus and get in the water. If he does this, the wish will be reversed.
King Midas returns home and sees that things have returned to normal. He realizes his daughter is okay. He is content.