Jim Henson’s The Storyteller: Ghosts #2
An older guy dries off his dog while having a discussion in the first panel of the comic. In a last-ditch effort to obtain a treat, the dog went out and played in the muck. “It reminds me of a story I heard once,” the old man murmured. “..Of great desperation and great punishment".
According to the legend, two lovers were slain at this location by a woman with golden hair named Molika. We are then introduced to yet another example of how even the wealthy might suffer in their lifetimes.
A young Khmer woman uses black magic in The Storyteller Ghosts #2, according to my review. The incantation promises to provide the user with riches, power, and attractiveness that no other person has ever seen before. When the spell activates on Molika, she must come to terms with the responsibilities of magic and what it means to be an Ahp.
The beauty of a narrative is that it begins on a basic level. A pair of long-time pals. One cleaning up after the other. Friends are prone to grumbling and complaining in the same way as they would.
A man in his fifties wearing a gown with a neck-kerchief tied like a tie and fingerless gloves is wiping his dog dry. He's asking the dog why it wanted to go out and get so filthy. When you ask your dog for a treat, he or she refuses to give it. This reminds the old gentleman of an amusing story.
Malika is the protagonist of "The Lover". She is a spoiled brat who gets everything she wants. Until she meets her true love and learns that her heart belongs to someone else.
Molika resorts to black magic after every attempt fails. Molika locates a love spell, realizing that she doesn't have all of the components but can do without them. The voices of the spirits reject her. There are many, and they condemn her for being so vain as to believe that gems would be of any use as a bribe. She's been punished, which has caused an effect.
Her body is left on the floor, and her forehead and neck are unattached to it. As a spirit dispossessed, Molika flies around. The woman who took her love away is unaware of the suffering she has caused.
She can't tell the woman she loved about it or explain what occurred to the lady who stole her affection. As a result, she is trapped in her solitude and afflicted with the malediction that prevents her from ever meeting someone who does not cower in horror.
Aesop's tale is now a part of the book's rich history, continuing in the brilliant tradition of other famous parables and fables. The old man informs his dog that at the conclusion of this beautiful and pampered girl, she had nothing. The dog agrees to the suggestion, but it would still like to learn more about that reward.
There are a number of beautiful visual cues that deserve to be examined more closely. One such example is the tale being referred to. On the left, next to a brick chimney and what appears to be an old bathtub, is a portrait of three generations of women. The man in the chair holding a book sits in front of it.