Oedipus Rex, As Told By Birdy
[Okay, so. The city of Thebes is suffering from a plague. Desperate to find out WHY this is, a group of people known as The Chorus travel to the Palace to talk to the king, Oedipus. Once there, Oedipus comes out and speaks with them.]
Oedipus: Hey, what can I do for you?
The Chorus: Oh, king Oedipus! The city is suffering from a Plague! You are the king - you must do something!
Oedipus: Yes, I am the king, and therefore I will do something.
The Chorus: Yay! He's going to do something!
Oedipus: You know, I bet we're suffering from this Plague because the murder of the previous king, Laius, was never solved. If we solve the murder, I bet the Plague will go away!
The Chorus: We think you're right! We must solve the murder!
Oedipus: Then let the search begin! Oh, and may a horrible curse be on the guy who did it, unless he confesses. Then I'll just banish him instead.
The Chorus: We agree!
Oedipus: Call for that blind seer, Tiresias! He's smart - speaks to the gods themselves! And he alway