The baboon then says that he would, and accepts Ahadi's offer; but only if he would be able to go on quests from time to time to obtain more knowledge. Before Ahadi could offer a defense, the Pride Landers interrupted, arguing that the throne was less important than their current situation. A large cape buffalo is standing in the middle of the pool, and Mufasa, who is at the side of the pool, is creeping towards him. But secretly, he is having suspicions about how the snake may have been planted there. Simba had told Kopa that it was a tradition for the future king to be shown the Pridelands from atop Pride Rock, and that Mufasa had once shown Simba his land from the same spot. The buffalo whine that Mufasa and Taka had started it, but are interrupted by Mufasa, who cries out that Taka was hurt, and that he wouldn't move! As Taka departed, Rafiki followed him, but along the way, he fell from a tall tree and blacked out. Ahadi heartily agrees, then proclaims that he could already feel the wonderful times coming ahead. Boma, however, having no clue about the ravine, falls in with a loud crash. He tells Ahadi that he had an herb pouch back at Pride Rock, and Ahadi suggests taking Taka home. In the Hebrew version, King Solomon is believed to have built the first temple on the ground where the two brothers met and embraced. In the midst of his meal, he spotted the same three hyenas who had attacked him before – Shenzi, Banzai, and Ed – gathering together at the base of the tree. But just as he's finishing his meal, he hears several voices below him. Plot. Simba, Nala, and Zazu all immediately know that Rafiki is talking about Simba's uncle Scar, the tyrannical lion who had murdered Simba's father, Mufasa. A Tale of Two Brothers is written by Alex Simmons and is the first book in The Lion King: Six New Adventures.. Rafiki begins the story by saying that it was a hard time for the Pridelands. Kopa then comments on how amazing Ahadi and Mufasa had been, and Rafiki says that Uru was amazing as well, for she discovered a lake on the western edge of the Pridelands, saving many animals from thirst. Prose, poetry, comics, skins for programs and other materials related to the movie “The Lion King”, animals and furry. She asks when he would do it, and he says that he would take care of it right at that moment. Rafiki quickly finds their trail and begins to follow it. See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. He then says that promises were important as well. Zuzu is honored and immediately accepts his offer. Ed snickers. But the baboon surprises Simba by saying that he agreed with Kopa, since great kingdoms had suffered because of broken promises. Mufasa rushes to his brother's side, and faces the buffalo, roaring in defiance. With Taka healed, Ahadi met with Mufasa, Rafiki, and Zuzu on the peak of Pride Rock and revealed that Boma's herd had agreed to share their water with the kingdom. Nala explains to Kopa that there has been another disruption at the water hole, but Kopa ignores her and bounds over to Simba, declaring that he is ready to visit the summit. The antelopes and zebras are blaming the giraffes, while the leopards are blaming the cape buffalo, Boma, and his herd. The three hyenas begin boasting about how one day they'll rule the Pridelands. The protesting gets louder until Ahadi roars to command silence. The song "Be Prepared" from Scar can be seen in flashback tones. He then whispers to Taka that he hopes the young lion would understand, but Taka just snarls, yelling at Ahadi that his promise had been broken. All of them depict either the adventures of Kopa (Simba and Nala's son) or a story told to Kopa about past events in the Lion King universe. Ahadi agreed, then pleaded with Taka to understand. He was hot and tired from all the traveling he had been doing, when suddenly, a colorful hornbill, named Zuzu, lands at his feet. Thank you for reading. Shenzi is complaining about how Ahadi is bossing them around all the time, and Banzai is echoing her thoughts. Simba nuzzles Kopa, then turns to Zazu and Rafiki, asking them if there was anything they could do about the water crisis. But Pimbi continues to laugh at him, saying Kopa wouldn't make a good king unless he learned how to pounce properly. Rafiki finds that Taka had suffered no broken bones, but had a serious injury on his face. 5. Zuzu bows her head, politely accepting his words. AbeBooks.com: A Tale of Two Brothers (Disney's The Lion King) (Disney's The Lion King) (9780717283484) by Alex Simmons and a great selection of similar New, Used and Collectible Books available now at great prices. Angry and vengeful, Scar made his own promise: One day he would rule the Pride Lands. When Simba attempts to get Rafiki's support for the decision, Rafiki unexpectedly sides with Kopa and explains that many kingdoms have suffered from broken promises. As Taka watches from the sidelines, Mufasa attempts to convince Boma to share his water hole. He then looks deep into the cobra's eyes, filling his head with calm, friendly thoughts. Mufasa, his eyes widened with horror, wants to help his brother, screaming Taka's name. Share - Disney S The Lion King a Tale of Two Brothers 1 St America Edition. Rafiki thought to himself that she could prove of use to the Pride Lands. Simba was supposed to show him something very special that day! Mufasa starts to protest, but Boma ignores him and begins charging at him. Ahadi regretfully informed Taka that the hunting trip would have to wait, to which Taka asserted that his father was always valuing his duties as king over his family. Rafiki responds by saying that he had learned the trick from an old baboon who had lived in his former home, Grass Walls. Though at first angry, Taka relented and asked to be called "Scar" from then on. But as his thoughts keep whirling away, he loses concentration on his surroundings, and as he swings from the trees, a limb cracks and he falls to the ground, blacking out! In order to calm the crowd, Ahadi promised to deal with the hyenas, but Taka interrupted, reminding his father that he had promised to take his sons hunting that morning. Then Ahadi broke a promise to Scar. Eventually, the two said good night and settled down for sleep, but Rafiki was awoken by a rustling in the leaves, which turned out to be a cobra. But before they can reach him, there's a mighty roar from behind them. Rafiki then overhears Mufasa asking Taka if he's ready to hunt. He opens his eyes and finds Zuzu standing over him. The characters I do own are as follows (For now): Kali Page 1. He asks to be called Scar from then on, as another reminder of his terrible decision. But then he remembers Zuzu. See More. Banzai sighs, and says that he wishes it wouldn't be so hot around the Pridelands. Hide/show menu ... A Tale of Two Brothers. Finally, one of them gives him a particularly hard slash, and he crumples to the ground, an unmoving heap of dark brown fur. Just then, Ahadi arrived at the head of a herd of Pride Landers and rebuked the cape buffalo for attacking his sons. The Lion King Wiki is a FANDOM Movies Community. The four then go to join Zuzu, who had been waiting nearby. Rafiki is attacked by the hyena trio at Five Stones. He uses the trees to his advantage, and swings from branch to branch. Enraged, Taka leaps to his paws and complains that whenever Ahadi was going to do something with his sons, something more important always came up. The Two Brothers is a German fairy tale collected by the Brothers Grimm, tale number 60.It is Aarne-Thompson type 567A, "The Magic Bird Heart", and type 303, "The Blood Brothers". Rafiki runs down the hill and joins Mufasa at the edge of the pool. They corner Rafiki and begin closing in on him. Ahadi then comes forward and asks what Rafiki was doing in the Pridelands. Rafiki is startled, realizing the bird was full of surprises. Rafiki decides to follow him. Kopa, the prince of Pride Rock, is playing with his friend, Pimbi, when he remembers that his father, Simba, had promised to take him to the summit of Pride Rock that morning. Touched, Simba thanks Rafiki for the tale and decides to take Kopa to the summit after all. As he leaves, Zuzu comments on how brave he was. Newest Stories. As Taka corners them against a tree, Shenzi tries to cover herself up by reminding Taka that Ahadi always treated Mufasa as his favorite, Banzai agreeing with her. Ahadi welcomes Rafiki as his new royal adviser. Kopa, greatly hurt and disappointed, reminds Simba in a whisper that he had promised to take him there. Scar has other ideas. A suspicious Rafiki decided to follow him and witnessed him meeting with Shenzi, Banzai, and Ed at a dry water hole. A Tale of Two Brothers is written by Alex Simmons and is the first book in The Lion King: Six New Adventures. Mufasa awoke and started to rise, but Rafiki ordered him to stay still and began to speak to the cobra, telling it that they were brothers and in harmony with all living creatures. A Tale of Two Brothers begins by introducing Kopa, the prince of the Pridelands, and Pimbi, his hyrax friend. Taka says he needed to do something first, but would meet Mufasa at Five Stones in a short while. Pages in category "Characters from A Tale of Two Brothers" The following 7 pages are in this category, out of 7 total. But Nala interjects, and gently tells Kopa that Simba had certain duties and responsibilities as king. Shenzi then sneers at Taka and asks if he was supposed to go hunting with his father. Mufasa was older and would someday be king, so Ahadi spent hours with him, teaching Mufasa what he would need to know. He thinks that if the animals began arguing over something Mufasa did, then they would lose faith in their king and his firstborn son. Kopa thought that Simba was a good king too, even if he was really busy and didn't have a lot of time to spend with his son. Rafiki comments to Mufasa, who was sitting nearby, that he likes to sleep under the stars and to talk to "the wise ones of the past". There, he was attacked by three hyenas, but rescued by the king of Pride Rock, Ahadi, and his two sons, Mufasa and Taka. The three are talking urgently, and Nala tells Kopa that it's another crisis at the watering hole. Taka then says, "No wonder you begged me to join your little gang". But Boma won't listen to him, and continues to threaten Mufasa. Taka replies that he's enforcing the lion king's orders. Kopa is eager for his father to take him to the top of Pride Rock, but when kingly business gets in the way, Simba is unable to fulfill his promise. Rafiki thinks about Taka's scheme with the snake and the look of hate he had seen in his eyes as he talked about revenge. 2 users rated this 5 out of 5 stars 2. But Taka isn't scared. After asking what Mufasa meant by "we", he learns that Taka had come up with the plan and was helping Mufasa. Rafiki then comes to stand beside Ahadi, who demands to know why the buffalo had attacked his sons. When he opens his eyes, he comes face-to-face with a spitting cobra. Finally, Rafiki clings onto Mufasa's back, and the young prince manages to hold them both up. After appointing Zuzu, Ahadi asked Rafiki to be his teacher, and Rafiki gladly accepted, with the condition that he could go on personal quests from time to time. With the danger abated, the two went back to sleep, though Rafiki suspected that Taka had purposefully planted the snake on their ledge. Shenzi continues by saying that Ahadi always spoiled their fun. Going back to Kopa, the young prince is appalled at the story. Rafiki is worried that Mufasa wouldn't make the jump over the log, but the young lion is confident, and makes the jump easily. She then comments on how Rafiki looked terrible. Just then, Zuzu joined Rafiki and commented that she had been aware of the kingdom's many problems before they had come to Ahadi's attention. Rafiki then asks if he could continue his tale, and Kopa nods eagerly. He then says that if Boma does not listen to Mufasa, he'll have to face him in combat. Zazu then states proudly that his mother, Zuzu, was right when she said that her family would be proud, and that her whole family was so honored to be given the position. Taka's laughter turns into cries for help as he turns to run away. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders. Kopa gets excited and asks if the enemy was "a hairy giant with purple eyes", but Rafiki says no. With a hasty good-bye, Kopa promises Pimbi he'll tell him all about it tomorrow, then rushes towards Pride Rock. He then introduces himself, his father, and his brother to Rafiki. The giant snake is poised and ready to strike! As time went on, Scar grew jealous of Mufasa. Kopa, the prince of Pride Rock, is playing with his friend, Pimbi, when he remembers that his father, Simba, had promised to take him to the summit of Pride Rock that morning. Ahadi likes this idea, and asks Zuzu if she would take the position. The two begin to run. The two discussed the spirits of old, and Mufasa revealed that his brother, Taka, did not get along well with their father. Kati-Kopa. Taka warned the hyenas that his father was searching for them, and they questioned him as to why he was not out hunting with Ahadi and Mufasa. She had seen him go off to face many dangers; as a matter of fact, she had known about the waterhole problem for days, but didn't want to add more to Ahadi's to-do list. But Ahadi comments that Rafiki might prosper from such a quest, making Taka growl. Mufasa, appalled, asks Rafiki how he had down that. Although many of the trees were bare, Rafiki manages to climb one and begins eating the small amount of leaves clinging to the topmost branches. Rafiki, at the time, was a traveler and happened to stumble onto the Pridelands during one of his many voyages. He accepted, choosing to sleep next to Ahadi's eldest son, Mufasa. Ahadi questioned Rafiki on his business in the Pride Lands, and Rafiki explained that he was seeking knowledge. Directed by Mike Donner. Rafiki follows the king and his sons back to Pride Rock. Mufasa agrees, then turns to talk to a pacing leopard. When he finally arrives, Mufasa is nowhere to be seen, even though Rafiki can still smell his scent on the breeze. I Just Can't Wait to Be King (2019 soundtrack), The Lion Sleeps Tonight (2019 soundtrack), Can You Feel the Love Tonight (2019 soundtrack), The Lion Guard (Music from the TV Series), https://lionking.fandom.com/wiki/A_Tale_of_Two_Brothers?oldid=286004. Send to Friend. But Rafiki tells him to be still. All the animals are complaining about the shortage of water and food. He then sighs, saying he wished he had some way to learn about little problems before they became big ones. Then Ahadi broke a promise to Scar. But as he runs, Rafiki can feel the cape buffalo gaining on him. Rafiki asks if Taka does this too, but Mufasa says no. Rafiki then begins to run towards Five Stones. Simba turns to Rafiki and asks the baboon to explain Simba's responsibilities to the young cub. As Taka passes Rafiki, he asks if he had any trouble sleeping the past night. Rafiki thinks to himself that two snakes had visited him that night....and one of them was Taka. Before Rafiki could stop him, Mufasa told Boma that he must share his water hole with the other animals until the rains come again. Rafiki then says that it rained a few days later, ending the drought. The three soon wander off, and Rafiki hurries back to Pride Rock to tell Ahadi of the hyenas' ambitions. As the world begins to plunge into darkness, Rafiki watches the Pridelands, the Zuberi River gleaming like a silver stream in the darkness. They soon surround the buffalo and the two lions. Together, Rafiki and the royal family journeyed to Pride Rock, where Ahadi and Rafiki discussed the kingdom's problems for many hours. Snow Lands :: Library Categories :: The Lion King: Six New Adventures :: A Tale of Two Brothers .