(IBList user synopsis):
The Great King is sick unto death. A Story-teller is called to beguile the weary King and send new hope into his heart.
He tells of the trials of Narayan Lal, who falls in love with the Princess Devala and must prove his worthiness to her protective father. If the gods favor him he will succeed in these trials - otherwise he will die.
- On the Tower of Victory
- The Well of 10,000 Sighs
- Tongues of Fire
- The Temple of the Manik
- The Poisoned Cup
- The Verdict of Parameshwar
Original title: 1001 Indian Nights: The Trials of Narayan Lal
Genre: Fairy Tales & Folklore→ Original Creations
Fiction→ General Fiction
- Reprinted in 1905 as "Verdict of the Gods"