Once upon a time, there was a merchant of Baghdad. One day his terrified servant
came running to him. Death had apparently gestured to him, and he wanted to hide
at Basara. The merchant gave him the fastest horse. Away he rode. The next minute
the merchant saw Death. "Why did you terrorize my servant?" he asked. "Not at
all," replied Death. "I was wondering what he was doing here in Baghdad when I
had an appointment with him in Basara."
This very famous fable proves that you cannot elude death once it has earmarked you as the final destination. That precisely ....