Being a wise and just ruler is no easy task. Thats what Prince Veera discovers when he and his best friend, Suku, are given the opportunity to preside over the court of his father, King Bheema. Some of the subjects complaints are easily addressed, but others are much more challenging. How should they handle the case of the greedy merchant who wishes to charge people for enjoying the smells of his sweets? And can they prove that an innocent man cannot possibly spread bad luck? Will Prince Veera and Suku be able to settle the dispute between a man and his neighbor to whom he sells a wellbut not the water in it? Or solve the mystery of the jewels that have turned into pickles? These eight original tales by Chitra Soundar task Veera and Suku with outwitting the kingdoms greediest, wiliest subjects. Are the two clever boys up to the challenge?