During the tailors stay at Luo and the narrator's house, he insists
that he was told a story. The narrator chooses the story of The Count
of Monte Cristo. As he tells the tale, the tailor is enthralled, this
supports the praise of the storytellers that he had heard from his daughter. This puts them on good terms with the
seamstress's Father. This part also subtly opened the narrator's eyes
to how good
of a story teller he actually is, and how stories can have
deep affects on people.
However, Unfortunately, the Headman had already returned at this time and was very unhappy about a dental job that he had received at the hospital. His terrible mood caused by the tooth aches that he had caused him to become even worse tempered that he usually was. This was not the best time
to be telling Western stories...