One day, the Emperor decided to make a time measurement.
He decided using animals to represent years would be easiest. He made a race to
the animals that would have years named after them. They would swim
across the river and try to win.
The zodiac animals started to fight over who would
"I will win the first year!" cried Dog.
"I am the best swimmer!"
"I will be awarded the first year!" said the
"You can't win!" said Pig.
"Neither can you!" said