Political advice from an old friend.

Rehoboam: My advisors suggest giving them what they want. Mesha: Majesty. Were you aware that Jeroboam, your father's project manager, is back in Israel? Rehoboam, shocked: REALLY? Mesha: He was seen in the assembly itself! In the audience chamber with you. Majesty, how does "my father chastised you with whips, but I will chastise you with scorpions" sound?

1 Kings 12: 9 – 11

Rehoboam and Mesha continue their talk in the garden. As they proceed into the palace, Mesha gives Rehoboam some startling news. The shadowy but familiar figure in the audience chamber had been none other than Jeroboam.

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