Sheherazade (《天方夜谭》) is a collection of folk stories from the Middle East and South Asia. These stories are famous for their romantic imagination and sometimes even exaggeration (夸张). Fate (命运) is one of the common themes. So it is with the following excerpt, which tells a story about a man’s dream of far-away treasures (宝藏). Read it and find out the fate of the man.