In Greek mythology, Pandora was the first woman without parents, who was made by Gods. Each god helped create her by giving her unique gifts. Zeus ordered Hephaestus to mould her out of Earth as part of the punishment of mankind for Prometheus' theft of the secret of fire, and all the gods joined in offering this "beautiful evil" seductive gifts. According to the myth, Pandora opened a jar, which is referred to in modern accounts, as "Pandora's box", releasing all the evils of mankind…
I should have listened closely when manang told me that story.
Oh what a wonderful carton box it was. I bet it is full of delicious grub.
“What? What are you doing inside, Poopie?”
The poor girl ran out screaming. If of fear or joy, I would never know. What could be inside the box? I’m so excited.
Oh, joy… I’m dreaming of treats, toys, even money… there ought to be. It makes perfect sense. Okay… I am hyped now. Time to open the dratted box…
"What? Where are the toys? the treats?!... and what is this shiny thing, manang?"