The story so far: Seeking immortality, Monkey travels to Master Subhodi’s cave. But when Monkey insists upon easy lessons, the master strikes him three times and goes away. Monkey becomes a student
At three o’ clock in the morning, deep in the cave, Monkey got out of his bed. Wearing his pajamas, he tiptoed to the back of the cave, where Master Subhodi slept. As Monkey expected, the door to the master’s chamber was only half shut.