"Why don't we live as brothers?" said the wolves to the dogs. "After all, we're as alike as brothers can be. What you want, we want, and what we want, you want. The only difference is that we are free while you are the slaves of men, locked up in chains, whipped, beaten, guarding the sheep that they will eat, giving you only the bones. Become our allies, and we will have the flock in common, eating all we want."
The dogs agreed, but when they entered the den of wolves, the wolves tore them to pieces and devoured them.
Inspired by: Mille Fabulae et Una, a collection of Latin fables that I've edited, free to read online. I am not translating the Latin here; instead, I am just telling a 100-word version of the fable.
Notes: This is fable 79. Lupi et Canes, Amici in the book, which is Perry 342.