The turtle tells you that your motives are very noble but also very futile. That bird is going to die, the turtle says, and there is nothing you can do about it. Just give up, the turtle tells you. It is, after all, the turtle claims, just a bird. Birds are empty creatures who are only after the next worm, the turtle tells you.
That bird might seem nice now, the turtle warns you, but once it is old enough, it will only care about worms and being in the sky, where rocks come from.
The turtle stares blankly for a moment.
He asks you, have I told you about the time I saw a rock fall from the sky?
You choose to…