The Tiger Is Dead has blessed hundreds of people. It is the favorite of most people who have read John Saunders' books. This is one of the nine Modern Parables. (See the set of nine books.) The Tiger Is Dead is an allegory with a surprise at the end. In addition to this story, there are messages by John Saunders, entitled "Prelude to Philippians," "When He Shall Come," "The Kingdom of This World," and "The Order of Melchizedek."