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Young King Arthur, brave and courageous man, was ambush and imprisoned by monarch of neighboring kingdom. The monarch could have kill him, but was moves by Arthur’s youth and ideals. So a monarch offers him his freedom as long as he could answer the very difficult question. Arthur would have year to figure out a answer and if after year he still had no answer he would be put to death.
The question king wanted Arthur to answer was, “What women really do want?” Such question would perplex even the most knowledgeable man, and to young Arthur it seemed impossible query. But since it was better than death, he accepted monarch’s proposition to have an answer by year’s end.
He returned to his kingdom and begin to poll everyone: princess, priests, the wise men, and even court jester. He speak with everyone, but no one can give him satisfactory answer.
Many people advise him consult old witch, for only she would have answer. But price would be high as the witch was famous throughout kingdom for exorbitant prices she charged.
The last day of year arrive and Arthur have no choice but to talk to a witch. She agreed to answer a question, but he would have to agree to her price first.
Old witch want to marry Sir Lancelot, the most noble of Knights of the Round Table and Arthur’s closest friend!
Young Arthur was horrified! She is hunchbacked and hideous, had only one tooth, smelled like sewage, and made obscene noise. He had never encountered such repugnant creature in all his life.
Being considerate man, he refused to force his friend marry her and endure such terrible burden. Lancelet, learning of proposal, spoke with Arthur. He say nothing was too big of a sacrifice compared to Arthur’s life and preservation of Round Table.
Hence, wedding was proclaim and witch answered Arthur’s question thus: What a woman really want, she answers, is to be in charge of her own life.
Everyone in kingdom instantly know that the witch had uttered great truth and that Arthur’s life will be spared.
And so it was, the neighboring monarch grants Arthur his freedom and Lancelot and witch had wonderful wedding.
The honeymoon hour approaches, and Lancelot prepared himself for a horrific experience, entered the bedroom. But what a sight awaited him! The most beautiful woman he had ever seen lay before him on bed. The astounded Lancelot asked what had happened.
The beauty, who had long, straight, thick hair, replied that since he had been so kind to her when she appears as witch, she will henceforth be her horrible deformed self only half time, and beautiful maiden other half.
What he would prefer; beautiful during day or at night?
Lancelot ponder predicament. During day he could have a beautiful woman to show off to his friends, but at the night in privacy of his castle, he would have old witch. Or he will prefer having a hideous witch during the day but by night beautiful woman to share wonderful intimate moments?
Noble Lancelot, knowing answer a witch gave Arthur to his question, said that he would allow HER made choice herself. Upon hearing this, she announces that she would be beautiful all of time because he had respects her enough to let her be in charge of her own life.
The moral of story is this: If you don’t let woman have her own way, things are going to get ugly.
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