The Prince and Princess Rose
Short tale: The Prince and Princess Rose
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Once upon a time there was a beautiful queen who lived in a beautiful kingdom. She was happy, but she had no children. One day, when she was in the garden, she looked up to heaven and prayed.
Immediately 2 angels appeared and said, “My dear queen, don’t worry, your prayers will be heard”.
Oh God! Thank you so much.
You will have a son who will have the power of wishes, protect him.
A few months passed and the prince was born to joy.
Two years later, the queen came to bathe her son in the riverbed, as usual, unaware of the evil plans of the wicked cook.
She searched for the child everywhere in vain. Unable to find him in tears, she went to tell the king the bad news.
But the cook had spoken to the king earlier and told him a lie.
Your Majesty, the queen has allowed the beasts to carry off the prince. His blood is on her apron.
Liar, you have given our son to the beasts and you will be punished for that.
The king, filled with anger and grief, condemned the queen to spend seven years in the Tower of Death without food or drink, leaving her to die.
But God took pity on the poor queen. Angels were sent to bring her food.
A few years passed, the prince grew up, becoming a fine young man in the depths of the forest, far from his parents, unaware of his existence.
The cook decided it was time to make a profit.
Dear boy. Your uncle wants you to do something for him.
Yes uncle, what should I do for you?
You must close your eyes and ask for a big, very luxurious castle in a kingdom where you will be the king and I will be a nobleman.
The cook wanted more, dear boy, now you must close your eyes and ask for a beautiful princess for yourself, because you should not be alone.
Thus the prince found his soul mate. They fell in love instantly, danced, celebrated and lived happily.
The cook, however, had more evil plans. The cook was in a chamber that night. He let out his wicked smile. He looked in the mirror and talked to himself.
I have everything I wanted. Now there is only one thing missing.
The prince must die, because if he finds out about his parents I will have a problem.
He tells the maiden that she must kill the prince in his sleep or he will kill her.
No, I will not kill him. I really love him.
If you don’t kill him. It will be you who disappears, because I cannot allow him to meet his real parents and know that I abducted him as a child. So either you die, or you do my bidding.
I will enter your bedchamber in the morning to see his body.
The hidden prince listened to everything the evil cook said to the princess.
I knew you wouldn’t do it? I heard everything.
I’m sorry my love. I feared for your life and mine.
Now he will pay for his misdeeds.
The prince wished that the cook would become a little black dog with a golden collar and that he would feed himself with little food.
Now I must return to my parents. I cannot take you away like this, therefore I will carry you like a rose my beloved princess.
Yes, my love.
The prince wished her to become the most beautiful rose and carried her in his pocket. He set off to find his parents, taking the little dog with him. After traveling a long time, he reached his kingdom and discovered his mother’s fate from the people in the marketplace. He arrived at the tower at night and wished for a ladder to climb up to his mother.
My dear queen, you are alive and well.
Yes, my angel, I am well fed. Thank you.
My queen, it is I, your son. I have come from the forest where the wretched cook has kept me.
He took me and falsely accused you.
I have come to rescue you.
Oh, my divine child! The gods have heard my prayers again.
The prince took all the deer and knocked at the castle door. The next morning he asked to see the king in his hall to offer him the deer as a gift.
Thank you great hunter for giving me these 200 deer, I am very grateful. What do you want in return?
Your Majesty, I want a feast with the whole royal family.
-He also made a wish for himself. -I want someone to mention the king and my mother to him now.
One of his soldiers said, “Your Majesty, it is a great occasion to at least check on the queen’s health and invite her. It has been many years already.
Never, she gave my son to the beasts.
Majesty, that is a lie because I am her son and I was not taken by the beasts, but by her mean cook.
How can I believe you? The prince smiled, dragged his little black dog and wished the little dog would turn into a cook who shouted.
It’s true, it’s true, it’s true, it’s all true it was me. Please, sir, have mercy I was mowed down by greed.
Evil monster lock him in the dungeons right now.
So they learned a lesson that greed is evil. The prince wished for the rose to become a princess again, and the royal family lived happily ever after.
Source: Spanish fairy tales
Reflection on the story: This story tells us about the power of desires and the importance of having a good heart and acting with kindness and justice. It also shows us how envy and evil can destroy lives and families, but in the end, truth and love prevail over lies and evil.
In addition, the story teaches us about the importance of perseverance, patience and faith in difficult times. Although the queen was unjustly condemned, she never lost hope and her faith in God, which eventually led to her rescue.
It also highlights the importance of family and loving relationships in a person’s life, and how true love can overcome any obstacle and bring people together.
Frequently asked questions about the story The Prince and the Pink Princess
¿Who are the main characters in the story?
The main characters in the story are the prince, the queen, the cook and the princess.
¿Why is the queen punished and sent to the Tower of Death?
The queen is punished and sent to the Tower of Death because she is accused of orchestrating the abduction of her own son, the prince.
¿How did the prince survive after being abducted?
The prince survived thanks to the help of a kindly fairy who protected and cared for him during his captivity.
¿What power did the prince have?
The prince had the power to control wind and air currents.
¿What does the cook want at the beginning of the story?
At the beginning of the story, the cook wants to gain more power and riches, so he plans to kidnap the prince and blame the queen to achieve his goal.
¿What happens to the princess when the cook asks her to kill the prince?
The princess refuses to kill the prince and instead helps him escape from the castle.
¿What does the prince wish to punish the cook?
The prince wishes to punish the cook and forces him to wear a golden necklace.
¿How does the prince rescue his mother from the Tower of Death?
The prince rescues his mother from the Tower of Death thanks to his ability to control the wind, which allows him to enter and exit the tower.
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