Will Princess Vanilla ever find herself a husband or will she just melt away?
Once upon a time there lived a beautiful princess.
Her name was Princess Vanilla. Unfortunately
everything the princess touched would melt. No
matter what it was; metal, wood, stone it didn't matter, everything
she touched would melt in her hand. Because of this
all the men in the kingdom were afraid of her and
nobody would dare ask for her hand in marriage.
father, the king despaired, what could he do to
help his daughter?
He consulted all the wizards and magicians in the
land nothing seemed to work then one day an old
wizard told the king, "If your daughter touches one
thing that doesn't melt in her hands, she will be
cured, you just have to find out what it
The king was overjoyed and came up with a
plan, he would set a challenge that any man that
could bring his daughter an object that would not
melt in her hands could marry her and inherit the
Not long after three young
princes took up the challenge and the competition
began. The first
prince brought a sword of the finest steel, but
alas, once the princess touched it, it
The prince went away, sadly the Princess
Vanilla was not going to be his bride.
prince brought diamonds. He thought diamonds are
the hardest substance
in the world and surely they wouldn't melt.
But alas, once the princess touched them, they
apeared like ice cubes and melted away to nothing.
He too was sent away disappointed.
It was time
for the third prince to come forward to meet the
princess. He was very handsome and the princess was
hoping that whatever he had wouldn't melt away.
He whispered into the princesses ear.
"Put your hand in my pocket and feel what it is
that is in there?"
Blushing, the princess
frowned but she did as she was told and gently put
her hand into the young princes pocket.
She felt something hard so she caught hold
of it and held it in her hand.
melt!!! Daddy it didn't melt!!" she shouted
and taking her hand out of the young man's pocket
she grabbed him around the neck and kissed him.
fell in love, the king was overjoyed. Everybody in
the kingdom was overjoyed. In fact there was much
happiness to be had all over the Kingdom. They were
soon married and they both lived happily ever
.......................... Oh gosh I've
just remembered, did I tell you what it was that
the young Prince had in his pocket? ....I didn't
then you'd better follow me.