Prince Lancelot loathed and feared the monstrous-half that lived inside him, he turned all his friends away and let himself be consumed by darkness and despair for years. When Guinevere agreed to stay in his castle in exchange for her father’s freedom, it lighted a candle in the his heart. He was attracted to the girl, to her pure beauty, and more importantly, to the selfless and loving quality inside her. However the prince struggled to show his kindness and affection for her in a right way, and Guinevere found it hard to put up with his arrogance and fractiousness sometimes; yet she could see the loneliness in his gaze and his longing to be loved. She tried to empathise with him more and get him to open up his heart little by little. Time passed and the prince had grown to trust Guinevere as she was the only one who was patient and brave enough to embrace his solitude. When she asked again about the reason why he lived in this grand castle all by his own with only servants came in the daytime, he had come to make this outrageous decision to finally reveal his dark secret to her.
Once upon a time, a young prince lived in a shining castle. The prince was spoiled, selfish, and unkind. One winter’s night, an old beggar woman came to the castle for shelter from the bitter cold. The prince turned the old woman away, for she had seen that there was no love in his heart, the old woman revealed herself as an enchantress and, as punishment, she casted a spell that would transform the prince into a hideous beast by the light of a full moon. Only if he could learn to love another, and earn her love in return, then the spell would be broken. But for who could ever learn to love a beast?