- Created by: alice moss
- Created on: 26-05-13 16:31
The Bloody Chamber
- A young bride travels from Paris through the night with her older husband to her new home, a large isolated castle in Brittany.
- She describes her introduction to a world of luxury and pleasure.
- Their honeymoon unfolds in a way she does not expect.
- The Marquis leaves to attend to his business trusting the young wife with the keys to the castle.
- Makes her promise not to open his private study.
- Phones mum and cries as she talks of luxurius surroundings.
- Bored she searches the Marquis' office for info on his previous wives.
- Explores the rest of the house.
- Narrator opens TBC and finds collection of dead wives.
- Drops key in blood.
- As wife fears Marquis' retur the piano tuner comforts her.
- Marquis returns & prepares to carry out murderous plan.
- Rescued by mum and starts new life with the piano tuner.
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The Courtship Of Mr Lyon
- A poor man on his way home to his daughter is stranded when his car becomes stuck.
- Finds help in the beast but offends him by taking a rose for his daughter.
- The daughter is obliged to stay with the beast whilst he helps her father.
- She leaves the beast to be with her father and enjoy their wealth promising to return before winter is over.
- She neglects promise and the beast almost dies as a result.
- She returns and the beast is transformed by her kiss.
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The Tiger's Bride
- A father loses his daughter to the beast at a game of cards.
- The girl is taken to the beasts isolated mansion and resists the beasts voyeuristic requests.
- He reveals himself to her as an animal.
- She decides to be with him and turns into an animal herself.
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Puss In Boots
- Puss in Boots agrees to work for a penniless young officer.
- The officer falls in love with a young woman married to a rich old man.
- Puss in Boots and his companion a tabby cat bring the lovers together and arrange a murderous solution to all their problems.
- Puss in Boots and the tabby cat and the lovers happily set up a new home together.
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The Snow Child
- The count and his wife go riding.
- He wishes for a beautiful girl.
- The girl apperas and the countess is jealous.
- The countess destroys the girl.
- The count still desires the dead girl and the countess though she has everything learns that jealousy can be painful.
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The Lady Of The House Of Love
- A beautiful vampire lurks in a Carpathian chateau.
- An innocent young soldier arrives in her village.
- Instead of becoming her victim he unknowingly ends her existence.
- The vampire becomes human and dies.
- The soldier returns to the world to go to war.
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The Company Of Wolves
- The wolves in the winter forest are hungry.
- A girl sets off through the forest to her granny's house.
- She meets a young man who bets her a kiss he can be at Granny's before her.
- The young man-wolf gets there first and eats granny up.
- The young girl sleeps soundly in Granny's bed with the wolf.
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