The King of Athens proposed a deal to the king of Minos He said " if I send seven boys and seven girls for your minotaur to eat you will not attack us for 9 years"
I am the minotaur
stay behind younglings I shall Kill the minotaur!
So The Minotaur was killed by the prince But the prince secretly had a deal with the princess if he defeated the Minotaur with the princesses help then he would have to take her with him and get her off the island. So he made the promise and he took her off the island. Along the way she fell asleep. The price then took a chance from this and put princes on a different island along the way. So the princess never woke up.