when king Midas turns his daughter to gold he rushes to the desert where the god that gave him these powers and said, please sir take my powers away I have just turned my daughter to gold! I can not help you now but to take away your powers you must go to the lake of thought when you get there jump in the lake and your powers will be taken away. so Midas goes to the lake as fast as he could then starts to swim. he can feel its magical powers working. he gets out of the lake touches a twig nothing. he drops to the floor in relief. when he gets home he sees his daughter run out and hug him, everything was finally back to normal.