On the way to Wittenberg University, Horatio gives a traveling fakir water, out of the kindness of his heart. The fakir gives Horatio a Monkey's Paw as thanks, declaring that it would grant him 3 wishes, but at an enormous price for fiddling with fate.
Prince Hamlet Speaks with his Father
Knowing his friend was grieving over the loss of his father, Horatio wished Prince Hamlet could speak with his father again. FLASH! The Ghost of King Hamlet appeared, took one look at Horatio, and disappeared into the night.
Duel of the Fates
As Horatio attempts to converse with the king, he realizes the ghost of King Hamlet would only be able to speak with Prince Hamlet.
Horatio watches from a distance as his friend seemingly speaks to himself, however Horatio knows that only Hamlet can speak with his father because of the paw.
Despite everything Horatio had tried to do out of love for his friend, not only Hamlet, but Laertes, Claudius, and Gertrude still died, leaving Horatio to weep for the loss of his one true love, and best friend.
Upon finding the royal family of Denmark dead, Fortinbras, listens to Horatio's tale, and decides to spare his life. Admiring Horatio's love and dedication for his friend, Fortinbras decided to share all the massive wealth of his empire with him, and they lived Happily Ever After.