Back in the day, in a land far away, there was a semi-barbaric King, whose nature was bland and genial. He had a justice system to decide innocence or guilt, that was too absurd to understand. There were two doors in his amphitheater, one held a lady, the other a tiger.
The King's daughter, whom was the apple of is eye, fell in love with a brave and handsome man. They dated for many months before the king found out about the affair and once he did, her lover was sentenced to choose his fate.
The King then chose the fairest lady in the land, along with the most ferocious beast, to stand behind each door the lover had to choose from. Making either fate extraordinary.
On the day of the trial, the lover attends the arena. He looks to the princess, whom was supposed to find out which door held which fate, for guidance. She rose her hand, indicating to the door on the right.
The man then preceded to the door, in which he hoped would lie the lady.
The lovers fate was unknown. The author left us to decide whether or not he chose the lady or the tiger.