The Lady or the Tiger?

By Frank Stockton


Imagine you steal something, and your fate is determined by pure luck. There are two doors. In one, there is a beautiful woman that you are to marry immediately, but in the other, there is a hungry tiger. Make one wrong decision and it could be all over. This is what happens in the story "The Lady or the Tiger?". A young man, who happens to be in love with the King's daughter is put to the test in this nerve-racking decision. THe princess motions to the right as to tell him to pick that door. Is that the right door? Read and find out.