Happily Married / Fairy Tales

  • The king and queen in The Lute Player. If only he could have kept from being a Glory Seeker.
  • Most any story that ends with the main character living Happily Ever After with his or her beloved suggests that this is the case.
  • In Tsarevich Petr and the Wizard, the Tsar and his Tsaritsa. Their three sons in fact go on their quests for their mothers.
  • In The Handkerchief, the king and queen have one of the most trusting and loving relationships in folklore. The queen loves the king for his kindness and wisdom, and the king loves the queen for her own cleverness.