'Well?' said the sultan. 'What happened next? What was behind the door?'
'Sir, there's light in the sky,' said Sheherezade. 'You're going to kill me now!
'But you can't stop there.You have to finish the story.'
Sheherezade is beautiful and clever. She also knows many wonderful stories. Night after night, she tells
them to Sultan Shahriar. She always stops in an exciting place, so he wants to hear the end of the story. She
knows stories for a thousand and one nights. The Arabic name for these stories (Alf Leila wa Leila) means The
Thousand and One Nights....