'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
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....