There once was a kingdom in which lived a beautiful queen. She was queen by heredity and was not married, but ruled alone as matriarch of her country. One day a knight happened to be visiting this peaceful kingdom of hers, and fell in love with the serene sovereign. It came apparent to him very shortly that the queen did not return his affections. She was cool, distant, and stoic in all the things she did. The knight questioned the countrymen to which they replied that their queen had a black, withered heart and was incapable of any love, though she ruled justly and righteously. The knight decided that this was not befitting of a queen to be unable to love and so took off on a journey to find the queen a new heart.
The knight passed through the mountains, across the dismal swamp, the raging desert, dense forest, and finally at the end of the earth he heard of a demon that had in it's possession a heart of gold. The knight made his way to the demon's lair, there he tricked the demon and