The Princess Bride (Rated PG)
Chelsea, 11th grade, Boone County High School
The Princess Bride is a classic tale of adventure and romance. It’s a fascinating account of true love shared by Buttercup and Westley. The story begins with Westley, a poor farm boy, leaving to travel so that he is able to gather the funds needed to wed his beloved Buttercup. Before he can return his ship is overcome by the Dread Pirate Roberts, and he is killed. Five years later Buttercup, finds herself engaged to Prince Humperdinck of Florin. Kidnapped by a trio of outlaws, she is saved by her soul mate’s murderer, Roberts himself. As it turns out Roberts is Westley. Follow the story that proves true love can withstand anything, be it fire swaps, revenge, or death itself.