Can you tell a story so well that your would-be-murderer decides to spare your life, just to hear how the story would end? Would you bet your life on being able to? This is the challenge that the beautiful Scheherazade takes upon herself to face, not just once, but night after night, buying her life one day at a time with her strange and wondrous stories of extraordinary happenings and magical beings. The price of failure is not only her life, but the lives of countless other innocent young women, who have been condemned to satisfy the embittered King Schahriar's lust for vengeance on all womankind. Thus begins 1001 ARABIAN NIGHTS, a collection of tales that has enthralled generations of children and adults all over the world. In this volume, you will find some of Scheherazade's most compelling tales - characters who find themselves in exceptional circumstances and must rely on their own ingenuity to survive and prosper. Read on... you'll be delighted!