While certainly a tale as old as time, the Beast never appears in the same guise twice. The wicked witch who enjoys cursing rude young men likes variety.
When she arrived in Louisiana and invited herself into the home of an old French family, she cackled merrily to herself when the young man of the house was less than gracious when she turned up at the front door uninvited.
Cursing him into an alligator was almost too much fun.
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