The boy was young and handsome.

Above all he worked for her husband, who was the captain of the King’s guard.

“Lie with me” she commanded the boy. “I cannot. It is against God and my employer” replied the boy.

She was overcome by lust and kept pestering him every time she met him in their vast palace and the boy tactfully avoided her.

She hatched a plan and send away all the other servants. The boy was unaware of his mistress’ plan and reached the palace as usual for his daily duties.