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Cupak and Grantang Part 2  

by on Friday, 18 April 2008No Comment | 861 views

Cupak and Grantang were two siblings with closely different characters. When Grantang was expelled by his father, Cupak came after his brother then followed him wherever he went to.

One day, they came in an unknown land, named Kediri. Kediri was as quiet as graveyard at that time. They were told that people were scared of I Menaru. I Menaru was a giant that stole the princess. Then those two siblings decided to help the princess, though Cupak was scared.

Grantang and I Menaru involved in a violent battle inside the deep big hole while Cupak was waiting out side. Grantang succeed in killing I Menaru however he needed Cupak’s help to get he and the princess out.

Cupak only helped the princess and let his brother inside the hole. Then Cupak brought the princess and told the people about his victory. Because of his bogus story that said he had saved the princess and killed the giant, the King thanked him by giving him the throne.

Sinceb that day, every single day Cupak had to be served by suckling pig and many kinds of foods and he was also an arrogant King. He command his soldiers to throw Grantang away to the river in order to his lying would be not revealed.

On another corner, an old couple with no children found Grantang on the river bed. They took him and brought him into their house. Year after year had passed. They considered him as their real child and Grantang loved them as his real parent. Everyday, he helped his host parents to prepare good quality of flowers then his parents sold them in a traditional market near the palace.

Coincidentally, the princess loved to buy many flowers from this couple. One day the princess realized that the woman using gold ring that had ever used by Grantang. She asked the woman to invite her to woman’s home, wishing that Grantang lived with this old couple.

After arriving there, her wish was granted because she found her real hero finally. She sobbed and moaned emotionally and she asked the old couple to permit her to invite Grantang to stay with her in the Palace, and of course expelled Cupak, the big liar.

Her father was very happy since the princess went home together with Grantang. Then they got married and the throne automatically to be Grantangs. The people were very happy because the fool king had expelled from the land of Kediri.

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