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The King and Queen hold a party to celebrate the christening of their beautiful new daughter, the Princess Aurora. All of the fairies in the kingdom were invited as honored guests to be the Godmothers of the baby Princess. Unfortunately the name of the Fairy Carabosse was omitted from the list. After each of the Fairy Godmothers bestows a special blessing on the Princess Aurora, Carabosse arrives and instead of a blessing she places a curse on the baby princess and predicts that she will prick her finger and die. The Lilac Fairy, who has not yet given her blessing cannot take away the curse, but she can make it less harsh. She changes the curse so that the princess will not die when she pricks her finger. Instead she will fall into a deep sleep until awakened by the
kiss of a brave true-hearted prince.
Sixteen years have passed and the Members of the Royal Court come to celebrate the sixteenth birthday of Princess Aurora. During the festivities, an unknown woman approaches the Princess and presents her with a bouquet of flowers. Aurora accepts the flowers unaware that a sharp knitting needle has been hidden among the flowers. She pricks her finger and falls into a deep sleep. The Lilac Fairy casts a spell putting all members of the Kingdom to sleep until the Princess is awakened.
One hundred years later Prince Desire becomes lost in the forest. The Lilac Fairy finds him and tells him of the beautiful sleeping Princess who can only be awakened by the kiss of someone brave and true-hearted who will love and protect her. She shows the Prince an image of Princess Aurora and he vows to free her from the magic spell. The Lilac Fairy and her attendants lead the Prince to the castle. Before he enters the castle, she presents him with a magic sword. The Prince defeats the evil Carabosse and finds the Sleeping Beauty. She is so beautiful he cannot resist kissing her and his kiss awakens the Princess and with her all the members of the Kingdom. She falls in love with the Prince at first sight and the King and Queen agree to their marriage.
Everyone in the Kingdom comes to celebrate the wedding of Princess Aurora and Prince Desire. The Gem Fairies of Silver, Gold, Sapphire and Diamonds come to grant them eternal wealth and prosperity. The Story Book Characters come to entertain the guest and to bestow good wishes on the couple. The Prince and Princess delight their guests with their wedding dance. And as in all wonderful Fairy Tales, they lived happily ever after.