Summary （締め切り 03年7月31日）
|Written By Spencer Holst (P51〜P54)GiblartarMonkeyの写真はココにあります。呪いのダイヤのエピソードはコチラ
| On Hope
No matter how inevitable the situation seems to be at first glance,
there may be some logical alternatives, we can think of, to avoid it.
That is what “hope” matters.
|It occurred in Gibraltar when the British Queen and the princess visited.
The gypsy was given the cursed diamond, Diamond of Hope which had stolen
from the British Royal Princess three times by a monkey he trained. The
diamond was the largest in the world and the owner of it always had misfortune.
It was as if an inevitable thing or a fate that he got the diamond. The
gypsy trained his monkey to steal jewelry, however, the diamond couldn't
be sold. He sent it back to the princess twice, but the monkey took it.
Third time the monkey brought the diamond, it was shot to death. Then
he thought he had the fate to remove the diamond from the British Royal
family. So he buried the monkey and went to the shore. He swam out a mile
where the depth was a mile, then dropped the diamond. He felt a relief
and a sort of satisfaction because he saved the princes from the curse
of the diamond. However, the diamond hooked on the dorsal fin of a shark.
The shark felt something and began to swim to the man and passed him.
The gypsy saw the diamond floating he couldn't believe what was going
on and whether it was a real or an illusion. He began to chase the diamond,
then soon the diamond approaching him.
What would happen is not certain. Did the shark eat the gypsy? If the shark were the owner of the diamond, the curse would affect the shark and it couldn't eat him easily like as it did when it had no diamond. The gypsy was an animal trainer, so he couldn't be eaten by the shark like an ordinary person. Then, what happened?
Royalty visited the Rock of Gibraltar with a famous necklace. It
belonged to the royal princess and was with a cursed stone, the Diamond
of Hope. A gypsy was to be given the necklace three times by his demon
monkey because the monkey had been well trained to steal gems. The
first twice the gypsy sent it back to the royal princess with a note
of warning but it didn't work. The third round the monkey was shot
On the Rock of Gibraltar, there was a monkey. It was trained by a gypsy.
It sneaked into rooms of the hotels and stole jewels for the gypsy.
|He had a monkey trained to bring jewels. He lived near Straits of Gibraltar
where royal family visited at that time with the famous necklace, the
largest stone called "Diamond of Hope".
It was a cursed necklace, whomever possessed it, misfortune had followed it.
The monkey had stolen this necklace for three times! But the gypsy put it back to the princess because this was not sold at all. And the third time, when the monkey brought it, it was shot and died. He put the necklace in his pocket, thought he was the one to take the curse off princess. He took off his clothes and only necklace he put on. He dove in and swam in the Mediterranean. There was a very deep spot about a mile away from the shore. He dropped it and smiled. He thought this was the end of misfortune. The necklace fell down very very deeply. He swam back slowly. It fell straight down but it hit the dorsal fin of sleeping shark. The shark went upward. He found the necklace floating and moving past him. Was it a miracle or just a delusion? As he shouted and waved, the necklace began to move to him.
Is this inevitable ending that the shark ate him? Or is there any hope for him?
さて、今回の作品はその名を「Diamond of Hope」、世界一大きなダイヤモンドのネックレスが主人公（？）。ジプシーの訓練したお猿さん、どうしてそう何度も同じでっかいダイヤを盗んだのか。
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