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Questions tagged [the-princess-bride]

Fantasy romance/comedy novel published in 1973, and adapted into a classic film in 1987, both written by William Goldman. Framed as a story read to a child (in the novel, a "just the good bits" version), Westley and Buttercup's true love must overcome a possessive prince, kidnapping, swordsmen, giants, pirates, swamps, torture, and a slight case of death.

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Why did Vizzini want to start a war?

In The Princess Bride, there are at least two different people who aim to start a war between Florin and Guilder by assassinating the princess: Vizzini and Prince Humperdinck. Now rulers seeking ...