A giant gorilla named Kong is attracted to a golden haired woman named Ann Darrow on Skull Island and he fights all types of monsters to protect her. Eventually King Kong gets captured and he is taken to NYC in chains by a promoter named Carl Denham, but Kong escapes and climbs either the Empire State Building or the World Trade Center (depending on which movie you are watching) with Ann Darrow in tow. It is now the job of the military to kill King Kong and planes are sent to shoot the giant ape down. Knowing that Ann will be hurt, King Kong shields her with his own body. Kong eventually succumbs to machine gun wounds and falls from off the building to his death in the street below. The paparazzi are climbing on top of the dead ape while crowds are cheering, except for Carl Denham. The airplanes were responsible for killing King Kong, but Carl knew that the giant ape allowed himself to get shot, just so he could protect Ann Darrow.
Written for Mindlovemisery’s Menagerie Tale Weaver – #154 – January 11th – Beauty