It all started with a spider. Really, it starts with the story of a spider [Ananse]:
There used to be a strong, wealthy king with three beautiful daughters but no sons. These daughters were never allowed to leave the king's palace, their names — Kpanlogo, Alogodzan and Nmaa Nmaa – were kept secret.
As the king grew older, he was even more worried that he did not inherit the son of the throne. The wise old king designed a plan to keep the throne. He designed a game for everyone in all his fields: a man who guessed the secret names of his three daughters would win in marriage and inherit the throne.
In the past, a sneaky person entered the palace. He sneaked through the palace through the palace until he saw three beautiful daughters playing. He began to linger and spin, like a madman, let the girls laugh at him. Not far away, their mother heard the commotion and wondered what the commotion was. …