The locals all fall off their tavern stools with surprise when astrange figure arrives to the village. He says he is a knight, and hedoes have a magnificent horse and a gleaming silver sword. But he iswearing... a dress! Sir Ulrich has not dedicated his life to fightingfor one woman - he is fighting for Venus, the goddess of love, and hewill fight any knight in the land for her honour. Unfortunately,fighting in a silk dress is not so easy.An unusual tale, based on a real medieval knight, this story is full of Terry Dearys dark humour and dry wit.