Age of yore in a village lived a family consisting of father, mother and a beautiful teenage girl named garlic. They were a happy family. Although garlic dad just ordinary traders, but they live in harmony and peace. But one day the mother garlic ill and eventually died. Garlic is very sad as well as his father.
In the same village lived a widow who has a son named Bawang Merah. Since the mother died Garlic, Shallots mother often visited the house garlic. He often brought food, helped clean up the house garlic or onion and accompany his father to talk. Garlic's father finally thought that maybe it's better if he had married only the mother Shallot Garlic is not so lonely anymore. So Garlic father later married the mother Onion. At first she Shallots and onions are good to Garlic. But over time, their true nature began to appear. They often scolded him garlic and hard work if the father was away Garlic trading. Garlic should be doing all the housework, while the red onion and mother just sitting around. Of course, Garlic father did not know it, because Garlic is never told.
One day Garlic father fell ill and later died. Since then the red onion and mother more powerful and arbitrarily to Garlic. Garlic is almost never break. He had to get up before dawn, to prepare the water bath and breakfast for the red onion and mother. Then he had to feed livestock, watering gardens and washing clothes to the creek. Then he still had to ironing, cleaning house, and many other jobs. Garlic, however always happy to do his job, because he hopes one day his stepmother would love her like his own child.
This morning as usual Garlic bring baskets of clothes to be washed in a river. With little singing him down the path on the edge of the usual small forest path. The day was very sunny weather. Garlic immediately wash all dirty clothes he was carrying. I was so much fun, Garlic does not realize that one of the shirts have been washed away. Unfortunately the clothes are washed his stepmother's favorite dress. When he realized it, the clothes have been washed away stepmother too far. Try the garlic down the river to look for, but could not find it. In desperation, he returned to his home and told his mother.
"Basic careless!" Snapped her stepmother. "I do not want to know, you just have to find the clothes! And do not dare to go home if you have not found it. Got it? "
Garlic is forced to the wishes of her half Ibun. He quickly washed down the river where he was. The sun had started rising, but the Garlic have not found her mother's clothes. He put his eye, carefully examined every juluran roots jutting into the river, who knows her dress caught there. After a long walk and the sun was leaning to the west, Garlic saw a shepherd who was bathing buffalo. Garlic then asked: "O good uncle, if my uncle saw a red dress that drifted through here? Because I had to find and bring him home. "
"Yes I had seen my boy. If you are chasing a quick, maybe you can catch him, "the uncle said.
"Well, uncle, thank you!" Garlic is said and ran back along the riverbank.