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The Friendly Stranger

Situation puzzles (sometimes called lateral thinking puzzles) are ones where you need to ask lots of yes or no questions to figure out what happened in the situation. These are good puzzles for groups where one person knows the puzzle and answers the questions.


Puzzle ID:#26372
Fun:*** (2.99)
Difficulty:** (2.01)
Submitted By:stormtrooper****
Corrected By:signmeup74




A man was running away from an elderly couple who wanted to kill him. Although chased, the man still taunted his pursuers. Soon, more people chased the man. The man, desperate on escaping from his pursuers, agreed to let a friendly stranger help him, but later the stranger betrayed the man and killed him.

Who was the man and who was the friendly stranger?


The man is short.

The stranger helped the man cross a river.


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