Ragnall: The "Loathly Woman" in the romance of "Sir Gawain and Dame Ragnall." In the typical version of her story, she does a service for Arthur in return for a promise that she will be allowed to wed Gawain. She confronts Gawain with a choice (the nature varies: Foul by day and fair by night, or vice versa; or alternately, foul and faithful or fair and faithless). Gawain consents to give her the choice -- and her enchantment is lifted and she becomes both faithful and fair. Gawain loves her above all other women. But, sadly, she dies young.