Shrek walks back to the windmill, holding a sunflower.
The Dragon was summoned with a whistle, and it burst through the stained-glass window and devoured Farquaad with one gulp. He chooses the beauty who has not had the title role in a Disney animated feature.
He stumbles into a tournament that Lord Farquaad is holding in which to find the best knight to go and rescue the beautiful Princess Fiona, whom Lord Farquaad intends to marry so he can become King.
Donkey refuses to tell him because Shrek doesn't listen to him. Now they are starring roles with fat paychecks, and the ads for "Shrek" use big letters to trumpet the names of Myers, Murphy, Cameron Diaz Fiona and John Lithgow Farquaad.
As Shrek munches on some vegetables, Donkey asks Shrek why he's going to fight a dragon and rescue a princess to get his swamp back, which Farquaad filled with "freaks".
On the way to rescue Princess Fiona, Shrek and Donkey pass through various vegetable fields. Having lived in isolation, growing up with the fact that most people are scared of him, you know, they used him as in most fairy tales to scare their children into going to bed, so the easiest way for him to deal with that is to live up to expectations.
Shrek sits alone by a field of sunflowers, staring at Duloc until night. After he gets dressed, he gets a giant slug out of a hollow log for his dinner.
Princess Fiona, in her wedding gown, looks sadly out the window. Tweet There is a moment in "Shrek" when the despicable Lord Farquaad has the Gingerbread Man tortured by dipping him into milk.
Shrek overhears them talking, and, thinking that they're talking about him being ugly, walks off angry and heartbroken, believing that she can't accept his appearance.