Of course he had long hair, and of course he looked like something of a softie. He gazed into Diana's eyes with a knowing look, a look of promise, but his eyes were brown and not blue. They seemed destined to fall in love, or at least fall into bed, and of course the whole story would start all over again. Dare we hope the ending might be different, or is that asking too much? As we all know, history repeats itself, but we do not know this new male person yet. (If he is of the universal sort, we can forget it.) We do not know him, but we know the story.
Herstory repeats itself too. Unless we change the myths.