What comes out behind the right door the princess pointed out in the story The Lady or the Tiger?

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Stockton does not reveal what waits behind that door; he leaves readers to come to their own answer. As the narrator of the story explains, the answer

"involves a study of the human heart which leads us through devious mazes of passion, out of which it is difficult to find our way."

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