174. Once upon a time there was woodsman’s daughter

Once upon a time there was woodsman’s daughter who fell in love with a prince. But the king wanted the prince to marry a noblewoman, not a commoner, so he forbade his son to see her ever again.

The lovers did not adhere to his royal decree and eloped into the night. When the king found out about the treason, he ordered his finest soldiers to return the prince and kill the woodsman’s daughter.



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12 thoughts on “174. Once upon a time there was woodsman’s daughter

  1. That is the world’s fastest fairy tale ever. But I love it. It’s a charming story, and honestly, I wish more fairy tales were this quick to read. Love it.

  2. This was such a captivating read. Well done!

  3. A nice touch of the European style Fairy Tale there Dieter 🙂

  4. Geoff says:

    Good job. Fairy tales rock!

  5. twtellstales says:

    I love this blog SO MUCH. Makes my day, every day. Amazing stories.

  6. How cute! I really liked this fairy tale.

  7. syl65 says:

    You’re the man. Short and entertaining.

  8. leebaileyseiler says:

    Excellent as usual

  9. zookyworld says:

    You managed to fit in so much in a little space — a skill of efficiency.

  10. A beautifully written fairy tale. Your storytelling abilities shine here. Well done!

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