The Story Finder

Voices in Fairy Tales

by Michelle Tocher

Story finder - Curly

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A Deserting Soldier

We’ve been hiding in the cornfield for two days and we’re starving to death. If we venture out, it’s certain death because the army is still camped here, and we’ll be hanged. On the other hand, if we stay here, we’ll starve. Our only other option is a miracle….

A Deserting Soldier in The Dragon and His Grandmother, Yellow Fairy Book. Painting by N.C. Wyeth.

A Deserting Soldier