The Story Finder

Voices in Fairy Tales

by Michelle Tocher

Story finder - Curly

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Listen to me. It’s the Lake speaking. If you want to avoid being eaten by the Serpent King of this island, here’s what you must do.

Take off your clothes and spread them on the path that leads from the water to the lord’s castle.

It pleases the king to glide over something soft, and, by the time he reaches you, he will be so pleased that he will not likely devour you.

The Lake in The Seven-Headed Serpent, Yellow Fairy Book