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High and Mighty Tower

I am a landmark in this country. People can see me from miles away. A high and mighty princess inhabits my high apartments, and she can see the whole kingdom through my twelve windows. Through the first window she can see more clearly than any human being, in every...

Tailor Who Solves a Riddle

The princess has announced that she won’t marry any man who can’t solve her riddle. My two clever tailor friends think they’ll have the riddle sewn up in no time. They think I’m useless, and that I should stay at home, but I’m going too,...

Reluctant King

I looked all around the world in search of fear, because I didn’t know what fear was. I wasn’t afraid of the living or the dead. One day, I came into a large town square crowded with people. A pigeon had been set loose over the crowd and he landed on my...

Dummling with a Goose

You will think my story is dumb. Of course it is. All my stories are dumb! I’m always making a goose of myself. The important thing is, I made a princess laugh. A very serious princess. Until she met me she had not met a man who could her make her laugh because...

Princess Hadvor Killing the Giant

The stone floor is heaving. The giant is coming up from below, shaking the house and raging like a thunderstorm. I run to my maids. “Come with your cauldron of pitch! Make haste!” The earth splits and we pour the pitch into the widening crack. I can see...