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Dec 9, 2019

In 'The Bird with Nine Heads' we meet a few sea dragons, a brave (but not so bright) youth and a kidnapped princess. It's quite a way to start a week of Chinese tales.

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Dec 6, 2019

In the Brothers Grimm folktale of 'The Three Languages' we get a story that is both expected (the protagonist uses his unique knowledge to better himself) and unexpected (the Grimms don't generally do folklore disparaging the Church).

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Dec 4, 2019

In 'The Wolf and The Man' we learn how animals may perceive human technology, specifically hunting technology.

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Dec 2, 2019

The Brothers Grimm story of 'The Duration of Life' cuts way too close for someone deep in the years of the Ass.

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Nov 29, 2019

In the Pawee folktale 'The Ghost Bride' we get an interesting view into the daily life of the Pawnee on the plains. Plus a ghost, just because.

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