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Dark Fairy Tales

The darkness has it's own form of beauty and sometimes dark fairy tales are the most interesting.

Dark Russian Fairy Tales

The Fox and the Sick Lion
When a lion gets sick he begins to tear each of his guests to pieces except for the smart fox.

The Old Man and the Fox
A fox kills a mans wife causing him to seek revenge.

THE FIEND 
The tale of a girl who falls in love with a smooth talking and charismatic vampire. In this twisted little fairy tale the vampire kills the whole girls family. This is a dark russian folk tale of cannibalism, death and rebirth.

The Old Man and the Wolf
A wolf threatens an old man over and over again.

THE DEAD MOTHER 
The ghost of a women returns night after night and slowly kills her baby.

THE DEAD WITCH
 
A dark fairy tale in which a a witch dies but seeks to keep the demons from getting her body with her last wish.

THE AWFUL DRUNKARD
A young man is invited to dine with the devil, and given the oppertunity save his obusive fathers soul.

THE FOOL AND THE BIRCH-TREE  

 THE HEADLESS PRINCESS  
A princess/witch seeks to kill a young boy.

 THE SOLDIER'S MIDNIGHT WATCH 
A witch seeks to kill a soldier.

THE WARLOCK  
A dead warlock begins to strangle his daughter in laws

THE FOX-PHYSICIAN 
An old man takes his wife to a fox physician but the deceitful fox doesn't allow the tale to end well.

THE SHROUD 
Some girls dare another to go take a picture from a grave, the girl does this at takes a corpses shroud as well, however corpses do not like to be robbed.

THE TWO CORPSES 
A vampire tale in which a soldier is attacked by two corpses.

 THE DOG AND THE CORPSE 
A dog saves a man from a vampire and the man leaves the dog to die earning the wrath of the dog forever. 

 THE SOLDIER AND THE VAMPIRE
A weird sort of vampire which steals its blood as a human would not for food but out of anger and spite. The soldier must defeat this dark creature. 

Dark German Fairy Tales

The King of the Golden Mountain
One of the darkest fairy tales in which a boy is given to a dwarf who sets him adrift in a boat. Eventually the boy rescues a princess but this story doesn't end happily ever after.

The Peasants Wise Daughter
A king gives some peasants a land grant and on the land they find a mortor of gold, the father wishes to present it to the king but the daughter says the king will merely put him in prison if he does so. However the father still gifts it to the king and the daughter must free him by solving a riddle. The king seeing how smart the girl is marries him, but he is a fool and later bad rulings cause him to expel her for she is wise and it causes them to fight.

The Three Little Birds
A queens sisters throw her babies into a river, and the babies turn into three birds.

The Three Snake Leaves
A twisted dark fairy tale in which a young man discovers the secret to bringing people back to life, but his wife murders him. 

Godfather Death

Little Briar Rose

The Juniper Tree

Rumpelstiltskin

Little Red-Cap

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Stories About Fairies

Read Fairies Tales A series of tales about and from the perspective of fairies. These are a series of individual short tales which together tell the tale of how fairies compete and manipulate the world around them.


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Primal Fairies - The story of ancient European fairies of the ancient and primal forests. 






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