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
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 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
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
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.