Fairies, Fairy Tales, Fairy Books

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The Japanese Kitsune or 'fox' was is a powerful trickster figure with magical powers of illusion. At the same time, however, they are the messanger of the kami of rice and so have a mixed role in ancient Japan.

Can’t Outsmart a Kitsune (Fox)
A young man believes that its silly to be afraid of kitsune (foxes with magical powers) tricks and so he makes a bet with his friends that he can trick the foxes but they get the last laugh.

Prince Jaschima and the Kitsune
A prince battles two men to rescue a Kitsune.

The Ghostly Vixen
A prince marries a beautiful princess who may not be what she seems.

The Greatful Kitsune
A man buys a fox's freedom and is repaid with a sacrifice from the fox when he grows ill.

Sword of the Kitsune
Japan needs a magical sword to find victory over Korea and so a white fox is sent by the Kami to aid in its creation. 

The White Fox
A young monk rescues a white fox from a prince and his hunters and is in turn rescued by her.

The Foxes Wedding
Two white kitsune are married. 

The Princess and The Baby Kitsune

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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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