The king and the queen’s long expected child is born and they decide to hold a feast. However a problem occurs. There are thirteen wise women in the land and they have only twelve golden plates. The thirteenth wise women gets furious because she is not invited and she curses the little girl. ”The King’s daughter shall in her fifteenth year prick herself with a spindle, and fall down dead". The devasted father has all the spindles in the kingdom burned. All but one. The fifteenth year comes and you may already know what follows – the girl pricks herself. Is there any future for her and the kingdom or the woman’s curse is stronger than anything?
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Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm’s exceptional literature legacy consists of recorded German and European folktales and legends. Their collections have been translated into all European languages in their lifetime and into every living language today.