By Ellen Datlow, Terri Windling, Tristan Ellwell

ISBN-10: 1442460393

ISBN-13: 9781442460393

Did you ever ask yourself how the dwarves felt after Snow White ditched them for the prince? Do you usually want Cinderella hadn't been so helpless and petite? Are you prepared to listen to the Giant's standpoint on Jack and his beanstalk? Then this is often the publication for you.

Thirteen award-winning delusion and technology fiction writers provide up their types of those vintage fairy stories in addition to different favorites, together with The grotesque Duckling, Ali Baba, Hansel and Gretel, and extra. the various tales are humorous, a few are unusual, and others are darkish and demanding -- yet each one bargains anything as unforeseen as a wolf on the door.

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Listen, I know what But there’s just no way you’re to say no saying, without the Fisk. King thinking something’s up. Oh, relax. We’re in Medoria now! The Queen’s Dragons have no authority here. We’ll be polite, spend three days taking our bows, and then sneak out of town the first chance we get. No one will even have time to recognize us. I promise. Speaking of not recognizing people, what is that you have on? I know, right? I honestly can’t remember ever wearing a dress before! It feels— Lovely!

And do you want to know how? Yes! H-how? Jousting! “Jousting”…? It’s the sport of kings, boy! “Two knights hurtling toward each other atop powerful chargers in a martial contest to be the first to unseat the other. ” All of your books and such are fine, and have their place… I’ve always hoped you’d start showing an interest in the manly arts, Paladin… But I was asking about— …But what really makes a man is the kind of physical mettle that can only be properly demonstrated on the tournament field!

It’s his favorite room in the palace. Much to his father’s chagrin. He’s always bringing me here to show me maps of far-off lands or to share some fanciful tale of long ago. I humor him, of course. Ugh. And mine. The King will bring him back, ma’am. You’ll see. I hope so, Corin. I really do… The Prince has returned! Make way for the Prince! Of course. …But he’s so young, and so… so… Yes. I know. What…?! Make way for King Victor and Prince Paladin! Oh, Paladin! I thought we’d lost you! You would have… Is it true?

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