In which we discover how much damage elves and curses can do, how even powerful beings can suffer and that mysterious housekeepers often have a hidden agenda. In addition, we learn that if you have a useful magic stone you should always put it in your pyjama pockets whilst you sleep. Just in case.
This week’s story is Hildur, Queen of The Elves inspired by the tale of the same name from Nordic Tales by Ulla Thynell.
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