5Cclip_filelist.xml"> A king is puzzled that his twelve married daughters wake up each morning to find that their shoes have been completely worn out while they sleep. Several people have stepped forward trying to solve the mystery, yet no one has been able to. A wizardess comes through with an intriguing, yet seemingly impossible, answer. The king challenges her to prove her findings and to cure the reasons behind it, and the wizardess accepts the challenge and pays each princess … more
This set of interconnected short stories is based on the fairy tale by the Brothers Grimm, where a king offers a reward for anyone who can tell him how his daughters' shoes get thoroughly trashed every night without their apparent knowledge. The king in this story has twelve daughters, so you can imagine the size of the daily bills from Manolo Blahnik and Jimmy Choo, and you can also imagine his haste in getting to the bottom of the matter. To make it more puzzling, all the … more
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