The golden cage (De gouden kooi)
Valentina is the spoiled daughter of the emperor. She loved birds very much. In the garden there were hundreds of cages with beautiful species. Valentina wanted a special bird, one with which she could talk. Many servants died during their dangerous quest for this bird. And when they dared to come back empty-handedly, or with a wrong bird, the blood-princess let them be beheaded. One day a handsome servant stood at the palace-gate …
A new fairytale about a princess who, in her search for the impossible, loses everything and stays behind alone.
Themes: fairy tale, princess, being spoiled, loneliness
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