A Wolf at the Door: and Other Retold Fairy Tales by Ellen Datlow, Terri Windling, Tristan Ellwell

By Ellen Datlow, Terri Windling, Tristan Ellwell

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 viewpoint on Jack and his beanstalk? Then this can be the ebook for you.

Thirteen award-winning fable 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. a number of the tales are humorous, a few are unusual, and others are darkish and tense -- yet every one bargains anything as unforeseen as a wolf on the door.

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THE END To follow another path, turn to page 11. To read the conclusion, turn to page 101. S. Marine shows one of the booby traps used by the Viet Cong. “I would be honored to treat wounded fellow soldiers,” you tell the captain. He smiles and tells you to get ready for the trip to Saigon. In Saigon you train at the Military Medical School. S. military doctors to treat the sick there. This is part of a program to win support from the villages so they’ll be less likely to support the Communists.

Is that any way to live? ” You hate that the government forced you from your home. But could you fight your own government? After all, your brother is in the ARVN. Even so, you’re tired of foreigners trying to control Vietnam. To stay in the village, turn to page 66. To go with the Viet Cong, turn to page 57. South Vietnamese flee their village as it is being bombed. 53 “I’m here to study, not fight,” you say. One boy sneers at you, “Coward. You can’t escape the war. ” You go home but don’t tell Aunt Ly what happened.

As the gunships drive off the rest of the enemy, you run toward the downed VC. The battlefield is quiet now. You stand above the enemy soldier. He’s not much older than a kid in junior high school. He lies there with a wounded leg. The medevac will take him back to Da Nang too. You’ve survived your first battle and captured a prisoner. But you know there will be more battles to come. Next time you and Rizzo might not be so lucky. 39 THE END To follow another path, turn to page 11. To read the conclusion, turn to page 101.

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