A Wild Swan: And Other Tales Setting

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The Royal Courtyard

The royal courtyard is the space where the twelve princes—transformed into swans by a curse—are still welcomed into the presence of the royal family. The prince-swans descend upon the courtyard once a year in order to see their family again, but this reunion is continually interrupted by the chaotic nature of their arrival. Being wild animals, they flap wildly and make a mess everywhere so they are perhaps not as welcome as they might have been otherwise.

The courtyard is also the setting for the redemption of the princess, who is about to be executed when she releases her reversal spell on the prince-swans just in time.

The Giant’s House

The giant's house becomes a place of unlimited indulgence, but only for Jack, the uninvited visitor to the house. Discovered purely by accident when climbing the beanstalk which magically appeared overnight in Jack's...

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