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The Complete Fairy Tales of the Brothers Grimm - Iron Hans Summary & Analysis

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Iron Hans Summary

In a king's kingdom there is a forest so dangerous that every man who goes into it is never heard from again. Iron Hans, who is responsible for the deaths, is found at the bottom of a lake and locked up in the king's palace. Hans tricks the king's young son into letting him out of his prison. He kidnaps the boy. He agrees to care for the boy if the boy can successfully tend Hans' golden well. The boy lets several things, including his own hair, fall into this well. For this reason, Hans sends the boy away. The boy is given work as a garden servant where his golden hair gives away his identity as royalty. During a war, the boy rides a horse he is given by Iron Hans and overcomes the enemy. The boy's only request is...

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