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The Complete Fairy Tales of the Brothers Grimm - Death's Messengers Summary & Analysis

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Death's Messengers Summary

An unknown man stops a giant on the highway. The man identifies himself as death and insists the giant must obey him. They fight and the giant overcomes death and goes on his way. As death lays thinking what might happen if he were not able to get up again, a young man comes by who helps death restore his strength. Because of these kind actionsm death tells the youth he will not come for the youth unexpectedly but will send messengers beforehand. Feeling confident he will know when it is time for him to die, the youth lives a carefree life. Soon, however, the youth suffers with a variety of illnesses. After he has recovered and has begun to life happily again, death taps him on the shoulder. The youth argues that death's messengers were never sent. Death replies the...

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