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This is not the Hazel and Gretel you grew up reading. In fact, it turns the original version on its head. From the witch's perspective, it makes you question everything you thought you knew about those two children tossed out by their parents.
Short Story | Updated Jul 9, 2014 | Reads: 13 | Comments: 1 | Likes: 0
Suddenly, Something caught her eye. A black cloud of smoke. Sniffing the air she came to a realization. The woodsman was west down the mountain, and he didnâ€™t have enough firewood to produce that big of smoke. Renee had gotten close enough to see that. As far as she knew, no one else was...
By Iva Stone Adair
Hansel and Gretel from the view of the witch.
By Read And Write
The witch's version of Hansel and Gretel
Ango is struggling to keep the house and keep Hansel healthy and happy. Ideas dwindling and the haze of hunger over taking both of them she decides an impossible decision. Facing the new world filled with vampires, werewolves and demons her true nature surfaces. What she must do is what she does...
By Gemma Hyde
A twist on the Hansel & Gretel fairy tale.
I wrote this for GCSE Prose back in 2010.
Short Story | Updated Feb 14, 2013 | Reads: 68 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
By Lacey Ann Bromfield
A young girl unsure of her purpose in life
By Jett Watson
This is a story I wrote two or three years ago. It was originally a 6-page writing assignment --
Helam and Gwen, code names for Hansel and Gretel, find their last remaining parent to be gravely ill. The two siblings journey to find a cure while facing the unnatural dangers of 'the woods.'What they don't realize is that they've faced one of the dangers once before when they were young. And...
Claire and Logan are abused by their parents and then driven to the middle of nowhere and left there.
*for nickystoke's fairytales contest*
Short Story | Updated May 1, 2011 | Reads: 4 | Comments: 3 | Likes: 5
This is for AngelRose6's Fairytale Rewrite Challenge. My story was Hansel and Gretel and I chose to update the story. I changed some things around, for instance, the witch is no longer a traditional witch but more metaphorical. Also, they aren't poor, though there is the issue about not having...
By Indiana Fischer
This piece stemmed from an assignment I was given--I was supposed to take a classic folk or fairy tale and create a new version of it. I landed first on Hansel and Gretel, then decided it's ripe for a hard boiled detective narrative. This is what came out of it.