Postings with tag: gretel
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March 26, 2013
The witch's version of Hansel and Gretel
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…
Mystery and Crime
October 04, 2009
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.