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With my Right Hand

Story Stats

Rating: 4
Grade Level: 3, 4, 5, Adult
Page count: 8

Author

Kevin
Crossley-Holland

Appeared in

Tales from Europe

Story Summary

One Prince wants to save the village of his true love, his brother wishes to plunder it. A race is agreed upon and whichever touches the wall of the village first gets his wish...the kindly Prince, when he realizes he is loosing, severs his right hand and throws it to the village wall just ahead of his brother.