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The truth behind fairy tales

Warning: Cannibalism, rape, Necrophilia, & much more.

Sleeping Beauty (Little long, but worth reading.)
Wise men warned the great King that his daughter Talia was in grave danger there
was poison in the palaces flax. A ban was put on flax but as expected, Talia st
ill ran across a splinter while spinning flax on the flax-spinning wheel. In gr
eat despair, the king placed her sleeping (or dead) body on a velvet clothe and
left her in the forest.
Some time later, a rich nobleman was hunting in the woods when he ran across the
abandoned body of Sleeping Beauty. Far from planting a kiss, the nobleman inst
ead raped her sleeping body, from which resulted a pregnancy. Nine months later
, Sleeping Beauty gave birth to two children (and named them Sun and Moon) and t
he forest fairies took care of them while Sleeping Beauty continued her slumber.
Whilst placing the babes to Sleeping Beautys breasts, one of the children accid
entally mistook her thumb for a nipple and sucked out the poison splinter. Tali
a awoke from her deep sleep.
Months later, the nobleman decided to return to the woods to have more sex with
Sleeping Beautys body when to his surprise, he found her awake. The nobleman con
fesses that he raped her and they again had sex in the barn. The nobleman then r
eturns home to his wife.
The noblemans wife found out about the sexual encounter and ordered the children
be kidnapped and cooked alive. The cook prepared the fiendish disk and served i
t to the rich nobleman at his dinner. As the nobleman finished his meal, the wi
fe boldly announced you are eating what is your own!. Alas, as it turns out, the
cook had a soft heart and instead of killing and cooking the children, he substi
tuted a goat instead. Talia and the children and her rapist new love interest l
ived happily ever after.
Little Red Riding Hood ( This one was hard, they are many stories.)
A classic fairytale famously open to a host of critical interpretations, Little
Red Riding Hood did not start out as a cautionary tale. In early oral versions t
he heroine was neither devoured by the Big Bad Wolf nor did she rely on the hunt
er to save her. In the version recorded in France in the 19th century, Red Ridin
g Hood complies to the wolfs command to remove her clothes and to throw them in t
he fire one by one but goes on to outwit him proving herself a resourceful trick
Perraults literary version published in 1697 has Little Red Riding Hood gobbled u
p by the wolf and saved by the huntsman who cuts the wolfs belly open. Both Perra
ults Le Petit Chaperon Rouge and the Grimms Rotkaeppchen were cautionary tales war
ning about the dangers of vanity and idleness. Versions that had Red Little Hood
taste the flesh and blood of her grandmother were promptly eliminated.

.he most vivid symbol in Little Red Riding Hood is the famed red cape and hood.
Psychoanalytic critics have delighted in analyzing the meaning of the color red
because it traditionally symbolizes much that titillates us; from sin and blood
to passion and sexuality it seems to implicate the little girl in the story. How
ever, the little girl whose story was first told around the fire or over a drink
did not originally wear red. Ironically, the color red was introduced by Perrau
lt, who like the brothers Grimm, tried to convert a sexually loaded tale into a
cautionary tale with a clear moral.
While the color that has been so suggestive to those with over-active imaginatio
ns may not be original to the story, the sexuality was always there. Those who f
irst heard of the girls exploits learned of a crafty young girl who does not need
a mans help to escape from the wolf and who is not afraid of her own sexuality.
A French version, from the late 1800s, tells of a girl who performs a strip tease
for the wolfs benefit and proceeds to interview the wolf with a detailed string
of questions about the wolfs own body parts.
( I kinda like that one better. ^ )
In the modern Cinderella fairy tale we have the beautiful Cinderella swept off h
er feet by the prince and her wicked step sisters marrying two lords with everyo
ne living happily ever after. The fairy tale has its origins way back in the 1st
century BC where Strabos heroine was actually called Rhodopis, not Cinderella. T
he story was very similar to the modern one with the exception of the glass slip
pers and pumpkin coach. But, lurking behind the pretty tale is a more sinister v
ariation by the Grimm brothers: in this version, the nasty step-sisters cut off
parts of their own feet in order to fit them into the glass slipper hoping to fo
ol the prince. The prince is alerted to the trickery by two pigeons who peck out
the step sisters eyes. They end up spending the rest of their lives as blind beg
gars while Cinderella gets to lounge about in luxury at the princes castle.
( She was also beaten by her family)
Hansel and Gretel
In the widely known version of Hansel and Gretel, we hear of two little children
who become lost in the forest, eventually finding their way to a gingerbread ho
use which belongs to a wicked witch. The children end up enslaved for a time as
the witch prepares them for eating. They figure their way out and throw the witc
h in a fire and escape. In an earlier French version of this tale (called The Lo
st Children), instead of a witch we have a devil. Now the wicked old devil is tr
icked by the children (in much the same way as Hansel and Gretel) but he works i
t out and puts together a sawhorse to put one of the children on to bleed (that
isnt an error he really does). The children pretend not to know how to get on the
sawhorse so the devils wife demonstrates. While she is lying down the kids slash
her throat and escape.
Snow White ( Did you know Snow White had blond hair? Not black.)
In the tale of snow white that we are all familiar with, the Queen asks a huntsm
an to kill her and bring her heart back as proof. Instead, the huntsman cant brin
g himself to do it and returns with the heart of a boar. Now, fortunately disney
hasnt done too much damage to this tale, but they did leave out one important or
iginal element: in the original tale, the Queen actually asks for Snow Whites liv
er and lungs which are to be served for dinner that night! Also in the original,
Snow White wakes up when she is jostled by the princes horse as he carries her b
ack to his castle not from a magical kiss. What the prince wanted to do with a d
ead girls body I will leave to your imagination. Oh in the Grimm version, the tal
e ends with the Queen being forced to dance to death in red hot iron shoes!
The Little Mermaid :(
The 1989 version of the Little Mermaid might be better known as The big whopper! I
n the Disney version, the film ends with Ariel the mermaid being changed into a
human so she can marry Eric. They marry in a wonderful wedding attended by human
s and merpeople. But, in the very first version by Hans Christian Andersen, the
mermaid sees the Prince marry a princess and she despairs. She is offered a knif
e with which to stab the prince to death, but rather than do that she jumps into
the sea and dies by turning to froth. Hans Christian Andersen modified the endi
ng slightly to make it more pleasant. In his new ending, instead of dying when t
urned to froth, she becomes a daughter of the air waiting to go to heaven so, fran
kly, she is still dead for all intents and purposes.
Rapunzel (what a horny girl)
Rapunzel is Persinette in the French version and invites the prince up the tower
so she can make love to him. When her pet parrot threatens to tell her secret,
she sews up his rear end. Persinettes nose is turned into an ass nose by the evil
fairy but eventually restored to its former beauty.
Rapunzel is Petrosinella in the Italian version. She and the prince do not seek
each other for years as in the Grimms story. Instead they escape the ogress and
use magic acorns to defeat her.
The enchantress who keeps Rapunzel in the tower was initially a fairy in the Gri
mms original story. In the French and Italian versions, she is a fairy, a witch
or an ogress. In the first version of the Rapunzel story of the Grimms Children S
tories, Rapunzel wonders why her clothes are getting tight alluding that her dai
ly meetings with the prince in the tower have resulted to pregnancy. This was de
emed inappropriate for children and was removed from the later version. Similarl
y, Rapunzel is referred to as the wife of the prince to rule out any suspicion tha
t her twins were born out of wedlock.