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In this short story a young Indian girl is tricked by a little magical man to give up her first born child unless she can guess his name. Her husband finds the secret to to the magical man's name in a book dropped on a battlefield.

When I first heard this tale I imagined that Rumpelstiltskin had skin made of steel. In this version he does. I also imagined the story taking place in India. I hope you enjoy this adaptation.

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