Three old friends travel south to the jutted Land of Awe where they meet the last of the Fairy Folk, the Family Rose and the Townspeople trapped in a curse.
A young schoolteacher, Miss Beret, lives under a protective ‘Spell of Forgetfulness’. Her pupil, Raoulf Littlesøn, does not realise that the fate of fairy tales awaits him. Her long lost brother, Mayor Bear, wants to close the last magical school.
All their stories entwine through an enchanted doorknob, a resurrecting Witch and a singing Princess.
This is the story of a murderous wood.
This is the story of stepmothers both bad and good.
This is the story of Rose Pink.