Pied Piper, the

Pied Piper, the

refused his promised reward for ridding Hamelin of rats, he lures the children away. [Ger. Legend: Benét, 787]
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The audience was all smiles on seeing the various characters -- the Pied Piper, the Mayor and the numerous rats on stage.
In Pied Piper, the famous rats of Browning's work are transformed into anti-social young people terrorising the graffitied landscape.
As misguided and unintentionally cruel as his actions may be, he at least has action as an option, and like the children lured by the Pied Piper, the bereaved parents have no choice but to follow.