Rumpelstiltskin


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Rumpelstiltskin

stamps ground in rage over lass’s discovery of his name. [Ger. Fairy Tale: Rumpelstiltskin]
See: Anger

Rumpelstiltskin

homunculus spins gold in exchange for lass’s first child. [Ger. Fairy Tale: Grimm, 196]

Rumpelstiltskin

his name overheard by queen’s messenger, allowing spell to be broken. [Ger. Fairy Tale: Grimm, 19]

Rumpelstiltskin

dwarf who spun gold from straw to help imprisoned girl. [Ger. Fairy Tale: Rumpelstiltskin]
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