A prince gives a princess a riddle: “One killed none and yet killed twelve.” If she guesses the answer, he will be beheaded. [impossible riddle to guess]
The Riddle is a Brothers Grimm fairy tale about a prince who travels the world. A witch poisons his horse, a raven eats it, and his servant kills the raven. Twelve murderers eat soup with raven in it and die. “One killed none and yet killed twelve” is the riddle he gives to the princess he ends up marrying.
? Fairy tales are rooted in old stories told around the fire, for adults by adults.
- Storyteller Rudolf Roos