Duwende - These are small creatures, much like goblins or dwarfs, living underground. They may be kind or mischievous, depending on how the person has treated them, and like to be left alone. Filipinos believe that uttering "tabi-tabi po" before entering suspected Duwende territories, will not disturb them. #Philippines #legend
Historical fiction at its best — The Brothers Grimm meets The Thirteenth Tale. I am not the sort of person about whom stories are told . . . And so begins Elise Dalriss’s story. When she hears her great-granddaughter recount a minstrel’s tale about a beautiful princess asleep in a tower, it pushes open a door to the past, a door Elise has long kept locked.