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Once upon a time in a small village lived a family of woodcutters. The youngest of the family
and only daughter was named Crimson. Her family chose this name because of her soft curly strawberry
blonde hair and rosy cheeks. But the villagers called her Crimson because of her warm heart and the red
hood she wore every day. She was known to help stray animals and brining laughter and smiles to the
One morning Crimson’s mother asked for her to go to her grandmother’s cottage just outside
the village to bring her freshly made bread and a bottle of wine. But her mother warned her not to
stray and go straight to her grandmothers because the village lay next to the dark woods where the
wicked and mysterious lived. Those who dared to warder alone into the deep parts of the woods where
never seen again, but since Crimson’s father and older brothers were woodcutters by trade, like many
of men the village, they traveled into the woods on a daily bases without being threaten. Crimsons
mother then told her to carry the folding knife her father gave to her for protection. She then gave the
basket of treats and kissed Crimson goodbye and sent her off.
It was a chilly morning with fog still settled above the ground, yet Crimson walked blissfully
through the village towards the gates that led out into the woods. It would be three hours worth of
walking using the horse carriage beaten down trail or less than one hour using the foot path short cuts
marked by the tall ash trees. Crimson decided to take the foot path for she knew that scoundrels
watched the carriage trail looking for victims to prey on. As she walked on the pathway she kept her
eyes peeled looking for the arrows marked on the big trunks of the ash trees. But little did she know she was being followed by large dark shadow figure.
As she walked farther and farther down the path she began to pick up her pace for she sensed
that a pair of eyes were...