After a king dies, the queen and her daughters leave the castle and must work hard to survive. A giant steals from their garden, and then steals the daughters.
The Lord of Luchow was a kind man. But he and his people are threatened with war. A loyal servant finds a way to protect his master and bring peace to the lands.
Day after day, a poor young girl discovers a lion who needs her help. In time, her care for the lion-in-need and her dreams of a better life intersect.
When a princess learns a terrible secrete about the man she loves, she marries him in spite of the news. Her devotion pays off when she is granted a wish.
The king, who loves adventures, is imprisoned during one of his journeys. But when the queen dets out to find her husband, she must travel in disguise. This is a story of ingenuity from medieval Russia.