Parental Abandonment / Fairy Tales


  • In The One-Handed Girl, both parents die in rapid succession.
  • This is pretty common in fairy tales, as a good chunk of the time, the protagonists are are minus a mom, {Disappeared Dad dad]], or both, however, they usually get some form of intervention, magical or otherwise.

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