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* SingleWomanSeeksGoodMan: She prefers the man who tried.

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* SingleWomanSeeksGoodMan: She prefers The prince who brings back the man who tried.firebird for his father also brings back Helena; when his brothers try to kill him and threaten her, she does not stop grieving until the prince returns alive.



* YoungestChildWins

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* YoungestChildWinsYoungestChildWins: The youngest prince gets married to the beautiful princess Helena.


A tsar hears that his precious fruits are being stolen nightly by a Firebird, and tells his sons whomever brings him the bird will be his heir. Only the youngest, given his turn to stand watch, remains awake and manages to drive off the bird and win a feather from it. The older brothers set out to retrieve it, find a stone warning of the perils ahead, and decide to stay where they are. Ivan follows them and chooses a path. On it, a wolf eats his horse and offers him aid. It gives him directions on how to steal the Firebird, but he disobeys and is captured, and sent off to steal a magic flying horse for the tsar he tried to rob. The wolf gives him directions on how to get the horse, but he disobeys and is caught again and is sent to kidnap Helena the Beautiful. He succeeds in carrying her off. With the wolf's help, he brings her and then the magic horse to the tsar who demanded them, but then steals back the girl and the horse, along with the Firebird, before leaving.

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A tsar hears that his precious fruits are being stolen nightly by a Firebird, and tells his sons whomever brings him the bird will be his heir. Only the youngest, given his turn to stand watch, remains awake and manages to drive off the bird and win a feather from it. it.

The older brothers set out to retrieve it, find a stone warning of the perils ahead, and decide to stay where they are. Ivan follows them and chooses a path. On it, a wolf eats his horse and offers him aid. It gives him directions on how to steal the Firebird, but he disobeys and is captured, and sent off to steal a magic flying horse for the tsar he tried to rob. The wolf gives him directions on how to get the horse, but he disobeys and is caught again and is sent to kidnap Helena the Beautiful. He succeeds in carrying her off. With the wolf's help, he brings her and then the magic horse to the tsar who demanded them, but then steals back the girl and the horse, along with the Firebird, before leaving.



Full text [[http://www.surlalunefairytales.com/firebird/index.html here.]] It inspired the ballet "[[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Firebird The Firebird]]" with music composed by Igor Stravinsky. Compare ''Literature/TheFireBirdTheHorseOfPowerAndThePrincessVasilissa''.

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Full text [[http://www.surlalunefairytales.com/firebird/index.html here.]] artrusse.ca/fairytales/firebird.htm here]] AND "[[https://stpetersburg-guide.com/folk/swolf.shtml here]]".

It inspired the ballet "[[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Firebird The Firebird]]" with music composed by Igor Stravinsky. Music/IgorStravinsky.

Compare ''Literature/TheFireBirdTheHorseOfPowerAndThePrincessVasilissa''.
with "Literature/TheFireBirdTheHorseOfPowerAndThePrincessVasilissa".


'''''Tsarevitch Ivan, the Fire Bird and the Gray Wolf''''' is a Russian FairyTale collected by Creator/AlexanderAfanasyev in ''Narodnye russkie skazki''.

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'''''Tsarevitch
''Tsarevitch
Ivan, the Fire Bird and the Gray Wolf''''' Wolf'' is a Russian FairyTale collected by Creator/AlexanderAfanasyev in ''Narodnye russkie skazki''.


A tsar hears that his precious fruits are being stolen by a firebird, and tells his sons whomever brings him it will be his heir. Only the youngest, given his turn to wait the night, stays awake and manages to drive off the bird and win a feather from it. The older brothers set out to retrieve it, find a stone warning of the perils ahead, and decide to stay where they are. Ivan follows them and choses a path. On it, a wolf eats his horse and offers him aid. It gives him directions on how to steal the firebird, but he disobeys and is captured, and sent off to steal a horse for the tsar he tried to rob. The wolf gives him directions on how to steal it, but he disobeys and is caught again and sent to kidnap Helena the Beautiful. He succeeds in carrying off her off. With the wolf's help, he brings her and then the horse to the tsar who demanded them, but walks off with them along with the thing he came for.

His brothers found him sleeping on his return. They kill him and walk off with the firebird, the horse, and Helena the Beautiful. The wolf revives Ivan, and he returns to his father, whereupon Helena the Beautiful tells all that happened, and the brothers are thrown into prison and Helena and Ivan marry.

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A tsar hears that his precious fruits are being stolen nightly by a firebird, Firebird, and tells his sons whomever brings him it the bird will be his heir. Only the youngest, given his turn to wait the night, stays stand watch, remains awake and manages to drive off the bird and win a feather from it. The older brothers set out to retrieve it, find a stone warning of the perils ahead, and decide to stay where they are. Ivan follows them and choses chooses a path. On it, a wolf eats his horse and offers him aid. It gives him directions on how to steal the firebird, Firebird, but he disobeys and is captured, and sent off to steal a magic flying horse for the tsar he tried to rob. The wolf gives him directions on how to steal it, get the horse, but he disobeys and is caught again and is sent to kidnap Helena the Beautiful. Beautiful. He succeeds in carrying off her off. With the wolf's help, he brings her and then the magic horse to the tsar who demanded them, but walks off with them then steals back the girl and the horse, along with the thing he came for.

Firebird, before leaving.

His brothers found him sleeping on his return. They kill him and walk off with the firebird, Firebird, the horse, and Helena the Beautiful. The wolf revives Ivan, and he returns to his father, whereupon Helena the Beautiful tells all that happened, and the brothers are thrown into prison and Helena and Ivan marry.



* CouldHaveAvoidedThisPlot: The owners of the firebird and horse tell Ivan that they would have happily given him the animals out of respect for his father if he had just ''asked'' them.

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* CouldHaveAvoidedThisPlot: The owners of the firebird Firebird and the magic horse tell Ivan that they would have happily given him the animals out of respect for his father if he had just ''asked'' them.

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* AtTheCrossroads: Where the princes find the stone and decide whether to continue.


'''''Tsarevitch Ivan, the Fire Bird and the Gray Wolf''''' is a Russian FairyTale collected by AlexanderAfanasyev in ''Narodnye russkie skazki''.

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'''''Tsarevitch Ivan, the Fire Bird and the Gray Wolf''''' is a Russian FairyTale collected by AlexanderAfanasyev Creator/AlexanderAfanasyev in ''Narodnye russkie skazki''.


'''''Tsarevitch Ivan, the Fire Bird and the Gray Wolf''''' is a Russian FairyTale.

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'''''Tsarevitch Ivan, the Fire Bird and the Gray Wolf''''' is a Russian FairyTale.
FairyTale collected by AlexanderAfanasyev in ''Narodnye russkie skazki''.


Full text [[http://www.surlalunefairytales.com/firebird/index.html here.]] It inspired the ballet "[[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Firebird The Firebird]]" with music composed by Igor Stravinsky.

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Full text [[http://www.surlalunefairytales.com/firebird/index.html here.]] It inspired the ballet "[[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Firebird The Firebird]]" with music composed by Igor Stravinsky.
Stravinsky. Compare ''Literature/TheFireBirdTheHorseOfPowerAndThePrincessVasilissa''.


* CouldHaveAvoidedThisPlot: The owners of the firebird and horse tell Ivan that they would have happily given him the animals out of respect for his father if he had just ''asked'' them.



* WeCouldHaveAvoidedAllThis: The owners of the firebird and horse tell Ivan that they would have happily given him the animals out of respect for his father if he had just ''asked'' them.


'''''Tsarevitch Ivan, the Fire Bird and the Gray Wolf''''' is a Russian FairyTale, probably best known for inspiring the ballet "[[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Firebird The Firebird]]" with music composed by Igor Stravinsky.

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'''''Tsarevitch Ivan, the Fire Bird and the Gray Wolf''''' is a Russian FairyTale, probably best known for inspiring the ballet "[[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Firebird The Firebird]]" with music composed by Igor Stravinsky.
FairyTale.



Full text [[http://www.surlalunefairytales.com/firebird/index.html here.]]

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Full text [[http://www.surlalunefairytales.com/firebird/index.html here.]]
]] It inspired the ballet "[[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Firebird The Firebird]]" with music composed by Igor Stravinsky.

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* YouHaveWaitedLongEnough: Helena is told she must marry


'''''Tsarevitch Ivan, the Fire Bird and the Gray Wolf''''' is a Russian FairyTale.

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'''''Tsarevitch Ivan, the Fire Bird and the Gray Wolf''''' is a Russian FairyTale.
FairyTale, probably best known for inspiring the ballet "[[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Firebird The Firebird]]" with music composed by Igor Stravinsky.



His brothers found him sleeping on his return. They kill him and walk off with the firebird, the horse, and Helena the Beautiful. The wolf revieves Ivan, and he returns to his father, whereupon Helena the Beautiful tells all that happened, and the brothers were thrown into prison and Helena and Ivan married.

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His brothers found him sleeping on his return. They kill him and walk off with the firebird, the horse, and Helena the Beautiful. The wolf revieves revives Ivan, and he returns to his father, whereupon Helena the Beautiful tells all that happened, and the brothers were are thrown into prison and Helena and Ivan married.
marry.






* AbductionIsLove: Helena and Ivan
* AndroclesLion: the wolf
* BigBadassWolf: Not merely the bad wolf
* CainAndAbel: Murderously
* FamilyUnfriendlyDeath: the brothers kill Ivan
* HomeSweetHome
* LoveAtFirstSight: Shortly after abduction even
* SiblingTriangle: All of them want Helena

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* AbductionIsLove: The wolf forcibly takes Helena and Ivan
she weeps over it until she sees Ivan.
* AndroclesLion: the wolf
The wolf.
* BigBadassWolf: Not merely the bad wolf
BigBadassWolf
* CainAndAbel: Murderously
CainAndAbel
* FamilyUnfriendlyDeath: the brothers kill Ivan
* HomeSweetHome
DistressedDude
* LoveAtFirstSight: Shortly after abduction even
abduction, even.
* SiblingTriangle: All of them want HelenaTheNotLoveInterest: Let's face it, the wolf has a ''lot'' more interaction with Ivan than Helena does and he keeps on saving Ivan even when you wouldn't blame him for giving up on him as a lost cause.
* SiblingTriangle



* TalkingAnimal: The wolf
* ThresholdGuardians: The warning stone drives off the older brothers
* TooDumbToLive: Ivan keeps on disobeying the wolf
* YouHaveWaitedLongEnough: Helena is told she must marry
* YoungestChildWins: Ivan

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* TalkingAnimal: The wolf
As usual for Russian fairytales, the wolf is able to talk without explanation.
* ThresholdGuardians: The warning stone drives off the older brothers
brothers; only Ivan is brave enough to continue.
* TooDumbToLive: Ivan keeps on disobeying Ivan, would it hurt you to ''listen'' to the wolf
wolf who isn't even under any obligation to help you?
* YouHaveWaitedLongEnough: VoluntaryShapeshifting: The wolf is able to take on the forms of Helena is told she must marry
and the horse.
* YoungestChildWins: WeCouldHaveAvoidedAllThis: The owners of the firebird and horse tell Ivan that they would have happily given him the animals out of respect for his father if he had just ''asked'' them.
* YoungestChildWins

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* AndroclesLion: the wolf
* BigBadassWolf: Not merely the bad wolf
* CainAndAbel: Murderously


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* HomeSweetHome
* LoveAtFirstSight: Shortly after abduction even
* SiblingTriangle: All of them want Helena
* SingleWomanSeeksGoodMan: She prefers the man who tried.
* TalkingAnimal: The wolf


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* YouHaveWaitedLongEnough: Helena is told she must marry
* YoungestChildWins: Ivan

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