“News came from the Beaufort Castle. The king’s health might have declined in your absence but now it has reach madness! King Francis wants your head.”
An Enchanted Key
In the original tale of Bluebeard, a set of key is given to his new wife before he leaves for an unknown amount a time. When giving the keys to his wife he gives her the permission to go anywhere in his castle except that one room locked with that one special looking key.
The Enchanted Room
In the Bluebeard original fairy tale, the enchanted door and key held
Bluebeard’s greatest secret he wanted to keep to
himself and no one else. Once the key would touch the lock, it would be stained and it could never be cleaned again.
In the original tale of
Bluebeard, he marries a girl from the kingdom who had a sister and two brothers. However, she never fell for him and rather thought of him as ugly and mean. She only marries him because of his belongings and richness. Of course, it did teach her quite a lesson.
The original fairy tale of Bluebeard was written by Charles Perreault and was often overlooked when fairy tales would be revisited. This retelling takes the heart of the story and reshapes it to give it a second breath.
— Pixel Fairy Tales
The new retell of
Bluebeard is a fairy tale with a strong voice and understanding of the universe it came from but adapted to our time. The changes are critical ones that gives the story heart and
— Gothic Bite Magazine