Huntsman Jurgen found the missing children in the witch’s gingerbread house. Safe and comfortable, Hansel and Gretel were cutting vegetables at the table.
“She wanted to fatten us up on candy, then eat us,” said Hansel.
“Not for us,” said Gretel. “We prefer meat.”
“We took care of her,” said Hansel. “She’s gone now.”
“Let’s go home, then,” said Jurgen.
“We’ll stay here for now,” said Hansel. “There’s plenty to eat.”
The children seemed safe and in control, so Jurgen turned to leave.
“One question,” said Gretel. “Hypothetically speaking, is it better to boil ‘leg of witch,’ or roast it?
Written for the Friday Fictioneers: https://rochellewisoff.com/2021/03/31/2-april-2021/