Female | Age unspecified | Under 3 minutes Starts on page 23
EXTRACT: And just when her parents were going to die, in peace, having done their duty, Silly Casia slept with a travelling beggar and fell pregnant. The child who was born on Christmas day was a remarkably beautiful child. When Silly Casia's boy was ten, the Old Abbot saw him and was charmed by the boy's beauty. The Old Abbot wanted to take the boy away to live with him in the monastery. He would give the boy...an education. Fifteen years later they had brought the handsome young man's emaciated body home on the back of a wagon.
Contains adult themes
Male | 60+ | Under 3 minutes Starts on page 48
EXTRACT: It was a freezing winter's night. She put on her warmest dress and steeled herself against the cold. Inside the young lad was sleeping and his parents could hear their crazy cousin Pawonia calling out to the wind. Blow cold wind, she cried, blow, for tonight I spend with you and tomorrow night with my husband. But by morning, the whole village heard that Pawonia had frozen to death