handsome young man, was born into a very poor family with very wicked brothers.
Because the family is so poor, the parents have to send the three brothers
away, with only a loaf of bread each. The brothers gang up on Ferko while he is
sleeping, stealing his bread and convincing him he consumed it in his sleep.
Taking advantage of his starvation, they trick him into allowing them to blind
him and break his legs. They leave him to die, but Ferko stumbles across a
magical healing lake and is able to save himself. He also takes the time to
save three wounded creatures - a wolf, a mouse, and a bee.
well and healed, arrives at a kingdom where he plans on asking the King to take
him in. To his dismay, he sees his brothers have already been taken in to the
King’s service. The brothers fear that Ferko will tell the King what they have
done, and immediately go to the King and tell him that Ferko is an evil
magician who will steal his daughter. But when Ferko’s brothers go after him
again, with the help of the King, Ferko is able to turn to the three creatures
whose lives he had once saved. Download and start listening now!