After rescuing a dwarf from imminent peril, Hans, a poor farmer’s son, is blessed with enormous wealth and cursed with an enormous beard. And if he should ever shave that which he holds most precious will belong to the dwarf.
Within a year, Hans marries the Princes Agatha and they have a son; that which Hans holds most precious. Agatha, who hates beards, threatens to take the child away unless Hans shaves. He caves to her demand. Big mistake for as soon as the beard is gone the dwarf comes to collect the child. What must Hans do to rescue his child?

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