… The King immediately ordered a tower be built on a densely wooded isle off the coast of his lands and had his daughter put in the tower away from all danger.
Nine domiciles about the foot of the tower and nine hand-maids, one for each domicile, to ensure that none but the King himself could enter the tower and see the princess.
Once completely satisfied that such a defence could not be breached, without his knowledge, the King set about planning the procurement of the magic halter.
After much deliberation he transformed himself into a red-haired lad and set off for the abode by the sea that housed the three brothers.
The disguised King arrived in the nick of time.
Brother-Smith was busy in the forge making weapons while Brother-Wizard stood alongside casting spells on those weapons.
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