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The Death of Koschei the Deathless, or Marya Morevna: A Russian Fairy Tale

This iconic Russian fairy tale introduces the infamous Koschei the Deathless, a figure from Slavic folklore with a renowned “inability to die.” After Ivan Tsarevich mistakenly frees Koschei from the makeshift prison the princess Marya Morevna entrapped him in, the tables turn, and a seemingly endless chase ensues. The question for Ivan: how far does Koschei’s immortality extend, and how will he and Marya Morevna discover Koschei’s weakness and regain a true freedom? Tune in to find out.

WEBSITE ILLUSTRATION DESCRIPTION: A beautiful illustration by Ivan Bilibin, a famous Russian illustrator, which features Ivan Tsarevich and his princess-bride, Marya Morevna, escaping the notorious Koschei the Deathless on a magic horse.