In one hand she held a pistol and in the other the sword. She saluted with it.
When Tommy and Annika and their father reached the gate they heard her calling. They stopped to listen. The wind whistled through the trees so they could just barely hear what she said.
"I'm going to be a pirate when I grow up," she cried. "Are you?"
The Story of Tremsin, the Bird Zhar, and Nastasia, the Lovely Maid of the Sea
Category: Ukrainian folktales
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