Reblogged from beautiful-portals
“You’ll bitterly regret ever breaking your promise,” he said, and vanished… .That night, freed from the nightmare of the rats, the citizens of Hamelin slept more soundly than ever. And when the strange sound of piping wafted through the streets at dawn, only the children heard it. Drawn as by magic, they hurried out of their homes… .A great landslide came down the mountain blocking the entrance to the cave forever… . And no matter what people did, the mountain never gave up its victims.