Pied Piper

European - The man who rid Hamelin of rats. When the burghers of this German town refused to pay the fee he asked for ridding the town of a plague of rats, he played another tune on his pipe that enticed all the children of the town to follow him to the hill Koppenberg which opened at their approach and entombed them forever. Some say that he was the god Odin in his role as leader of spirits. At times, referred to as Pied Piper.

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