5 Wicked Games Based on Fairy Tales! Fairy Tales are rather short fantasy stories in which bad characters always do bad things and good ones try to stop them. A princess vs an evil queen, a dragon vs a knight, a fairy vs a witch, etc, etc. So much magic, yet no surprises - the scheme is simple and repeatable. From the first page you know exactly who’s going to win and how the story ends.The moral is: Booooring!