The Red Horseman

 The red horseman

“(Vasalisa) walked on farther, and a second horseman galloped past her: he was all red, he was dressed in red, and his horse was red – the sun began to rise.”

From RUSSIAN FAIRY TALES, translated by Norbert Guterman from the collections of Aleksandr Afanas’ev, of the Pantheon Fairy Tale and Folklore Library, 1945 Pantheon Books.