A year after, she brought a beautiful child into the world, and
she never gave a thought to the manikin. But suddenly he came into
her room, and said, "Now give me what you promised."
The queen was horror-struck, and offered the manikin all the
riches of the kingdom if he would leave her the child. But the
manikin said, "No, something alive is dearer to me than all the
treasures in the world."