The Werewolf of Vietlübbe
A rich farmer by the name of Schlüntz lived
a long time ago in Vietlübbe. One day he had gone to Lübz
and was returning home in the evening. Upon entering a grove
of fir trees, his horse refused to proceed. The farmer suddenly
saw a wolf jump from the bushes and begin snapping at the horse.
The horse ran off in a gallop, not stopping until it had run
out of breath. The wolf caught up and jumped at it.
knew that a neighbor of his had the reputation of being a sorcerer,
and just as the wolf was about to grab his horse by the neck,
he called out: "Irnst Jacobs, is that
you? Let me say something to you. Irnst Jacobs, listen to me,
Irnst Jacobs!" And as he spoke the name the third time,
his neighbor stood there before him, begging him to high heaven
not to reveal him.
The farmer let him go. It had been the neighbor
who had taken on the form of a werewolf.