She gave me some ham

Here and below, we see the result of the girl’s kindness, and the nature of Baba Yaga (in the tales with a female hero). Why didn’t all the servants desert Baba Yaga in all those years? The tales don’t explain it. In magic tales, things simply are. Baba Yaga is, her servants exist and serve, and when the girl shows up and displays the proper behavior, they help her. All according to the rules of magic tales. Unlike modern fiction, actions or events do not require motivation or explanations.

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