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Gretel grabbed the kettle and started beating the witch with it.

"I won't let you cook my brother!" Gretel screamed as the witch was pushed back into the oven.

"How dare you do this to me, you welch," the witch bellowed as she burned alive. She smacked the kettle out of Gretel's hand and pounced on top of the girl. "Now you will join me in the pit of agony."

The witch put her hands around Gretel's throat as the fire burnt through both of them. It's hard to say whether the witch or the fire got Gretel first.