Feather of Finist the Falcon: a Russian fairy tale collected by Alexander Afanasyev in Narodnye russkie skazki. It was translated to Romanian and appeared in an illustrated edition (in 1979) entitled Finist Şoimanul, (Ed. Ion Creangã, Bucharest & Ed. Malîș, Moscow). Feather of Finist March 27, 2015 by Linden The old man was heartbroken at the thought of letting his youngest go out into the world, but in the end he had no other choice but to let her go — milena douaparale Was there ever a time when you had no choice but, to venture out into the world...into your life?