John Francis Campbell (1821 – 1885) was a renowned Scottish author and scholar who specialised in Celtic studies. Campbell gained the world popularity due to his Celtic folklore and Gaelic peoples in particular. Most well-known published works are the bilingual Popular Tales of the West Highlands (4 vols., 1860–62) and The Celtic Dragon Myth, published posthumously in 1911.
“The Daughter of the Skies” is Scottish fairy tale collected by John Francis Campbell describing a man who had daughters and owned many cattle and sheep, but one day they vanished and he could not find them. A man offered to find them if a daughter marry him, so the father agreed if the daughter consented. He asked each his daughters, and the youngest agreed. But it was only the beginning of her nightmare. Read the story till the end to know what happened to her further.