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Fairy Fails

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The princess met the mirror by accident, and had not meant to fall for its charms.

Yet, here she is standing before it for the third straight day, angling for her best sides like she lives for nothing else.

“Mirror, mirror on the wall... Who is the fairest of us all?”

The Mirror replies right away lest he incites the young girl’s disfavor. “The new face may take some time to settle, but even without it, you shall remain unrivaled, my lady.”

“Liar,” the princess teases, adjusting the bloody mask on her face. “I wonder what my stepmom would say...”

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    Christopher over 1 year ago

    Bloody hell! I didn't see that coming!

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    Neville Hunt over 1 year ago

    This is brilliant! I love how you have set it up and, like Christopher, I didn’t see it coming. What’s particularly good about it is the way the reader will fill in the back story and project forward. The mirror... well he’s just a creep!

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    Drew Martyn over 1 year ago

    Superbly constructed drabble, Elle, wonderfully done :)

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