1-18-2002

Title: An Ordinary Tale Pro/?
Author: Ume
Pairing: 1+2/2+1
Disclaimer: I don't own Gundam Wing. This is solely for entertainment purposes. Please don't sue.
Notes: This is a fusion, loosely based on "Ever After: A Cinderella Story"

 

An Ordinary Tale
(Prologue)
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“Gather around children and I’ll tell you a tale about your great-great-great-great-great-grandfathers, King Odin XII and his consort, Duo, the Baron of Maxwell.”

Children, ranging from toddlers to teens, gathered around the elderly storyteller, each eager to hear the tale. Some for the first time. Some anticipated its rendition like it's their first. Some simply sighed.

“Is it true about the glass slipper, fairy godmother, and evil stepsisters, Grandmamma?” asked a little girl excitedly.

“Yes and no, my dear. There was no glass slipper, but a ring; a godmother, but she wasn’t a fairy; and they were his sisters, and they weren’t evil either,” replied the Queen Mother with a smile.

“Really?”

“Yes, my dear. Now get comfortable, it is a rather long story.” Once the little girl settled down, the old lady began her tale, “Once upon a time, in a land not really far away, lived a young prince approaching his twenty first birthday…”

 

TBC...

So, what do you think?