The Nymph and the Goblin
NOT “The Beauty and the Beast”
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Once upon a time, a merchant had three daughters, and none of them with the same mother—rather, he had two daughters and a granddaughter, and all three hated and feared him.
(A dark fantasy novelette of about 11,600 words, or about 40 minutes of reading for the average reader. Not recommended for children.)
This is a work of fiction. People, places, and events are made up; any that aren’t made up have all been processed through the shredder of the author’s imagination, and therefore bear only superficial resemblance to their originals, at best.