[1st draft] Glass Slippers: A Cinderella Retelling

[1st draft] Glass Slippers: A Cinderella Retelling

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Sarah Penney By Pennywithaney Completed

All Clara wants is for her siblings to be happy, but with her stepmother constantly creating work, demanding attention, and ruining their lives, she knows this may never happen.
    
    However, when her younger brother becomes ill, there is little hope for his recovery if he continues to go without medicine or a doctor- both too expensive for Clara to hope to pay or beg her step-mother for. Trying to come up with a solution, Clara realizes that the only way to get the money they need to pay for a physician is if she marries a wealthy man, and does it soon.
    
    Luckily, news of the Prince's Birthday Celebrations soon comes to town, and Clara, with the help of her siblings and a little magic, decides to go. There is only one problem; she can never reveal who she truly is, but luckily for her, one person doesn't seem to need her to.
    
    She doesn't know who he is, what his motives are, or if he'll help her-- but she knows he is her only chance at saving her brother's life. . . even if it means being committed to a loveless marriage.
    
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    This is the much edited first draft.
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 #marshmallowbc 
                              
                              WELL DONE!!! Including something by the brothers Grimm (especially since they are credited with writing down the first version of the little cinder girl) is a great way to pay homage to the story you are telling and it's iconic roots. Love it ;P
 #Marshmallowbc 
                              
                              It's interesting how u added this part but since this is a part of the story, I'm wondering how you're going to relate it to the story but I guess that would be answered as I read on
 #marshmallowbc This is good to add in as the Grimm Brothers originally wrote Cinderella, right? I'm pretty sure they did. However, I do not understand why Rumpelstiltskin is involved with a remake of Cinderella. Maybe i would get it if I read more of the story.
Manasaflora Manasaflora Feb 18
Wow, is this gonna be part of the story? I'm intrigued. I wonder how this is gonna fit in. Hmm...
zuko_42 zuko_42 Feb 18
*breaks head wondering how you're gonna incorporate that into the story*
praise0210 praise0210 Mar 08
 #marshmellowbc
                              Guess I have to read Grimm brothers to understand this chapter