A five-sentence fiction on the prompt, ‘What if Cinderella was ugly, yet virtuous kind and courageous? And her Step Sisters were pretty and yet ruthless and mean? Whom would the prince choose? ‘
She waited for this moment with bated breath. Today, her princess would claim her in front of the whole world. He would whisk her away in the land of love & dreams.
She put on her best dress, sneaked inside the closet of her step sister & dabbed her favorite perfume. She wanted the moment to be perfect.
Her life has been far less than a fairytale. She was a slave in her own. Yet she is never complained. She knew, one day her ordeal would end. A day would come when someone chose her for what she is, a beautiful gentle soul.
There He was. His princess charming, Her knight in shiny armour. Her heart was throbbing. She grabbed her dress tightly, lifted her neck & tried to smile. Her moment is about to arrive.
He slowly walked towards her.His eyes fixed on her innocent face. He stopped two steps ahead, kneeled down & asked her beautiful step-sister to dance with him. They both walked past her. He whispered slowly in her ear’ If Only One Could See The Heart….’