The wedding was wonderful, Cinderella and her prince happily ever after. Until she was kidnapped by wicked elves! She awaited in her cell with soft padded walls and thought of her beautiful prince. 'Don't worry,' she said to herself, 'my prince will save me.'
The sweet man in the white coat came in and knelt beside her, passing her a white sweetie. She tried to chew it, which was hard in her hugging jacket, and watched the man go. She suddenly felt sleepy and lay down on the soft floor. She sang to herself of pumpkins, carriages and mice men...
by Bella Owen (12)
St Mary's School, Colchester
Competition - Grim Tales
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