The Queen Bites Back – Rosemary J. Kind – 2000 words (Humour)
The Queen feels that she has been wholly misrepresented in her dealings with Snow White. It’s always hard for a step-mother to get a fair hearing and when the child is a real ‘daddy’s girl’ it’s going to be harder than normal. Tom, the reporter who has the chance of interviewing the Queen, to put her side of the story, is almost taken in – Almost!
The Queen Bites Back
“It’s all very well that we step mothers get a bad name,” said Ariadne, fluttering her eyelashes and swishing her raven black hair into place. “A doe-eyed child cries foul and their dear daddy believes them. Well things are never as simple as they seem and Snow White wasn’t the perfect little miss that she’s made out to be. Oh, she could act the part when it came to visitors, but living with her was an altogether different matter.” Her eyelids descended slowly as a look of sadness fluttered across her face.
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