The Snow Queen: Ch. 1Anna gripped the curtains tightly and took a deep breath. She glanced back at the bed, in which Elsa continued to sleep peacefully. Looking at the state of the room, it was the only peace she'd had the entire night. However much she hated to wake her, it had to be done.cyndercrys
"Rise and shine, Your Majesty!" Anna threw back the curtains and allowed sunlight to stream in.
The lump beneath the blankets groaned. "Why do mornings have to start so early…" The queen growled, her voice low and rough.
"I've told you before that if you wanted to change your schedule you could, but you never listened to me." Anna finished tying back the curtains before she turned around. "Well, now that you're up, it's time to get ready."
Elsa sat up groggily and wiped a hand across her eyes. "Please, I hardly slept at all last night."
"I noticed." The strawberry-blonde stepped over an icicle that protruded from the wall. "Sleep or not, you still have a country to run."
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Halloween fast approaches…
…and with it, the latest re–make, this time an “origins” story, of the “Dracula” legend (“Dracula Untold”, October). For some magical or medical reason Dracula so stimulates and fascinates our psyches that it has survived and thrived since publication in 1897. Rather than present a synopsis of the original novel’s narrative for the few of you that haven’t read it or seen at least one of its movie versions, what is offered here is a rough charting of the evolution of this story.
Dracula and his Ladies by dashinvaine
Bram Stoker was Dracula’s creator.