Ch. 49.5 – Zelda Mary, troll princess of Saltonia and Nelsonia, watched the battle from the tower window of Eli’s room. As the battle progressed, she kept Eli updated, gloating over the trolls’ easy victory. Eli lay on the bed under the blanket, pretending to be drugged, and waited for the signal. The gingerbread and Miracle… Continue reading Jay B. R. Wokky Ch. 49.5 — Zelda’s Plans
CH. 36.3 -- Dinner was torture. While Bee and Col exclaimed over the tender roasted sheep, baked potatoes with sour cream, and green beans, Janine pushed the food around on her plate. At last everyone else leaned back, sighing. “Delicious dinner, as always.” Jay patted his mouth with a napkin the size of a sheet.… Continue reading Jay B. R. Wokky Ch. 36.3 — The Truth Revealed
Ch. 11.7 A Banquet Janine’s maid, Helga, scolded her as she shoved her into a plain, floor length gray silk dress and then braided her hair into two stiff plaits, with no ribbons or bows. Helga didn’t bother putting any soothing creams on the scratches and bruises on Janine’s face and arms. Janine didn’t resist.… Continue reading Jay B.R. Wokky Ch 11.7 and 11.8 — A Banquet and The Ball
This is the true story of Jay B. R. Wokky: a twisted version of the fairy tale of Sleeping Beauty, where the prince is in an enchanted sleep, an ugly princess must kiss him awake, and the part of the evil fairy is played by a dragon with a guilty conscience. Only together will they… Continue reading The True Adventures of Jay B R Wokky — Introduction, Dedication, Blah, Blah.
A few nights ago, we went to see Cinderella. What a beautiful movie! The settings and costumes were stunning, rich with color and detail. The acting was good, and I absolutely loved the music. Though Ever After (1998) remains my favorite retelling, I enjoyed this version, even if the prince (Richard Madden) was a little… Continue reading Cinderella