It came from Alexandra Grunberg

Alexandra Grunberg’s story “Emeralds or Amethysts” was published in Metaphorosis on Friday, 29 December 2017. Metaphorosis

I was reading The Great Encyclopedia of Faeries by Pierre Dubois, and came across a section on Lucia, and her various incarnations as the “Sleeping Beauty.” Though the faeries/princesses of these myths tended to wake up to charmed lives, I was disturbed by the thought of the less-than-noble princes who took advantage of these sleeping beauties, and wondered if some victims of this curse might prefer to remain sleeping.


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