A Happily Ever After

Fri, 08/04/2017 - 15:11 -- Atharas

All fairy tales start with “Once upon a time”

And end with “And they lived happily ever after.”


As a child, I believed that’s how life worked

That once you find your prince charming

Everything would just settle into place

And you would just ride off into the sunset together


But that’s not real

There is no happily ever after in real life

Life is a constant rollercoaster of ups

And downs

And ups

And downs

But no one would want to read about that


Can you imagine such a story?

The continuation of Cinderella’s life

Or Belle’s

Or Snow White’s

All the way until they die

It would be filled with a whole lot of mundane stuff

And it’d probably be 80 books long


Maybe in an alternate universe

All of our favorite characters are living happily

Maybe a happily ever after does exist for them

If so

I am incredibly jealous


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