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The legend of Princess Tales
• Legend has it that there was a time when the
world was ruled by the Emperor of Tales.
What was most special about this ruler was
his charmed scepter which guarded inside it
the lives of all people under the shape of fairy
tales. Thus, an everlasting remembrance of
each person could be safely kept. The
moment a man was born, a new "once upon
a time ..." was imprinted in the emperor’s
• The king had a daughter: Princess Tales.
Shortly after her birth, the Darkness Emperor
and his servants, enemies of fairytales, tried
to kidnap the Princess. The Emperor hid the
two treasures: his daughter and the scepter,
and surrendered himself so that those people
could not reach to the Princess.
• Hazard made that the girl, who had been raised
away from the empire, could hear the story of
the Fairytales Emperor, the very day she turned
fifteen. To her great amazement, she realised that
she was a Princess. She went to the palace and
entered the throne room, eager to take her
rightful place. When he saw her, the Darkness
Emperor understood who she was and, terrified
by the thought that he might lose his throne,
ordered his servants to kill the girl.
- Kill the Girl !!!
• Seeing all these, the Princess made use of
the only power she had: the scepter. She
showed her tale and her father’s tale to
everyone in the palace. The word was then
quickly spread on the entire realm that “The
Princess was back!”. The Darkness Emperor
fled away and the Princess regained her
throne, becoming thus the Fairytales Empress.
• As a reward for the people who helped her,
the Empress printed all the tales in the scepter
on books pages so that everyone could read
them whenever they might want to.
• This is the way stories were brought to light
and this is how they came to be read even