Darkness swirls around Shale, lifting him off the ground and strapping his arms to his sides. He struggles, hating his helplessness. An agonizing pain cuts into his chest, and he grits his teeth, panting. "You may think that you are indispensable, but you're not. I always have a plan-B. So, is it worth it to kill you and find someone more suited to the task, or to allow you to continue?"
"So next morning, when she woke up, both Prince and castle were gone, and there she lay on a little green patch in the midst of the gloomy thick wood, and by her side lay the same bundle of rags she had brought with her from her old home." -The Blue Fairy Book.
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