“Who was Emmelina, Grandpa?" asked Abraham, the little boy with his eyes all curious.
“O, She was Lady of Luck among the people of her land” Grandpa replied as he walked along with Abraham in the woods toward their home.
“Lady of Luck!” Abraham exclaimed.
Do you mean to say if she was a witch in any way? asked Abraham with all eagerness.
“No, but she possessed a heavenly ability to manipulate luck itself, a power inherited through her family line, A last heir of the prestigious Phoenix Fortune bloodline,” Grandpa explained.
“Wait!” he stopped suddenly and caught little Abraham by his shoulder pulling him backwards as they passed through the dense shrubs.
“Why, what happened, you scared me”, Abraham gasped in surprise.
“You should be watchful while you are in a wood,” Grandpa said, “Something moved fast, perhaps a snake.”
They took a brief pause and sat on the lying tree trunk.
“Okay, let us continue with the story.” Grandpa and Abraham continued their walks.
Grandpa started describing Emmelina's beauty with quivering and smiling lips as his eyes shone.
“She possessed an ethereal beauty that seemed to shimmer with otherworldly grace. With flowing auburn locks cascading down her back and piercing emerald eyes, she exuded an aura of mystery and resilience. Her slender figure belied the strength within, honed through a lifetime of navigating the treacherous tides of luck. Emmelina's presence commanded attention, her every movement holding a captivating allure. ”
"Emmelina's life has been an adventure since birth. Her ancestors are revered for their uncanny connection to fortune, and she has inherited their full abilities. However, this gift comes at a heavy price. The unpredictable fortunes that constantly befall her have caused trouble during the past time of her life, leading to an existence full of danger and chaos.”
It was a stormy night when lightning crackled across the sky. Emmelina found herself standing on a hill, overlooking the city of Broslilundr. A sense of foreboding filled the air as whispers of an ancient prophecy echoed in her mind. She was destined to face a great trial and discover her true purpose.
As the tempest raged, an enigmatic figure appeared before Emmelina. Cloaked in shadows, he introduced himself as Lucius, a fallen angel from Hell. Lucius claimed to know the secrets of her lineage and offered her a choice: to embrace her power and become a beacon of hope or to renounce her destiny and live a life of anonymity.
Intrigued and filled with a sense of longing, Emmelina made the bold decision to follow Lucius on a treacherous journey through the realms of luck. Together, they traversed perilous landscapes, battling twisted creatures and navigating treacherous paths. Along the way, they encountered beings who sought to control Emmelina's power for their nefarious purposes.
They eventually reached the historic Temple of Destiny, where Emmelina faced her toughest test. She came to understand that the ultimate power of luck rested not in controlling it but in yielding to its flow during a breathtaking clash with her adversary. She unleashed her power with a single act of selflessness, squelching the evil force and bringing harmony back to the worlds of fortune.
In the aftermath, Emmelina stood tall, her spirit unbroken and her purpose fulfilled. She had transcended the constraints of her lineage, becoming a symbol of hope and inspiration for all who knew her tale. Emmelina, the Lady Luck, had become a legend, and her story would be passed down through generations, reminding people of the extraordinary power of choice, courage, and the unpredictable dance of luck.
There was a pause, dead silence reigned, and even the blowing winds and trembling leaves followed him.
Abraham broke the silence, "Did Emmelina die in the aftermath, what happened to her, Grandpa?”
Grandpa smiled as he stood on his knees with the help of his walking stick.
"The Heir of Phoenix Fortune, with her trials behind her and a future filled with infinite possibilities, stepped forward into the dawn of a new era, leaving a trail of fortune in her wake."
Leaving behind the shadowy Jungle, they both walked away towards the gloaming open skies.