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"Through the Broken Mirror: Confronting Our Fears"

Broken mirror

By Vanitha SreePublished 3 months ago 4 min read
"Through the Broken Mirror: Confronting Our Fears"
Photo by Erik Eastman on Unsplash

Once upon a time, in a land far away, there was a kingdom ruled by a powerful queen. She was feared by her enemies and adored by her people. One day, a young girl named Alice came to the queen's court seeking refuge from the terrors of her past. The queen, being merciful, granted Alice her wish and took her in as her own.

As time passed, Alice grew up in the queen's court and became a trusted advisor. She was loved by the people and respected by the queen. However, Alice had a dark secret that she kept hidden from everyone. She had a mirror that was broken, and every time she looked into it, she saw a distorted image of herself.

One day, while the queen was away on a diplomatic mission, Alice stumbled upon an old book that revealed the truth about the broken mirror. It was said that whoever looked into the mirror would see their darkest fears and desires. Alice, being curious, decided to look into the mirror to see what it would reveal.

What Alice saw in the mirror terrified her. She saw a version of herself that was twisted and evil, a version that wanted to take over the kingdom and destroy everything she held dear. Alice tried to look away, but the image in the mirror only grew stronger and more vivid.

Alice realized that the mirror was not just a reflection of her fears and desires, but a doorway to a dark and terrifying realm. She knew that if she didn't do something, the evil version of herself would break through and wreak havoc on the kingdom.

Alice made a decision that would change her life forever. She decided to confront her fears and enter the realm beyond the mirror. Armed with nothing but her wits and her courage, she plunged into the dark unknown.

The realm beyond the mirror was a twisted and distorted version of the kingdom she knew so well. Everything was twisted and distorted, and the people were not who they seemed. Alice knew that she had to find a way to defeat the evil version of herself and save the kingdom.

As Alice journeyed deeper into the realm, she encountered many dangers and obstacles. But with each challenge, she grew stronger and more determined. She fought fierce battles against the minions of the evil Alice and slowly made her way to the heart of the realm.

At last, Alice faced her darkest fears and confronted the evil version of herself. The battle was long and grueling, but in the end, Alice emerged victorious. She destroyed the mirror and banished the evil version of herself back to the realm beyond the mirror.

When Alice returned to the kingdom, she was hailed as a hero. The queen, who had returned from her diplomatic mission, praised Alice for her bravery and her selflessness. From that day forward, Alice was no longer haunted by her fears and was able to live a happy and fulfilling life.

And the broken mirror remained a distant memory, a reminder of the darkness that lay within us all and the courage it takes to confront it.

Years passed, and Alice became a respected member of the queen's court. She had put the realm beyond the mirror behind her and focused on serving the kingdom. However, something strange began to happen.

Every time Alice passed by a mirror, she caught a glimpse of a figure lurking in the shadows behind her reflection. At first, she thought it was just her imagination, but the figure became more and more vivid with each passing day.

Alice began to feel like she was being watched, like something was stalking her from the other side of the mirror. She knew that it couldn't be the evil version of herself, as she had destroyed the mirror and banished it to the other realm.

Alice confided in the queen about her fears, and together, they decided to investigate the matter. They consulted the same book that had revealed the truth about the broken mirror and discovered something startling.

The book spoke of a curse that was placed upon the kingdom many years ago. The curse was said to be a result of a powerful witch's wrath, and it was meant to torment the people of the kingdom for generations to come.

The curse stated that whoever broke a mirror would be haunted by a figure from the other realm for the rest of their life. The figure would stalk them from behind every mirror they passed, watching and waiting for the right moment to strike.

Alice realized that she had broken the mirror in the realm beyond the mirror, and the curse was now upon her. She knew that she had to find a way to break the curse before it was too late.

Together with the queen and a group of brave warriors, Alice journeyed to the place where the witch who cast the curse was said to be buried. They found her tomb deep in the heart of a dark forest, guarded by ancient magic.

The queen and the warriors battled fiercely against the witch's minions, while Alice made her way to the tomb. She found the curse written on a piece of parchment and knew that she had to destroy it.

Alice used all her courage and strength to break the curse, and with a mighty blow, she shattered the parchment. The curse was lifted, and the figure that had been haunting her disappeared.

Alice returned to the kingdom, hailed as a hero once again. She had faced her fears and broken the curse that had plagued the kingdom for generations. And the broken mirror remained a distant memory, a reminder of the darkness that lay within us all and the courage it takes to confront it.


About the Creator

Vanitha Sree

I am a passionate writer.. I love to write stories that express the feelings of human. Interested in human psychology.

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