50 Glimpses: Nutcracker Fairy Tale#01 - Ring
Clara smiled up at the deep blue of the early winter night, looking at the full moon, visible through the transparent snow clouds above. There was a halo circling the heavenly body, casting it's white brilliance into a ring of frosty light.
#02 - Hero
As her godfather once again concluded his fairy tale about the nutcracker, Clara couldn't help but roll her eyes a little. It did not go unnoticed, and Herr Drosselmeyer raised his eyebrows pointedly at her.
"Something upsets you?" he asked.
"Well, it sort of seems like Hans was trying to be a hero, jumping in and trying to free the princess from the curse, when no one even asked him."
"But his uncle would have been killed, yes?"
"Yes, but it just seems ironic that he went out of his way, maybe in a partial attempt to get the prize of the princess and the throne, but wound up being the prince of the dolls, of all things."
"Heroes are never unfortunate, you say?"
Clara just shrugged. "Maybe, I don't know. It doesn't really