Few knew about the castle hidden inside the island…
“That’s what you’re starting with?” Allie asked.
“It’s the only way it makes sense!” Jason said. “How is there a castle a couple miles up the road and the villagers know nothing about it? What is he a prince of? The water?”
“The bigger question is what kind of beautiful fairy curses an eleven-year-old boy?”
“And where were his parents?”
“And do they really expect us to believe Chip is Mrs. Potts’ kid? She’s like twenty years post-menopausal!”
“I bet he’s really Lumiere’s kid.”
“With that duster, French maid?” Allie nodded. “Mrs. Potts probably just took him in so the girl wouldn’t look like a slut.”
Jason typed frantically, his fingers like spider legs crawling across the keyboard. “Do you think a producer would buy this movie?”
“Are you kidding? Beauty and the Beast with a twist? They re-did Sleeping Beauty, Snow White. Why not this one?”
word count: 147
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