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House of Mirrors



     Snow White puckered her brows.  “I appreciate your concern for me, but there is no need to kill this man without a trial.”

     “It’s not my blood they want, princess.” The prince kept his hand on his sword.  “It’s yours.”

                                                                                                                                             ~The Blood of Beauty


     Sometimes a mirror lies.  Have you ever been in a house of mirrors?  Enemies lurk around you -- but where?  The mirrors cast the images everywhere until you don't know which to trust.  Are they in front of you?  Behind you?

    The mirror for the queen has been a secure source -- the only entity that she felt she could trust, the one who would tell her the truth no matter what the consequences.  But for Snow White, the mirror has been exactly the opposite.

      Beauty is being reflected in too many mirrors for Snow White.  The Mirror of Jealousy.  Of Envy.  Of Exploitation.  Poor Snow White doesn't even care about glass reflections, or who is the most beautiful.  She just wants to be herself, to be happy, and to make other people happy.

     But somehow she got caught in this house of mirrors.

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  1. Amazing snippet, I am also loving your symbolism with the mirrors.

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