Beauty And The Beast: The Classic Fantasy Fairy Tale With A Twist

Kristie Lynn Higgins
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Read three stories and start two different series based on the beloved fairy tale but never as it has been told before.
Beauty of the Beast series:
1. Alba #0 Beauty of the Beast
A very short teaser for the Beauty of the Beast series. This prequel focuses on Alba who later becomes known as Pluck as she starts her journey at age six.

2. Beauty of the Beast #1 The Mystic Rose- Part A: The Flower, The Sword, And The Kiss
The story of Beauty and the Beast with a twist. What if the woman was the one turned into the creature?

3. AaBack A Dark Fantasy Fairy Tale series:
AaBack's Grimm #1 Tale Of Two Worlds: The Wizard, The Battle Mage, And The Werewolf
Based on the Grimm short story series. The fairy tales you know with a wicked twist.

Beauty of the Beast #1 The Mystic Rose- Part A: The Flower, The Sword, And The Kiss
A new approach to the classic fairy tale. The story of Beauty and the Beast with a twist. What if the woman was the one turned into the creature?

A realm of adventure and peril mingled with romance, friendship, and sword and sorcery. Join Pluck in this novella series as she travels through a strange land of danger and intrigue as she finds allies and foes alike in her search to lift her monstrous curse. A story like Beauty and the Beast but with more action and menacing darkness.

On the planet Terra when recorded history began, Man coexisted with the Necroms. Necroms were intelligent catlike humanoids. The dawn of this period was known as the First Age of Magic. In the Second Age of Magic, a war broke out between Man and the Necroms and by the middle of the Second Age, Man was nearly wiped from creation. Those who survived fled Wellspring and journeyed across the sea into the unknown, finding new homes and creating fortified domains. In the Third and final Age of Magic, Man established five island kingdoms: Commery, Fletching, Morgog, Swelldom, and Hort.

In the First Age of Metal, Man turned from the lost art of magic to the might of weapons as they discovered iron then steel. Large armies were created, and Man fought amongst themselves, forgetting the Necroms into myth. For generations, the wars continued until an arranged marriage between the two strongest kingdoms of Commery and Morgog ceased the bloodshed, and so Man established the first Emperor and Empress and the tradition of Amalgamation. When both the Emperor and Empress of the Five Kingdoms died, the two strongest kingdoms' heirs married and crowned a new dynasty, and so began the Age of Amalgamation.

During this age, a witch placed a curse on a girl named Pluck. The curse had been meant for a boy, Prince Edward of Fletching, for stealing the Mystic Rose. Pluck transformed into a Necrom with the Kiss, Edward's first kiss as her only redemption. The Kiss wouldn't be an easy task since showing her face meant her death.

AaBack A Dark Fantasy Fairy Tale series:
AaBack's Grimm #1 Tale Of Two Worlds: The Wizard, The Battle Mage, And The Werewolf

The fairy tales you know with a wicked twist. Start this novella fantasy action adventure series with a short story and enter a deadly world that could use a little hope and love. 

A woman, Jane, who seems out of place in her own world is transported to a world of fairy tales. All is not happy endings for the world of AaBack's Grimm holds a dark and deadly secret for Jane.

In our world, Jane has lived life as if a curse has been on her, her entire life. As an artist, she has created artwork of many fairy tale characters, but her favorite is the Beast from Beauty and the Beast. When she enters the World of Grimm, Jane comes across the Beast, and she's instantly struck with a need to help him. What Jane doesn't understand is that his curse is nothing like the ones in the fairy tales.
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Or a lie?

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Two stand in the balance...
But only one can be...

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Kristie Lynn Higgins
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Sep 25, 2015
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Type: short story and the word count is about 1,470 words.
A new approach to the classic fairy tale. The story of Beauty and the Beast with a twist. What if the woman was the one turned into the creature?

A realm of adventure and peril mingled with romance, friendship, and sword and sorcery. Join Pluck as she travels through a strange land of danger and intrigue as she finds allies and foes alike in her search to lift her monstrous curse. A story like Beauty and the Beast but with more action and menacing darkness.

This short story is a prequel teaser for the Beauty of the Beast novella series. This short prequel focuses on Alba who later becomes known as Pluck as she starts her journey at age six.

What the series is about...

One simple act of love and one devastating betrayal of love...

On the planet Terra when recorded history began, Man coexisted with the Necroms. Necroms were intelligent catlike humanoids. The dawn of this period was known as the First Age of Magic. In the Second Age of Magic, a war broke out between Man and the Necroms and by the middle of the Second Age, Man was nearly wiped from creation. Those who survived fled Wellspring and journeyed across the sea into the unknown, finding new homes and creating fortified domains. In the Third and final Age of Magic, Man established five island kingdoms: Commery, Fletching, Morgog, Swelldom, and Hort.

In the First Age of Metal, Man turned from the lost art of magic to the might of weapons as they discovered iron then steel. Large armies were created and Man fought amongst themselves, forgetting the Necroms into myth. For generations, the wars continued until an arranged marriage between the two strongest kingdoms of Commery and Morgog ceased the bloodshed, and so Man established the first Emperor and Empress and the tradition of Amalgamation. When both the Emperor and Empress of the Five Kingdoms died, the two strongest kingdoms' heirs married and crowned a new dynasty, and so began the Age of Amalgamation.

During this age, a witch placed a curse on a girl named Pluck. The curse had been meant for a boy, Prince Edward of Fletching, for stealing the Mystic Rose. Pluck transformed into a Necrom with the Kiss, Edward's first kiss as her only redemption. The Kiss wouldn't be an easy task since showing her face meant her death.

Beauty Of The Beast Epic Dark Fantasy Action Adventure Sword and Sorcery Novella Series:
1. Beauty of the Beast #1 The Mystic Rose: Part A: The Flower, The Sword, And The Kiss
2. Beauty of the Beast #1 The Mystic Rose: Part B: A Vow Of Love And The Challenge
3. Beauty of the Beast #1 The Mystic Rose: Part C: Hearts Betrayed And Blood Revealed
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