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by Emily Short profile

Part of fractured fairy tales

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About the Story

The Prince sits awkwardly on the couch, holding his glass slipper and trying to keep it from crushing. Lucinda and Theodora have the ends of the same couch, and they are taking turns seeing who can bend lowest and show off the most cleavage; while the old lady, in her wing chair, carries on about nonsense...

Game Details

Language: English (en)
Current Version: 1
License: Freeware
Development System: Inform 7
Baf's Guide ID: 3005
IFID: B85B84C0-0F0D-48E3-9CF9-A1924C0E2417
TUID: 29l04xfgii5roq63

Off-Site Reviews

I would have expected Emily Short to bring some subversive ideas to any fairy tale she touched, and she doesn't disappoint here.
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Page Update History

  v.17: 11-Apr-2021 10:43 - Zape (Current Version) - Edit Page - Normal View
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v.16: 17-Dec-2020 05:03 - Shin
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v.15: 17-Dec-2020 04:53 - Shin
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v.14: 03-Dec-2020 03:18 - Shin
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v.13: 03-Dec-2020 02:38 - Shin
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v.12: 02-Dec-2020 06:29 - Shin
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v.11: 15-Oct-2018 14:16 - Shin
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v.10: 23-Oct-2016 13:44 - Shin
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v.9: 02-Oct-2016 14:06 - Shin
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v.8: 02-Oct-2016 13:53 - Shin
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v.7: 03-Feb-2016 04:39 - Shin
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v.6: 31-Jan-2016 13:51 - <blank>
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v.5: 07-Apr-2008 13:12 - Paul O'Brian
Changed external review links
v.4: 02-Mar-2008 13:21 - Emily Short
Changed development system
v.3: 28-Feb-2008 10:49 - Emily Short
Changed series name
v.2: 25-Oct-2007 19:54 - Eriorg
Changed author
v.1: 29-Sep-2007 20:49 - IFDB
Created page