We all know our dear Marinette ‘From-the-bread’-Cheng lives in a bakery, right? But WHAT would you find in a french bakery, actually? What pastries, what breads? If you’ve ever wondered about that, this post is here for you.
Note that this post is not exhaustive due to the wideness of french pâtisserie, but we tried to stick to the essentials~ !
Oh yes, I couldn’t resist. So here is the beginning of this au based on Don Bluth’s movie adaptation of the fairy tale. As you’ll see I’ve changed and added some things, but the story remains the same. I hope you’ll enjoy it! :’)
Once upon a
time there was a lonely woman who longed to have a child to call her own. One
day she paid a visit to a good witch, who gave her a tiny barleycorn. ‘Plant it
in a flowerpot,’ she said, ‘and see what happens.’
The woman did as she was
told, and by and by, a beautiful flower grew. As the rose finally opened, the
parting petals revealed a small boy no bigger than the woman’s thumb.
The boy was
gentle and sweet and his mother named him Marco. But being so small in such a
big, big world came with many problems. Marco’s mother and all the animals on
her farm helped and took good care of him, but he couldn’t shake the feeling of
being strange and different. Was he the only person his size in the whole
when his mother was reading another story about brave knights and princesses,
Marco asked to hear a story about little people, like him. She opened the pages
with a story about the fairy prince wedding. The fairies had wings and could
fly, which meant they weren’t exactly like Marco. But their size was his. Marco
watched the beautiful illustrations with shining eyes; the sight of the wedding
between the loving fairies filled him both with happiness and a sting of
longing. ‘Have you ever seen a fairy, mother?’ he asked.
‘Yes, I do
think I did once,’ she replied, concerned for her son’s loneliness.
the page and with his fingers tracing the lines of the fairy prince’s head,
Marco sighed. It was only a story, and even if not it was unlikely he’d ever
meet any of them. Everything was so unfair, so impossible. How
could he ever hope for a wedding of his own if he was so much smaller than
everyone else? He wished he was big.
Marco,’ his mother said, love and care gentle in her voice. ‘Don’t ever wish to
be anything but what you are.’
A mix for the take-no-shit, battle ready, money-loving, ambitious all-powerful sorcerer and all-out brawler, the dragon spooker herself, Lina Inverse.
Because of who Lina is (God I love her) this also pretty much functions as a high-energy, pump-up bad bitch battle mix for any woman you want to feel confident, ambitious and unstoppable. So even if you’re not into Slayers, you can enjoy it for that.
1. Wildfire| Dorothy//2. Because I’m Awesome| The Dollyrots//3. King of the World| Porcelain Black//4. A Charming Spell| Splashdown//5. My Work Is Done| Dragonette//6. Bad Reputation| Joan Jett//7. Vi Music Master| Riot Games//8. Money (That’s What I Want)| Charli Xcx//9. Cherry Bomb| Joan Jett and the Blackhearts//10. Giddy up| Dragonette//11. Gasoline| Porcelain and the Tramps//12. Demons| Sleigh Bells/13. Double Bubble Trouble| M.I.A.