Quotes tagged with "story" (best)

story  ·  tale, narrative

Drosselmeyer: What calm days. What peaceful days! But they won't continue forever, you know. That's what's so great about stories.
Narrator: Once upon a time, there was a man who died. All the stories the man spun came true, so the king, the nobility, and the kingdom's rich all went to him to get him to write them stories. But when their wishes were granted they feared his power, and began to abhor him. So when the man died, the people rejoiced that a source of misfortune had gone. No one heard the sound of the dead man's scornful laughter.
Narrator: Once upon a time, there was a sad love that would never be requited. But that alone does not give birth to a story. The man with the task of spinning this tale of love was no longer of this world. The story lives on with the love forever sorrowful. Having lost its storyteller, the story is now wandering in search of its conclusion.
Narrator: Once upon a time, there was a man who died. The man had the power to make stories come true, so his hands were cut off by the people, who were afraid of tragedies becoming reality. When the man died, the people heaved a great sigh of relief. However, when his hands were cut off, the man had been writing a story in his own blood. That was a story of the man himself, who would continue to spin stories even after his death.

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