Quotes tagged with "story" (best)
story · tale, narrative
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.
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. The man tried to keep spinning a story even after his death, but the story just wouldn't move along. The man lost patience and called a duck into the story. The little duck tried her best for the prince, and eventually she transcended her standing in the world and came to love the prince. However, she was only a duck. She was fated to someday turn into a speck of light and vanish. Yes, that was the tear-jerking ending the story had decided on.
Fujio Fuji: During a single point within a time frame two elderly men lived within their abode... And in the abode closest to them, there lived an elderly gentleman by the name of Cinderel. However on a certain day a beautiful, petite elderly man came floating down from the sky...