Sarumaeniel and the Seven Thobbits
A long, long time ago in a kingdom called Middle-Hearth, there lived a wizard-maiden. She was fair, and clad in long white robes. Her face was pale and her eyes piercing.
Not to mention her beard was impressive.
In fact, it was the most impressive beard ever seen in the kingdom. Men worshipped that beard, women would kill for that beard, and, just occasionally, children would play hide-and-seek in that beard. Sarumaeniel was happy, or as happy as she could be with that beard claiming all the attention. You see, Sarumaeniel wasnt all that fond of that kind of attention. Her suitors had only eyes for her beard, and the rest of her seemed of little importance to them. This greatly vexed Sarumaeniel, since she had many good qualities equally worthy of attention: she was smart, obnoxious and powerful. Were those not admirable qualities in one so young?
Anyway, to cut a long story short, Sarumaeniel wasnt exactly overjoyed. Her wicked ste