By the shore of the sea, two figures stood there, one watching the other. They looked identical, almost as if they were twins. The young teenagers, only fourteen years of age, had the same golden blond hair, pretty cerulean eyes and fair skin. However, the similarities end there. The male of the pair wore a worn outfit fit for a servant whilst the female wore a delicate gown of a princess.
The young princess silently watched her faithful servant with hidden affection as he stepped into the seawater before huffing. "Honestly, Allen. Why on Mother Nature did you drag me here for?"
The young servant, Allen, simply smiled as he bent over, letting go of what he was grasping in his hand on the soft waves. "Princess Riliance, have you ever heard of this folktale?"
This caught the princess's interest, though she tried not to show it. Allen knew she loved tales. "There are many tales that exist in this country, Allen. You should specify the one you're referring to."
"Ah, sorry." Allen laughed sheepishly as he stepped out of the water, standing next to the princess. "Allow me to rephrase. Have you ever heard of the 'Sea of Woe'?"
"Oh, that tale? Why, yes." Princess Riliance nodded in recognition as she remembered the folktale. "The tale originated from the locals around here, I believe. It is said that the sea is always sad and weeping. Always grieving. So, should it accepts the dreams or wishes of a sorrowful person, it will grant that wish someday. I heard that the locals always ask for ridiculous wishes such as more gold, mending relationships with a loved one and on and on it goes."
As she reached to the end, her arms were waving in a circular manner. Suddenly, she had a thoughtful expression on her face. "Allen, what did you wish for?"
Allen smiled in amusement, a mischievous glint appearing in his eyes as he answered. "I wish for my lady's breasts to grow."
"W-what?" As expected, the princess stuttered, blushing as she crossed her arms over her apparent 'undeveloped' chest. "Give me a reason not to imprison you this instant."
Princess Riliance's eyes twitched as he had the nerve to laugh. The young servant glanced out at the sea before turning back to the princess. "I was merely jesting, my lady. I wished so that you happiness may last forever. That's my wish. Perhaps you can try this too, my lady."
A scoff came in reply as she raised her head in a dignified manner. "It is a simple game for peasants. I do not require this type of absurdity in my way as the soon-to-be queen. Besides..."
She met Allen's eyes as she clasped her hands behind her back, smiling with pure innocence radiating in her princess's eyes. "I always have you grant my wishes, am I right?"
"Yes." Allen said as the two gazed at the gleaming glass bottle filled with a single wish, floating away. "I suppose you are correct."
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