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Once upon a time... by yuni Once upon a time... by yuni
Once upon a time there was an old man. He lived in a seashore
village named Foldale, in a large wooden tavern of which he was
the owner and the keeper, and he had a handsome son who
helped him around this tavern that he ran. The boy served the
customers, bringing them beer and snacks, but he was also a
very mischievous boy and gave his dad a lot of headache. In the
end, the old man got enraged at his behavior and punished the
boy by making him wear a girl's dress for a week.

As he thought that embarassed the young man immensely,
having to serve the clients in such an attire. It continued day by
day for a whole week and eventually the old man sat down to
count the income and discovered that it almost tripled during
this last week. He knew it was because of the dress, of course
a young maiden made the tavern so popular, but it had to end
tomorrow as the punishment was over. A greedy man that he
was, he got very very sad.

At the very same time, his son was sitting on the bed in his room,
counting all the tips he got last week. He never got any tips
before and now all of a sudden he had so much of his very own
money. Just what kind of magic was that? Was that just because
of the dress, he wondered. He got so used to this beautiful, soft
and comfortable dress during the week, even his movements
became so delicate and flowing, that the thought of getting back
into his boyish shirt and pants was horrifying him. The punish-
ment turned into the best week in his entire life.

The next day he had to change the clothes back. He passed by
his dad saying hi, but the old man looked gloomy and didn't reply.
The young man went between the empty tables. So many clients
would be disappointed today, he thought. He ran hand by the
wall, it went closer and closer to the decorative vase standing on
a shelf above one of the tables. The boy always liked that vase
and it was also his dad's favorite, but...

The old man turned his head as he heard a sudden cracking
sound. And his face suddenly shone with delight. He knew what
was going to happen.
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captfaz Featured By Owner Mar 29, 2014
very nice! as I've said before, your stories are magical! I have to spend more time in DA just so I can see your wonderful work!
yuni Featured By Owner Apr 2, 2014
I'm very glad you like them so much! ^^
Kiwwy Featured By Owner Mar 20, 2014
yuni Featured By Owner Mar 26, 2014
GayStudent Featured By Owner Mar 16, 2014
Wonderful story and really pretty art. Love it.
yuni Featured By Owner Mar 20, 2014
Very glad you liked! ^^
teddybearjunction Featured By Owner Mar 14, 2014
Even when I don't "get" your work, I always love and appreciate it. When you combine your visual art with your writing, it just makes me love it more.

I love the lines, especially the hands. The suspenders are off, but just as they would be in reality… Very rarely is something symmetrical or perfect. Mostly I love the slight curl of hair over his shoulder. I really think that is my favourite part. It is always an honour to see new pieces, and I thank you.
yuni Featured By Owner Mar 20, 2014
Thank you ^^
SparklinBurgndy Featured By Owner Mar 14, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
I like the story and the corset looks *perfect*!  Just the right amount of compression!
yuni Featured By Owner Mar 20, 2014
So very glad you enjoyed! ^-^ Yeah I gotta agree about the corset XD
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