Genre: Fairytales Retold Short Story.
Word Count: 11335
Unable to believe her family's fortunes have changed, Belle asks her father to bring her a rose when he returns home. The rose brings more troubles to their family. The beast it belonged to demands either her father's life or one of his daughters. Belle can't let her father die, but she's terrified of facing the beast.
This story was written by an Australian author using Australian spelling.