Genre: Fairytales Retold Short Story.
Word Count: 12259
While searching for adventure, Prince Philip stumbles across a castle surrounded by an impenetrable thorny hedge. He learns it's the home of Briar Rose, a princess cursed to sleep for a hundred years. The curse can only be broken by true love's kiss. He fears it might be an impossible curse to break and yet he's compelled to attempt it anyway.
This story was written by an Australian author using Australian spelling.