A Tale of a Grey Faerie
Grey Faeries - The least known species of faeries. In Neopia, these faeries roam
the streets, searching for something, something...Here is an unbelievable tale
of a certain grey faerie.
Sitting at the back of the Bakery, sits a grey
faerie. Along with her sits a grey cirrus. But not your painted Cirrus, oh no.
This is a grey cirrus. A true grey Cirrus that had done something horrible,
and as punishment, is painted such a horrendous shade.
The grey faerie eats some stale baguettes that
the kind baker leaves out for her to eat. She drinks from a cracked old bucket
filled with Strawberry fruit cup filling. Her plate is a rubbish bin lid and
her cup is the bucket. Her cirrus eats from a rubbish can lid also, but he eats
a stale crumbled orange Scorchio cookie. He laps at some old, dirty water in
The grey faerie sleeps on a small bundle of newspapers
and flattened cardboard. No cloth to cover her by and protect her from the bitter
winds, so she must use the closest thing she has, which happens to be paper.
She has a paper pillow, blanket and bed.
The grey Cirrus sleeps like the Grey Faerie,
on paper. But yet he is different. He sleeps in a rubbish bin lid with paper
lining it. Then he covers himself with a single piece of paper.
The toilet is an old, holey beyond repair, barely
recognisable wicker one dumped at the back of the Bakery. They kind baker set
it up so they grey faerie could use it. Although there is no sink, so instead,
they must use a rubbish bin filled with water.
The Cirrus uses a rubbish bin lid covered with
newspaper as his litter tray. Every day, the faerie gives it to the Gardening
Centre to fertilize the plants. For this, she gets nothing but measly 2 berries.
But one can't not survive on only bread. Yet, the faerie gives a berry to the
The grey faerie wears a pale grey, ragged dress
that has a many a holes in it. It looks like it is made out of a sack, if you
know what a grey sack looks like. There is a long, tattered beyond repair ribbon
tied limply around her dress, in the form of a belt. It is a feeble attempt
to make the faerie look good, but alas! It does not work. The two ends hang
down to the ground limply, thus showing no signs of life, like the young faerie
Her grey, limp hair shows no sign of life. It
was once vainly attempted to be brushed and held back, but the hair was too
limp. Now the grey faerie tries nothing to keep it looking well. The only thing
she has on her head is a tattered and torn crown, which once was a crown of
many splendours, with Neopians all over Neopia coming to try and catch a glimpse
of it. Now there is nothing special about it. Now it is nothing but a thin piece
of string with two, grey, limp feathers attached to it, with the two feather
feebly hanging on.
Her shoes are barely shoes. They are just grey,
limp, unrecognisable things attached to two pieces of string, which, in turn,
are attached to each other. Like flip-flops, but in a more, limp look.
Around her neck is a single grey string with
a small, grey pouch attached to it. In it, is a few, grey, limp, unrecognisable
items, yet this grey faerie treasures them as if they are valuable artifacts
from the hidden tower. But they are not. Instead, they are grey and limp and
look nothing of valuable items. Or so we think. Little do we know, that yes,
these items are Hidden Tower item parts. There is a string from the Yoyo of
Death, one claw from the Werelupe Claw Necklace, the feather from the Pirate
Captains Hat and a very small flask of faerie fog.
Her hands are bare, with only a single, grey
little ring on her index finger. Unknown to us, though, that this is Jhudora's
Bewitched Ring, and it never comes off. Hence why it is still on the grey faerie's
Finger. Her nails are bare, as she does not have enough neopoints to buy some
nail varnish. Instead, they are clean, dull and dirty.
The grey faerie's face is bare and dirty. It
seems her face has been modelled to look miserable all the time. Her dull, grey
eyes have a sad look in them. She looks at each and every passer-by with her
miserable eyes with the saddest look one can never imagine. Her eyes are the
most expressive part of her body. Her eyes almost seem to tell a story of her
past. Her past being a joyful one, a royal one and indeed, a great one. But
now she has nothing but memories and a few little possessions. Alas, she is
nothing but a low grey faerie now.
The rest of her face is made up of normal parts.
Her eyelashes are grey and short, thus bringing attentions to her eyes. Her
eyebrows are but a small grey line, so her upper forehead is not at all warm.
Her nose is small but sharp and has a familiar look to it. Her mouth is a small,
pouting grey line that is always turned down at the corners. They are chapped
and dry, seeing as she has no money to buy products to protect her lips. Her
cheeks are limp too, and are always hanging down, as the faerie is always miserable.
Not at all do they glow with good health, or radiate with good caring. Oh no,
not at all.
Her ears are small, grey-ish, and dirty. They
are extremely small and not even big enough to tuck her hair behind. Not that
tucking her hair behind her ears would make any difference; it still is a matter
for the grey faerie.
The grey Cirrus that is her faithful companion
has an always miserable face. His eyes are grey, small and dull and too also
tell a sad story. A story of being a royal pet, being fed well, having the best
petpet supplies neopoints can buy. Now he lives behind a bakery, sleeps with
no comfort and has barely anything to eat. What a difference. His small mouth
is always turned down, as he never forgets his old days as being a royal pet
and waited upon and his heinous crime that now leaves him where he is now. He
knows he deserves this, yet he still thinks of royal life and how he misses
The grey faerie thinks this also, and misses
royal life terribly. She knows what she has done, and has vowed never to utter
a word of it to anyone expect her forever faithful companion, her grey Cirrus.
By now, you probably have guessed who this Grey
Faerie used to be. Now, is the unveiling for those who have still not guessed
or simply do not know.
Neopia, this is your former Queen, Fyora.
Author's note: This story plot is fictional, everything else is factual (at
least I'm pretty sure it is *shifty eyes*) Thank you everyone that supported
me. Thank you Neopets Team for publishing this (if this
is every published). Also, thanks to all my great friends, squishie_2003, _freakedoutandsmall_,
emiangelz and a HUGE thank you to my two bestest friends in the whole wide world,
aurealia_bullot (Auraelia) and _nicoleclenci_ (Sarah) for always supporting