Fortunately, there was Nigel, another domestic help and Selena's friend to reassure her, saying that she was asmagnificent as a ray of sunlight. The young woman was so sad that she didn't realize the secret love of Nigel to her. One day, Selena was in her bedroom, alone, she was reading a fairy tale in which theprincess always lived happily with the prince at the end. Obviously, Selena had realized that these princesses were brilliant and charming, contrary to her. She had cried again and again, thinking thatshe would never be able to be happy because she was hideous. So , she repeated again and again desperately : « I wish I might be as beautiful as a princess ...I wish I might be as beautiful as aprincess ».
The next morning, it was sunny in Almalexia, the birds were singing, and Selena had awoken at 6.a.m like everymorning to make breakfast. Around 8.a.m, the King, the Queen and the Princecame to have breakfast. Then, when the woman arrived to give them food, the prince was amazed by the beauty of her : « My dear, I have to say that you are the cutest girl of this palace »
« Thank youmy dear prince » exclaimed Selena timidly
« Can I ask you to dinner with me tonight ? » asked the prince
« Sure, it's a fantastic idea » replied the girl.
After that, Selena had returned...