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The Tale Of The Arrogant Princess was an old fairy tale passed in Disboard. Despite being a fiction in nature, Laira, the then-Siren princess, sealed herself in cold sleep in order to seek the "True Love" depicted at the end of the story 800 years before 『 』 were summoned by Tet, putting both Siren and Dhampir's survival at sake.


Story

In a land somewhere, there was a beautiful princess. She had golden hair that even the moon would admire, bright eyes that dwarfs the stars, and a beautiful voice that put the birds to shame. Her beauty was spread across the 7 continents. Men around the world came for her hand in engagement.

She said: "I will give my love to the man who can give me the greatest gift in world." Thus many men came with eye-dropping gifts. Gold and jewels notwithstanding, the princess even received hundreds of territories, thousands of castles and tens of thousands of slaves, but she was not satisfied by one bit.

"I desire something more beautiful, more elegant." And then, more men came with unmatched treasure, not to mention pledges of love that were never seen before. Even the one-of-a-kind heavenly treasure were brought before her knees.

However, the princess remain unsatisfied; nothing could compare to her beauty, nothing was more valuable than what she already have, nothing is rare enough to make her surprised. Still, the princess said: "Come on, is there something even more amazing?"

One day, a prince came before the princess. The prince was different from anyone before -- so young, so strong, but with unconvincing clothes. It didn't seem like he was carrying any treasure too. However, the prince gave a "little treasure", and said: "I am going to give the princess a treasure that she has absolutely never seen before."

Upon seeing what the prince gave—the most beautiful treasure in the world, The princess could not stop being amazed...

And thus she gave her promise of love to the prince.

That treasure was——

......


Ending

According to the copy of Steph's grandfather, the princess had been presented with a knife, followed by a swift death at the hand of the "prince". The unnamed prince, who was in fact an assassin, had brought an end to her endless desire.

Realizing her murderer never loved her, the princess found satisfaction from the death itself and pledged her love to the assassin, with the story remarked that the princess' desire had became her doom.

Laira, who suffered the same condition as the titular princess, had become obsessed with a man who wasn't charmed by her innate attraction and began her own quest for love 800 years ago.


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