The Queen's Monster, Chapter #1The Queen's Monster, Chapter #1 by Petalouda85
It had been a year since the Great Thaw. Arendelle had prospered under Queen Elsa's rule, despite cutting trade with a large trading partner. The seas surrounding the castle was a shimmering blue in the spots that weren't hidden in the shadows of the mighty trading vessels. Merchants came from as far as Spain, India, and China to sell their wares and catch a glimpse of the beautiful Queen and her powers.
Elsa had been born with the ability to control snow and ice. Though many thought it beautiful, it gave the Queen many insecurities. She had lived majority of her life in isolation trying to suppress her growing powers out of fear of hurting the ones she loved. She now knew how to control her powers, but her doubts remained a shroud of fog in her mind.
Elsa watched behind a closed window at the bustling market outside the castle gates. From the distance, she caught the glimmers of jewelry, saw the bright cloths of reds, blues and greens. She inhaled and imagined the sm