The Beautiful Princess

These aren’t the stories your mother used to tell you…no, these are The Other Stories. The Other Stories is a weekly short story podcast. A modern take on The Twilight Zone, Tales From The Crypt, or The Outer Limits. Sci-Fi, Horror, Thriller, WTF stories delivered right to your podcast feed every Monday morning.


Volume 43: Cosmic Horror, Episode 4 — The Beautiful Princess

Published August 2019 by The Other Stories


An ambitious serving boy reflects upon the woman he loves as he walks to meet her from the palace of the gods. In his thoughts he compares her to the beautiful princess he serves. But this is no fairy tale, and beauty isn’t just in the eye of the beholder, but also dictated by the conquerors.