The Unicorn and Elf
Once upon a time, the unicorn met the elf. Since the summer day was a lazy one, they
instantly became friends and spent their time together. As the days became weeks and the
weeks to months, they had many chances to get to know each other. The two unlikely
companions played through the daisies and watched the golden red sunsets in the cool
But soon the weather turned frigid while the brittle leaves crunched beneath the feet.
Still the unicorn and elf stayed friends despite the attempts from their families to break
them up for they believed the unicorn and the elf were not alike and could not possibly have
anything in common.
Then men came to the forest hunting for meat. When they came across the dazzling
beauty of the unicorn, they knew they had to have her. So they set up traps and nets to
One bitter cold morning, the elf came to meet her at their regular spot. He saw many
pairs of footprints in the snow and dreaded to follow. He did despite his nervousness
follow through the deep snow and he saw his friend tied to a stake. Disregarding his own
safety, he rushed in to save the unicorn. With an effort that would've surprised him had
he realized it, the elf pulled out the stake and the two ran back to safety. They remained
friends for the remainder of their days disregarding all those who opposed them. They
knew that friendship meant more than outer looks but what lays within.