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Feb 10, 2023

When her sister disappears into the fairy realm, a girl and her best friend mount a rescue.  But while it’s quite easy to get into the fairy realm, almost no one gets out. 

Genre: Fairy Tale


It’s quite easy to get into the fairy realm, you see. They want you to come to them. They need you to come to them. So quite easy to get into the fairy realm. But almost no one gets out.

There were eight hundred and eighty-eight doors leading into the fairy realm. And only eight leading out.


What’s the Word (that inspired the story)?
I have no idea. I don’t think there was one. But here’s an intriguing word that appears in the story:
Harridan: a scolding, vicious woman; hag; shrew. (source:


Storyfeather-themed merchandise
T-shirts, mugs, stickers, notebooks, baby onesies, and more featuring artwork from stories and art challenges


Story: “The Fairy Blackberry” Copyright © 2019 by Nila L. Patel
Narration, Episode Art, Editing, and Production:  Nila L. Patel


Trip-Hop Lounge Abstract Background” by Digital Emotions (Intro/Outro)


Music by BENJAMIN CARR (Scythuz)*
“Dwarven Settlement”
“Crystal Caves”
“Ancient Ruins”
“Ice Cavern”
“Mystical Forest”
“Flying Fortress”


“Midnight Creeping”
“Spinning Tavern”
“Encounter of Misdeeds”
“Sinning Tavern”
“Lingering Evil”


*These tracks were part of a music and sound effects bundles I purchased from Humble Bundle and sourced from GameDev Market.

Music by Benjamin Carr and Jonathan Shaw is licensed from GameDev Market
Sound effects from AudioJungle and GameDevMarket


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Episode Art Description: Digital drawing. At right, two little girls standing next to each other. The one at left stands facing forward, her long hair pinned to either side, arms at her side, looking and smiling down at the outstretched hands of the girl at right. The girl at right is seen from left profile, mouth parted, brows raised, looking down at her hands. Her upper arms are at her side, bent at the elbow with her cupped hands held out. In her palms, there stands a small human figure whose features are not visible, but whose face is raised up to the girl. Behind the girls is shrubbery. Along the left edge is a tree.