Well here's my next Titan story. I'll give you a hint at who Prince Charming is.
Disclaimer: Bambi belongs to Disney and the Teen Titans and any other DC characters I use belong to Warner Brothers and their respective creators.
Chapter One: Bad Beginning
Once upon a time in a far away land, there was a tiny kingdom. Peaceful, prosperous, and rich in romance and tradition. Here in a stately chateau, there lived a widowed gentleman named Bruce Wayne, and his little daughter Raven.
Bruce loved his daughter but he felt that she needed a mother's care and so he married again. He married a woman named Pamela who had two daughters just Raven's age. Their names were Blackfire and Kitten.
Raven had a fair complexion and purplish-white hair. Blackfire had a dark complexion with long black hair and purple eyes. Kitten was blond with a pointed face and blue eyes.
"Hi." Raven said on Blackfire and Kitten's first day at the chateau. "I'm Raven. Who are you two?"
"I'm Blackfire." Blackfire said with a slight wave.
"And I am Kitten." Kitten said in a boastful voice.
"Humility, Kitten..." Pamela stated simply. She had red hair and a complexion similar to Raven's.
"Oh sorry, Mother dear." Kitten said as her voice suddenly became very respectful.
"Hi Step Mother." Raven said to Pamela. "I hope we can get along."
"Me too dear." Pamela said with a smile.
"Come on kiddo." Bruce said with a smile as he walked up. "How about we feed Phillip?"
"Okay!" Raven said excitedly. She loved Phillip as well as their young female puppy, Mel.
"Can I do that too?" Blackfire asked Pamela.
"Oh no." Pamela said calmly. "I'm afraid you have to unpack."
As Bruce and Raven left, Kitten dropped her pretense for a bit.
"Who the heck would want to get near those smelly animals?" Kitten asked rhetorically.
"Manners, dear." Pamela reminded Kitten.
"Yes Mother." Kitten said as she knew she had to keep up the pretense of being a goody-goody.
It was upon the untimely death of this good man however, that the step-mother's true nature was revealed. Cold... and cruel... and bitterly jealous of Raven's charm and beauty, she was grimly determined to forward the interests of her own two awful daughters.
"Father..." Raven cried at Bruce's bedside.
"Hmph." Pamela groaned softly.
"Ugh, can we move the body already?" Kitten asked in outraged disgust. "It's starting to reek!"
"Hey!" Raven snapped in the heat of the moment. "He's your step-father! How can you be so heartless?"
"Easy." Kitten said with an arrogant smirk. "He's not around anymore."
"But Step-Daddy Bruce is right there." Blackfire pointed out simply as she pointed to Bruce's dead body.
"His spirit has gone from this world, child so in that sense, he's no longer here." Pamela said impatiently before turning to Raven. "You, girl, pick yourself up off the floor and start sweeping in here; there's entirely too much dust."
"You... You never acted this way when Father was alive!" Raven said angrily. After a long pause, she added, "You tricked him into marrying you, didn't you?"
Pamela slapped Raven across the cheek.
"Don't talk back to your elders about things that you don't understand." Pamela said calmly but sharply. "Now go on. Get moving. And change into something else more appropriate for work, you'll get that dress all filthy."
Thus, as the years went by, the chateau fell into disrepair. For the family fortunes were squandered on the vain and selfish step-sisters while Raven was abused, humiliated, and finally forced to become a servant in her own house. And yet... through it all... Raven continued to remain ever gentle and kind and held onto the hope that one day soon, her dreams of happiness would come true.
Well, that was a nice start, huh?