In a kingdom ruled by threes, Princess Number Four was never meant to be…
On this page, you’ll find the podcast episode trailer and the full episode.
And of course, a link to the source, the short story.
[Video description: Trailer for “Princess Number Four.” 53 seconds. Digital drawing. At left foreground in full color, a young girl wearing a crown. She’s facing forward and her eyes are closed. Her right hand is crossed over her waist and props the elbow of her left arm, which is bent up, her hand holding up a key. At right and behind, the figures of three more girls, each appearing only in a different mono-color and each being faceless. The rightmost girl, in left profile, raises her bent left arm, holding up a container. In front of her, a girl raises a bow and arrow to the sky. In front of the archer, a girl with her face looking down, holds a ribbon in her left hand. In the background behind all the figures is a grassy field. A watermark of the word “storyfeather” appears over the image Title card with the words “Podcast Episode” and “Genre: Fairy Tale” is displayed at top. Story tagline is displayed at bottom. Tagline reads, “In a kingdom ruled by threes, Princess Number Four was never meant to be…” The title card and tagline fade. Subtitles appear in time with music and narration at the bottom: “Though the king loved all his daughters, it seemed to him that his and his kingdom’s fortunes were turning with the arrival of the fourth daughter. Harvests were thinner. Winters were harsher. Prosperity faded and made way for scarcity. Darker days than days of poor harvests were to come. For the queen grew ill while the fourth princess was still crawling. The royal healers could do nothing but to remain by the queen’s bedside as she fell into a long stupor. The people, knowing well their king’s faith in threes, some even believing in it, wondered if Princess Tessera was the cause.” Website URL appears at bottom center throughout and fades at the end as the image blurs, and story title appears at top, the letters flickering through different shades of blue and green, ending in turquoise. Text box appears at center displaying the words, “Listen on Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, iHeartRadio, Spotify, Stitcher, and so on. Or listen on my Podcast page at storyfeather.com.”]
Episode Released: 21 July 2022
Though he loved them all, he could not help but to feel distant from the fourth child, whose coming into the world had twisted all his joy into sorrow.
Story: “Princess Number Four” Copyright © 2017 by Nila L. Patel
Narration, Episode Art, Editing, and Production: Nila L. Patel
Music by Andrew Sitkov (MuzStation Game Music)*
“My Kingdom (main theme)”
“Adventure Track #1 (looped)”
“Medieval Track #1 (looped)”
“Medieval Theme #4”
“Secrets of Kingdom (looped)”
“Lyric Voices #2”
“Medieval Theme #5”
Music by Albert Fernandez (Audio Alchemist, Potion Audio)*
“Locations Village (loop)”
“Exploration Mystery (loop)”
“Battle 1 normal (loop)”
Music by Benjamin Carr (Scythuz)*
*These tracks were part of a music and sound effects bundles I purchased from Humble Bundle and sourced from GameDev Market.
Music by Andrew Sitkov, Benjamin Carr, and Albert Fernandez is licensed from GameDev Market
Sound effects from AudioJungle and GameDevMarket
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