S: The Twins by Pamela Priest
FC: The Twins by Pamela Priest
1: Shae Pink "Dion"
2: During the time of creation two were born of Dion. Both were beautiful in their differences and in their sameness. They were named Shona & Friso. Their task was to welcome all new comers to the world.
6: Shona was jealous of Friso's differences and insecure about appearing more like her parent and set about to become more of an individual.
7: Shona figured out how to morph and was so proud of being different. She bragged long and hard about her accomplishment.
8: Not to be outdone, Friso morphed as well and then they were still similar.
9: But he had a competitive streak and took the morphing to a different level.
10: Shona was outraged and continued to morph, each time becoming further and further from her original form.
11: Friso was enjoying the "game" and continued to out do his twin. | Neither were paying attention to their duties. | A newcomer had joined their ranks and was watching silently.
13: New to the world, Maia didn't know what to think about the twins. She felt a desire to say hello, but the two were involved with how they look that the twins didn't notice her watching.
14: Shona went on until | she was exhausted.
15: Friso followed | along and finally gave up.
16: attention to herself, Maia tried to change her form too. | Thinking that if morphing would bring
17: Shona & Friso looked at each other and was not happy with their final forms. Only then did they notice they were not alone.
18: Just as Maia was about to morph, Dion stopped the youngster from making a huge mistake.
19: Then she took the twins aside to discuss her displeasure in following through with their duties.
20: Dion admonished Shona and Friso for their shallowness. | For she their the
21: neglecting their duty, decided to change shapes to compliment newcomer Maia.
22: Shona | was allowed to choose | her final shape, | but not her coloring.
23: Friso | also chose his new shape, he tried to | argue his case. | but in the end he conceded.
24: As for Maia, Dion showed her the beauty of her form and color. Maia learned to accept herself as she was made. Now that she was free to be herself, she was able to focus on her unique talents and skills.
25: Shona accepted her final form and her new duty was to watch over the four corners of the earth. | Friso loved his form and preferred his new coloring. His new duty was to watch over the deep waters.