The Catrina ¡Princess from another World!
Short tale: The Catrina ¡Princess from another World!
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Once upon a time in a parallel universe, a different version of Mexico where a very special princess reigned, known as The Catrina. She was no ordinary princess, but the ruler of a magical world where the dead lived in peace and harmony with the living.
The Catrina was known for her beauty and elegance, always dressed in her traditional attire of skulls and brightly colored flowers. But her greatest virtue was her compassion and her desire to help all who lived in her world.
One day, while strolling through her kingdom, she encountered a young mortal named Juan. He had accidentally arrived through a magical portal that appeared in her house during a storm, Juan was lost and confused in this unknown world.
The Catrina approached him with a kind smile and offered her help. She showed him the wonders of her world and taught him the history behind each of the festivities and celebrations that took place there.
As they spent more time together, The Catrina and Juan fell in love. But they knew their love was impossible, as he was a mortal and she was a princess from another world.
Desperate to find a way to be together, Juan decided to seek help in the mortal world. He turned to a shaman who explained that in order for The Catrina to be with him, he had to find the key that opened the portal between the two worlds.
Juan returned to the magical world and told The Catrina of his plan. Together, they began a tireless search for the key. They faced many dangers and obstacles, such as the darkness and the magical creatures that inhabit the magical world, who were:
- The Quetzalcoatlus: These huge feathered creatures are similar to dinosaurs, but with wings and an elongated head. They are friendly and love to fly around the world of The Catrina. They are also capable of singing beautiful melodies that can be heard throughout the kingdom.
- The Xochitlallis: These little butterfly-winged creatures have the body of a flower and are very friendly. They love to play and dance in the flower fields of The Catrina’s world. They are known for being protective of plants and for their sweet scent that perfumes the air.
- The Chaneques: These mischievous creatures are small and furry, with a mischievous smile on their face. They are known for hiding things and playing pranks on travelers passing through The Catrina’s world. Although they can be a bit annoying at times, they are harmless and love to laugh and play.
Finally, after a great journey with the magical creatures, they found the key hidden in an elevated place where a field of flowers was located.
When Juan inserted the key into the portal, a door to the mortal world opened. The Catrina and Juan held hands and crossed the threshold together.
Upon arriving in the mortal world, The Catrina was amazed by the beauty and life of Juan’s world. Together they enjoyed the wonders the place had to offer, such as walking through the parks filled with green trees and brightly colored flowers, tasting the delicious food sold in the markets such as chilaquiles, tamales and tacos, listening to live music at an outdoor concert, and watching movies at the cinema.
But as the days passed, The Catrina began to miss her home and her kingdom. Juan, realizing this, decided to live in the magical world, so she could return to her world and be with her people. The Catrina was happy, she explained to him that their love was strong enough to overcome any distance or difference between their worlds.
The Catrina and Juan returned to the magical world, this time together and united forever. The Catrina would rule her world with love and compassion, while Juan would be her faithful companion in their adventure. And so, The Catrina and Juan lived happily ever after.
Reflection on the story: The story shows us a love story that overcomes the barriers of what is possible. Through the relationship between The Catrina and Juan, we are taught that true love knows no limits, and that compassion and the desire to help others are virtues that make us better people.
In addition, the story shows us the importance of appreciating and valuing cultural differences and traditions from other places. By discovering and enjoying the wonders of The Catrina’s world, Juan learns to respect and value his culture and customs, which enriches his personal experience and helps him grow as an individual.
Frequently asked questions about the story The Catrina
¿What is The Catrina and where does her story come from?
The Catrina is a character from Mexican popular culture, originating from pre-Hispanic times, who represents death and the celebration of life on the Day of the Dead.
¿What is the magical world in which The Catrina is a princess like?
The magical world in which The Catrina is a princess is full of color and joy. The buildings are made of skulls and there are flowers everywhere. There are also many characters from Mexican culture such as the god Quetzalcoatl and alebrijes.
¿How did Juan get to the world of The Catrina?
Juan came to the world of The Catrina through a magical portal that appeared in his house during a storm.
¿What kind of dangers and obstacles did The Catrina and Juan have to face during their search for the key?
The Catrina and Juan had to face dangers such as darkness and the magical creatures that inhabit The Catrina’s world. They also had to overcome obstacles such as the search for the key to open the door that would take them back to Juan’s world.
¿What magical creatures did they encounter in The Catrina's world?
The Catrina and Juan, on their journey to find the key that opened the portal between the two worlds, encountered three magical creatures, first the Quetzalcoatlus which were huge feathered creatures, similar to dinosaurs, but with wings and an elongated head, then with the Xochitlallis who were small creatures with butterfly wings have the body of a flower and are very friendly and finally with the Chaneques who were small and furry, very mischievous with a mischievous smile on their face.
¿What things did The Catrina and Juan enjoy in Juan's world?
The Catrina and Juan enjoyed the music, food and traditions of Mexico. They also had the opportunity to ride on alebrijes and meet legendary characters of Mexican culture.
¿Why did The Catrina start to miss her home and her kingdom?
The Catrina began to miss her home and her kingdom because she realized that she had a great responsibility to her people. In addition, she missed her family and friends.
¿What did Juan do so that The Catrina could return to her world?
Juan decided to live in the magical world with The Catrina. He knew that his love for her was true and that the important thing was that she could do her duty and protect her people.
¿Why did The Catrina have to protect her kingdom?
The Catrina had to protect her kingdom because it was her duty as a princess and because she wanted to make sure that her people were safe from any danger.
¿What is the moral of the tale of The Catrina princess from another world?
The moral of the story is that true love knows no limits and that compassion and the desire to help others are virtues that make us better people. In addition, we are shown the importance of appreciating and valuing cultural differences and traditions from other places.
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