.the cobbler said, smiling warmly at the pixie.

…the cobbler said, smiling warmly at the pixie. “But such magic is rare and precious. Should we not save it for those who truly need a sprinkle of joy in their lives?”

The pixie paused, considering the cobbler’s words. “You speak truly, kind cobbler,” she acknowledged. “Let us instead bestow these shoes with a charm that will guide the wearer to find happiness in the simple things, in the journey, not just the destination.”

With a nod of agreement, the cobbler and the pixie worked together, weaving a spell that would make the shoes not only a pair of fine business attire but also a source of countless stories and smiles for whoever chose to walk in them.

And so, the shoes turned into a goblin he said to the owl the owl said