|The Charming Kingdom|
|Rulers||Queen Cinderella and King Chance Charming|
|Institutions||Part of The Happily Ever After Assembly|
|Neighbors||The Corner Kingdom (West), The Red-Riding Hood Kingdom (North), The Troll and Goblin Territory (North-East), The Fairy Kingdom (East)|
"The Charming Kingdom is a quiet place," Smithers said. "It has many small villages on the outskirts of the kingdom and many wealthy estates in the center, near the palace."
- 1 Characteristics
- 2 History
- 3 Story
- 4 Notable Places
- 5 Notable Residents
- 6 Gallery
- 7 References
Its people are referred to as "Cinderellian society". The Charming Kingdom is also home to the Charming brothers.
All of the Fairy Tale world is terrorized by dragons. And was in an age of chaos. Previously mentioned, The Fairy Godmother and Mother Goose wrangled dragons.
Following the Dragon age, peace is shared, the Happily Ever After Assembly is founded ,and the kingdoms are divided. Cinderella becomes Queen after finding her Prince Charming at the royal ball.
After years of "living happily ever after", the Enchantress threatens to take over the Land of Stories. Roughly a year later, General Marquis and the Grande Armée arrive and attack the kingdoms. In the Charming Kingdom, its citizens join the army to fight back. When that crisis is overcome, the Masked Man attacks the kingdom.
The Charming Kingdom is the second kingdom the twins go to while searching for the items for the Wishing Spell. They run into a Bridge Troll, try to sneak into Cinderella's castle, are discovered, meet Cinderella, and leave without taking her glass slipper. They then discover one of the slippers in their backpack. They return to the Charming Kingdom at the end of the book to attend the naming of Cinderella and Chance's daughter, Princess Hope.
In the second part of the series, the Charming royals invite the other monarchs to an Assembly to discuss the return of the Enchantress. After the twins decide to try and build the Wand of Wonderment, they return to the Charming Kingdom to visit the Wicked Stepmother to acquire her ring. The Charming Kingdom is briefly surrendered to Ezmia in return for the King and Queen's daughter, and Ezmia stages her final coup on Charming land in her coliseum. When Ezmia is defeated, Dr. Bob and Charlotte are married on Charming Castle grounds. It is also where Lady Iris and her daughters reunite with Cinderella.
When the Grande Armée attacks, Sir Lampton leads the army and the citizens of the Charming Kingdom against their foe (The Grande Armée) and wards off the attack, defeating a large part of the army's troupes.
At the beginning of An Author's Odyssey, it is mentioned that after the Winkies attack, the kingdom ceased to be and was integrated in to a large empire ruled by the Masked Man. When he is deposed by the Queen of Hearts, Captain Hook and the Wicked Witch of the West, the three literary villains take over the rule of the Land of Stories. Queen Cinderella and King Chance Charming are saved by Jack, Goldilocks and their friends.
The Charming Kingdom most likely returns to it's former quality after the Literary Army is defeated.
- Cinderella's Palace
- Cinderella's Royal Room of Display
- Charming Palace Gardens
- Royal Pumpkin Remains
- The Wicked Stepmother's Estate
- Ezmia's Coliseum
- The Baker's Village
- The Moth's Memory Wood
Current Specified Residents (as of Worlds Collide)
- Queen Cinderella: Ruling monarch.
- King Chance Charming: Queen Cinderella's husband.
- Princess Hope: Cinderella and Chance's daughter.
- The Charming Kingdom Army / Cinderella's Army: first appearance in The Wishing Spell. Their coat of arms is a small glass slipper, worn on the shield. Their armor is silver. They are lead by Sir Lampton. In A Grimm Warning, the army is said to have approximately 1,000 soldiers (before fighting the Grande Armée).
- Sir Lampton: The Head of Queen Cinderella's Royal Guard.
- Smithers: A cart-man from a village in the kingdom.
Former Residents (as of Worlds Collide)
- TLOS I, ch 9, p. 169
- TLOS I, ch 7, p. 134
- TLOS IV, ch 29, p 399
- TLOS I, ch 9
- TLOS II, ch 5, p. 72
- TLOS III, ch 18, p. 301