The story of Cinderella never grows old, but this telling starts after the others usually stop. It goes beneath the surface and the falling in love at first sight to provide lessons in real love. The point is not just one happy moment but where you belong for the rest of your life. Not everything is as it seems and not everything turns out the way you expect, but the point is to move beyond that. This Ella realizes that Prince Charming has no more than a name and a pretty face and life in the palace is no better than it was at home. She takes her destiny into her own hands once again to find happiness that isn’t as easy or as pretty but it is hers more than the other ever was. There are much better men out there than Prince Charming you just have to find the right one.