Sam’s alien boss laughed when he asked for his birthday off. It told him to stop tracking time by Earth’s sun and took his calendar away.
The once-pauper was ready to return to his life, but a servant gave him a crown wrapped in rags. The note said "Happy Birthday, brother."
The knight knelt at his queen’s feet. "I have only a small thing for your birthday." He held out a box. Inside lay her stepdaughter’s heart.