As you might be able to guess from this lady's name, she's not entirely on the up-and-up! In fact, she's Magica de Spell in disguise!
"Amely Witch" appeared in the Italian magazine "Minnie & Company" in June of 1993. The story was written by Nino Russo and drawn by Corrado Mastantuono. The title, "Amelia e il trionfo del vero amore" roughly translates as "Magica de Spell and the Triumph of True Love."
After being defeated by Scrooge yet again in her quest for his #1 dime, Magica was walking through a park in Duckburg when she passed a couple of young lovers. The boy says to the girl, "If we get married, everything that is mine will be yours!" This got Magica thinking...
She used her magic to turn into a tall, blonde duckess and called herself Amely Witch. The spellbook included a disclaimer: "The spell will end if a precious circle, full of someone else's love, comes to belong to you." This didn't seem significant to Magica at the time.
Meanwhile, Scrooge learned of Amely Witch--an extremely wealthy duck he didn't know about before. He sent one of his spies to investigate her, and found out that her hobbies include swimming in money, being stingy, and eating bread and water to save money on food. Intrigued, Scrooge invited her over to visit on his birthday. They talked for a long time. After she left Brigitta MacBridge came to give a gold ring to Scrooge, which he accepted...and then kicked her out. ;-)
A few days later, Amely called Scrooge to offer financial advice, and he invited her to supper...at Donald's house, where it was free! Another day they were walking in the park and Amely beat up on a thief who was after Scrooge's money. Soon it was in the all the papers--Scrooge McDuck had a girlfriend. Brigitta wept jealously, saying, "What does she have that I don't? Only...she's richer...younger...nicer..." ;-)
While out for dinner, Scrooge was reaching into his wallet to pay for the meal (!!!) and accidentally took out the ring from Brigitta along with some coins. Amely said it looked nice, and Scrooge replied, "Whoops! It was a present from a friend, Brigitta. If I had lost it she'd have had my feathers!"
Suddenly Amely (Magica) remembers the clause
in the magic spell warning of the "precious circle" with "someone else's
love." She tried to steal the ring twice and ended up kissing Scrooge.
Later, Scooge told Donald he thought he was in love with Amely. The next day he
confessed his feelings to her and proposed.
Donald, Daisy, Grandma Duck, Gus, Huey, Dewey, Louie,
Gladstone and Brigitta came to the wedding.
Her plan to get Scrooge's #1 dime was foiled yet
again. Brigitta told Scrooge she was glad he was happy, and he thanked her for the
ring. Several days later she received a letter and a small crown. Scrooge's
letter read, "A ring would be dangerous, but this is proof youre at the first
place among the ones who can court me." (Goldie and I are just going to
assume he was having another bout of amnesia. Donald, be a dear and fetch his memory
pills, would you? ;-)
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