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The dragon is SUPPOSED to win
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Price: Free! Words: 740. Language: English. Published: July 26, 2013. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
A short recollection of a D&D campaign I ran years ago. Really. Attacking a dragon you don't have to is a bad idea.
Coin of the Realm
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,920. Language: English. Published: July 26, 2013 by WMG Publishing. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Rosalind, a princess of Orsem, believes the kingdom values her less than a coin of the realm. Her father the King confirms her belief when he decides to marry her to a prince from a neighboring kingdom, despite the threats of assassination that pour in. Her father doesn’t see her value; the assassins do, leaving Rosalind with several dilemmas: Marry? Flee? Or stand and prove herself?
Equador Morto
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Price: Free! Words: 8,280. Language: Portuguese. Published: July 26, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
Muitos anos depois de criaturas lendárias terem surgido na Terra e dominado todo o hemisfério norte, a Humanidade vive apenas no hemisfério sul, escudada por uma barreira construída à volta do mundo, sobre a linha do Equador. Uma equipa de reparações é atacada numa missão a norte da barreira e o capitão Marco, o único sobrevivente, só quer regressar a casa.
Red Hair and Gold: St. Van Helsing University
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Price: Free! Words: 1,260. Language: English. Published: July 26, 2013 by Rob Preece. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
(4.00 from 1 review)
Demons, vampires and elementals swarm through Britain--held in check only by the faculty and students of St. Van Helsing University. In this short story, author Vanessa Knipe tells of the run-in between one young student and the forces of evil.
Ghost Memory, A Thulukan Chronicles Story
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Price: Free! Words: 14,450. Language: English. Published: July 25, 2013. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Dead clients? Not a problem. Thulu and La Fi regularly deal with the supernatural. La Fi sees the dead and Thulu can find anything that's lost. When an amnesiac ghost hires them to find money he stashed throughout his home, the couple is more than up to the task. Until they discover some of the cash is long gone, and recovering it could prove tricky in more ways than one.
The Dam: A Story of the Forgotten
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 16,270. Language: English. Published: July 25, 2013. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » General
Del can’t believe his assignment. He deserved punishment, but to have to work out in the sweltering heat, cleaning up the sewage mess the fat idiot Trean made? Trean keeps rambling about something in the water—water that the town needs to survive.
Vem är rädd för Saga Torstensson?
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Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 81,070. Language: Swedish. Published: July 25, 2013 by Mörkersdottir förlag. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
"Hej, jag heter Saga Torstensson. Jag är tjugofyra år och bor i Halmstad. Det är första gången jag är här, så jag tänkte inte orda så mycket utan mest lyssna. Jag vill bara säga att jag är glad att ni har välkomnat mig här i er lilla skrivarcirkel. Jag märkte när jag började skriva att jag hade rätt mycket ilska inom mig. Mycket mer än vad jag själv visste."
Threads of Hope
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Series: Mages of Tindiere, Book 3. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,140. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2013. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Gran Anna was careful about using her sewing for magic. There were those who felt her family's gifts should be wiped out. But helping a young boy who'd lost his family keep his hopes up as he searches for a job in their little town was worth the risk. Anna's magic might not control the threads of fate but at least she could work a little hope into the shirt she made for David.
The Dropless Shoe
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Price: Free! Words: 610. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2013. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Frazzled mom Sydney just wants a night out with her monthly spell casting club, but everything goes wrong.
The Well
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You set the price! Words: 1,170. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2013. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
(4.00 from 1 review)
This is a fantasy poem about a sorcerer trying to attract the girl of his dreams, while staying alive in a kingdom with an evil ruler.
Divus & Doris
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Series: Ethereal. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,910. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2013 by DIB Books. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » General
Literally together for all eternity, Divus and Doris take care of the End of Time: a big graveyard, for want of a better description. They form a loving man-and-wife team dedicated to scrubbing the gravestones up to a shine. But when Divus gets an inkling for some time off, maybe even a career change, it throws the whole deal into the balance. Divus & Doris: an Ethereal short story.
Prince Courtney
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Series: Ethereal. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,930. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2013 by DIB Books. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » General
Alexis never imagined a life outside of school. Where she’d go or who’d she meet. Certainly someone like Courtney, or Prince Courtney as he prefers, never crossed her mind. So when he asks her to go away with him, to skip out on school for the afternoon, Alexis can’t help but feel intrigued. Because he is, after all, awfully good-looking. Prince Courtney: an Ethereal short story.
The Grotesque
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Series: Ethereal. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,590. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2013 by DIB Books. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » General
On market day, John Stonefield plays hide and seek with the other children. But as he sets out down a dark alley in search of one of his companions little does he know of the unseen danger which lurks in the shadows. An extraordinary tale which sets blood and bone up against something much sturdier. Magic. The Grotesque: an Ethereal short story.
Bald Poet
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Series: Ethereal. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,500. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2013 by DIB Books. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » General
In the court of King Fredrick, poetry comes far down the entertainment totem pole. But, on the other hand, an especially rainy day means he must scrape the bottom of the barrel.Enter Sydney: the Bald Poet. No pressure. Just entertain the king. Not like he’ll chop your head off. A far-fetched story of how poetry can get you into a whole load of trouble. Bald Poet: an Ethereal short story.
Dishwaster
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Series: Ethereal. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,770. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2013 by DIB Books. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Washing dishes: a decent way to scrounge a living. But as a career path? Not so much. Things get just a little bleaker when your latest ex-boss dubs you Dishwaster for your ability of breaking crockery. But could another world have a use for such a skill? A fantastical story of breaking dishes and granting wishes. Dishwaster: an Ethereal short story.
Gruszka
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,790. Language: Polish. Published: July 23, 2013. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
„Gruszka” jest dziesiątym opowiadaniem z serii Na Rozdrożu. Opisują one historie niekoniecznie prawdziwe, lecz całkiem prawdopodobne. Wszystko zależy bowiem od wyobraźni czytającego. Niektóre osoby nie wierzą absolutnie w nic, do nich nie jest skierowany ten tomik opowiadań. Ktoś natomiast, kto posiada choćby częściowo rozbudzoną wyobraźnię, potrafi zrozumieć o co w nim chodzi. Andrzej Galicki
Assisted Suicide
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Price: Free! Words: 2,070. Language: English. Published: July 23, 2013. Category: Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction
(4.33 from 3 reviews)
This is a short story: Brett Finlay killed himself. Things get weird when he regains consciousness right before his funeral.
Daughter of Llathe: A Tale of the Two Rings
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Series: Tales of the Two Rings. Price: Free! Words: 16,370. Language: English. Published: July 23, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
Can Wayfinder Nali track down and destroy the evil creature which is stalking the jungle lowlands of the planet Llathe? Or will she become its next victim? “Daughter of Llathe” is a novella set in the space fantasy world of the Two Rings, and is the first story in the Tales of the Two Rings series. It is approximately 14,000 words long.
Menschenring - Ein Kurzroman
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 16,830. Language: German. Published: July 22, 2013. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Peter, ein Anthropologe, der sich auf das Aufklären von Sichtungen magischer Geschöpfe spezialisiert, glaubt überhaupt nicht an Feen. Doch das ändert sich, wenn er eine schöne Frau in einem Feenring, mitten in der irischen Landschaft findet. Hätte er ihr doch bloß nicht geholfen, dann wäre sein Leben noch schön berechenbar wie zuvor...
The Eggnog Challenge and other clips from Night of Naive
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 15,360. Language: English. Published: July 22, 2013. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
52 celebrities will go head on in seven rounds of common sense competitions for a grand prize of $25 million dollars. But first they must work in teams and get along? Also twins must prove they have what it takes to discover the truth about their parents' past. And last a couple faces what most couples face. What family think of their mate? A couple will have to gain power to defeat a fantasy woe.