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Imperiata and Other Stories
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Price: Free! Words: 28,050. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2013. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Three short stories. Imperiata: Ishta’eth, demon-slave of Eternal Imperium, kept the empire safe for a thousand years. Now the empire has fallen, and she faces one last, great battle, to restore the throne once again. The Prince of Fey: Prince Ribeag is bored. His world is cruel and violent and bloody, but that is no longer enough for him. He seeks ways to entertain himself.
The Coming of the Fellwraith
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 4,620. Language: English. Published: August 2, 2013. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
The oldest document in Numalorian history is nothing but a fragment dating to the middle of the First Age. It contains an account of the man widely considered to be the first Hero and the struggle which the human community encountered in the early years after their arrival on Numalorian shores against a foe known only as the Fellwraith.
The Lost Mine
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 7,950. Language: English. Published: August 2, 2013. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
Asfiel's only goal in life was to prove to her father that she was as capable as the son he never had. But when their hunting trip is cut short by a fierce storm, they are forced to take shelter in an abandoned mine high in the mountains. Something is stirring in the deep places of the world, and Asfiel must quickly take up a new goal - survival.
Aurealis #63
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,460. Language: Australian English. Published: August 1, 2013 by Chimaera Publications. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author
This month's Aurealis brings on the aliens with Gerry Huntman's 'The Pillar of the Small God', an alien contact story featuring communication problems with an intriguing race, and a translating device that doesn't work perfectly. And Liam Pieper’s 'Prophet' provides the sort of world-within-a-world-within-a-world immersion that you may never disentangle yourself from.
Free Writer
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Price: Free! Words: 2,630. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2013. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
(4.63 from 8 reviews)
A novelist learns how the publishing business really works.
Final Flight
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Price: Free! Words: 4,650. Language: Australian English. Published: July 31, 2013. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Adeline Ve’duer Remenon has been on the run for ten years. Framed for the murder of her entire family, and hunted by an elite force of warriors from the warmongering kingdom of Varscodia, she finds herself at the limits of her emotional resilience. On the night marking the tenth anniversary as a fugitive, Adeline's past finally catches up with her, forcing her face-to-face with her destiny.
Viridian Tide
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,510. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2013. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Selk law has protected Selk people for many years and now because of one Selk, that protection is in danger. Selk-La must discover why Selk law was writen before she brings destruction to her people.
40 Cuentos incompletos
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 31,670. Language: Spanish. Published: July 31, 2013 by Editorial Amarante. Category: Fiction » Literature » Urban
40 fotografías del cerebro de Miguel Borgas. ¿Incompletos? Acaso apuntes, bocetos, garabatos afinadísimos de un artista que está insatisfecho con la mera fotografía realista y desea adentrarse en la cloaca urbana
Grand Canyon Lament, A Fateful Lesson in Extraordinary Measures
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Series: Short Stories, Book 3. Price: Free! Words: 5,400. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Visionary & metaphysical
I wrote this short story for a class in intermediate fiction at the University of Colorado back in 1987 after reading a short story by John Ashbery titled, "Description of a Masque." I wrote it during the spring semester and just before I attended the Aspin Writers Conference, a life-altering event for me.
The Magical Island
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Price: Free! Words: 3,130. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2013. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Henry Handover's perfect day navigating the waters of beautiful San Diego Bay is spoiled by a sudden horrendous storm that crashes him on some rocks rendering him unconscious. When he awakes he is on a beautiful white sandy beach of a mystical island where he meets some bizarre but endearing friends who help him to find his way back home.
Berserkly
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Price: Free! Words: 5,380. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2013. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
A collection of short (for free ebook) Fantasy stories that competed in several struggles including "The Two Wishes of the Devil" that ended on the 3rd place in the contest Thor Wereldbibliotheek. Enigmatic thrillers flavoured by fantasy and fable, slightly dressed with supernatural activity and a grim and unhappy atmosphere. So the name is: Berserkly
Through the Wrong Door
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Series: The Celtic Cousins' Adventures. Price: Free! Words: 2,400. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2013 by Mervyn Walker. Category: Fiction » Adventure » Action
(4.00 from 1 review)
Thanks to a young girl's premonition, the Titanic avoids her fate, and steams safely into New York Harbour. In this alternative version of the 21st century, World War 1 continues to rage. Captain Rhyllann Jones has been found guilty of cowardice, and waits to be escorted to the gallows. A short episode from the Celtic Cousins' Adventures; stories to enjoy time after time after time.
Forgotton Souls of the Abyss, Part 1 in The Velipian Series
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Price: Free! Words: 49,180. Language: English. Published: July 30, 2013. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy
It’s always interesting when there’s an evil Sorceress that wants to rip out your soul. Dive right into the unusual world of New Velipia as Velondra find that having two purple suns in the sky isn't the only odd thing about this world. Novella length Approx 49,100 words
The Goldfish Pond
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Price: Free! Words: 2,300. Language: English. Published: July 30, 2013. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
(4.00 from 1 review)
Short fantasy story about a boy who disappears while sailing across a goldfish pond on an old barn door.
(Meridian Archives) The Watchman, Vol. VI
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Series: Meridian Archives, Book 6. Price: Free! Words: 1,570. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: July 30, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(5.00 from 1 review)
Those who guard Meridia's high walls are members of a guild, known simply as The Watchman. They follow a strict set of rules, and follow the Free Will Constitution to the final letter. They work well with their sister guild, the Order of Spirit, and work to defend the city-state with both Resonance and sword. However, though it may not seem it at first glance, the guild can be highly political.
(Meridian Archives) The Order of Spirit, Vol. V
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Series: Meridian Archives, Book 5. Price: Free! Words: 1,820. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: July 30, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
The Order of Spirit is a guild dedicated to teaching, healing and spreading the word of the soul. Like many other guilds, they are based in the oceanic city-state known as Meridia. It is an extensive Order, and one which many of the cities inhabitants have been a members of at least once in their lives, for every Meridian can boast casting the easiest of spells. Written by Master Elric Lordante.
(Meridian Archives) Crystal Core Craft, Vol. I
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Series: Meridian Archives, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 10,120. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: July 30, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Angelite Rose, Priestess of the Order of Spirit, goes into great depth on how Resonance, the science of sound made magic, works in the first volume of this Compendium. Not only that, but she has also supplied great knowledge on how Crystal Cores work alongside Resonance, and how they can be applied in a practical way when working with anything ranging from armour, weapons or magic.
(Meridian Archives) The Tribals, Vol. III
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Series: Meridian Archives, Book 3. Price: Free! Words: 1,520. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: July 30, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
The Tribals are a descended remnant from when the Dark Age arrived. These are a nomadic, spiritual people that avoids all conflict, if possible. They hunt and scavenge for any materials and food possible throughout the stricken lands, and are led by Tribal Elders that can commune with the spirits, either when they are asleep or awake. Elric Lordante delves into his past experience with them.
(Meridian Archives) Dream-State Drive, Vol. II
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Series: Meridian Archives, Book 2. Price: Free! Words: 1,640. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: July 30, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
The Dream-State Drive. Ancient technology left over from when the Creators once graced the earth some 10,000 years ago. Master Elric Lordante of the Order of Spirit has spent some time deciphering and testing this ancient travelling craft, said to be capable of faster than light travel... As brilliant as it may sound, there is an unforgiving darker side to this wondrous machine.
(Meridian Archives) The Packs, Vol. IV
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Series: Meridian Archives, Book 4. Price: Free! Words: 1,410. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: July 30, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Packs are vicious, ruthless war-bands that plague the Dark Age lands from one end of the continent to the other. Like the Tribals, Packs are the end result of surviving humans since the arrival of the Dark Age, but instead of living in peaceful existence, they rape, steal and butcher their way forwards in order to live. Master Elric Lordante has had unfortunate business with them in the past.