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Touch
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Price: Free! Words: 4,420. Language: English. Published: May 11, 2013. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
(4.00 from 1 review)
It certainly seems that this physical universe or ours is here to stay. But what if you don’t like it here anymore? What if you want to get out? And what’s the game here, anyway? Is there a game? Well, yes, there is.
Legend of the Pumpkin King
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Price: Free! Words: 1,830. Language: English. Published: May 11, 2013. Category: Fiction » Holiday » Halloween
Jack Thatch thought things couldn't get any worse. Picked on and taunted by bullies, his life was a nightmare. Warned by his mother to avoid the farmers' fields at night, Jack thinks the Pumpkin King is just a myth used to scare little children, but one cold night while running for his life he learns the truth. Legend of the Pumpkin King is a short story of approximately 1,651 words.
County Tales
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Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 37,250. Language: English. Published: May 11, 2013 by Fishcake Publications. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
(4.33 from 3 reviews)
The County is ruled by Her Ladyship, overseer of all the galaxies and beyond, and inhabited by whimsical characters including the Faery Wizard Colin Halfbacksy, Dragon Luminosity Bleedoodle, Goblin Hoblydanclybit and Faery Persctly Twosups who falls in love with a tree. These and many others, thirty-one tales in all, make up the delight that is County Tales.
Pax et Nyx
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,140. Language: English. Published: May 10, 2013. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Pax et Nyx is a short story, which addresses some of the spiritual and philosophical topics.
Der Schrein auf dem Berg
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Price: Free! Words: 2,240. Language: German. Published: May 10, 2013. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Seit Jahrhunderten steht ein kleiner Schrein, ein Shinto-Heiligtum, auf einem einsamen Berg in Japan. Weshalb er dort überhaupt gebaut wurde, weiß heute niemand mehr. Auch Takeo nicht, der Sohn des letzten Priesters. Nur die alte Teru hat eine Ahnung …
Castle walls
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,020. Language: English. Published: May 10, 2013. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
A love story involving a dragon slayer and a woman whom he saved. The woman is cursed to become a dragon, and the dragon slayer is in a dilemma.
Transcendental Error
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,940. Language: British English. Published: May 10, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
General Mastroon, locked away for leading the City of Steam's Luddite armies against the worshipers of binary demons, awaits execution. But the King's men stage a daring rescue. Mastroon is again placed at the head of His Majesty's armies. However, when he next meets the King, the binary devils inside Mastroon's own mind refuse to be ignored, sending him into a madness of murderous revelation.
After Glory
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,190. Language: English. Published: May 10, 2013. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Can a hero ever stop trying to protect people? Garron has been retired for just over half a year. Since saving the kings life he was given honourable retirement from the city guard and enough money to live the rest of his life in peace. But Garron tasted glory, he is the hero of Glennon Pass, the slayer of a dragon. Since those achievements regular life just seems...boring.
The Princess At War
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Series: Second-Hand Princess Stories, Story # 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 16,120. Language: English. Published: May 9, 2013. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
(5.00 from 1 review)
The Princess is back -- and, once again, she's trying to get away from her dragon. But when she joins forces with a mysterious alluring stranger with a dangerous past and some ghostly enemies, she discovers her past, her destiny, and her future.
Choosing the Right Time
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 2,860. Language: English. Published: May 8, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Who hasn't thought about how different their life would be, if only they had made this choice instead of that one? If there was a way to start over - if this one thing over here hadn't happened? If only...? A young man finds out that no matter how amazing a technology can be, there are no simple fixes, and is available in the collection "Even More Things I Could Get Out of My Mind." "Choosin
Nenfari: an Assassin's Flower novella
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Series: Assassin's Flower, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 24,640. Language: American English. Published: May 8, 2013. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
(5.00 from 1 review)
In a city of political intrigue and betrayal, assassin-in-training, D'hara trusts only her beloved born-for slave, Aldrar. A disappointment to her parents and herself, without the mysterious "Change," D'hara can't follow the path of her High Assassin mother. With Aldrar's newborn chosen for sacrifice, D'hara braves the wrath of the Prophet God's priests and the hazards of the city Below. Dark S&S.
The Death Of One Life
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Price: Free! Words: 2,210. Language: English. Published: May 8, 2013. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
(4.00 from 1 review)
A corrupt corporate executive makes his peace with god while dying of cancer.
Racing the Sand: A Short Story
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,660. Language: American English. Published: May 7, 2013. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Someone--or something--is attacking travelers on the caravan road. But Rastaban doesn't know that. He wants to start someplace new, where no one knows about the power he inherited from his mother. So he walks away, leaving his brother to cross the desert alone. When Rastaban hears rumors about the attacks, he abandons his plans and races across the desert in an effort to reach his brother in time.
Amhras (Mirabil ebooks Kurzgeschichten)
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,550. Language: German. Published: May 7, 2013. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Amhras - Eine Kurzgeschichte aus der Welt von Mirabil: Amhras ist ein bekannter Kämpfer auf den Schlachtfelder von Mirabila - von den Seinen geachtet, von Feinden gefürchtet. Obwohl mit beachtlichen Fähigkeiten gesegnet und Träger zweier legendärer Waffen aus dem alten Reich Daemoria, ist er alles andere als ein strahlender Held. Ein kurzer Blick in die inneren Abgründe dieses jungen Kriegers.
Pezzetti di Volo
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Price: Free! Words: 11,030. Language: Italian. Published: May 6, 2013. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Una raccolta di racconti fantasy brevi, a volte brevissimi, scritti tra il 1996 e il 1997. Sono racconti ingenui, infantili, grezzi, poco ragionati. Ma contengono le basi di tante altre storie che seguirono. Inoltre, e scusate se è poco, introducono gli Zipshotti, Bran Shrinka ... e Narlatotoppo.
A Witch's Flame
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Series: Wands & Vials, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 16,140. Language: English. Published: May 6, 2013. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Flames danced as the incantation left the witch’s lips. Her heart was set ablaze and the spell surged forth into a wild fire that consumed all despair and desperation. What started as a normal day of work, school, romance, and detention ended with Alice Pyralis venturing into the forest where predators and monsters of all kinds lie and wait...
Seven True Lies
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Price: Free! Words: 89,080. Language: English. Published: May 6, 2013. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Seven True lies is a collection of five stories and two novellas. It includes: “Beast,” “Angels,” “Hell’s Father,” “I Killed Hemingway,” “Bristlecone Buddha,” “Boil a Manchild for Odin,” and “Only the Albatross Remembers” — please see my individual stories here in Smashwords for more details.
Death Minus Hours
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Price: Free! Words: 5,580. Language: English. Published: May 6, 2013. Category: Fiction » Drama » American
His father has been in jail for twenty years. The last few of those on death row. Tomorrow is his execution and he has finally agreed to see his son. This is their conversation.
Winter Cat
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Price: Free! Words: 2,100. Language: English. Published: May 6, 2013. Category: Fiction » Inspirational
(5.00 from 4 reviews)
One of the few left in this northern land, the lynx stops to view the spectacular northern lights that, to him, seem to whisper what to do.
366 Squared Volume 4: April
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Series: 366 Squared. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 13,580. Language: English. Published: May 6, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
"Hey dude, what happened to March?" I know, I know. The last volume to come out was February. We moved. It was a big, traumatic move that involved a computer standing idle at the other house. There will be a volume 3 for March, I promise. Someday. Meanwhile, this is Vol 4: a little less fantasy,a little more historical fiction, and the usual dollop of science fiction. 366 words per day, as always.