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Alternatives
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,370. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2013. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Khyra is working as a barmaid in a tavern. And although she is dreaming of a better life, there doesn't seem to be an alternative for her. When one day a mysterious stranger appears and offers her an alternative, Khyra has to decide quickly if she will take up the challenge that might change her life - and maybe even that of the stranger - for ever.
Kinderkin - A Short Story
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,820. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2013. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Kinderkin is what you get when you mash up concepts from Walt Whitman and The Adjustment Bureau, sprinkled with some Plato's Symposium into an original story. Enjoy! If you have ever felt like a lost soul, read Kinderkin!
Prison Mountain
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 16,400. Language: English. Published: March 20, 2013. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Three years ago, a sudden darkness covered the Earth. Everyday, people fight to survive. One person turned the tides and now, he must find a way to free himself from his own lie to stay alive.
The Yogis Duel at Cobra Temple
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,590. Language: English. Published: March 20, 2013 by Soapbox Rising Press. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
(SHORT STORY) Yogis are not as free of the snares of the ego as many of them would like to pretend. When the ego storms come, there is often only one way to settle the matter--with a duel.
When Elves Go Bad
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,890. Language: English. Published: March 20, 2013 by Soapbox Rising Press. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy
(SHORT STORY) When the Dark Elves appeared, the Oreques figured their mission had just turned rancid. They had the right of it. The Dark Elves, hired assassins, thought drinking Oreque blood would give them an edge, but Oreques don't care about edges. They're more interested in victory, honor, and adding prestige to their names.
Dog Star Rising
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Series: Saint Ann Continuum. Price: Free! Words: 5,770. Language: English. Published: March 20, 2013. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Saba's been hunting the man who poisoned his cousin for half a year. Now he's run his prey to ground at a little village in the woods called Holm's Steading - his prey and a girl called Ann who doesn't know what "ravishing" means...
Dragonscaling!
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,440. Language: English. Published: March 20, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
A fun, creative piece of meta-fiction in the form of an in-depth article on the extreme sport of dragonscaling.
A Gift of Thorns
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Price: Free! Words: 1,750. Language: English. Published: March 20, 2013. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
(4.50 from 4 reviews)
Meet a race called the Kin. Forced to live in harsh conditions, the Kin have become a hard and vicious race who must constantly fight, not only for their own survival, but that of their entire race. Even more so with their only true enemy, the Sakti, ever planning their extermination. This is a brief glimpse into a day of their lives.
New Grounds
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Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 2,740. Language: English. Published: March 20, 2013. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Family
It has been two years since the rescue in the cabin when the memory of the past reared its ugly head. Now Raylan has received a demand letter and this one is personal. Back home in Kaleidoscope there is a new arrival. What brings her to the valley in the mountains? In the mean time, Anise catches an upsetting broadcast on the news at work and immediately calls Ark. Will she be able to reach him?
Le scarpette d'oro
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Price: Free! Words: 3,800. Language: Italian. Published: March 20, 2013. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire
La materia si scambia con la materia. La coscienza individuale contro quella collettiva. In una realtà, come un mondo parallelo. Attraverso parole, fatti e simboli si sviluppa il racconto. Il castello come centro del potere. Ma anche sopra tutti gli insiemi di poteri.
Bobbing for Dragons: A Love Story
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Price: Free! Words: 17,550. Language: English. Published: March 19, 2013. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
(3.00 from 1 review)
When Bob finds himself drawn into a magical world of giants, witches, and war, he wishes desperately to get home. But how can he escape when his very destiny is drawing him deeper and deeper into an insane new world?
Things Forgotten
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,520. Language: English. Published: March 19, 2013. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
When Catherine's magical rites become more and more difficult for her to perform, the spirits tell her the answers lie among her past lives in the Akashic Records. She can bring one memory back from what the Keeper shows her—which one will she choose?
Song of the World
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,920. Language: English. Published: March 19, 2013. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Ellie yearns to leave her ordinary life behind and return to the Other Place, a realm of beauty and enchantment she can only barely remember. Her fiddle opened the door once—can she find her way back again?
Gnit-Wit Gnipper and the Perilous Plague
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Price: Free! Words: 6,160. Language: English. Published: March 18, 2013. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy
(5.00 from 1 review)
No matter how hard she tries life never seems to go quite right for Gnipper Tallhat, an eight-year-old Gnome determined to receive the recognition her intelligence deserves. This time, however, she's got it all figured out. Finally, her father will have to be proud of her accomplishments...provided he manages to live through them. *This is a 6,000 word short story*
Before and Afterlives: Stories
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 98,020. Language: American English. Published: March 18, 2013 by Lethe Press. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
Discover the haunting stories of Crawford Award-winning author Christopher Barzak in his new collection Before and Afterlives. These are tales of relationships with unearthly domesticity and eeriness: a woman falls in love with a haunted house; a beached mermaid is substituted for a disappeared daughter; the imaginary friend of a murdered young woman stalks the streets of her small town; and more…
What You Wish For
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Price: Free! Words: 7,060. Language: Canadian English. Published: March 18, 2013. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
At twenty dollars, the antique Underwood is a steal. But is the flea market find a blessing, or a curse? Short story suspense, 20 pp.
Outside the Palace Walls
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Price: Free! Words: 2,970. Language: English. Published: March 17, 2013. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Outside the Palace Walls is quick tale of a king and the chasm between sheltered royalty and the reality of his kingdom.
The War of Antiquities: Two
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Series: The War of Antiquities. Price: Free! Words: 10,030. Language: English. Published: March 17, 2013. Category: Fiction » Romance » Time travel
What do you do when you have all the power and all the time in the world in the world at your fingertips? Duke would give it all away for a chance at a normal life. Therion’s arrival in Courduff threatens to use everything he has to make sure that doesn't happen as the Mage Council unveils one of the most powerful enchantments ever created.
The Apprentice
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Price: Free! Words: 3,030. Language: English. Published: March 17, 2013. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
If you were to walk down the main street in New Haven, you would see a great many wondrous sights. If you were to place your hand on the stone keep that had roughened and crumbled from time and weather, and follow the wall towards the rising sun, you would eventually find your way to the beaten and termite eaten door of an old alchemist and his apprentice
Ursa Major 2012 Short Fiction Reading Packet
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 22,170. Language: English. Published: March 17, 2013. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
(4.25 from 4 reviews)
A collection of the five short stories by Mary E. Lowd nominated for the 2012 Ursa Major Award for Best Short Fiction. Where else can you read about a mad mouse scientist, a man cursed by the Faerie queen, a cantankerous cat, and a woman who drinks tea with a dragon and a unicorn all in the same book?