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The sirens' strain
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 9,020. Language: English. Published: September 16, 2011. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Drama/Theatrical
A man blindfolded and tied up to a ship mast. Two companions at the oars. The boat of life, rather than a sturdy hull, seems more likely as a wreck without sails and helm, floating on a sea out of space and time, in a distressing and motionless drift towards far-off and unreachable dockings, different for each of the three seamen.
Everyone Pays the Ferryman
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,360. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2012. Category: Fiction » Adventure » Travel
Remember the guy from Greek mythology who took people in his boat across the river Styx to the afterlife? Now he's a flight attendant and the Styx is an air current. This 5,338 word short story will thrill you.
Five Stories for the Dark Months
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Price: Free! Words: 22,190. Language: English. Published: January 5, 2013. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
Five dark fantasy and horror stories, all written in 2011 and 2012. Under Glass: horror (mirrors); Warmth in Winter: fantasy (ghosts, spies, soldiers); Sans Merci: fantasy (coffee, betrayal); Over the River: fantasy/paranormal (Halloween); Boon: Horror (zombies, apocalypse, Thumbelina). Cover image: "Window," by Lucrecia Beatrice (www.publicdomainpictures.net/view-image.php?image=24701)
Crossing the Acheron
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,480. Language: English. Published: March 13, 2013 by Soapbox Rising Press. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » General
Between death and Eternity stands the ferryman. For the newly dead, bliss awaits on the other side of the river Acheron. No bridges span it. No one can swim across it. A dilapidated ferry makes the only connection. The ferryman demands cash. Basil Wainwright, however, has arrived without a dime to his name. Now he must figure out a way to earn his passage or face eternal annihilation.
Fantastic Transformations, An Anthology
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 38,910. Language: English. Published: March 16, 2013 by Soapbox Rising Press. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
(ANTHOLOGY) Seven stories of change and transformation. These tales explore magic and mysticism, loyalty and betrayal, rebellion and liberation, hate and love. From the gilded palace of a despotic ruler to a stately synagogue in Portland, Oregon, from a motel parking lot to a logging clear cut high in the mountains. These stories will take you on six fantastic journeys of the mind and spirit.
Tainted By Darkness
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Price: Free! Words: 20,040. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2014. Category: Fiction » Horror » Ghost
They gather in the dark: those who did not traverse to face their judgement when their mortal shells expired. Paranormal / Horror short story collection