Books tagged: hubris

The adult filter is active; content marked as adults-only by the author is not listed. To view this content, click the button below to disable the adult filter.

Found 11 results

The Hunt
By
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,470. Language: English. Published: March 24, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Decadence meets longing when a modern Circe meets up with her mortality, setting off a desperate hunt for self-assurance...and for meaning. Approximately 3,500 words.
From the Dark Side of Shadow
By
Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 14,710. Language: English. Published: October 16, 2011. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
The heart is capable of kindness but also of cruelty. How far are you willing to go to get what you want? Will you disregard any of your morals or scruples? Who will you destroy in your path? These short stories explore the darkness behind the genteel faces. Some may be watching from beyond the grave.
Susurrus
By
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 3,690. Language: English. Published: June 2, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays
The desperation of a man finding himself at the end his rope on the end of a pier.
Self, Other, Community: Meditations on Social Order and Social Breakdown
By
Price: Free! Words: 54,900. Language: English. Published: June 29, 2012. Category: Essay » Sociology
A collection of essays about the modern world's attack on human community in the pursuit of wealth and utopian social engineering schemes. The essays emphasize that we exist for the sake of community, which embodies love, not for the sake of wealth or power, which are means. Our spiritually diseased elites reverse the order, creating the mess we are in now.
The Faithful Gardener
By
Series: ShadowGrimm. Price: Free! Words: 3,920. Language: English. Published: September 9, 2012. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
This is story 15 in Clive's ShadowGrimm series of modern fairy tales... A simple tale of faith and perseverance in the face of a disbelieving world.
The Politician's New Speech
By
Series: ShadowGrimm. Price: Free! Words: 3,400. Language: English. Published: September 9, 2012. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
The Politician's New Speech is story #18 in Clive's ShadowGrimm series of modern folk and fairy tales. In this updated version of The Emperor's New Clothes we have dossiers, politics and the unashamed grasping of power...
Upwardly Mobile
By
Series: ShadowGrimm. Price: Free! Words: 4,070. Language: English. Published: September 9, 2012. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
Upwardly Mobile is story #21 in Clive's ShadowGrimm series of modern folk and fairy tales. You should never look a gift horse in the mouth - and woe betide you if you then try to drag it through a hedge backwards...
Connor Crosse
By
Price: Free! Words: 2,240. Language: English. Published: December 14, 2012. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
What defines happiness? Is it the quantitative acquisition of material wealth, inner peace, service to others, or service to oneself? The subject is oft debated yet unresolved. This story does not answer that question. This is a modern retelling of Croesus' interview with Solon.
Kudos
By
Price: Free! Words: 5,980. Language: British English. Published: September 4, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Grace was always at the forefront of fashion. So much so that she went beyond mere implants, spending a fortune on a genetic patch. But when her formerly timid friend Naomi exceeds even Grace's ostentations, deposes Grace from her own social circle, and starts a relationship with her friend Rick, things begin to get sticky.
Uchiki
By
Price: Free! Words: 850. Language: English. Published: December 16, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Ah, the healing power of love; what ever could go wrong, especially when greed is involved?