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Four Stories About Death: A Sage, a Monk, a Ballerina and a Tyrant
You set the price! Words: 30,090. Language: English. Published: June 29, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Screenplays » History
This artistic meditation on death is derived from the factual historic material. It shows death as a reflection of one’s life.
The Ballad of Penumbria I: A King's Ransom
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 93,300. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical, Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
The kingdom of Penumbria is a hopeless land, where every citizen is a slave, and the regent, Duke Botewulf Blagden, rules with unpredictable cruelty. A young serf-turned-thief named Dava finally despairs of life and seeks to end his misery in the sterile desert of the Endless Emptiness. But a seeming chance encounter with three strange travelers sets him on a path from the gutter to the throne.
Past-Life in Japan
Price: Free! Words: 3,520. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical, Fiction » Historical » Ancient
The thought-provoking story of a man's life in Ancient Japan. Desparately seeking enlightenment, his life's path leads through extreme situations which inform him of what enlightment is not....
A Stone From the Stream
Price: Free! Words: 2,220. Language: English. Published: August 2, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
(4.25)
Here is a short myth set in an ancient Japan that never was (but could have been), with monks that never were (but might have been), and journeys toward enlightenment (which may yet be). Here you will find monks and shrines; love and enlightenment; and no few stones, streams, and sutras. Perhaps, somewhere in the midst of all this, you will also find tranquility.
Pansofo el alba de la razón
Series: Obras de pensamiento alternativo, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 4,950. Language: Spanish. Published: September 30, 2012. Categories: Essay » Sociology, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Atheism/Agnosticism
(5.00)
Esta obra trata sobre el calvario psicológico que sufrió un ateo imaginario en la edad media. Los conflictos provocados por su habla y sus ideas le llevaron a vivir una intensa vida, donde pone de manifiesto su desconformidad con la utilización del dogma para controlar a la gente o como excusa.
End of the Line
Price: Free! Words: 2,750. Language: English. Published: October 4, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Holiday » Adventure
this short story concerns two tourists on a rail journey between bangkok and chiang mai and a surprise which waits for them in chiang mai
The Power to Heal
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,780. Language: English. Published: October 27, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
When a plague ravages the city of Corthana, Keirdan is stretched to the breaking point as he juggles supervising the exhausted monks at his monastery and caring for the sick and dying. When the mystical Bath Stone arrives at the monastery, Keirdan faces a new dilemma. Do he and the monks rely on the power of the relic to help their desperate cause, or do they keep faith in their goddess alone?
Sleeping with Ghosts
Price: Free! Words: 2,220. Language: English. Published: January 13, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » Asian
two university students from Chiang Mai, North Thailand decide to make an excursion south on a motorbike. What they find along the way leads to disaster
That Old White Magic
Price: Free! Words: 5,060. Language: English. Published: January 21, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism
Sujin wants to find romance and sets off to Thailand to find his love with the help of 'White Magic'. He does find what he is looking for but with an unhappy ending.
Meditation on Space-Time
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 83,300. Language: English. Published: February 28, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00)
Father Lawrence fights against time to save his friends from an evil minister, but he finds out they have betrayed him and must decide whether to abandon the friendship even as he fights against the fiend. Either mercy or justice; either salvation or friendship. Either choice: a flawed solution for a fallen man in a broke world