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The Freel of Streel: Part One in the Narrative of John of Origin
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Price: $2.50 USD. Words: 65,650. Language: English. Published: November 19, 2010. Category: Fiction » Literature » Visionary & metaphysical
It is always advisable, when you are a conman, to make sure that the town that you're about to try to con does not have a land such as Streel hidden within it. For if it does, you may find yourself trying to escape your mind in an incomprehensible land with a left-handed scribe, being forced to deal with lexically picky ants, Kweengs, and the Freel on your journey through your fears, God and love.
Strange Horizons Retrospective
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Price: Free! Words: 45,910. Language: English. Published: January 9, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Computers and Internet » Internet
Robotic implants and augmented reality. Wearable computing and toxic PC manufacturing. For five years, writing across the dot-com boom and bust, William Van Winkle syndicated a column on cutting edge technologies and their intersection with people and society. Now, he's updated those columns, looking at past issues and insights through the eyes of an internationally read journalist.
Claustrum: Part Two in the Narrative of John of Origin
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Price: $2.50 USD. Words: 61,290. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Visionary & metaphysical
Claustrum, a superhero with a strange power, the ability to control people with strange, elegiac mixtures of words, seemingly randomly shows up in the city of Dioma, not knowing where he came from or why he is there. The city is then beleaguered by the cruel villain Sine Animus, who is immune to Claustrum's powers over words. Claustrum flees the city and is forced to seek his own personal truth.
The Polyglot's Nightmares: Part X½ in the Narrative of John of Origin
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Price: $2.50 USD. Words: 60,080. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Visionary & metaphysical
Fleeing a war and in search of himself, Ion finds himself residing in a number of strange caves, on the walls of which are written a strange language. He meets a woman who guides him through his state of being a refugee and is troubled by strange dreams that seem to incorporate the existence of the war, his love for the woman he has met and a sense of the divine.
The Quite Possibly Near Death of Hurol Davelrish: Part Three in the Narrative of John of Origin
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Price: $2.50 USD. Words: 61,010. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Visionary & metaphysical
When an arrogant stuntman, Hurol Davelrish, has a seizure during a stunt, he finds himself in the kingdom of Scalter, a land in which he is king, but which is strangely ruled by a phantasmic man named Viscount Vaunt. Hurol meets a strangely kind friend, Grib, in the malevolent world, who tries to pull him back from the ledge of his pride - what will become of the much-admired stuntman?
An Enlightening Lie About the Lucidity of Bees
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Price: $2.50 USD. Words: 60,270. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Religious
Crofton Eer, a member of a militaristic society set in a canyon that knows only war, seeks an escape from the troubled canyon in which he lives, guided by the embodiment of the lone star that is visible from the canyon depths. His escape takes him on a journey in which he discovers that there are a great many more stars (gods) in the sky, which leads to a search for truth in the valley of life.
Wizard's Book of Animal Secrets
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Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 9,800. Language: English. Published: February 8, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Nature
Just Imagine! Command and rule over the animal kingdom: horses, bats, rats, insects, snakes, dogs, cats, toads, frogs, birds and more. Only the most unusual is offered. Much more than a simple training manual, this is a collection of rare, bizarre effects that will amaze and astound everyone. Be a Wizard - Rule the Animal Kingdom Strange & unusual information found nowhere else!
My Lover, My Garden
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,720. Language: English. Published: February 27, 2011. Category: Fiction » Horror » General
Crazy, vivid short story of battling the demons lurking in the garden. Conscious Eggplants...Razor sharp onion stalks...Killer carrots...Envious tomatoes...Jealous angry vines...is brotherly love stronger than the sick love of a demonic garden? Two brothers are about to find out how strong love can be. You have never seen a garden like this.
Life Seemed Good, But....A collection of short quirky stories.
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Price: $7.49 USD. Words: 58,230. Language: American English. Published: March 9, 2011. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Life Seemed Good, but then I am reincarnated as a grilled cheese sandwich, a hand-puppet takes over my life, I am cursed by a potato, aliens give me a fortune and take it away, my pet dinosaur dies from reptile dysfunction, I have to eat brains to stay happy. Cows eat rabbits and turkeys eat people for Thanksgiving. And more!
In Rust
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 19,060. Language: English. Published: March 10, 2011. Category: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
In Rust is a collection of short stories and poetry dealing with the subject of memories and how they fade over time. Featured, is the short story 'The Afterlife of Thomas Finn', about a college student who meets his unfortunate end choking upon a simple fortune cookie that bears the fortune "This will be your best year." As a ghost Thomas finds himself in search of a meanting to his afterlife.