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Obsolete Protection by David J. Agostine
Price: Free! Words: 4,190. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories(4.60 from 5 reviews)
The year is 2044 and it is a grim time in America. Hundreds of California refugees are dead and Commander Marcus Adario finds himself jobless and outcast from society. Can an obsolete protection officer find a reason to go on living in a world where society rewards and punishes people by casting “Positive” and “Negative” votes on the Cloud? Perhaps this despised hero has one more adventure left.
Dragon's Prize by Shannon Tripp
Series: Guardian Dragon, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 7,260. Language: English. Published: July 12, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories(5.00 from 1 review)
Being a dragon means being one of the powerful, so why would one want to be just a guard? That's what Jacob wants to know. That is until he hears the magic word: Treasure. Lust filling his heart at the thought of adding to his hoard, Jacob decides that guarding may not be such a bad thing. Too bad he doesn't know quite what he's agreed to guard.
Winter Dreams by David Ruggeri
Price: Free! Words: 66,710. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
A Collection of short stories, some strange, some bizarre, others with the faint longing of winter dreams and wonderful adventures. Also as a bonus, includes first chapters of all Mr. Ruggeri's novels.
Paranormal is Relative by S.J. Drew
Series: Nevermore and the Ravens, Book 2. Price: Free! Words: 89,180. Language: English. Published: October 16, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Urban, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Meet Nevermore and the Ravens, a progressive concept rock band! They've just released their second hit album, "Paranormal is Relative." Read more about the band's supernaturally-themed misadventures that were the inspiration for their album in this novel-length collection of short stories.
The Flugel by K H Blackmoore
Price: Free! Words: 3,290. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Romance » Fantasy
Growing bored with the dull life of her flock, a Swan Maiden decides to seek adventure. Exploring the forbidden forest, she discovers a beautiful lake, a secret place of quiet to call her own. But the protector of the forest jealously guards his lands, and she may not be able to avoid his wrath.
Konitah - a Short Story by Elle Anor
Price: Free! Words: 3,290. Language: English. Published: June 16, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Lesbian, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
A lesfic, dark fantasy about Konitah, a woman who lost her true love. For punishment, because they were two women in love, she was changed into a beast and a forest dweller. To revenge her loss she killed all the men who enter the woods. Word count: approx. 3100
Malgrave Wolves by Sylvan Scott
Series: Shadows of NeverEarth, story five. You set the price! Words: 13,810. Language: English. Published: December 29, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay
All people, all children, have adventures in fantastic, magical worlds of talking animals, living legends, and myth. But all children, eventually, grow up and forget. Anthony remembered. This tale follows “Alabaster Emissaries” and marks Anthony’s return to NeverEarth where an old foe awaits and a dark curse bubbles just beneath the pristine surface.
The Monster's Growl by Roh Morgon
Price: Free! Words: 4,450. Language: English. Published: December 18, 2011 by darkdreamspublishing. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
The stakes of the game in the small-town bar are higher than Carly and her friends realize when a mysterious biker puts his quarter on their pool table. ~~~ This 1100-word paranormal tale is a 'short-short' story from the "Monsters in the Machines" collection by Roh Morgon. An excerpt from her novel "Watcher: Book I of The Chosen" is included.
Crimson Rain by Vanessa Finaughty
Price: Free! Words: 4,000. Language: English. Published: December 29, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories(4.79 from 14 reviews)
Short story. They say the time will come for the darkened sky to violate our Earth with her tears of blood. The legend foretells of a blood-thirsty race being born from these tears; Mother Nature’s punishment for our evil deeds. They say that day will come when mankind’s thirst for the blood of his own consumes him. They say that day is near.
A Sprig of Holly by J.A. Clement
Series: A Sprig of Holly, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 7,750. Language: English. Published: December 4, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Romance » Fantasy(3.00 from 1 review)
Greta lives with her grandfather in a cabin in the mountains. The winter is harsh and in the snow and cold they are running short of wood. Their handsome neighbour Matthias would help - but he is still trying to get back from the town. Who can help them? And what is the significance of the sprig of holly?
Aenima by Stephanie Flint
Price: Free! Words: 1,200. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2012 by Infinitas Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk(4.00 from 4 reviews)
1000 words. A steampunk investigator discovers a missing scientist has created a strange clockwork angel.
Feelings Within by Jonathan Mason
Series: Brotherhood of the Rose, Book 2. Price: Free! Words: 14,750. Language: English. Published: July 11, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories(5.00 from 1 review)
Couple of months passed after Walkar and Corin nearly kissed. Walkar is sad and wants to leave the place, but there is nowhere to go. After he injures Keltas during training, an old monk helps him find out who he really is and where his future lies. Dark secrets and questions unravel from his past and Corin tries to protect him, even if it can cost him his place in the Order.
An Angel At My Stable by Mac Dyson
Series: The Fallen, Book 3. Price: Free! Words: 6,520. Language: English (New Zealand dialect). Published: September 11, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » General
A second short story sequel to The Devil & The Deep Blue Sea. Jamie flies north to join Jude & Su for Xmas, gets injured in a storm and takes refuge in Christchurch’s Cathedral Of The Blessed Sacrament. A little girl with an angelic nature convinces him to take part in the Xmas nativity.
Toys in the Attic by Tim Baer
Price: Free! Words: 1,740. Language: English. Published: January 22, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories(5.00 from 5 reviews)
A small boy's fears make bedtime horrific. When sounds in the night seem to take on a life of their own, he does not know where to turn to. He finds out that heroes come in all shapes and sizes. A short fantasy story by the author of Sherpa Holmes.
Pirates of the Decian Sea by J. E. Sandoval
Price: Free! Words: 10,690. Language: English. Published: June 1, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy(5.00 from 3 reviews)
David Tanner arranges for the crew of the Waverunner to transport gold for the royal bank, the failure of which to deliver will land the crew in indentured servitude. However, the notorious pirate, Black Jack Mulligan, has caught word of the half million in gold that the they are carrying. Can David and the Waverunner's crew defeat Mulligan when outnumbered almost four to one?
The Coin Collector by Michelle Proulx
Price: Free! Words: 3,200. Language: English. Published: August 21, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General(4.70 from 10 reviews)
In this humorous short story, Mr. Quimbly sets out on his first-ever field assignment for the Tax and Revenue Agency to investigate the mysterious Mr. Green on a charge of coin hoarding. He finds both the illegal coin collection and Mr. Green at a dilapidated warehouse down by the docks ... and also discovers that he's bitten off a bit more than he can chew.
Woolgathering by Christina Hambleton
Price: Free! Words: 31,800. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
It's a series of dreams, you see. Each different from the last. There's the halting tale of a regiment left to the mercies of a time and place no one will remember. The story of a detective who never tells the truth and a murder surrounded by lies too elaborate to unravel. And, of course, there's the haunting narrative of two artists who dare to take a bite of the fruit the ferryman offers them.
The Red Penny Papers: Vol III, Issue 1, Fall 2012 by The Red Penny Papers
Price: Free! Words: 23,060. Language: English. Published: November 26, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction
Welcome to our second anniversary issue. We have been very lucky to have artist C. Bernard come back to us. Story-wise, as always, a variety of puply delights await. Mediums (or not!), hippies on the moon, tall tales from logging camps, crossroads magic, and of course, adventures on the high seas with two woman pyrates… which is not at all what it sounds like, but then, the best things never are.
A Divine Tale by Jonathan Antony Strickland
Price: Free! Words: 2,990. Language: English. Published: September 8, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Fairy tales, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories(3.75 from 4 reviews)
This is a story about Seglaman the Snow God, and how other God’s use his sorry tale as a reminder to younger less experienced God's as a warning to never become too comfortable when ruling over mortals who worship them. If you read this story then I would much appreciate it if you would review the story (whether the review be good or bad) as any feedback would be most helpful.