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Crimson Rain
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Price: Free! Words: 4,000. Language: English. Published: December 29, 2011. Category: 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.
Alice Stood Up (A Vampires and the Life of Erin Rose Short Story)
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Series: Vampires and the Life of Erin Rose. Price: Free! Words: 5,960. Language: English. Published: March 12, 2012. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
(3.00 from 2 reviews)
Alice’s boyfriend doesn’t show up for their date, and her evening takes a turn for the worse. From the safety of a police station later that night, Alice tells her story to a Spectavi vampire interviewer. Alice Stood Up is a short story, approximately 4,000 words long, that supplements the Vampires and the Life of Erin Rose novels. Edited by Lynn O'Dell, Red Adept Publishing.
Thornkeep
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Price: Free! Words: 17,040. Language: English. Published: September 14, 2012. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » General
An outlawed relic-hunter flees north from the Pontific of Zanzuria’s wrath and falls afoul of bounty-hunters. In a struggle for survival, he comes face to face with an unpleasant secret hidden deep in the forest: a menace lain hidden for many years. Here in a land of scattered kingdoms, strange beasts and ageless magic, he gathers others of his kind who are only too ready to exterminate the bane.
The Clockwork Changeling
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Series: Shadows of NeverEarth, story three. Price: Free! Words: 7,740. Language: English. Published: March 27, 2012. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
(3.00 from 1 review)
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. But on his twentieth birthday, he is reminded of something missing from his childhood; something magical he was given as a gift that never quite returned to NeverEarth. Something he must find before it's too late.
Raven's Call
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Price: Free! Words: 7,670. Language: English. Published: June 18, 2011. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » General
A short story. The evil magician royal family were killed years ago, but one, a baby, may have survived. Crown princess Larisia needs to find this child.
Dream Mountain
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Price: Free! Words: 21,700. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2012. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy
This is a whimsical short story exploring where dreams are created. In an unknown world, Grace is drawn to a dark mountain by a song she hears only inside her. No one that she meets is who they seem and answers are always elusive. Now, she must plunge into the heart of the mountain and the sky above to discover her true destiny in a world where dreaming is everything.
The Flugel
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Price: Free! Words: 3,290. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2013. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
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.
Zeil voorbij de horizon, verhalen van de Gran Terre
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Series: Gran Terre saga. Price: Free! Words: 29,080. Language: Dutch. Published: November 17, 2013. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Intussen al 15 korte verhalen die in de Gran Terre spelen, van de monnik die een djinna beminde tot waarom het minder raadzaam is met naaldhakken over een gemzenpad te vluchten. Je vindt hier ook vijf hoofdstukken als voorpublicatie van GEBROKEN HEMELS, Gran Terre 3.
Beyond the Veil
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Price: Free! Words: 6,490. Language: English. Published: June 20, 2012 by ResAliens Press. Category: Fiction » Horror » Undead
(4.75 from 4 reviews)
When a new arrival lands in hell, there's only so much one can do to help him adjust to his new surroundings. It doesn't make matters any easier when there's something worse awaiting your second death. "Beyond the Veil" is a short horror story by Gustavo Bondoni and Lyndon Perry.
Dragon's Prize
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Series: Guardian Dragon, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 7,270. Language: English. Published: July 12, 2012. Category: 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.
The Monster's Growl
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Price: Free! Words: 4,450. Language: English. Published: December 18, 2011 by darkdreamspublishing. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
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.
Hear No Evil: A Short Story
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Price: Free! Words: 5,910. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2012. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
(3.60 from 5 reviews)
After a horrific car accident, 13 year old Grace Richards is deaf. She has trouble connecting to a new world with no sounds. Grace soon discovers she's developed a new gift -- though she can't hear people, she can read their thoughts.
Three of a Kind: Tales of Luck, Chance & Misfortune
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Price: Free! Words: 45,810. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2013. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
~The Coin Collector~ The strange father of the hot girl across the street from Trent's house is suspected to be behind the rash of missing children. ~Lucky Strike~ Chance has never been lucky, but her fate may change in A.C. when someone from her past appears. ~Leprechaun~ Noah Graham wants a divorce but doesn't want to give her half. A strange man in a bar offers him a solution, for a price.
Seeds of Healing
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Price: Free! Words: 3,180. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2011. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
Short Story Zalista is determined to save her people at whatever the cost and the cost may be healing someone who doesn't deserve it.
Sir William Goes Fishing (Teabaggers Book 1)
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Series: Teabaggers, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 1,170. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2012. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
A young children's picture book about a make believe land of intrigue, interest and fantasy. Sir William goes on a fishing trip on his boat, The Good Ship Lemon Tea with Humphrey, his servant.
Cygnus: Issue 2
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Price: Free! Words: 17,510. Language: English. Published: May 26, 2012. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author
Cygnus is a journal of peer reviewed, speculative short stories. This second issue features six stories as well as various works of art.
A Sprig of Holly
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Series: Parallels. Price: Free! Words: 7,760. Language: English. Published: December 4, 2012. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
(3.00 from 1 review)
A short story from the charity anthology Christmas Lites. 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?
Woolgathering
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Price: Free! Words: 31,800. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2012. Category: 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.
Toys in the Attic
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Price: Free! Words: 1,750. Language: English. Published: January 22, 2012. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
(5.00 from 4 reviews)
Heroes come in all shapes and sizes. A short fantasy story.
War-Bringer
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Series: Twinborn Trilogy. Price: Free! Words: 6,730. Language: English. Published: August 4, 2013 by Magical Scrivener Press. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
(5.00 from 5 reviews)
To the sorcerers he was a failure. To the knights, little more than a squire. To the ogres, he was War-Bringer. Rejected by his sorcerous family, Brannis Solaran sought to make a name for himself in service to the knighthood. Stationed on the border of the ogrelands, he and his fellow knights have been ordered to drive back the ogre incursion and put an end to their raiding.