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Wishes and Regrets
By Sam Seudo
Price: Free! Words: 2,230. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2013. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Born with a gift that no human should possess, Darrel has lived a life of wonder. Now terminally ill, he has one last desire. While Darrel’s gift has allowed him to fulfill so many of his wishes, it also caused an unspeakable tragedy that left him forever filled with regret and cost him his true love. Is it too late to find closure, or has fate conspired to do Darrel one last favor?
Roger.
By Sam Seudo
Price: Free! Words: 1,500. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2013. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
(4.00 from 1 review)
When the world changes dramatically and irreversibly, there's no rulebook for how to face the brave new world. Ava wants answers as to how the unthinkable has become reality, but Mike just wants to move forwards with the woman he loves. They say love conquers all, but can there really be a happily ever after for a couple living in constant fear that each day could very well be their last?
End of the Line (Short Story)
By Emma Meade
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,720. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2013. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
Cassie wants to die. When midnight rolls around, she stands on the tracks waiting for the train to come. She loses her nerve the first couple of times but returns to try once more. After all, third time's the charm.
A Wizard's Tale
By Natasha Weber
You set the price! Words: 18,650. Language: English. Published: February 28, 2013. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
(5.00 from 1 review)
A short story about the life of a Pixie in a fictional world.
The Prophecy
By Donovan Deleware
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 13,620. Language: English. Published: February 28, 2013. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » General
This is a story of Love & Loss, War and betrayal. The world has gone to hell thanks to the power hungry Archmage Arvanos summoning an army of demons to do his bidding. This is the story of one Elf's part in making the world a better and safer place to live, and the price he pays for his actions.
Caissa's Favor
By J. Naomi Ay
Series: The Two Moons of Rehnor Novella Collection, Book 5. Price: $1.29 USD. Words: 25,540. Language: English. Published: February 28, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Space Cadet Katie Golden is on her way to the Allied Spaceforce Academy when the spaceplane is boarded by Talasian Pirates. Katie is forced to take evasive action to save her treasured chess pieces, the white queen and black king that were given to her years ago by a strange alien boy. Will Katie's actions doom her career before it even starts?
The Vanara
By Chris Garson
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,440. Language: English. Published: February 27, 2013. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
And lo, the Vanara came into the Firmament, born of treachery and hope, and from them sprang dragons and god-fire.
Stripes
By Chris Garson
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,760. Language: English. Published: February 27, 2013. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Blade might have named Tomello to run the Fins' day to day operations, but that didn't mean the older rogues respected him. Alziri had wanted the job and many thought it should have gone to him.
Perspectives on a Dragon
By Tabitha Ormiston-Smith
Price: Free! Words: 5,500. Language: English. Published: February 27, 2013. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
0.5 star(4.50 from 2 reviews)
Perspectives: In this pair of short stories, the same event is narrated from two very different viewpoints. The Last Dragon: An old king with three sons. A dragon menacing the farmlands. A noble quest. One son is strong, one clever and the other one is Lorn. Which will defeat the dragon and inherit his father's kingdom?
Masks
By Chris Garson
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,460. Language: English. Published: February 27, 2013. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Devotees aren't born, they're nurtured. When Renjarro Palluri, a legionnaire in the God-Emperor's elite guard saves a red-haired woman, he has no idea how much it will change his life.
Snake
By Chris Garson
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,180. Language: English. Published: February 27, 2013. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
The Fins have had a stranglehold on Sangrithar's black market since Blade founded the guild a century before the God-Emperor exiled Hali. Blade has led them all this time and many have stood at his side as guild second. The latest, Kaizal, died recently and Blade has just named young Tomello to replace him.
Untitled: A Fairy Tale
By MojoFiction
Price: Free! Words: 16,140. Language: English. Published: February 27, 2013. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
0.5 star(3.50 from 2 reviews)
When Princess Amber disappears suddenly while playing in the Forbidden Garden, it's up to Prince Andrew to rescue her ... ten years later. Okay, so he's a little slow. Surely the princess won't hold it against him. Right?
Intruder
By Steve K Smy
Series: Thief, Part 3. Price: Free! Words: 7,900. Language: British English. Published: February 27, 2013. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
(5.00 from 1 review)
A new threat arises, but one from within. This danger, however, is not one that will not succumb to any normal solution. Tirnam must rely on friends old and new if the threat is to be overcome.
Aurealis #58
By Dirk Strasser (Editor)
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 17,170. Language: Australian English. Published: February 27, 2013 by Chimaera Publications. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author
(5.00 from 1 review)
Aurealis #58, edited by Dirk Strasser, opens with Steve Simpson's 'Apartment on Copernicus Street', an alien invasion story that's authentic, powerful, full of surprises, and more than a little chilling. And hold onto your horses for a tough and raunchy Wild West fantasy, with Chris Large's 'The Red House'. Whoa, boy! And if you're still hanging on, the usual reviews & news round off this issue.
Witch Hunt: A Retold Fairy Tale
By Anna Godiva
Series: Legends of the Fairytale Kingdom, Book 3. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,930. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2013 by WPF Press. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
When it comes to witches and their houses, sometimes it really isn’t about the candy. Sure, no one will pass up food during a kingdom-wide famine. But Hansel and Gretel really want their drugs, and the Wicked Witch is their chief supplier. If they can get their hands on the white powdery stuff, they can forget their stepmother troubles. But the Wicked Witch has something more sinister in mind.
Dueling Magics: A Kat, Incorrigible Short Story
By Stephanie Burgis
Price: Free! Words: 4,370. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2013. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Family / Siblings
A fun short story of sisterly rivalry and Regency magic, set in the Kat, Incorrigible universe.
Tales from Frewyn: Volume One
By Michelle Franklin
Series: Tales from Frewyn, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 43,690. Language: English. Published: February 25, 2013 by Paper Crane Books. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
In between the business of the books, the commander, Rautu, Otenohi, Unghaahi, Leraa, Kai Linaa and Alasdair enjoy some time together in Diras Castle, but as the stories portray, mischief lies in every corner of the keep where spiders, chocolate pies, petulant giants and grouchy cooks abound.
Adventures in Otherwhen: Tales of Pulp Fantastique
By Teel James Glenn
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 74,650. Language: English. Published: February 25, 2013 by Rob Preece. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » General
In other versions of our universe, Nazis attempted to conquer by invading the land of the fae, Hitler became an adventure writer, time-cops try to prevent cross-dimensional disaster, and the Nutcracker is a steampunk reality. Master storyteller Teel James Glenn (voted 2012 Pulp Writer of the year) gives us a peak into these and other realities... in Otherwhen.
Unconditional Love is a Lion
By Geltab
Price: Free! Words: 4,340. Language: English. Published: February 25, 2013. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » General
The bond between two beings can be unexplainable. Friendship comes in many forms, when love is found there is reason to stay. Turc lived as a solitary hunter in the eastern mountains for his adult life. Far above the corruption of the cities, and the Savage empire that is always looking for those unfortunate enough to serve in their entertainment arenas. Can a true friendship overcome fierce hate?
Drakberget - En Tom Rustnings Äventyr
By Stefan Gadnell
Price: $3.50 USD. Words: 43,100. Language: Swedish. Published: February 25, 2013. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction
En tom rustning blir förtrollad och får sitt namn av sin bästa vän draken som kallar honom Tom, Tom Rustning. Tillsammans hamnar de båda i fantastiska äventyr där de möter ett berg som kan röra sig och till och med tala. Berget har lämnat efter sig ett hål till underjorden och därifrån kommer de mest förskräckliga varelser. Draken och Tom måste försluta hålet och stoppa den onda armén.