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The Snake Charm
Price: Free! Words: 11,180. Language: English. Published: September 18, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » General
A prequel story to award-winning Pantomime & Shadowplay, starring Drystan the White Clown before he met Micah Grey.
The Spell-checker Cat
Price: Free! Words: 1,400. Language: English. Published: September 17, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Visionary & metaphysical, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
(4.00 from 1 review)
In this short story, a writer acquires a feline to fight off the loneliness while completing a writing assignment and in the process he gets a lot more than he bargained for.
Schontag's Short Stories - Volume Two
Series: SCHONTAG'S Short Stories. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,760. Language: English. Published: September 17, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
The three short stories explore how our plans or schemes can be disrupted by unforeseen events but can be resolved through love, action and patience. The last one also brings the reader into the metaphysical world of an out-of-body experience.
Hans My Hedgehog
Price: Free! Words: 810. Language: English. Published: September 17, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fairy Tales
A princess has promised her father she will marry a man who is half Hedgehog. Based on the fairy tale by the Brothers Grimm. A short story with 1 illustration.
Tales of Asculum
Price: Free! Words: 25,510. Language: English. Published: September 17, 2014 by V&E Enterprises. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
After deciding to leave Fanchon and his friends must speak the outside language and conceal their magical talents to survive outside of Glynis. Fanchon visits the Seer's home and leaves with a new wife and two new missions - to find his lost uncle and a new home for the people of Glynis. As the youngest member of the group will Fanchon be up to the task of being the leader on this adventure?
The Apprentice, Volume 1
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 26,020. Language: English. Published: September 17, 2014 by Eccentric Tomato. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy
What do you think of when somebody says the word Wizard? Perhaps an ancient, wizened old man, with a long white beard. No matter what, wizards are men who symbolize power, knowledge and mystery. This story is about a wizard, but not the type you might envision. Apprentice Wizard Dorian is everything a wizard should be: brave, powerful, intelligent. There’s only one problem. He is actually a she.
Brimstone Deep
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,490. Language: English. Published: September 16, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Historical
WORLD-WIDE BEST SELLING FANTASY WESTERN FROM LAURIAN SMITH! In the unsettled Western lands, a gunslinger, trained in forgotten knowledge, is lead to a settlement of miners who have uncovered an underground fortress built to protect an ancient power. Now, it's up to young Harper to find the true nature of this power and the ancient people who harnessed it.
Elfsong
Price: Free! Words: 3,710. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2014 by A Conspiracy of Authors. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » General
Magic is dying in the world and the age of humans has arrived . . . but the elves might have one last trick before they go. (This free short story is about 2600 words and the document includes a preview of No Beast so Fierce.)
Clockwork Whalers; by Lizbeth Selvig & Naomi Stone
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 14,360. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Fantasy, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
What if the whalers of the late 19th Century had not had to wait months and years to communicate with their sweethearts at home? What if they'd had a steampunk version of skyping?
The Amaranthine Dowager
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,840. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2014 by Black Shire Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
The Dowager lives alone, burdened by a family that isn't hers and an obligation she never expected. With her husband dead, her life revolves around maintaining the inheritance for its next heir. The only problem is finding the next heir before she's ready to go.
Nó Górdio - Ricardo Dias
Price: Free! Words: 3,980. Language: Portuguese. Published: September 14, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
O líder de uma agência de correcção de anomalias temporais defronta-se com o maior dilema da sua vida. Um problema aparentemente insolúvel, mas que exige uma solução a todo o custo...
Lâmina de Cristal - Pedro Pereira
Price: Free! Words: 2,550. Language: Portuguese. Published: September 14, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
A milenar ordem Roul desde sempre acolheu os possuidores do Dom. Os aprendizes são acolhidos em tenra idade e treinados, de forma a aprenderem a controlar os seus poderes, vistos pela Igreja como uma maldição e uma ofensa aos seus deuses, os Inai. Irus Garis, um aprendiz no final de treino, inicia a derradeira prova para ser aceite na ordem: conseguir um cristal para uma das míticas espadas Roul.
Actos de Dor - Sara Farinha
Price: Free! Words: 2,100. Language: Portuguese. Published: September 14, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Há dores que não têm cura. Nico tirou a própria vida para fugir a uma dessas dores mas, incapaz de encontrar paz, volta para descobrir quem falhou… E descobre que as vidas se embrulham em nós impossíveis de desamarrar.
A Tempestade - Pedro Pereira
Price: Free! Words: 2,440. Language: Portuguese. Published: September 14, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
A chuva intensa que se fazia sentir naquele dia de Agosto obrigou John a procurar refúgio na igreja da povoação. Encharcado e cansado da viagem, mal podia adivinhar de que não se tratava de uma tempestade como tantas outras, mas sim o prenúncio de um mal que se aproximava.
A Herança do Escritor - Hugo Cântara
Price: Free! Words: 2,380. Language: Portuguese. Published: September 14, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Quando o fim se aproxima, reflectimos na herança que deixamos. O que deixamos àqueles que nos são queridos? Podemos imortalizar aqueles que amamos? A herança mais valiosa de um escritor é a possibilidade de nos transportar para o seu mundo.
The Water Guardian
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,820. Language: English. Published: September 14, 2014 by SkyTint Press. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
Ranya spends more time with the despised tovariken, those without elemental magic, than in her own home. Like her, they have no power. But everything changes the night she slips away from a party and nearly drowns. Lifted from the water by a Guardian, the Scion now has plans for her. It turns out family isn't always who you're born to.
Pixified
Price: Free! Words: 5,300. Language: English. Published: September 13, 2014 by Roane Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
(3.00 from 1 review)
Happily mated Tiger shifter, Fhina has the Purr-fect life with her no-longer-cursed Wolf shifter husband and their brand new babies. So, why is it that life suddenly took a turn for the weird for her favorite cousin Tessa? And why did Fhina’s Magician ex-boyfriend and his gaggle of pixies suddenly appear in Tessa’s bakery.
Child of Words Issue 2
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 30,240. Language: English. Published: September 13, 2014 by Big Pulp. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Child of Words is the new SF&F magazine from Big Pulp. Published twice annually, each issue contains a mix of science fiction and fantasy fiction and poetry. This issue features fiction by Alexander F. Burns; Conda V. Douglas; Mira Desai; Willis Couvilier; Tony Haynes; Shane M. Gavin; Shaun O. McCoy; Clay Waters; and Robert Quinlivan; and poetry by L.B. Sedlacek and Daniel W. Galef.
In Heaven's Glorious Bosom
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,440. Language: English. Published: September 13, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
Uncle Arthur is about to be revived from his untimely death of some years since. Dog Merdo is about to challenge death at the same time. Death is the only place that the two socially different people, could ever possibly meet in the equality of the soul of each human individual. While Uncle Arthur's vision of bosoms is only ever figurative, Dog Merdo's is more practial and direct.
Tales of High Fantasy
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 42,160. Language: English. Published: September 12, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
A collection of Robert E. Keller's fantasy short stories that were previously published in online and print magazines and in the Fantasy Stories Series, Volumes I, II, III, and IV. Story names: Barrel Rider; Two Men and a Sword; Gauntlet of Winter, Sword of Spring; The Web of Bloated Indulgence; Rage of the God Heads; The Battering Ram at Doom's Gates; Brock Strangebeard and the Towers of...