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The Other Side of the Marshmallow
Price: Free! Words: 2,710. Language: Australian English. Published: February 21, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
'The Other Side of the Marshmallow' is a short story, designed simply to be entertaining. It shows what happens when the real world, meets the world of confectionary and the unlawful.
Moving Spirits
Price: Free! Words: 2,200. Language: English. Published: February 20, 2013 by 2 Esprits. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
A short poetic story upon a new road where six feet under, life can be very different than what you had imagined.
In A Season Of Dead Weather
Price: Free! Words: 20,810. Language: English. Published: February 20, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
(4.14 from 7 reviews)
In a season of dead weather, the mind clutches at reality; but what does it find instead? Madness, or monsters? Ghosts, or things more terrible than ghosts? Illusions, or invasions? Dreams, or the darkness at the end of all nightmares? One thing is clear: these are tales that echoes tell, in a season of dead weather.
Tales of Woe and Wonder
Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 30,220. Language: English. Published: February 20, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Literature » Fairy tales
Tales of Woe and Wonder collects nine fantasy stories from Jeff Chapman. There are new fantasy stories and fairy tales as well as classic fairy tales retold. You'll find a mix of fairy tale wonder and tragic woe.
Wild: The Dark Canopy
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,380. Language: English. Published: February 20, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
The jungle still holds secrets. Some of them are dangerous, even deadly. Some of them defy our modern understanding. Some of them, like the pale, ghostly girl who runs through the trees, can save your life.
No Matter the Reality
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,070. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
(3.50 from 2 reviews)
A few moments with a stranger at a random stop, a sleeve of photographs, a small moment taken for granted with a loved one. Small objects, small moments, all leading to deeply felt change. This is the hub of "No Matter the Reality." This collection of three short science fiction and fantasy stories revolves around the little things. 6000 words
Lost Flame
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,810. Language: English. Published: February 17, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
Oriel is the Holy Fire of the Most High, sent to earth in the final days to fight with the other angelic agents. When the plans of the saints go horribly awry and a love from his past comes back to haunt him, will he be able to finish his mission? And who is the woman that looks so much like the one he used to know? (This is a companion story to The Angel & Her Gun and The Demon & His Lover).
Into the Woods
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,670. Language: English. Published: February 17, 2013 by WPF Press. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
When Cormac disappeared, Deidra had to find him. No one knew what happened to him; only that he had vanished into the woods. The woods. With their infinite dangers and secrets, they have held the people of Albion in fear for milennia. Packs of wolves dart among the trees, and a crazed hunter stalks humans for prey. But it is there that Deidra must go: INTO THE WOODS, to find Cormac or death.
Human Circle - A Heartwarming Fairy-Tale Novelette
Series: Do you spook German?. Price: Free! Words: 15,050. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Romance » Fantasy
Pete, an anthropologist whose specialty is debunking sightings of mythical creatures, didn't believe in fairies. When a beautiful woman, claiming to be a fairy princess on the run from her power-hungry fiancé, literally falls into his arms just outside of a fairy circle in Ireland, he begins to question his beliefs. Against his better judgment, he agrees to help her. He shouldn’t have.
Skywren and the Riders of Sythe
Price: Free! Words: 38,410. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Action & Adventure / Survival Stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Skywren's life was like that of most boy's his age. He played pranks with his friends, tended to his uncle's flock of sheep, and tried to stay out of trouble with the bullies that Sull now allowed to rule the land. That all changed, though, when Skywren unexpectedly came across a Tor: a highly-intelligent reptilian creature with a knack for bursting into flames when provoked, previously thought
The Lady of Roch Shan
Price: Free! Words: 4,190. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Historical
(4.67 from 3 reviews)
In this fantasy short story, a Highlands wise-woman must pit her craft against a wayward noblewoman and her fairy lover.
Mi propio paraíso
Price: Free! Words: 260. Language: Spanish. Published: February 16, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Se trata de un cuento breve de mi propia inspiración, que los transportará momentáneamente a la arremolinada mente de una joven de dieciséis años de edad.
De Ragnarok Interrupt
Price: Free! Words: 3,890. Language: Dutch. Published: February 16, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Thor is zijn naam, Noordse God van Donder en Bliksem, altijd in voor een goed gevecht. Met het einde der tijden in zicht vertrekt hij vol goddelijke vechtlust richting het slagveld... 'De Ragnarok Interrupt' veroverde de eerste plaats in de Thor verhalenwedstrijd van het SaBi Verhalenforum, ism WB*Fantasy.
The Artificer's Apprentice
Price: Free! Words: 7,480. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
In the city of Renze magic and technology blend seamlessly and the Artificer guilds make handsome profits keeping the city's systems running. Cast out of the guild in his prime and bitter from his many losses, a blind artificer has taken on an apprentice to make what he no longer can: a device that will help him get revenge on the man responsible for destroying his life.
Candy Cane Sword
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,330. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2013 by WPF Press. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Candyfloss, a herder of cotton candy sheep, wants to spend the rest of his life in the Sugar Flats. Even when warned that They are coming, Candyfloss refuses to leave. But strangers have entered this world of candy: the Toys - a chain-smoking doll, a perverted Teddy Bear and others. Can Candyfloss keep his resolve and stay in the Sugar Flats, or will he have to flee his home?
Cracks
Price: $2.50 USD. Words: 3,790. Language: English. Published: February 14, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
I was born mad. Crazy. Born with teeth and snapping. Bit the old doctor's finger, tasted blood before milk, suckled hard, gave a little pain before I let the world have my tears. My mum says that's all the child I was allowed, that moment of insolence. Didn't stop her treating me like one. Didn't stop the thrashings I got.
Gabrin: The Avatar
Series: Thief, Part 1-2. Price: Free! Words: 5,140. Language: British English. Published: February 14, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
(5.00 from 1 review)
Gabrin Parr, the Avatar, rebels against his fate. Can he triumph over an evil that has lasted for thousands of years? The prequel to Thief.
Starlight Gifts (Soldier Evolution's Origin Story)
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,790. Language: English. Published: February 14, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
Bunny Lilka is just an ordinary, cute teenager with a big appetite. (Even though she forgets to bring her lunch with her to school sometimes)…When her mother is brutally murdered by a creature called a Lesser Demon, Bunny’s life is no longer quite so ordinary. And as the mysterious talking wolf cub named Kamyu reveals, her life was never meant to stay that way.
Snowbound
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,940. Language: English. Published: February 13, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » General
As an elven kithwaymender, Lleyyanir has delivered hundreds of clandestine communications across continents and kingdoms. But when he is given a delivery for the warden of the beleaguered city of Porytim, his master Gwennin urges unprecedented haste. Thousands of lives hang in the balance, and Lleyyanir’s message holds the key to their survival—if he can stay alive long enough to deliver it.
Ravenous Cavernous
Price: $1.29 USD. Words: 3,970. Language: British English. Published: February 13, 2013 by Raxial Press. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Ravenous Cavernous is a quirky fantasy-comedy short story which tackles - in a lighthearted and slightly bonkers way - the things we fear and why we fear them; and the tinkering with of traditional tales by creatures that should probably sometimes just leave things be. "It simply didn’t do to have nostrils, only to go and fill them with foul things, he thought."