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The Southwick Peacock
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Price: Free! Words: 4,650. Language: British English. Published: March 22, 2015. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Aydin, an unemployed cheese-man, discovers a dead soldier lying in a ditch between the towns of Redstone and Southwick. He decides to steal the dead man's armour and use it to trick the townsfolk of Southwick into providing him with free food and lodgings. Will Aydin's plan work?
Farseer
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Price: Free! Words: 19,120. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2015. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
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Aesic Dyonn is a Farseer. A souleater with the ability to cut a person's soul from their body with a mere look. His kind are feared by all, whether they deserve that fear or not. Valin Amatta is the first person in a long time to approach him directly, despite her fears. She needs his help to find her father's killer. But by helping her Aesic finds more than he bargained for.
Red and Yellow eyes
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Price: Free! Words: 4,200. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2015. Category: Fiction » Horror » Undead
This is the first hand description of one man's struggle to survive a zombie pandemic in Ireland, after it has been quarantined from the rest of the world.
The Privateer
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Price: Free! Words: 2,040. Language: English. Published: March 20, 2015. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
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A Tortuga tavern owner tells one of his patrons about the time he encountered a mysterious buccaneer out on the open sea known simply as "The Warlock".
The Color of Vengeance
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Price: Free! Words: 4,830. Language: English. Published: March 18, 2015. Category: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
A standalone short story excerpted from Morning's Journey, The Dragon's Dove Chronicles book 2.
Snow Falling In Colours
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Price: Free! Words: 2,480. Language: British English. Published: March 16, 2015. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
It is the day after the Dark Day when everything had stood still and a night had descended into town. Simply believing in one word was enough to keep him from harm and recognise that through even the worst of times, even in the darkest of days, there is always a glimmer of hope.
The Witch's Kiss
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Price: Free! Words: 4,290. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: March 16, 2015. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
A genie’s life is full of wishes – the wishes of those who own him, that is. When his owner, the powerful yet ugly witch Ezemelda, is called to celebrate the coming-of-age of King Nruk’s daughter, her prophesy of the princess’ future goes against everything Nruk desires. Promising a special spell to reverse the curse on the princess and change her future, but won’t cost him a cent, Ezemelda has mo
Horrible Horace and the Slug
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Price: Free! Words: 9,470. Language: British English. Published: March 12, 2015. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
One wonderfully damp and drizzly cold morning, a slug called Reilly wandered away from the confines, the safety of his garden. Sliming his way under the garden gate, he pointed his stalked eyes, one in each direction, along the busy street outside, wondering which way to go. “This is indeed a fine place to begin my travels,” he said to himself.
House Of Pryce
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Series: Long Shadows on a Wide Plain. Price: Free! Words: 34,610. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2015. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
The nobles are dead, the gods have abandoned their people and shock has taken the realm. In the chaos at the end of world Nerys, Valtteri and Sayjin sit around the table of the rulers and struggle with their place in the new order. With the gods they despised gone and the guards of the Lesser Men missing in action the three decide on a new path that goes against everything they held to be true.
Ten In One Scopes
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Price: Free! Words: 3,900. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2015. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
(3.00 from 1 review)
The toy from my childhood days that I loved the most was my Ten In One Scope. These instruments, these scientific instruments (printed upon each box, it stated, ‘scientific instrument, not a toy’) were everything us boys wanted, and then some. The girls in our school had no interest in them, and that suited us boys just fine. Another MAD story, an eBook from the Crazymad Writer.
Goody Alice
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Price: Free! Words: 1,530. Language: English. Published: March 10, 2015. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Goody Alice is a witch who spends her time trying to get revenge on her sister.
Different Dreams
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Price: Free! Words: 1,830. Language: English. Published: March 10, 2015. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Mr. Sandman has been busy the past year or so, leaving grains of sleep in the corners of my eyes. Dreams from my sleepy mind.
The Air-Raid Shelters
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Price: Free! Words: 2,170. Language: British English. Published: March 10, 2015. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Action & Adventure / Pirates
At school, playing inside the air-raid shelters was expressly forbidden, on orders from our headmistress, Sister Alexis. Whilst most of the time we obeyed this rule without question, realising it was there for a good reason, because the air-raid shelters were is a bad state of repair, we sometimes found it impossible to fight the temptation, the urge to go inside and explore...
Tìoraidh Ma-tha (Cheerio then)
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Price: Free! Words: 2,700. Language: English. Published: March 9, 2015. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
A short story set on Hirta, an island in the archipelago of St Kilda, Scotland. This is the second short story in a trilogy about these majestic islands. On the 29th of August 1930 the last remaining inhabitants left their homes for good, this short story is based at that time.
Hobnail Boots
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Price: Free! Words: 2,030. Language: English. Published: March 9, 2015. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
In school there was a pupil, a boy called Tony. Let me tell you about him… Although baptized Anthony, everyone knew him as Tony. Although he wasn’t a bad child, not really, he was always doing something that he shouldn’t be doing, to divert people’s attention from the bugbear of life – his height – or lack of it. You see, Tony was small.
Princess Cressida Paints the Dawn
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Price: Free! Words: 3,920. Language: English. Published: March 6, 2015. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Fairy tales & fables
Each morning Princess Cressida paints the colors of the day. But this morning she wakes up and all her paints are missing. What will she do to ensure the day has a yellow sun and a blue sky and green trees? And will she ever find her colors? Or will all the days be forever gray?
Twenty Minutes Later
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Price: Free! Words: 2,760. Language: English. Published: March 6, 2015. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
A short story about mustering up the courage to be able to cross over into something new. There are always obstacles on the road to change, but it doesn't mean that there are not ways to overcome them and be able to cross, in this case, Pevensey Bridge.
Presos por um cabo
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Price: Free! Words: 2,590. Language: Portuguese. Published: March 5, 2015. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Maria subia os 283 degraus da Rua da Bica enquanto António a descia. Apaixonados cruzavam-se todas as manhãs, do lado oposto do passeio, sem nunca trocarem uma palavra. Até que o guardião, cansado de assistir aquele vai-e-vem sem fim decidiu juntá-los…
Stories from the War - Part 1: First Meeting
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Series: Friends of my Enemy. Price: Free! Words: 10,070. Language: American English. Published: March 4, 2015. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Arinna and Michael Prescot are just two of the many former soldiers sent to embassies in the hopes of strengthening faltering US alliances in 2055. But as the US becomes embroiled with new internal terrorism, its agents in Europe are offered intimidation, lies, and deceit rather than explanations. And the price of seeking answers is steep. Begin the new dark fantasy series Friends of my Enemy!
A Child's Nightmare
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Price: Free! Words: 1,000. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2015. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
(5.00 from 1 review)
Something goes bump in the night, and little Tommy must learn to fight his fears or run from them. Which will he choose?