Heroic thrills, high action, mysterious magic and strange creatures await the adventurous in this collection of six stories by a master storyteller. Some are set in worlds resembling our own, though twisted by an infusion of dark magic. Others offer glimpses into secret countries undreamt of before. This is a collection of toothy fables: Dark and heroic fantasy with a bite. More
The best stories have teeth. Author Trista K. Robichaud is no stranger to such fables. Join her through six weird and wonderful worlds of the bizarre. Some resemble the one outside our windows, distorted by a lens of the fantastic. Others are places of pure, shadow-drenched fantasy. Here, magic and steel vie against the onrushing darkness.
Attend a college party, where a roofied drink gives one young man the chance to play hero. This student has a lot to learn about the price for performing good deeds . . .
Meet sorceress Moonstone and swordswoman Tess, whose travels bring them in violent opposition with wizards and demons. When they come around, heads are guaranteed to roll . . .
Visit Hammerspike, a training ground for warriors from noble family houses, where a weapons master finds himself trapped between licentious youth and stolid duty. Sometimes, the best way out of a bad situation requires sinister methods . . .
Follow the beloved Dorothy, the Tin Woodsman, the Cowardly Lion, the Scarecrow, and Toto off the yellow brick road and into a place unlike any other found over the rainbow. Nothing can prepare you for what they will find in the Garden of Meat . . .
Beware, reader. These tales have teeth. They will latch on, worry you, and transport you to vistas nightmarish and dreamlike.
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