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Short Stories

  1. Ruru

    Captain Stanwick's Journey

    ~Jason Stanwick~ Jason Stanwick sat glumly in the bilge water of his ship. Well, boat. Alright, it was a dinghy with a sail on it, but it was...
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  2. fiera43

    Out of Place

    There was something out of Place and I couldn't put my finger on it. I slowly started to walk into the house, when suddenly someone fell from the...
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  3. elemtilas

    And the Sun Will Come Again

    Before the gods came into the world was Tammana, she who sowed the seeds of life and was herself the self-sown seed of life. Her gardens were the...
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  4. elemtilas

    How the Pot Called the Kettle Black and What Happened in Consequence

    One time there was a very fine house in the country and a very rich gravio called Hoght and he lived there with his wife and family and all his...
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  5. ATKH

    King of Tides

    King of Tides Jack Tregary When I was a kid, I had this little old storybook that dad brought home from one of his trips. Every time I...
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  6. AnomanderRake

    The Sacrifice

    “Volka warriors are made of hardened stones. When we walk upon the mud caked earth, the very soil shakes to its core. We march for days on end,...
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  7. osimur_wil

    A Titanfall Inspired Story

    The day was lost. The enemy had routed our forces to nothing, crushing us in an ambush. Despite a valiant effort, there was no other option left...
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  8. The Inner Abyss (Part Two)

    — The tinnabulum chimes cascaded overhead, marking the hour of Belannos’s ascension and the alignment of the heavenly bodies. Vienne stood at...
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  9. The Inner Abyss (Part One)

    Short story written in September 2016 for ThinkerX's Top Scribe VI Challenge. 6100 words THE INNER ABYSS Vienne woke to blackness where...
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  10. In the Shade of the Cypress Tree (Part Two)

    — Crickets sang. A breeze stirred the languid vines and night-drawn flowers around her. Dusk lay in blue-green shadows over the courtyard....
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  11. In the Shade of the Cypress Tree (Part One)

    Short story written in March 2016 for ThinkerX's Top Scribe I Challenge. 5000 words In the Shade of the Cypress Tree "They call Dhar...
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  12. Llynellul

    Short story written in October 2015 for Legendary Sidekick's Jerk MC Challenge. 1800 words Llynellul She was born into a deep green...
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  13. Earthfire, Soulfire (Part Two)

    — Evening fell soft and clear. The nighttime creatures began their thrumming chorus beyond the circle of our bonfire. We were deep in less...
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  14. Earthfire, Soulfire (Part One)

    Short story written in March 2015 for Phil Overby's Diversity Challenge. 5000 words EARTHFIRE, SOULFIRE My twelve-month solitude was...
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  15. Star Map

    Short story written February 2015 for T.Allen.Smith's Paint a Thousand Words Challenge (edited to add content & clarity) 1800 words STAR MAP...
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