Category Archives: Short Stories

A Palaver Wit A Malignity

She strode to the gates of Goblinburg, formerly the abandoned city of Wild Fringe. Her dainty hooves sizzled on the damp ground. “Oy!” shouted one of the two sentries that stood guard, “’Alt an state yer business!” Both Goblin guards … Continue reading

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‘Eres Da Thing

Meanwhile, deep in a dungeon… “It dunt really make sense, do it?” asked Vork the Goblin. “How da ya mean?” replied his companion Bork, another Goblin. “Well, we’ve been hired by this evil wizard-” “To be fair, we dunt know … Continue reading

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Art Irritates Life

It’s due. I know, I know. Do you have anything? Maybe… Do you want to tell me about it? NO! Okay, okay! Sorry. I’m stressed. Because of- Exactly. We could do something else. I really need to finish this. How … Continue reading

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No Escape

Snow lightly dusted the statue in the courtyard. Looking up, Molly felt the flakes land on her face and then melt. Soon the storm would grow and it would be impossible to see anything. Pulling the heavy bronze key out … Continue reading

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Reaping and Sowing

I am returning to the world of my first novel, Chosen, which you can read on this site. If you haven’t, I heartily encourage you to do so. I’ll wait. Finished? Excellent! This is a story of our hero, Sir … Continue reading

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Edge of the Waves

She ran along the wooded path, past towering ancient trees that loomed over her, towards the sea. Ravens squawked as she passed, disturbed by her footsteps, but quieted after she thundered by, though their black eyes followed her till out … Continue reading

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What Do You Want?

“So, you’re the Devil?” Jordan asked, “I thought that the Devil was… male.” “First, I am a devil,” corrected Marchosias, “Secondly, the Devil, the undisputed ruler of Hell, is known as Lucifer Morningstar.” Jordan took a sip of coffee and pondered this … Continue reading

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One Small Thing

“It doesn’t look good,” he said. “No,” she replied, “it does not.” They walked around the piles of debris that towered around them. At the peak of one, a jagged piece fell, bisecting a smaller mound of rubble at its … Continue reading

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In Our Nature

Wind groaned as it rushed through the gaps in the enormous stone tree, in a manner that sounded to Ghent that it was not yet ready to awaken. “This is a very dispiriting local,” observed T7-U. “I’d call it more … Continue reading

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Detective Arpin and the Chapeau De Mystère

Forward: Again, I find myself wandering the rues of the Arrondissement. While I love all the characters in this world, I am especially fond of Detective Arpin. Sorry, Gendarme Detective Class Première Arpin, and wanted to check in again with … Continue reading

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