fantasy

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Lost in Time
They've started to notice. I have to hand it to them, it was quicker than the last family. Only today, I heard the father muttering that he must be going insane. After all, why would anyone leave car ...
Dream Stalker 3
It wasn't as hot now, the dark sky let the first light of a star shine bright and the dim haze from the rising moon's reflection set off milky ripples in the sea. Tarania let out a breath of appreciat...
Emily Batesa year ago
Dark Voices
Chapter 1: It was any normal day in Colebrook, Connecticut. For other residents, not me. While the other lovely seventeen-year-old hang out and have fun with their friends, I was packing because I was...
Some You Can Save
There were ashes everywhere. The young squire stood in the gutted manor, her duster flapping in the breeze from the shattered windows. Her name was Thea Dorran and the scales round her crocodilian eye...
Sophie Wilksa year ago
Between Here and There
She had only meant to swim a little way out when a rush of movement thrust her forward. In her final moments, it wasn’t the water that got her, it was the cold. It mangled her limbs into excruciating ...
In the Midst of Wonder
There you are amidst a very unfamiliar, peculiar place. You lie cheek sunken into the sand as your eyes decipher what seems to be a beach. Your hands are stretched out beside you with palms hugging th...
Chloe Gilholya year ago
The Journey
Brock Curly was riding his red ostrich to Alpha Square. The Gavin Stardust Convention in Crystal Castle was set to be one of the greatest pop culture events of all time. He was not going to miss it: t...
Dylan Waitha year ago
The Nyxis Chronicles: I Will Live
...The Hero was out of options, out of time. He was exhausted, worn out, and left with only a tiny bit of strength left. He faced down the villain, his arch-enemy with a gaze that could match the sun ...
AM
Alexia Masya year ago
A Cold Heart
Entering Obsidian with Mirabel and Tatiana in tow had been a chance. Nym had heard Ophelia's call and had arrived in Dead City, but she had not expected the pull to her former home to be so strong. Th...
The Adventure of Gnomie the Orc
Gnomie is known as a simple Orc chief, cherishing the old ways, hating the newer tribes for changing rules around. After being a chieftain for 23 years, I decided to go traveling. In a feeble attempt ...
Dylan Waitha year ago
The Nyxis Chronicles: Knight of Darkness
Gael Newblood had lived his entire life stealing from others. His Father told him he had stolen his Mother’s life away when he was born right before abandoning him on the street. After that, Gael was ...
DM
Daniel Moulda year ago
Escape
The wind nipped through the windows, fluttering the curtains solemnly. As the fabric flew out, the darkness of the night was revealed. Beside the bed in which her children lay, the Elve stroked their ...
F. Simon Granta year ago
Monster Heel
E-Jo the Bull Mountain was ten feet tall (when he decided to be that small) and billed as being from the mysterious sounding L’Ile de Pieces Inconnus and composed of stone like the Easter-Island-like ...
IH
Ian Holmesa year ago
Pegasus
“Kudrow? Where are we going?” I didn’t know. They wouldn’t say. Phil is next to me, his hands balled tightly in his lap. For some reason, despite everything, I’m worried he’ll wet himself. That’s what...
Ali Phelpsa year ago
Introduction to "the tale of Eislyn"
What is Eislyn? Eislyn is a dark fantasy story about a young woman set in a medieval, feudalistic world inhabited by fantastical races. Written in the style of poetic prose, it's greatly inspired by t...
Aurora Skyea year ago
Jenna's Sacrifice Ch. 1
Jenna looked all around herself before she guided the heavy door closed behind her, but she saw nothing but the usual dull browns of the late summer sky after the passing of one of the worst dust stor...
JK
JYT Kennedya year ago
By Hadrian's Wall
For some time, my uncle was the closest remaining sheep farmer to the glaciers. They were closing in from both sides: the continental sheet was coming up from the coast, while on the other side the Pe...
Aurora Skyea year ago
Jenna's Sacrifice
In the beginning, all was shapeless and still, filled with darkness and emptiness. Then with a single low, tolling note, a pale light appeared that quickly grew to fill in the cracks in... everywhere....