fantasy

Celebrating the fantastical. Let your imagination run wild.

From the 2nd Book, "Shaare Emeth: Gateway to Truth:" The Prologue, "Theodosian Decrees"
Namazu sat on a worn curule in a small, stifling room. Maarika stood in front of her holding an ancient copper ankh in her right hand. She looked frantically from the altar to the curtain behind which...
Brutalist Stories #15
“We killed him, do you hear!?” They taunt me through the slat in the door, over and over, but it doesn’t matter now. It barely mattered when he was alive, why should it matter now he’s dead? “What wil...
Nick Browna year ago
Rewatching... Star Trek: This Side Of Paradise
Thursday 2 March 1967 "Who wants to counteract paradise, Jim boy?" There are two things I especially like in Star Trek. One is when the crew all start going out of their minds, and the other is when i...
From the 6th book, "Amagi, the Restoration," Excerpt from the Chapter Called "The Chosen People"
“The Gods of old were not remote, celestial icons. They were flesh and bone, sinew and blood,” she said, standing in front of the altar. She looked at the crowded nave. More people were entering. No o...
Nick Browna year ago
Rewatching... Doctor Who: The Moonbase – Part 3
Saturday 25 February 1967 "Clever. Clever. Clever." I like the Cybermen’s new voices. Perhaps not as easy to understand as the old ones but much scarier and more emotionless and robotic. Emotionless i...
Excerpt from the Chapter "The Perseus Spiral Arm" of the Book "To Break Bread with Strangers"
“Crossing in three hours,” Captain Hurin announced. Namazu bit her lip. “Hurin continued, “No activity in orbit,” she said referring to Ditallu, the first planet inside the border. “…a few dead scanne...
G.F. Brynna year ago
Alex The Inventor-Chapter 7
To Read Chapters 1 - 6, Go To: Deep Sky Stories and Illustrations.
Excerpt from the Chapter, "The Tlaloc Wars of 1962" of the Book "Shaare Emeth: Gateway to Truth"
It looked like a moldy orange, putrid, pock-marked with uneven circles of white ash and darker eruption. White and brown blotches unevenly stretched across its surface. Patches of hot dust alternated ...
daniel morrisa year ago
Dyson Trio pt 1
“What in the name of, what happened?” Groaned Alexander as he came too and rubbed the temples of his pounding head. Lying on his right side, facing a wall, all he saw as he moved to a sitting position...
Adam McCaulleya year ago
Puzzle Master
Trent had been a puzzlemaster for a long time. Age had no meaning for him since Trent never kept track of the days. Trent couldn't have told you if it was a Saturday or a Thursday or what month it was...
Excerpt from the Chapter, "Her First Mission," of the Book "The Love of the Tayamni"
She walked along the uneven sidewalk in heels that pinched her toes, watching the concrete to avoid tripping over the cracked surface. That same day, she purchased clothing appropriate for the heat. T...
Sam Seaa year ago
The Threat
Space had been conquered. And colossal, powerful gates, with the strength of hundreds of suns, were built to connect one galaxy to another. And human race traveled through those gates, discovering and...
From the 3rd Book in the Series, "The Love of the Tayamni"
“Your training, or whatever you call it, ruins ‘em,” the pudgy, middle-aged, human man accused. “What does that machine do to ‘em anyway?” Jerry looked beyond the man’s shoulder, through the window, t...
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Fergus Neffa year ago
The Parisian
THE PARISIAN: A TALE OF THE STONES 14-AUG-3276, 16:00 CET EARTH, FRANCE, PARIS CON TRANE HELD his breath and tensed all of his muscles. Lines stood out from his body - across his shoulders they shudde...
From the 2nd Book in the Series, "The Love of the Tayamni"
One hundred fifty thousand years ago, in a sector of the Perseus Spiral Arm near the Orion Spur, a lifeless planet was jostled out of orbit by a rogue spray of asteroids. The accumulating debris of wh...
G.F. Brynna year ago
Alex The Inventor-Chapter 6 (Pt.2)
For Chapters 1 - 5, Go To: DeepSkyStories.com
Adam McCaulleya year ago
Beyond the Colony (Part 2)
[Here is the 2nd part of this series. The first part can be found here. If you like what you see tweet at me @amccaul1976. If you don't like what you see please be constructive with the criticism. Hel...
From the 1st Book of the Series, "The Love of the Tayamni"
The sky was a whirl of yellow and green. Dark clouds moved southwards. Sheets of rain and black shadows slid over sand and stone. A dim sun climbed higher as mists rose from seas of methane. On the ro...