fantasy

Celebrating the fantastical. Let your imagination run wild.

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 morris2 years 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 McCaulley2 years 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 Sea2 years 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 Neff2 years 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. Brynn2 years ago
Alex The Inventor-Chapter 6 (Pt.2)
For Chapters 1 - 5, Go To: DeepSkyStories.com
Adam McCaulley2 years 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...
Sam Sea2 years ago
The Executioner
In one small dot of the eternal space, thirty-one planets formed the empire where humans can prosper and live in peace. In their constant drive to advance, they succeed in discovering new technologies...
Bryan Irving2 years ago
Cooper's Creek
I wish I had never heard of that place. The name will haunt me till the day I die, and that's a day that can't come soon enough. I can't even bring myself to write it down. It's as if just writing tha...
daniel morris2 years ago
Symbiote Chapter 1
The night sky rotated serenely as Xavier Thomas cruised down the I90W corridor well passed Hershey, Nebraska. The flat of the Great Plains seemed to go on forever, to every horizon. The sun had long s...
daniel morris2 years ago
Symbiote Chapter 0 (Prelude)
The pursuit of science is the key to unlocking the universe. The knowledge and technology gained are the gifts given by the universe as a reward for perseverance. No race had more perseverance in the ...
Nick Brown2 years ago
14/1/1967: The Underwater Menace – Part 1
My ongoing mission: to watch classic television fifty years after first broadcast... “You’re not turning me into a fish!” The problem I have with this episode is that Atlantis is presented as if it’s ...
Ian Richardson2 years ago
Mirror Cube
Since 2020, the Year of vision, we have been told that the universe is infinitely large but, as I said in my last post, (see Kaleidoscope Part 1) the universe is actually very small. Tiny. It’s vastne...
G.F. Brynn2 years ago
Alex The Inventor-Chapter 5
For Chapters 1 - 4, Go To: DeepSkyStories.com