fantasy

Celebrating the fantastical. Let your imagination run wild.

Laney O'Hare6 months ago
A King's Predicament
The king stood on his balcony. His eyes watched his bride-to-be intently, not losing sight of her as she moved among the trees. He knew she was attempting to throw him off her trail. It made him chort...
Ashley Wentz7 months ago
Blade of Promise (Part 1)
There is a point in a woman’s life when she has a grasp of love and security and she does a lot of planning and getting ready for such things to happen like proposals and weddings and children. Not al...
Mac Childs7 months ago
A Stranger in the Woods
980 A.D., Danish held lands, Northern England. The sun was blinding as it rose over the freshly fallen snow and frost covered trees surrounding Rolf’s little homestead; he grimaced his heavily bearded...
James E. 7 months ago
The Switch—Part 1
I woke with a strange sensation. Oh no, I really gotta pee. Ugh. Why do I have to wake up? I ask myself. It was then I started to realize what the strange sensation was and where it was coming from. S...
Troi Speaks7 months ago
The Creative Process Is a Distant God
Oden lives in a box. All white, flat, smooth walls and no windows. A constant dripping sound though there is no place for water. There is a desk and chair and on the desk there is an open notebook. Th...
Brynne Nelson7 months ago
Cinderella (Chapters 7 & 8)
Chapter 7 I felt my jaw drop. My Mama had been there for me for most of my life—how could she not know me? Yet I could see the cloudy confusion in her eyes; she was sincere. I snapped my mouth shut du...
Gwen Burgett7 months ago
Jade Cyris: The Move
“Jade? Jade, wake up.” Jade groaned at the name and slowly opened her eyes. “Come on, sweetie, wake up.” Jade sat up in the car and stretched. “What? What is it?” Jade looked over to her mother, who’s...
Senketsu Red7 months ago
Red Dawn
The Red Dawn will only appear in the most dire of circumstances. It was Mother Nature's way of saying we have destroyed the planet and she will make it anew. The only ones to survive were the people w...
Nicole Fenn7 months ago
Siren
The siren’s melody had her in a trance for as long as she’s laid eyes on the sea. It was love at first sight. The vastness, the mystery below the reflection of the setting sun; it was all so tantalizi...
Gareth Read-Ellis7 months ago
Keep Calm, eh! Part 2
With Leo doing the reanimating thing in the basement; I’m left with some time to work in peace. Once the elevator hits the landing on Leo’s floor I’ve already got a checklist of things that I want to ...
G.F. Brynn7 months ago
Nymph
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Michael Delving7 months ago
The Assassin's Guarantee
Trevan spotted the man easily when he stepped foot into the tavern despite the smoke from the many pipes and tallow candles. The man wore expensive black leather armor with sparkling metal studs, two ...
Tony Martello7 months ago
Where Springs Spew Blue
Where Springs Spew Blue PART I After swimming and surfing from sea to sea on his one thousand year quest for love, Proteus sends a request to Poseidon for help on his journey. “Neptune, I have surfed ...
Nicole Cormier7 months ago
Casino Kingdom
In a time long ago lived a mighty king in the Casino Kingdom. His name was William. He was a fair and just king or at least he tried to be. He always surrounded himself with three guards, Richard, Dav...
Brynne Nelson7 months ago
Cinderella (Chapters 4-6)
Chapter 4 Years pass like the falling of autumn leaves; each may be examined and declared individual and exquisite, but only rarely do they mean much on their own. Only when watching as a storm of lea...
Brynne Nelson7 months ago
Cinderella (Chapters 1-3)
Chapter 1 I have heard the stories that the common people tell about me—some near the truth, but as time as gone on the tales have become increasingly absurd. Poor princess, someone said recently, thi...
Stephanie Miller7 months ago
Double-Edged Blade
A male warrior ran through the trees, thinking he could escape in the open field on the edge of the woods. He could still hear her haunting words running through his head, sending chills down his spin...