Tagged in "fantasy"

Fantasy is a form of literary genre in which a plot cannot occur in the real world. Its plot usually involves witchcraft or magic taking place on an undiscovered planet of an unknown world.

From the 5th Book, "Hegira," The Prologue, "Decision on Vandeventer"

Teresa McLaughlin
in Fiction

She remembered. It was a Saturday morning over 30 years ago. Must have been early Winter, steam billowed from car exhaust. Sitting alone, in a diner on Vandeventer Avenue, a plate of eggs and bacon in...

The Elevator to Everywhere

Adam McCaulley
in Fiction

[Hi, I'm back. If anyone has anything they would like to say you can contact me @Amccaul1976 on twitter or email me at [email protected] Again if you have something nice to say feel free to let m...

'The World’s End' is Not the End of the World for Simon Pegg

Rich Monetti
in Entertainment

The first years after college, getting the boys back together for homecoming was almost as seamless as lining up the next keg. But as the years progressed, bringing the past full circle fell victim to...

The Storm

Roy Huff
in Fiction

“Dad, what are we going to do?” “What we’ve always done,” Peter replied. The city’s silhouette filtered through the window panes. Narrow glass tunnels joined mega-structures connected into a massive c...

From the 4th Book, "The Far, Far West," The Prologue, "Descent Into Darkness"

Teresa McLaughlin
in Fiction

It was the land of the dead, the underworld, the abyss; the land beyond the edge of the world, where the sun never rose, where light was choked out. It was the Land of Darkness. Closing her eyes, she ...

Alex The Inventor-Chapter 8

G.F. Brynn
in Fiction

Read Chapters 1 - 7 at: Deep Sky Stories

Forever Love (#1)

Storyteller IRT
in Fiction

~*~ With the flower, she stood, waiting for her lover. A gift he usually gave, a symbol of forever. ~*~ I stood by the docks, overseeing the dark sea. Organs played in the background, breaking through...

Excerpt From the 3rd Book, "To Break Bread with Strangers," The Prologue, "Banquet at Uruk"

Teresa McLaughlin
in Fiction

She felt a cascade of changing memories. Like double vision, as if one eye blurred while the other remained clear. Different images of the same event vibrated against each other. The dissonance made h...

Outrun Stories #15

Outrun Stories
in Fiction

“It’s 1994 and I’m sat in a downtown diner holding a banana milkshake. I remember it like yesterday, sat there, fresh out of the academy and Frost and his buddies trying to screw me over at any opport...

Rewatching... Doctor Who: The Moonbase – Part 4

Nick Brown
in Entertainment

“…we’ve got enough madmen here already.” Saturday 4 March 1967 There are really impressive numbers of Cybermen in this. They march across the lunar landscape and begin to assemble a weapon. I count el...

Cut Your Hair

J.C. S.
in Fiction

“Erin!” Cassandra yelled. Nothing. He acted as if he didn't hear her. “Damn you, Erin!” She yelled again. Erin paused, looking into his small mirror hanging on the hut’s straw wall. “I'm grooming!” He...

Bumblebee

Maya Simone
in Fiction

“Baby, what are you doing?” Miranda’s mother Ericka interrupted Miranda from her trance causing her to drop her dishes to the floor. “Honey, I'll get that,” Miranda’s mother said, pushing her out of t...

From the 2nd Book, "Shaare Emeth: Gateway to Truth:" The Prologue, "Theodosian Decrees"

Teresa McLaughlin
in Fiction

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

Brutalist Stories
in Fiction

“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...

Rewatching... Star Trek: This Side Of Paradise

Nick Brown
in Entertainment

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"

Teresa McLaughlin
in Fiction

“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...