When Captain Iona finds one of her team dead next to a statue of Raem II, she knows that someone has stolen a cursed object with the notorious Queen Raem II’s tomb. But as more bodies pile up, time is running out to find out who the killer is. And Iona has her own secrets, ones which are more deadly that she realises.
Silence is one of the most terrifying things in the world. It’s the lack of life, of activity, that scares me the most. The halting moment between breaths, when you too try to stay as quiet as possible. It makes me feel small, like the world is closing in around me. Waiting for me to… Continue reading Short Story – 3%
Surviving the crash landing was the least of Telence's worries. They had the Ulman to worry about. She'd rather die in the landing than meet one of those.
Civic Duty - Penny had a little detour on the way home. A form of civic duty. (Warnings: violence, swearing. Rating: T12 Genre - Fantasy, Horror). Penny found it was incredibly hard to resist the urge to rip the throat out of the man who was following her. It was Shepard’s Pie night, and Talia would have… Continue reading Short Story – Civic Duty
The Call - Breel flew high above the sea, watching, waiting, protecting Erawth from the invaders on the horizon (Genre - Fantasy, Rating - 12) (Image credit - Photo by Aron Visuals on Unsplash) There was something special about flying on top of a dragon, Breel thought. There was no freedom like it, just the wind rushing through her hair… Continue reading Short Story – The Call
Versas - There were people who could speak to the different ages of themselves, the different version of them throughout a lifetime. Jemma was one of those people. (Rating - PG, Genre - Fantasy, Genre - Sci-Fi). 24 found herself in a rush to the meeting. It wasn’t exactly her fault. She was tired, she was busy,… Continue reading Short Story – Versas
Oela - Yela searched the site of her ancestral home, hoping to find answers before the oncoming storm of Colonists arrived in the Quadrant. What she found, however, was something she wasn't expecting (Genre - Sci Fi, Genre - Fantasy, Rating - 12) (Picture Credit - Sweetie187, Flickr) When Yela held up her flare above her head,… Continue reading Short Story – Oela
Loa had the potential to Shift, to take another creature's form as her own. However, acquiring another creature's form was a process that was fraught with danger, especially if your chosen Shift was that of the Griffin. (Genre - General, Genre - Action, Genre - Fantasy, Rating - 12, Full Story) Image credit - Carole Raddato, flickr Picking… Continue reading Short Story – Bevra’s Gift
Amy's nightmares were more than terrifying. They hunted her, haunted her, and hounded her until she woke up. Or at least, when she thought she had woken up. (Genre - General, Genre - Horror, Rating - 12, Full Story) Image credit - wolfgangfoto, flickr In the nightmare, the world twisted and fluctuated like the sea… Continue reading Short Story – Nightmare
Killing Fields (Rating: 15, Genre - Horror, Genre - Fantasy, Genre - Sci Fi) - (1004 words) - Petris walked into the Killing Fields with the hope of wiping all the pieces off the chess board. Warnings - Contains graphic imagery and violence Bleak. That was the best word to describe it. Not bleak in a negative way which… Continue reading Short Story – Killing Fields