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Short Stories

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Pale Lemon Square

When they say nobody rides horses anymorewhat they mean is: look, the ineffable sadnesshas returned, and while every mindless plantin town is blooming, an...

1 min read

Meeting Point

Time was away and somewhere else, There were two glasses and two chairs And two people with the one pulse (Somebody stopped the moving stairs): Time was away...

12 min read

The Peace of Mowsle Barton

Crefton Lockyer begins to suspect that all is not right in the seemingly peaceful villiage of Mowsle Barton. One word: Witches!

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The Miser

Classic fable. Moral: The worth of material weath comes from what you do with it.

82 min read

The Secret Sharer

An unusually young ship's captain lets a stranger aboard his ship - a stranger who appears from the sea in the night. But an unusual bond f

3 min read

An Enlightening Tale

Humorous fable about an honest beggar, a miserly Lady and an infatuated butler.

16 min read

The Happy Prince

The statue of a Prince asks a sparrow to help solve sad people in his city.

4 min read

Girls Fine as Beeswing

For my fifteenth birthday, Granddad took me to Brown’s.

35 min read

A Descent into the Maelstrom

A man sets out to uncover the secrets of the strange natural phenomenon that is the Maelstrom vortex.

1 min read

The Hare and The Tortoise

Humorous application of the fable to modern writers.

10 min read

Tom Hickathrift

Tom Hickathrift famously battles an evil giant!

10 min read

The Fisherman and His Wife

A talking fish grants wishes to a fisherman's wife, until she becomes too greedy.

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