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Short Stories

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14 min read

Princess Kwan-Yin

Kwan Yin is a beautiful princess who listens to her heart instead of her father.

10 min read

I Told You!

Jake gets home from school, but can’t find his key…

36 min read

The Fall of the House of Usher

The original gothic tale of madness, death and the atmospheric possibilities of an old house.

9 min read

My Body, Herself

When the cave’s ceiling crumples, so do I. Through my body, stone kisses stone. I die.Afterward, footsteps pass by my head. I track them to the opposite...

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.

19 min read


A late night encounter between an intelligent but lazy village dropout and the peasant wife of a signalman.

1 min read

The Avalanche Club

The article said it helps to look for one thing, as a way of accidentally discovering something else. I picked bears. I was looking for bears.It didn’t work....

12 min read


Alethia Debchance, raised on a strict diet of romance novels, leaves home for the first time to visit her distant cousin Robert, an aspiring

20 min read

The Mummy's Foot

A man buys the mummified foot of an Egyptian princess as a paperweight but soon finds his dreams disturbed.

8 min read

Chastisement By The Lambs

A man investigates an increasingly common phenomenon involving carnivorous lambs with a highly developed sense of justice.

9 min read

A Pair Of Silk Stockings

Little Mrs. Sommers one day found herself the unexpected possessor of fifteen dollars.

9 min read

The Three Fishermen

An atmospheric recollection of a riverside encounter.

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