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Achmed Abdullah

(1881 - 1945)

An Act of Piety

A man kills an old Spanish woman, regrets nothing, and continues his life as a respected member of the Chinese community in New York.

36 min read · Rating: PG · Read story

An Indian Jataka

A tale of love and wisdom in ancient India, where a slave girl and a captain of horse find passion and freedom in each other's arms.

22 min read · Rating: PG-13 · Read story


Stuart McGregor is haunted by the memory of his friend Farragut Hutchison, who disappeared in the African jungle. He is consumed by fear and believes that Hutchison will come back to get him....

18 min read · Rating: R · Read story

Strength of the Little Thin Thread

A Brahmin man is tried by his caste tribunal for marrying an infidel, but despite his rejection of caste, he still wears the sacred thread.

9 min read · Rating: PG · Read story

The Dance on the Hill

A man races down a mountain to seek medical help for his wife in labor, encountering a dangerous bear along the way.

15 min read · Rating: PG-13 · Read story

The Incubus

A man finds himself alone in the heart of Africa, facing various challenges and a growing sense of fear and dread.

21 min read · Rating: PG-13 · Read story