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Ambrose Bierce

Ambrose Bierce

Chihuahua, Mexico

Ambrose Gwinnett Bierce was an American Civil War soldier, wit, and writer. Bierce's book The Devil's Dictionary was named as one of "The 100 Greatest Masterpieces of American Literature" by the American Revolution Bicentennial Administration.

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One Summer Night

The fact that Henry Armstrong was buried did not seem to him to prove that he was dead ...

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The Ingenious Patriot

Witty reworking of the -style fable.

8 min read

A Baby Tramp

In the town of Blackburg - home of raining frogs, crimson snow and Hettie Parlow's ghost - a young tramp stands on a street corner in the ra

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Haita The Shepherd

A shepherd who lives a simple but happy life under the watchful eye of the god Hastur begins to question the meaning of his existence.

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The Damned Thing

A man is called to give evidence at the coroner's inquiry into the violent death of a hunter.

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A Resumed Identity

Late one night, a mysterious man witnesses the strangely silent movement of a large army.

21 min read

The Haunted Valley

* Story contains bad language

A man uncovers the dark secret of a mysterious valley owned by a xenophobic drunkard.

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The Hare and The Tortoise

Humorous application of the fable to modern writers.

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The Crimson Candle

Witty reworking of the -style fable.

18 min read

Moxon's Master

A brilliant scientist who believes that machines can think creates something dangerous in his workshop.

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Insurance agents get a bashing in this witty reworking of the -style fable.