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1 min read stories

Discover a collection of stories which are around 1 minute read time.

1 min read

The Boy Who Cried Wolf

Classic fable. Moral: There is no believing a liar, even when he speaks the truth.

2 min read

The Princess and the Pea

A Princess is given a bad night's sleep when a Queen puts a pea under her mattress!

3 min read

Rewarding Superstitions

A man makes a living out of other people's superstitions.

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The Hare and The Tortoise

Humorous application of the fable to modern writers.

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Eternity is 20 Seconds Long

They would have the time of their lives. A long time.

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The Crimson Candle

Witty reworking of the -style fable.

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The Case of The Lower Case Letter

The famous lexical semanticist Professor Edgar Nettleston had been found dead, a gunshot wound to the head.

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The Ant and the Grasshopper

Classic fable. Moral: It is best to prepare for days of need.

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Revenge

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

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The Flying Machine

Venture capitalists get a bashing in this witty reworking of the -style fable.

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The Miser

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