FanTAsy Stories

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authors
Andrey Lukyanov

Meet Moi

I’ve borrowed some money from people with no intention of paying it back. Fuck ’em, the whole thing would resolve by itself eventually or at

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hero
Tim McDaniel

Zero Hour

Most kids, as they approach high school graduation, are faced with hard choices. Should I go to college? A college near home, or one in

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Eta George

The Knight’s Wife – Contents

Sweethearts and Wives, Image © Samuel E Waller (1850–1903) What’s this story about? The Knight’s Wife is an eight part short web novel. Set against a

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zombie
Tim McDaniel

Taken, One After Another

 Chad still hadn’t returned by morning. We all knew he’d been taken, just like Sandy. That was the way it was, ever since the dead

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romance
James Jordan

Unrequited

Her eyes smile good morning as I enter We say hello. she grabs my attention casually The soft curvature of her smile takes my breath

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Hand of Death

Tayler groaned, her bookbag thumping against her side as she ran. She was late. “You visit your dad over the weekend and suddenly you wake

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hero
Tim McDaniel

Magic Squad!

Lieutenant David Moy bit his lower lip and looked back up at the eighteenth story ledge. The wind blustering along the street took one look

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adventure
Maryandra Barker

S.O.S. Chapter Five – The Procedures (P-2)

***Want to start at the beginning? Here’s the link to the prologue: http://simily.co/all-stories/maryandramb/s-o-s-searching-out-souls/ ____________________________________________________________________ (Photo Credit- Myself) Part Two The man felt as though he

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adventure
Maryandra Barker

S.O.S. Chapter Four – The Punishment (P-2)

***Want to start at the beginning? Here’s the link to the prologue: http://simily.co/all-stories/maryandramb/s-o-s-searching-out-souls/ ____________________________________________________________________ (Photo Credit- Myself) Part Two “Ah, Commander Egress.” Nehemiah White turned

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Academia
Tim McDaniel

Personal Histories

 Lawrence Hogben, Ph.D., sat at his desk and fumed. Before him lay that month’s Archeological Extracts, open to Beaglehole’s article on the use of toilet

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Taiki the Cat

Daisuke was waiting for the light-emitting cat. Feeding time for Taiki had come and gone. Lights were blinking on across the city, but he couldn’t

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celebrity
Andrey Lukyanov

Smoke

Got a light? Oh no, I don’t even smoke, it’s just for the screen you know, feeling like Mickey Rourke here. I remember watching Nine

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Water Cooler Talk

It was another day in the office, another Wednesday in the middle of a week that seemed to drag on forever. Samnas glanced up at

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gods
Kelson Hayes

Tauro The Titan-Slayer

ATHENS, ITANIA Summer, 1E15  Tauro was a farmer in the fertile farmlands outside Athens that comprised the majority of inland Itania. He grew tomatoes, lettuce,

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gods
Caitlin McColl

Coming Back Again

I could still see the footprints, etched in the mud as if preserved for eternity. I never thought I would be coming back again, back

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#Halloween
Charlotte Rodricks

Halloween Betrothal

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It hit the floor with a thud. She watched in horror as the pumpkin basket bounced merrily off the floor of the patio scattering her

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fantasy
Dennis Mombauer

The Festival of Dissolution

– I – The Festival of Dissolution is coming to town, and just like in previous years, Franok is still too young to go. He

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adventure
Maryandra Barker

S.O.S – Saving One Soul (Prologue)

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(Photo Cover Credit- Myself) Prologue “Aaron Claviss White,” read the familiar writing across the inner cover of the small journal Nya White clutched in her

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The man eater

She missed her pet. Silent tears streamed down her face as she clutched her locket which encompassed a picture of the deceased pet. All the

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Beauty and the Beast
Bernadette O'Leary-Malcolm

Of Beastly Beauty (Part II)

Of Happier Times and Broken Dreams As Reyon and Raphaela Blackheart grew, so did their bond. Their love was pure and complete. Neither needed anything

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adventure
Maryandra Barker

S.O.S. Chapter Ten – The First of Many (P-4)

*** Want to start at the beginning? Here’s the link to the prologue: http://simily.co/all-stories/maryandramb/s-o-s-searching-out-souls/ _____________________________________________________________________ (Cover Photo Credit – Myself) Part Four After more than

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A Sad Decoration

The water was still, not a creature stirring in the dark depths of the ocean. It was a peaceful, silent scene. Then, off in the

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anger
Tim McDaniel

Idiots and Morons Fill the Roads

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 Dave eyed the blue Chevy Suburban in the other lane. That lane ended just past the intersection, and he knew the idiot driver was going

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The Farm

Elswyth didn’t have to be woken that morning. Her eyelids went up, and just a moment later she was able to kick her way up,

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alien
Tim McDaniel

Screwed by Frankie Frog

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( 1 Reviews )

 “Who’s your favorite?” The woman looked up from her book, tossing her dark hair out of her eyes. “Excuse me?” Alan hadn’t meant to speak.

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adventure
Dennis Mombauer

Junkyard Evolution

Tem Rondo looked out over his home, a junkyard stretching toward the horizon in every direction. The immense carcasses of spaceships were laid to rest

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adventure
Maryandra Barker

S.O.S. Chapter Seven – The First Decisions (P-3)

*** Want to start at the beginning? Here’s the link to the prologue:  http://simily.co/all-stories/maryandramb/s-o-s-searching-out-souls/ _____________________________________________________________________ (Cover Photo Credit – Myself) Part Three Nya stood next

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frivolous
Tim McDaniel

Victims

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 “Thought of someone to sue yet?” Bill’s dad called from the living room. “Not yet, dad.” Bill opened the refrigerator door. “Did you find the

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adventure
Maryandra Barker

S.O.S. Chapter Five – The Procedures (P-4)

***Want to start at the beginning? Here’s the link to the prologue: http://simily.co/all-stories/maryandramb/s-o-s-searching-out-souls/ ____________________________________________________________________ (Photo Credit – Myself) Part Four —– The alarm clock next

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Caitlin McColl

God’s Own Medallion

The ballroom lay empty, abandoned. Its once gleaming marble floors were chipped and cracked and caked with years of dust and grime. The great domed

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adventure
Maryandra Barker

S.O.S. Chapter Ten – The First of Many (P-3)

*** Want to start at the beginning? Here’s the link to the prologue: http://simily.co/all-stories/maryandramb/s-o-s-searching-out-souls/ _____________________________________________________________________ (Cover Photo Credit – Myself) Part Three Everyone looked around

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Children
TzeLin Sam

The Mischievous Christmas Elf

A Christmas Poem for Children (and Everyone Else) A pointy hat and a pair of pointy shoes, Grinning from pointy ear to pointy ear, Stealing

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Dream
Andrey Lukyanov

North

I saw you somewhere before. You are like that white female wolf prowling in the glade of snow. Across the frozen lakes, in uneven debris

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Magic
Tim McDaniel

The Common Good

 Tanner stepped into the short hallway and waited until the door closed behind him. The daylight disappeared, but there was a flickering candle on the

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Wings for Wheels: Part 2

For over a year he lived in Sampaguita’s apartment down in Vero Beach. He joked that she hadn’t needed to give him a place to

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asia
Kelson Hayes

Voska

VIŞIC, VIVEÇ Spring, 1E23 I was 9 years old when the Tekatan Empire attacked… They invaded the coastal villages in massive ships that were more

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adventure
Maryandra Barker

S.O.S. Chapter Six – The Assessments (P-2)

***Want to start at the beginning? Here’s the link to the prologue: http://simily.co/all-stories/maryandramb/s-o-s-searching-out-souls/ ____________________________________________________________________ (Photo Credit- Myself) Part Two Nehemiah reached his office and closed

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Deception
This Life's Illusions

Mannequin

For how long do we stand mesmerised by the beguiling designs draped artistically in the shop windows? Perhaps we should not linger for too long!

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fantasy
Douglas Shore

A Letter Of Mind. 

Dear Daliah,  It is not my usual to write, not by least for the actions of perpetuity that you so wilfully exploit. Yet I find

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Mystic Heart

Elayna’s tawny nose was buried in her enchanca, her mismatched green and gold eyes locked on the map of Myst Academy’s ancient halls. Classes would

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folklore
Reina Cruz

AfterWorld Part 4

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When a teenager is trapped in a land of the dead, she discovers that ghosts are the least of her worries. Begin with Part 1

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Churchill
Tim McDaniel

On the Beaches

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( 1 Reviews )

 Barret P. Bungate, Director of the Parallel Project, loomed over the edge of the cubicle and stared down at Avery Gibbart, his eyes colder than

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carousel
Kai Parker

Olympius Hunting

The Girl She ducked down behind the sleigh; the light couldn’t reach her there. The man whistled along to the tune and walked between the

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#connection
Melissa Powers

Love in Limbo: Part 2

Mary weaves her way through the gravestones in the cemetery, the moonlight illuminating her way. She hates that the only sound that can be heard

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time travel
TzeLin Sam

A Second Chance

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They say we should not mess with time travel but I bet that they would change their minds if they had seen their disabled twin

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action
Donald J. Bingle

Dark Energy

Energy surged through his sinews as he ran effortlessly through the shadow-splashed night, metal-banded legs stretching and springing as they churned the decaying detritus of

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folklore
Reina Cruz

Ravenous

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I feed on nightmares. Anguish, fear, horror and sweat. I lap it up. It fuels me, soothes me after a long day. What is day,

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For the Guy Who Has Everything

Concept by ChockaBlock The electronic signature pad turned his name to a stubby spatter of ink. The postman turned back and continued down the cul-de-sac

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The Halloween Horror

I’ve always had strong feelings about Halloween. I remember my avidity toward the whole notion of dressing like my favorite monster or acting as my

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he
Andrey Lukyanov

He

He grew up thinking that it was all fun.  Thought he’ll have everything that he’ll ever need and was so trustworthy that sometimes he thought

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Crime
Andrey Lukyanov

Laid Back

The light from the lamp shade was turning everything under its grip into a shadow silhouette on the wall of this room with the curtains

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Beauty and the Beast
Bernadette O'Leary-Malcolm

Of Beastly Beauty (Part VIII)

Revealing the Beast Reyon and Raphaela managed to hide Reyon’s identity as The Soulless Demon for many years. However, after brutally killing the fiance of

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dating
Tim McDaniel

Domestic Arrangements

 “Bebub!” Cruella was screeching for me again. I’d been polishing the mirror, mirror, on the wall, trying to stay out of her way — her

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What Is Promised

~Spider~ The situation had proceeded downhill so quickly that it was like riding on horseback down a sheer cliff, but Spider tried to take her

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#Halloween
Nina Fabunmi

In Love With A Beast

She heard the howling in the bushes. “Such a strange cry,” she thought aloud. It persisted. No matter how much she tried to block out

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Creepy
Dennis Mombauer

The Desert of Haunted Tongues

The night was dark and empty, no moon floating over the ragged desert hills, not even stars; no bird calls, no crickets, no wind. The

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Loner
Victoria Mineva

When do I see you again?

Valery was on a walk. She hated crowded places. That was the reason why she usually went out into the night. The streets were empty

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Brother Sleep

My phone beeped, and I paused the game. “Yeah?” “Hi,” said Victory, calling from way down in Bangkok. Good thing the picture wasn’t on; I

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Wings for Wheels: Part 1

Gordon was barely over twenty when he stood in the crowd of Gustav Adolf Square waiting for the results of the election. The crowd had

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animal liberation
Tim McDaniel

Appendices

Appendix A # The appendix twisted in Dr. Chamberlin’s tongs, hissing and spitting. “Careful, nurse,” he said from behind his mask. “This is a mean

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Hand of Death chapter 2

Tayler burst into the throne room, her white and gold robes fitting her perfectly as she looked at the men and women of the Council.

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dark comedy
Tim McDaniel

Therapeutic

 I usually leafed through a National Geographic while I was waiting for Dr. Ishkanian – looking over the Table of Contents, first, to see if

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40s girl
Melissa Powers

Collide: Part 3

When the elevator stops on the third floor, May Bell is guided out. She’s still frazzled by the strange world that surrounds her. As they

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Court
Kelson Hayes

Captive

DUNKIRK, KINGDOM OF LEGION Autumn, 1E78 “You stand before the court accused of crimes of smuggling; how do you plead?” the judge did not conceal

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adventure
Maryandra Barker

S.O.S. Chapter Nine – The Hints of Burning Memories (P-7)

*** Want to start at the beginning? Here’s the link to the prologue: http://simily.co/all-stories/maryandramb/s-o-s-searching-out-souls/ _____________________________________________________________________ (Cover Photo Credit – Myself) Part Seven Torren set the

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Life
TzeLin Sam

Untitled Short Poem in the Style of a Landay

Trapped between Scylla and Charybdis, Is it possible to make an impossible choice? —- Featured image source : https://unsplash.com/photos/KwYxyFJVCqc?utm_source=unsplash&utm_medium=referral&utm_content=view-photo-on-unsplash&utm_campaign=unsplash-ios Leave a Reviewfeature0 Pros (optional) Type new

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adventure
Maryandra Barker

S.O.S. Chapter Five – The Procedures (P-5)

***Want to start at the beginning? Here’s the link to the prologue: http://simily.co/all-stories/maryandramb/s-o-s-searching-out-souls/ ____________________________________________________________________ (Photo Credit – Myself) Part Five Nya watched Commander Egress’s face.

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Deal
Tim McDaniel

Sin Taxes

Tommy “Toad” Tozer sloshed some more vodka into his glass. He thought about putting some ice in it, but it hardly seemed worth the effort,

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Elves
Kelson Hayes

Hell Descent

THE NORTH SEA Winter, 1E77 Elvish longboats cut through the foggy mists of the night along the still icy waters of the North Sea. The

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clytie
Christina Nordlander

Sun, Sea, Desert, Sky

The world above the rocks that ringed their green deep was small and scorched with summer heat, and Clytie’s sisters would have called her foolish

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brag
Tim McDaniel

The Horned Horror

Every boy at the lunch table was leaning forward. Steve was almost drooling, his mouth hanging slack. Julian picked at a pimple while staring at

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The Interview

“Shouldn’t you be leaving by now?” my girlfriend’s concerned voice refocused my eyes which had started glazing over. I had gotten sucked into my game

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christmashorror
Brittany Johnson

Kill The Sacred Tree

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( 1 Reviews )

“Once we begin, this story cannot be untold. Do you understand?” The child nodded and the man, a man who looked ancient in that child’s

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boredom
Tim McDaniel

Ivy-Covered

There was something out of place out there, in the lecture hall. Fergus Clegg, professor of economics, looked up from his notes and paused in

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Art
Daniel Lyons

The Incredible Piano

The piano was just incredible. It sat there in the middle of the art exhibition, looking oddly out of place. Plain and black, elegant but

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Elves
Kelson Hayes

Two Brothers

LYONS Autumn, 1E75 It was a quiet evening in the imperial farmlands of southern Legion as the early onset of the dark drew the day

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Gladiator
Kelson Hayes

Welcome To The Arena

ROME Spring, 1E16 “You stand before the court accused of the incomprehensibly heinous crime of murdering of a god; how do you plead?” the Roman

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folklore
Reina Cruz

AfterWorld Part 3

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When a teenager is trapped in a land of the dead, she discovers that ghosts are the least of her worries. Begin with Part 1

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A Final Insult

“Every media outlet, every channel, every neurofeed; heck, we even got every linkstream hooked up for this, boss. This’ll be the fight of the century!”

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action
A.K. Noctua

Wings of Frost

Ketelan wanted more from a frozen world. Enough to test Fate. “There weren’t always dragons in the Valley. As there weren’t always ice shards as

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cold
Christina Nordlander

The Snow Girl’s Tale

Ever since her wedding, the Queen-Consort of the realm was called Queen Heavy-Heart, a name she had got for her grave mien’s sake, as if

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Activism
Tim McDaniel

Executive Requirements

Mate? Bear young? Out of the question for such as those who obstinately follow the Doctrine of the Rounded Home! There. It had been said,

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fairy
Tim McDaniel

The Fairy Godfather

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 I fluttered into the Don’s inner office and hovered there, my wings beating a hundred times a second, waiting for him to notice me. The

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apocalypse
Director Aldmann

Kalra and the Bitter God

In the village of Aphon that rests in the valley to the southeast of Pesereas there lived a small girl named Kalra. She lived in

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