Stories tagged “fantasy”

  • Hadlén and the Pyre

    Hadlén looked over the funeral pyre with a vacant stare. Stars twinkled above his head. He’d thought to himself before that the stars looked like they were the tears of the angels while a funeral pyre was burning, but that he was never struck wi...

  • Dwayne Dreams

    Dwayne woke up from yet another dream. At least he thought it was a dream. Lately he’s had trouble distinguishing fact from fantasy. Tonight was no exception. He looked around and, much to his amusement, had no idea where he was. Perhaps he was s...

  • Warden

    Twenty-six feet and four inches above the head of the last dragon in line, behind eleven-inch fireproof, bulletproof glass, Felix Cel’Ruschk stood, arms cryptically folded over his expansive chest, his face betraying nothing as he watched the bar...

    • Author: RicoLaser
    • Posted over 8 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5
  • Hadlén's Grief

    It had seemed to Hadlén like only seconds had passed, possibly minutes but no greater measure of time than that. Much time had passed however and soon the dawn would be breaking over the Hills of Symol that lay on the horizon. His fellow clerics had l...

  • A Cry from Afar

    They were strolling through the forest in no particular direction as they suddenly heared the painful cry of a woman. Trying to pinpoint the direction they were listening anxiously. The cry intensified & they started to run in the direction of the ...

    • Author: desrtfx
    • Posted over 8 years ago.
  • Wrath of Heaven

    “I must have it,” Xiang Heng told the broken man. “And you will tell me where it has gone.” They were in the shadow of a five-story pagoda adorned with fire and smoke. Shattered roofing tiles lay all around the broken man. The air smelled of bl...

    • Author: Sam H
    • Posted over 8 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5
  • Hunger of the Blue Flame

    The whole team got together and pulled the mage back from the flames. With combined forces they were able to pull the mage out unharmed. “This is one of the most powerful spells I have encountered”, the mage muttered in astonishment. “...

    • Author: desrtfx
    • Posted over 8 years ago.
  • Burning Tentacles

    Upon arrival of the archmage, the flame turned green and formed a face. The archmage saw all the events of the day, the cry for help, the arrival of the party, and the trial of the rogue mage. The only thing he could not see was that the company of her...

    • Author: desrtfx
    • Posted over 8 years ago.
  • Waiting...

    “How can we get something to eat and drink to her, without letting the archmage know?” “We could throw it.”, the thief suggested. “Put it on a stick and hold it in.”, the dwarf warrior in his way too big chainmail re...

    • Author: desrtfx
    • Posted over 8 years ago.
  • Darkened Sarah

    Darkened Sarah was not afraid. To win the heart of her true love, she had to kill the Shattered King once and for all. Keeping that in mind kept all fear away. Darkened Sarah was not worried that she would fail. Two years spent gathering every tidbit a...

    • Author: Vail Indigo
    • Posted over 8 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5
  • Blades

    The young man stumbled into the subterranean city. A dwarf tending his clothing shop, Bogumir’s, eyed the young man, thinking he must be drunk, looking as dazed as he was. But why were his clothes torn? Bogumir ambled toward the young man, steady...

  • Twisted Love - The Battle

    The battle was long and bloody but alas the coaches were no match for the adrenaline filled bodies of the teenagers. They stood victorious over the bodies of the slain men, blood seeping into the moist ground. With victory radiating from every pore in ...

  • the white room

    The door is made of heavy wood, and is slightly swollen from the humidity. Corroded metal hinges groan as you push it open, the bottom grinding across the rough flagstone floor. A cool mist awaits behind the door, and a soft glow. Quite unlike the horr...

    • Author: Cobweb
    • Posted over 8 years ago.
  • A Newly Discovered Mortal Blood Drinker

    Elisia sat at the kitchen table in the dark, staring at the jar of deep red liquid illuminated by the moonlight shining through the window. She dare not move, for fear of stepping on the corpse that was somewhere on the floor. Her long, bony index fing...

    • Author: Elice
    • Posted over 8 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5
  • Climbing Stairs In Combat Boots

    I slowly, carefully climbed the stairs up to my parents’ appartment, trying not to trip over the long laces of my black combat boots. I could hear babies crying, people yelling, dogs barking, the usual melody of disfunction that greeted me each t...

    • Author: Elice
    • Posted over 8 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5
  • In the Distance

    Alex stared from his place on the battlements. He could see endless miles of prairie land, broken only by a wide river to the north. The plains began to roll into hills in the south, and in the far west was a thick forest. It all looked so close, but t...

  • The Golem

    Terron watched in dismay as the relentlessly approaching stone golem easilly resisted his last spell. The golem had finally chased Terron into a dead end of the maze, and Terron had now run completely out of magical power. Strangely, Terron’s lif...

    • Author: Dan
    • Posted over 8 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5
  • A Lovely Greeting

    Each tap of my knuckles against the flimsy wooden door sent a sharp pain through my ears and into my head. At last, the door creaked open. I could see my mother’s, now old and wrinkled, face looking me up and down for a moment. She then opened th...

    • Author: Elice
    • Posted over 8 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5
  • The Restaurant of Horror (Mature)

    Lilian cautiously entered the resteraunt, examining every inch of the room for an enemy siting. She no longer worried about trying to avoid the puddles of blood all over the ground. Suddenly she heard something from behind the bar. She quickly turned h...

    • Author: Elice
    • Posted over 8 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5
  • To Finish Off The Meal... (Mature)

    The zombie lapped the blood up from each organ before biting into it. Some yellow and white juices squirted out, mixing with the taste of blood in his mouth and the tough, chewing organ tissue. The heart was most delectable. It was still warm with bloo...

    • Author: Elice
    • Posted over 8 years ago.
    • 4 out of 5
  • When is a door not a door?

    “Who left the door open?” The yell came from the other room. “Oh, not again. I know I closed it when I came home.” “Well apparently you didn’t. You know what happens if it’s not closed all the way” The Ma...

  • The Dig

    Attempting to unearth her latest find, the Doctor felt a twinge in her back, and stood up to stretch. Despite her youth, the excavation was taking its toll on her body. The aches from yesterday’s work were still with her, building up with each pa...

    • Author: Reiko516
    • Posted over 8 years ago.
    • 4 out of 5
  • To Reach, To Touch I

    “You need me,” she said, looking down at him. He was tired, more than that, exhausted, drained almost past his limits. “Cassy…” he said, the beginning of the old argument in her name. “No, don’t push me away. W...

  • The soul at the end of the road

    As she approached the Source, she felt her soul become lighter within her. She could feel the warmth of the place envelope her. Here, the spirit that plagued her was weak. She finally felt as if she could relax. However, as she walked, she sensed the p...

  • Thunderous Reflections

    The thunder ran through the house like a hyper-active two-year old. His elder sister, the lightning, was already in the backyard hiding behind the old Maple snickering at having yet again outrun him. Mother Nature summoned a wind to catch the rare Liev...