Stories tagged “fantasy”

  • Fantasyland VII

    The werewolf’s gaze flicked from Harold to the small child and back to Harold. The child had edged back so far he was pinned against the wall. “So what you offer me is a small mud coated morsel when I can have you, the main course,” the werewolf ...

  • Indigo

    I remember when they took it away. All those books, Web sites, TV interviews: they all vanished in a puff of a New Age whim. I know my parents didn’t believe I understood the concepts, but I did. They hoped, but that was all. They told people lik...

  • Fantasyland VIII

    “So we agree,” Supreme Leader Steve asked for the last time. “Yes,” 10 voices echoed in the grand hall from around the table while a single voice muttered “well.” That voice was Richard’s and he was never sure on anything. If it wasn

  • The Turning

    The last mage remembers the word.

    • Author: Garsecg
    • Posted over 5 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5
  • The Great Work

    The entire room was filled with an enormous machine, made up of bronze gears and tubes engraved with ancient symbols. No one fully knew what they meant anymore but the books of the ancestors of the House of Hermes at least gave some clues in their cryp...

    • Author: Garsecg
    • Posted over 5 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5
  • Death of an Alchemist

    And then the color of the the old man’s aura changed from white to yellow and then to red. He screamed a scream of pain and ecstasy and the girl, knowing fear for the first time, looked away. When the light died down there was only a puddle of a ...

    • Author: Garsecg
    • Posted over 5 years ago.
  • Fantasyland IX

    Supreme Leader Steve entered his office locking the door before moving towards a large skeleton, its arm extended, a finger pointing as if to caution him. He unbuttoned the heavy robe and hung it from the finger along with a short sword before dragging...

  • Fantasyland X

    “A trek,” Gloria’s small button nose scrunched up flaring like a prize-winning stallion. “Yes,” Carl said as he strapped the long sword to his side giving the leather one last snap to make sure it was tight, “a trek.” “To the capital, a...

  • Black & White

    Alice put the spyglass down. The colored lenses had shown her miracles and horrors: slices of life and worlds past, present and future … things that could never be. There were still more, too. Her mother’s illness and her own decline still ...

  • The Third Traveler

    He stood up carefully on the slanted plane, grabbing on to a brick protrusion for support. His head pounded strongly, and a sudden dizziness swept through him. Luckily, the floor beneath him had a rough surface, and he was able to keep his balance as h...

  • Fantasyland XI

    “We’re clichés and not in a cute way but an unoriginal bad way,” the wizard, whose name happened to be Gary, said perusing the Inn. He was among four souls waiting for Gloria and Carl to arrive. “I know,” Emma, the group’s token h...

    • Author: Copernicus
    • Posted over 5 years ago.
    • 3 out of 5
  • The Fall of the House of Hermes

    “We have no time to mourn,” growled Ferrum. “We have to leave before the Sun rises.” “I’m afraid he’s right,” said Lurgy. “Let’s go to the Airship.” They all ascended the tower’s l...

    • Author: Garsecg
    • Posted over 5 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5
  • Legacy (pt 1)

    The young girl looked out over the sea, the hood of her cloak hiding her face in a dark shadow as she thought of where to go from here. There had always been many things uncertain in her life, and this was no different. As her black guild cloack wavere...

  • Legacy (pt 2)

    It was time to stop running from what she must do, but she was no longer sure how. The cloak pulling at her body in the chilly breeze reminded this girl of that much. She must stop at nothing to assassinate the Emperor. Though she had no clue as to if ...

  • Legacy (pt 3)

    “It is not like you to look so unsure of yourself Lady Ashe,” his voice was cold, it reminded her of what a true assassin he was. Friend or not she never liked hearing it for the shivers it shot down her back and the goosebumps it rose on h...

  • Legacy (pt 4)

    “What is it that you want from me? Why have you interuppted my thoughts like this? I do pray that it is important seeing as I still have no idea of where we should go next.” She would not look away from his eyes, could not. Ashe was not goi...

  • Legacy (pt 5)

    “Exactly my point Ashe. We can travel at night, the Emperor’s solders will be no match for Princess Raven. You and I both know that, but can you control her?” “Tcha! Stupid man! You ask me, Lady Ashe, if I can control my own dem...

  • Nowhere In Site

    The moment of shear and utter silence that followed, although only lasting for two seconds at most, was pure hell. I could think of nothing more to say to them. Finally, my mother opened her mouth. “That’s not the way God wants it to be,...

    • Author: Elice
    • Posted over 5 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5
  • I Don't Believe In God

    The chaotic streets of New York City faded to silence around me as my mind swarmed with thoughts of anxiety and depression. I walked the four long blocks back to my appartment in shame, replaying the past hour over and over in my head. That’s not...

    • Author: Elice
    • Posted over 5 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5
  • What a Day

    He was tired. Then again, he was always tired. It wasn’t that today had been a particularly bad day at the office. All in all it had been productive, what with the Aliens from the Orion system had gotten their shipment of strange bobbleheads on...

    • Author: Jarrad
    • Posted over 5 years ago.
  • Misdirection

    “Open it” said the man with the gun. “Do it slowly.” “Okay, okay.” Sam slowly reached into his pocket and withdrew the key. It was a large old one, ornate brass. Of course, it wasn’t for a mechanical lock. The...

  • Fantasyland XII

    Henry hated hanging around waiting for things to happen, he was a go-getter, which is why hanging around in the melancholic dungeon, surrounded by moaning bodies was insufferable. “Is this going to take long,” he asked while being shackled...

  • Fantasyland XIII

    “So let me get this straight,” Henry lifted his head to stare at the guard he had now taken a spot on a chair, “you will feed me, give me water, you WON’T beat me or torture me and all I do is hang here until I die?” ̶...

  • Fantasyland XIV

    Meanwhile in a cluttered room across town a wizard’s nerves got the better of him and he succumbed to a temporary eye twitch. His anxiety was warranted as he was soon about to discover whether he would cause the end of the world or start a new o...

  • Creator's End

    I am the creator of the universe. But now that I’ve finished, I’m all out of ideas. Which is why I’m writing this suicide note. How does God commit suicide? Well, omnipotence has a part to play. So does a very special package that I&#...

    • Author: Zerrakhi
    • Posted over 5 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5