Darren dreams of becoming the world's greatest rock guitarist and dating blonde stunner Paige Turner. Forced to a car boot sale by his mum, Darren stumbles across a magic pendant. Later he accidentally activates the pendant and it teleports him across space and time to a barn where the all-gnome band ‘Gnomads' is practising. The gnomes are very friendly, but they don't have much talent. Darren... [click here for more]
A thousand years have passed since the ancient mages removed magic from the world. Now a young man rises from his earthly tomb bearing all of their powers.
Although his memories have faded, he cannot forget his vow to kill the Emperor. Princess Oleana-tarli schemes in her own prison, plotting to seize the king's crown for herself. She is friendless and alone, until a dream sends her in search of... [click here for more]
All young Lallie Nonsire wanted was a quiet life, minding her own business and ignoring what she was by birth. After her magic betrays her by saving a friend's life, she'll settle for escaping Saf before she's turned into a live torch.
But where can the child of a despised race go?
(A short story of 2,600 words plus an excerpt from A Fistful of Earth.)
CONTAINS: Some violence.
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In a world where souls are stolen at birth, two children and their primate friend stand ready to fight for the freedom of emotion. GAREN: Full of adventurous dreams, Garen is unaware of the future the mysterious Brotherhood have laid out for him. SCIEL: One of only a few Teff left that is not bound by slavery, Sciel is an ape-like creature who's loyal to his friend and always hungry. KYMAR: An orphan... [click here for more]
This is a short story of approximately 11,600 words. Nerris, Dist and Jhareth are three boys from Oak Forest who want something better than their lives as common folk. They have come all the way to the city of Orrigo, the location of the famed fighting school Gauntlet. It is a place that has produced many of the best warriors in Tormalia, and they aim to be among them. However, the realities... [click here for more]
Seventeen-year-old Kevin Jason starts his first day at his new school by unintentionally punching the local bully through the cafeteria wall. When Kevin's father, a legendary superhero, learns of this, he insists on training Kevin to master his new powers, though Kevin finds his father's training methods a lot less exciting than he thought they were going to be. But Kevin's training takes on new urgency... [click here for more]