In a world of dark fantasy and perilous adventure, the forces of evil have triumphed. Those who remain uncorrupted by wickedness must rely upon monsters to fight against the darkness. Witches have ruled the land since the last battles of conquest, but their Grand Coven has been sundered, leaving behind remnants of a once-mighty army. The remnants of the horde include captured citizens of the conquered... [click here for more]
AURORA AWARD WINNER from a multi-award winning author. "Doug Smith is, quite simply, the finest short-story writer Canada has ever produced in the science fiction and fantasy genres, and he's also the most prolific. His stories are a treasure trove of riches that will touch your heart while making you think." —Robert J. Sawyer, Hugo Award-winning author... [click here for more]
An Altier Realm Short Story.
Raith Feveris is a stranger to these lands. She is a brutal and bloody barbarian who is considered one of the most dangerous women in the land. Her wanderings takes her into the depths of danger and violence as she attempts to scrape a meagre living.
Having come across a missing preacher man in the tiny hamlet of Beebury Hill, Raith agrees to investigate a rumoured... [click here for more]
The eerie laughter echoing across the graveyard was the least of his problems!
Murderer's Acre: the home of the peculiar and the destitute. Dotson has just arrived, his young charges in tow, seeking shelter in an odd town that overlooks a vast necropolis. The townsfolk cower in fear as a giggling entity picks them off in the night, and Dotson may be the next victim!
If that wasn't... [click here for more]