“Hekaton” is a short story that looks at a chaotic annual street festival through the eyes of a veteran guard officer trying to keep order in his particularly troublesome area of the city and put together the pieces of incidents that have caught his attention. Join Captain Ivan Pieger, commander of the prestigious Hippodrome Commanderie, as he deals with the 100th annual celebration of... [click here for more]
“The Dinner Party” is a self-standing short story set in Skirmisher Publishing LLC’s Swords of Kos Fantasy Campaign Setting that takes place shortly after the events described in the bestselling swords-and-sorcery novel Swords of Kos: Necropolis and in the same location as the adventure "Into the Mines of Moira." ... [click here for more]
“Bloodsuckers” follows a party of intrepid adventurers as they stumble across a band of undead monsters and resolve to track them over the wine-dark sea to their nest on a small, disease-ridden island situated off a marshy coast. As they overcome their fears and push on with their mission, however, they are met with one surprise after another and have revealed to them horrors that go beyond... [click here for more]
From sorcerous bridges that link worlds to the simple traditions of country folk; from the mysterious natures of twins to the dangerous powers of obligation and contract. Laden with perils for both the adventurous and the unsuspecting, magic is ultimately a contradiction: endlessly powerful but never without consequence, and rigidly defined by rules of its own making.
Award-winning Jonathan Strahan... [click here for more]
In “The Rite,” Half-Drow martial artist Jaeger faces the greatest ordeal of his young life when he is forced to battle his two closest friends in the arena of the Five Animals Monastery. Unbeknownst to him, however, that will not be the toughest or most lethal challenge he will face when his past comes back to haunt him and the bonds of blood and friendship are put to the ultimate test.... [click here for more]
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Reflections of Voldaria, Volume I, A Fantasy Photo Art Collection & Print Set features: 25 unique high-definition photos (Primarily) of attractive females in interesting poses. (Many are wearing fantasy style clothing and/or brandishing various weapons.) Most of the models are scantily clad. There is one topless photo of a Lizard Rider. Please Note: Two of these pictures were digitally... [click here for more]
Catherynne M. Valente begins her reign as Apex Magazine fiction editor with a stellar line up.
Original Fiction: "Fair Ladies" by Theodora Goss “Four Is Me! With Squeeeeee! (And LOLer)" by Nick Mamatas
Reprinted Fiction: "Secret Life" by Jeff VanderMeer
Original Poetry: "Dogstar Men" by C.S.E. Cooney ... [click here for more]