A Tale of Weird Wars Rome
Gladiator Magnus Bos remembers little before the fight with the strange gray beast of Aegyptus. Some say that battle left him addled, simple…even dumb. But it also left the Thracian without fear. Perhaps this is why the slave is purchased by a strange cabal and taken to a cursed village on a distant isle–and the strangest arena of his life.
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Zero in the Dolomites — A Man from Z.O.M.B.I.E.Short Story
An introduction to Agent John Seven and the world of the Man from Z.O.M.B.I.E.
Seven is in Switzerland and Italy, hunting stolen bodies carrying a secret chemical created by his own agency. With only a deeply conflicted Handler, a dubious local agent and the knowledge stolen from another man’s brain, Seven must... [click here for more]
The zombie and detective genres are merged in this short story. Humanity is rebuilding after a zombie apocalypse, but that doesn't mean there isn't an occasional outbreak. Prosecutor Karen Domenick starts some routine paperwork on a woman who killed her husband as he was starting to turn into a zombie. But something doesn't add up. Was this self defense or murder?
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Explore Aconyte’s world expanding fiction of 2021 with the opening excerpts from the epic fantasy realms of Descent: Legends of the Dark, undead horrors in Zombicide, the eldritch adventure of Arkham Horror, and space exploration from Terraforming Mars. Mask of Silver by Rosemary Jones – A movie director shoots his silent horror masterpiece... [click here for more]
Eight years ago the December Plague swept through the human population of earth. The Infected were driven mad by the disease, becoming violent and cannibalistic, killing even those closest to them without hesitation. Six years ago, the tiny surviving community of Immune humans found a cure, and the Infected began to wake up and realize what they'd done. And what had been done to them. Over time,... [click here for more]
The world of Contagion is a dark and terrifying place. On the surface it is no different than the world you and I live in. Most people go on about their lives never realizing the terrors that walk among them.
Despite humanity’s vast ignorance, the horrors are there. Angels demons, gods and Hellspawn make war in the shadows. Clergy and Slayers rise from the human flock to protect their brethren... [click here for more]
"A fast-paced story full of thrilling action, exploring the issues of survival and humanity... an incredible journey."How would you survive the Dead Days? Riley Jameson is a regular guy. A little hard-of-luck and going through a rough time at work, but nothing he can't handle. That was before the creatures rose. Feasting on human flesh, their hunger is insatiable.... [click here for more]
There’s something sinister about Chesterfield Mansion, and “Spooky” Spencer Lawson can’t wait to find out why. Locked inside on a stormy night, Spooky and his fellow fifth graders are tasked to find thirteen skeleton keys before the stroke of midnight, but their host and his trusted minions are secretly watching for one of those children… the one who won’t be missed.... [click here for more]