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Absolute Valentine: Happy Endings

Absolute Valentine: Happy Endings


CPOP and the Monolith's most influential character, Absolute Valentine, returns in this special one-shot release. Written by Pete Wall (Vampyr, the Second Race), Absolute Valentine is presented in a new light, one that spotlights Wall's talents and showcases one of the Goremageddon's most popular characters in an alternate style and theme. Download "Happy Endings" now, and witness the return of Valentine....   [click here for more]
Crushpop Productions   FREE 

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Auts: Sampler

Auts: Sampler


They come from a dying world. Earth their only salvation. After they change it for the worse. Human and socially deficient in appearance, they must hide their sensitivity, creative intelligence, and psychic abilities from the world that would harm them. Especially if the humans knew they changed the Earth to make it physically tolerable.  Now, with world’s electricity wiped...   [click here for more]
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Corrogatio

Corrogatio


"Tonight, the CVLT gathers and the Monolith rises." It is Halloween, 2015. On this special night, we celebrate with the release of Corrogatio, a collection of short stories, taken from the worlds of CPOP's tabletop miniatures games, Goremageddon and Shattered Verse Resurgence, written and brought to life by the talented minds of Neuicon, Tom Haswell, M.A. Favale and Seb Möller....   [click here for more]
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Corrogatio IV: the Midnight Massacre

Corrogatio IV: the Midnight Massacre


"Tonight, the CVLT gathers and the Monolith rises again." It is Halloween, 2018. It has become a tradition. It is now time, as the fourth gathering is upon us, with the fourth annual Corrogatio. In the biggest collection of writers to date, Corrogatio IV: the Midnight Massacre is presented to you. Ten gut-grinding tales of terror from authors from all over the world gather together...   [click here for more]
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Corrogatio V: the Fifth Awakening

Corrogatio V: the Fifth Awakening


"Tonight, the CVLT gathers and the Monolith rises again." It is Halloween, 2019. It has become a tradition. It is now time, as the fifth gathering is upon us, with the fifthannual Corrogatio. Nine gut-grinding tales of terror from authors from all over the world gather together to bring to you a journey into absolute madness. Stories included in this year's publication, feature...   [click here for more]
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Corrogatio VI: After Dark

Corrogatio VI: After Dark


"Tonight, the CVLT gathers and the Monolith rises again." It is Halloween, 2020. It has become a tradition. It is now time, as the sixth gathering is upon us, with the sixth annual Corrogatio. The largest gathering has been amassed, as 12 authors present 14 gut-grinding tales of terror in this year's celebration. Included in this special digital edition, comes DOOMED!, an audio drama...   [click here for more]
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Corrogatio: the Second Conjuring

Corrogatio: the Second Conjuring


"Tonight, the CVLT gathers and the Monolith rises again." It is Halloween, 2016. On this special night, we celebrate with the second release of Corrogatio, a movement created by the fans of CPOP, known collectively as the CVLT, and introduces you to a collection of short stories, taken from the worlds of CPOP's tabletop miniatures games, written and brought to life by the talented...   [click here for more]
Crushpop Productions   FREE 

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Corrogatio: the Third Conjuring

Corrogatio: the Third Conjuring


"Tonight, the CVLT gathers and the Monolith rises again." It is Halloween, 2017. On this special night, we celebrate with the third annual release of Corrogatio, a movement created by the fans of CPOP, known collectively as the CVLT, and introduces you to a collection of short stories, written and brought to life by the talented minds of Neuicon, M.A. Favale, Chris Reynolds, Seb...   [click here for more]
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Dark Side of the Moon (Rock Book Vol II)

Dark Side of the Moon (Rock Book Vol II)


Set to the music and lyrics and music of Pink Floyd's Dark Side of the Moon, this is the story of Theodore the disenfranchised rabbit; working tirelessly on the moon to dig a hole from one side to the other to let the sun through; playing in a mundane rock band and having sex rampantly but without much zest. ...   [click here for more]
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Eclipse Phase: El Destino Verde (Part 1)

Eclipse Phase: El Destino Verde (Part 1)


Jake Carter’s hunt for his missing sentinel had taken him, by buggy and by mesh, in a wide arc around the Titan Quarantine Zone. Bobdog LaGrange had been missing for three days, and the trail Bobdog’d had his nose on wasn’t one that led anyplace good.   The disappearance of a neo-bonobo Firewall sentinel leads to a disturbing criminal operation and a potential...   [click here for more]
Posthuman Studios LLC   FREE 

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Ling Ling Conquers GRAXX

Ling Ling Conquers GRAXX


"Revenge is a dish best served BLOODY." Originally released during FCBD 2015, Ling Ling Conquers GRAXX follows the story of one of GRAXX's most notorious thrashers: the one and only Ling Ling. CPOP and MONOLITH present the rerelease of Ling Ling Conquers GRAXX, back by popular demand. She's back, ready to conquer the world, again. Ling Ling Conquers GRAXX is a story of betrayal,...   [click here for more]
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Selected Short Stories Featuring Ghost Dust

Selected Short Stories Featuring Ghost Dust


Fifteen short stories featuring Ghost Dust, Hang Around, Colossus, Suicide Spear, and others. Hypotenuse: A detective and a witness become acquainted as he investigates the death of one of their neighbors. Colossus: An arctic scientist explores the habitat of the Colossal Squid, and finds a secret even larger than the cagey mollusk. Support: An...   [click here for more]
Nicolas Wilson   FREE 

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TERRORVISION: Corrogatio 7

TERRORVISION: Corrogatio 7


"Tonight, the CVLT gathers and the Monolith rises again." It is Halloween, 2021. It has become a tradition. It is now time, as the seventh gathering is upon us, with the seventh annual Corrogatio. The largest gathering has been amassed, as 12 authors present chilling gut-grinding tales of terror in this year's celebration. Included in this special digital edition, and for the first...   [click here for more]
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TERRORVISION: Corrogatio 7

TERRORVISION: Corrogatio 7


"Tonight, the CVLT gathers and the Monolith rises again." It is Halloween, 2022. It has become a tradition. It is now time, as the seventh gathering is upon us, with the seventh annual Corrogatio. The largest gathering has been amassed, as 12 authors present chilling 13 gut-grinding tales of terror in this year's celebration. Included in this year's publication, is a set of tabletop...   [click here for more]
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Thank You, Mr. President

Thank You, Mr. President


One of the Monolith's most prolific authors, Darren DeToni, returns with a special paperback edition of "Thank You, Mr. President", originally featured in Corrogatio V, last year and features three additional short stories from DeToni, collected as only the Monolith could. We invite you to settle in, light the candles and prepare your senses, as Darren DeToni takes you on an experience you will surely...   [click here for more]
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The Void: Opening Fiction

The Void: Opening Fiction


The exciting opening fiction to The Void! Get a sense of what this Lovecraftian intellectual property has to offer. ...   [click here for more]
WildFire  Pay What You Want

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One Bullet Can Save A Life

One Bullet Can Save A Life


After the Femme Fatale virus wiped out 20 percent of women, the world fell into chaos. One father has to make the ultimate sacrifice for his daughter. A short story of 2,000 words, plus samples of other short stories. Includes a PDF and an EPUB version. This short story appears in the collection Short Lives, which contains 30 short stories for a dollar, and is available here. ...   [click here for more]
Dimension Comics  $0.30

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Deception's Edge

Deception's Edge


The beginning of the Newmark serial, in which he sees the unrepetant evil of his Stitchmen masters. Includes some gore and violence. Set in the Wreck-Age universe (http://wreck-age.net) ...   [click here for more]
Hyacinth Games  Pay What You Want

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GEBB 121 – Slumber Party Casualty

GEBB 121 – Slumber Party Casualty


"Hey, Joyce. Got a minute?"  In this flashback strip in Antarctica, Joyce meets a new coworker and reveals that she really is the worst roommate ever ...  With this issue we have also changed the format of the comic and would love to hear what readers think of it!  *** An extraterrestrial presence is real, and the agents of an interplanetary Consortium monitor us from...   [click here for more]
Skirmisher Publishing  Pay What You Want

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Python's Lunge

Python's Lunge


The space is full of wonders. Some are terrifying. This short Lovecraft stiled narrative tells about a lone pilot who faces the terror of discovering an ancient site. ...   [click here for more]
Gata Parda  Pay What You Want

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Zephyr of the Ashes

Zephyr of the Ashes


The sun's intense draw lures out all the people of the world, while agoraphobic Chava Logan hunkers down inside her San Francisco apartment in terror. Slowly, more and more people succumb to the allure of the sun. The Sun Pandemic is a global phenomenon that no one seems to understand or be able to fight. Alone in her apartment, Chava struggles against this unknown force. Can her neurotic behaviors...   [click here for more]
Untreed Reads Publishing  $0.50

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Wrath: A Darkveil Universe Story

Wrath: A Darkveil Universe Story


JD Wyatt finds people. Accepting a job with a notorious crimelord, Wyatt egocasts halfway across the galaxy into a temporary body. Even Wyatt’s Marine Corps experience may not prepare him for what he finds in the derelict hull of an ancient alien dreadnought. Darkveil is a sprawling, gritty science fiction setting. Following the conquest and destruction of Earth, the survivors of humanity struggle...   [click here for more]
Brandon Dyer  $0.95

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(.Mobi) Unfood and Mining the Dreamplane (Two Stories)

(.Mobi) Unfood and Mining the Dreamplane (Two Stories)


(.Mobi) These are respectively the best and worst stories I've ever written, apparently. One of the stories was so bad that the writing program at World Con politely suggested, "Maybe you should stop writing science fiction and take up another hobby?" The other one got a note from a small but highly acclaimed publisher, "Good story but not what we're looking for." You guess which...   [click here for more]
Red Anvil Productions  $0.99

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A Final Tea: a short story

A Final Tea: a short story


Sometimes, a lone holorecorder is all you have left for telling what really happened… (A short story of about 2600 words.) ...   [click here for more]
Misti Wolanski  $0.99

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Blade of The Blade

Blade of The Blade


In a galaxy filled with humankind's enemies. An assassin's blade must strike. The assassin Minerva hunts down a dangerous Cult. She must end them. Before they can kill thousands. Can she end the threat or will her personal history hold her back? If you love action packed page turning science fiction. You will love this piece of Flash fiction! BUY IT NOW!  ...   [click here for more]
CGD Publishing  $0.99

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City of Darkness

City of Darkness


Evan stands at the very edge of the underground city he's lived in his entire life. It's the shadows that surround the city that keep the people prisoner. It's their fear of the darkness that keeps them in line. But Evan knows he can no longer live in the city any longer. He has found out a terrible secret and is too afraid to share it, even with his wife, Abby. It is because of this secret that he...   [click here for more]
Dren Productions  $2.99 $0.99

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Four Minute Warning

Four Minute Warning


Two tales of love and loss and nuclear war. Thirteen Minutes    Caught in a supermarket, when the alarm goes off, Luke and David admit some unspoken truths to each other before the bombs fall. Four Minute Warning   Tracy and Jimmy know you can't survive a nuclear war, even if civil defence leaflets and radio broadcasts claim otherwise....   [click here for more]
Pegasus Pulp Publishing  $0.99

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MIB Files: Introduction: Tales of the Men in Black

MIB Files: Introduction: Tales of the Men in Black


Mr. Unknown gives an introduction to the MIB Files he has collected. These are stories of the paranormal, strange things, and UFO sightings with one thing in common: interactions with the Men In Black (MIB). Not connected with the movie series, these are tales of the Men In Black that predate the film series. ...   [click here for more]
Web of Life Solutions  $2.99 $0.99

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New Year's Eve

New Year's Eve


Reviews Aurora Award Finalist story 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 of Hominids...   [click here for more]
Douglas Smith  $0.99 $0.66

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Post-apocalyptic Escapades of Heroes & Scrubs: The Night Time is the Right Time

Post-apocalyptic Escapades of Heroes & Scrubs: The Night Time is the Right Time


A motley crew led by a whiny beastmaster named Bastle has been tasked with bringing an end to Larry's cult and their shroom tea production. And even they don't think they'll make it. Post-apocalyptic Escapades of Heroes and Scrubs is the short story series companion to the card game Post-apocalyptic Escapades. ...   [click here for more]
Ephiroll Productions  $0.99 $0.79

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State of Disorder

State of Disorder


Reviews Aurora Award Finalist story 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 of Hominids...   [click here for more]
Douglas Smith  $0.99 $0.66

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Symphony

Symphony


Reviews Aurora Award Finalist story 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 of Hominids...   [click here for more]
Douglas Smith  $0.99 $0.66

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The Bizarre Half-Life Of John Fortune

The Bizarre Half-Life Of John Fortune


John Fortune is a street kid made good. Thanks to a genius for maths and physics, he carves out a successful career in interstellar engineering. But there's something not quite right about John. Something not quite human. His one true friend, Frank Patterson, is sure he knows the secret. Frank can't afford to be wrong. Mankind's survival depends on it. This 10,000 word short SF story/novella is...   [click here for more]
Envious Publishing  $0.99

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The Disturbance Fiction Collection

The Disturbance Fiction Collection


This collection brings together the current stories set on The Disturbance Timeline: an outline of the next 2000 years of human history. Contains five short stories, two novellas, and two novels. Contains: Prison Planet-A failed interview that has the ultimate price. Chipped-Robert finds out what can happen when the newest technology goes bad. Plague-Moss Valley struggles to survive during an Ebola...   [click here for more]
Ephiroll Productions  $5.99 $0.99

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The Halden Army

The Halden Army


A coward is not the one who is afraid. It’s what we do about fear that makes the difference. Cadet Draken Kosset is getting ready for his final exam to become an officer of the Manderian Halden. He should focus on the exam, but all he can do is think about the recurring nightmare tormenting his nights since his childhood. Will he be able to pass the test? Join him to find...   [click here for more]
Keyla Damaer  Pay What You Want

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The Iron Border

The Iron Border


Ana has lived in the shadow of death all her life. For when she was six years old, a TV broadcast announced that an asteroid would hit the Earth twenty-two years later, extinguishing all life as we know it. As Ana grew up, she put her faith in the worldwide lottery supposed to select the chosen ten thousand, the survivors of humanity who would escape the doomed planet in giant space arks. But the...   [click here for more]
Pegasus Pulp Publishing  $0.99

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The Memory of You Lingers

The Memory of You Lingers


Baird the convicted rapist knows no peace. Ten years of haunting by the digital ghost of his victim, Frieda, have left him a basket case…but freedom awaits. If he can just make it till tomorrow, his sentence will end, and the digital ghost will become vaporware. But Frieda has no intention of leaving quietly, and the going-away present she has in store for Baird could be far worse than the digital...   [click here for more]
Pie Press  $0.99 $0.66

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Tokyo Yakuza #1: The Things We Try to Forget

Tokyo Yakuza #1: The Things We Try to Forget


Looking to escape the nightmarish memories that haunt him day and night, a soldier in the Japanese Imperial Army tries to lose himself in saké and the seductive whispers of lovely women at the most heavenly place in the Kabukicho red light district of Shinjuku, Tokyo: at a hostess club called, "The Bijou." But Soto Tasami’s broken heart makes him vulnerable. He might once have...   [click here for more]
Oriental Excess Co.  $2.95 $0.99

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Ergo Sum: Five Unorthodox Explorations

Ergo Sum: Five Unorthodox Explorations


Ergo Sum is sold PWUW (Pay What yoU Want), DRM-free and CC-licensed in order to ensuring total freedom for the consumer. Specifically, we are releasing this book under the CC BY-SA International 4.0 license (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/4.0/). We wrote this book to tell a few stories, and we care more about that than turning a quick buck. We just hope you enjoy, and continue...   [click here for more]
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CHINATOWN, Season 2: Episode 1

CHINATOWN, Season 2: Episode 1


There’s something wrong with this case. You don’t just drop something like this on a guy’s plate and expect him to eat it. I’ve been around long enough to know that when something smells this bad, you don’t touch. After all, this is Chinatown. A little slice of stability while the world outside is giving hell a run for its money. Slaver gangs, old-tech warriors, mutants,...   [click here for more]
Crushpop Productions  $1.99

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CHINATOWN, Season 2: Episode 2

CHINATOWN, Season 2: Episode 2


There’s something wrong with this case. You don’t just drop something like this on a guy’s plate and expect him to eat it. I’ve been around long enough to know that when something smells this bad, you don’t touch. After all, this is Chinatown. A little slice of stability while the world outside is giving hell a run for its money. Slaver gangs, old-tech warriors, mutants,...   [click here for more]
Crushpop Productions  $1.99

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CHINATOWN, Season 2: Episode 3

CHINATOWN, Season 2: Episode 3


There’s something wrong with this case. You don’t just drop something like this on a guy’s plate and expect him to eat it. I’ve been around long enough to know that when something smells this bad, you don’t touch. After all, this is Chinatown. A little slice of stability while the world outside is giving hell a run for its money. Slaver gangs, old-tech warriors, mutants,...   [click here for more]
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CHINATOWN, Season 2: Episode 4

CHINATOWN, Season 2: Episode 4


There’s something wrong with this case. You don’t just drop something like this on a guy’s plate and expect him to eat it. I’ve been around long enough to know that when something smells this bad, you don’t touch. After all, this is Chinatown. A little slice of stability while the world outside is giving hell a run for its money. Slaver gangs, old-tech warriors, mutants,...   [click here for more]
Crushpop Productions  $1.99

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CHINATOWN, Season 2: Episode 5

CHINATOWN, Season 2: Episode 5


There’s something wrong with this case. You don’t just drop something like this on a guy’s plate and expect him to eat it. I’ve been around long enough to know that when something smells this bad, you don’t touch. After all, this is Chinatown. A little slice of stability while the world outside is giving hell a run for its money. Slaver gangs, old-tech warriors, mutants,...   [click here for more]
Crushpop Productions  $1.99

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CHINATOWN, Season 2: Episode 6

CHINATOWN, Season 2: Episode 6


There’s something wrong with this case. You don’t just drop something like this on a guy’s plate and expect him to eat it. I’ve been around long enough to know that when something smells this bad, you don’t touch. After all, this is Chinatown. A little slice of stability while the world outside is giving hell a run for its money. Slaver gangs, old-tech warriors, mutants,...   [click here for more]
Crushpop Productions  $1.99

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CHINATOWN, Season 2: Episode 7

CHINATOWN, Season 2: Episode 7


There’s something wrong with this case. You don’t just drop something like this on a guy’s plate and expect him to eat it. I’ve been around long enough to know that when something smells this bad, you don’t touch. After all, this is Chinatown. A little slice of stability while the world outside is giving hell a run for its money. Slaver gangs, old-tech warriors, mutants,...   [click here for more]
Crushpop Productions  $1.99

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CHINATOWN, Season 2: Episode 8

CHINATOWN, Season 2: Episode 8


There’s something wrong with this case. You don’t just drop something like this on a guy’s plate and expect him to eat it. I’ve been around long enough to know that when something smells this bad, you don’t touch. After all, this is Chinatown. A little slice of stability while the world outside is giving hell a run for its money. Slaver gangs, old-tech warriors, mutants,...   [click here for more]
Crushpop Productions  $1.99

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CHINATOWN, Season 2: Episode 9

CHINATOWN, Season 2: Episode 9


There’s something wrong with this case. You don’t just drop something like this on a guy’s plate and expect him to eat it. I’ve been around long enough to know that when something smells this bad, you don’t touch. After all, this is Chinatown. A little slice of stability while the world outside is giving hell a run for its money. Slaver gangs, old-tech warriors, mutants, savages, ferals:...   [click here for more]
Crushpop Productions  $1.99

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Dragon Rising

Dragon Rising


Assigned Special Operations Agent: Jesse Splint Capability: Athletic, deadly in all forms of combat, armed and unarmed. Has one hundred thirty two recorded kills. Code name: Dragon Mission: Discover source of zombie infection and neutralize threat before infection spreads. Use of deadly force with extreme prejudice authorized. Probability of success: less than 10% ...   [click here for more]
53rd Street Publishing  $1.99

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GRISYKE / Episode 1

GRISYKE / Episode 1


Grisyke is a dark, dystopian fantasy story centred around four young and hopeless people in an oppressive and violent citadel. Maks, a long time atheist and cynic decides to seek out the so-called fire shaman for help in divining the meaning behind these dreams, only to discover that he is not the only one having the dream. Niki, a young woman is already at the sanctuary of the fire shaman and...   [click here for more]
Crushpop Productions  $1.99

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