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Hebi

by Nabeel Khan

In a distant world known as “Aethoria” three kids find themselves running from a tyrannical King to protect something they cherish dearly. Here enters Hebzenoth! The great warrior of legend! Believed deceased...

Walking

by Andrew Gordinier

An almost lost love, a carjacking, and a wander through the nothing.

City Stories

by James Buttinger

Short shorts and short stories from the cities of America around fin de siecle. Stories: Twilight. Fantail Share. Knocking. Killing. Mannequins. Press.

My Name Is Stupid - Part 1

A Twist in the Tale

by Mel Comley

Five short stories with a twist at the end. Plus as a bonus I have included the first chapter of each of my thrillers. And the first chapter of Tania Tirraoro's This Last Summer.

(Dis)RESPECT

by Pete Anstice

A shorter than short story about morality. The beauty of forgiveness. The value of understanding and the celebration of revenge. If you read this you will get bonus points from St Peter when you stand before...

Three Shades of Mucky Off-White: A Yorkshire Tale of Degradation and Lust

by M.M.Wake

A www.5minutefiction.co.uk tribute to 50 Shades of Grey. Enjoy x

The Night Gardener

by Dawn Nelson

Another great short story brought to you by www.5minutefiction.co.uk Enjoy x

The Pit Bull and Other Tales

by Tom Hamilton

Five horror stories from the travelling maestro of trepidation, Tom Hamilton.

The Volunteer

by Bryan L. Lee

A new project at work leads to unusual consequences in this surprising short story.

INTERCITY TRAIN

by Georges-André QUINIOU

Nobody seriously images that the stories they invent are going to actually happen to them. And yet that is what happened the day he boarded the intercity train at Montparnasse Railway Station …

Gazers

by Eamonn Gosney

People were not thinking straight. The vast bulk of the human race didn’t know why...

My War with THAT GUY

by William Hrdina

Why is it that one person always screws it up for everyone else? The story of a guy who's had enough.

Single: Two Stories

by Jim Hanas

"Single" contains two previously published short stories: "Miss Tennessee" and "The Cryerer," which first appeared in The Land-Grant College Review and One Story, respectively. Both appear in "Why They Cried,"...

A shrewdness of Apes

by Garry Grierson

What would you do with rational thought in a world ruled by instinct? What do you do when you realise you are the first creature to become self-aware?

Stages of Invisibility

by H.D. Timmons

For anyone who has ever felt they were vanishing from existence.

192 (Part 1)

by Jak Kindler

Perched upon a cliff under the white of the moon, Isaac sits patiently waiting for his wife. What Isaac doesn't know is that this time she'll be bringing more than just her spectral touch.

The Two Angels

by Eamonn Gosney

It is said that until you meet an Angel, your life will be 'poorer' for it. So what happens when Two Angels meet?

The Worst Thing

by Mike Ramon

A short story. At three in the morning George is woken up by a knock at the door. It's a stranger; his car has broken down and he needs to call for a ride. George let's him in. It's an act of kindness that he...

Generation 2K

by Bahhaj J. Hockley

A fictional speech given some 50 years in the future to an audience born in the last 10-15 years of the 20th century, this short piece reflects a vision of a better tomorrow created by the hard work and dedication...