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(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...

Meeting Abacus

by Jenue Brosinski

"Meeting Abacus" is the second chapter in "Land of Balloons". Little Yara tries to adjust to her new living situation but her Stepdad, Flint, doesn't make it easy. She finds solace with an unusual friend.

The Life Of A Samurai

by Benjamin Wallace

A Group of island warriors discover power in japan.

Woman of Glass

by Stephen W. Cote

Julian scratches metal flamenco in a dive where humans and synthetics intermix. A man invites him to play a song for his disabled neighbor. Although he plays he is uncomfortable around her and never sees Lee...

Allan Rickman Will NOT Die

by Ray Daley

On a quest to assist a famous British actor into the afterlife but he won't go gently into that good night so what are the two Hollywood "Undertakers" to do? Read on and find out!

Black Denim Lit #4

by Black Denim Lit

Black Denim Lit is a monthly journal of fiction available on the web and on all eReaders. The May, 2014 issue edited by Christopher T Garry features seven new authors and their short stories. All the authors...

Shadow Chasers

by Ray Daley

A young runner rails against a former friends ego, using dark forces to wreak his revenge. What really happens when you catch your own shadow? Could it be worse than what might happen if it catches you?

How Alex And I Came To Be

by Green Apples

This story is about a girl, Andrea Middleton, who has endured being picked on for a long while. One summer, while she was at camp, a horrible thing happened. This made her seem like the perfect target for insults...

Shadow Emperor of Phobos

by Tara Loughead

Bulays and Ghaavn try and stop a underworld shooting war. First they must get past a Martian Shadowcat, employ surprising combat techniques, and try and reason with Ghaavn's criminal mentor. A series planetary...

First Bite

by Kurt Ulmer

Station Pier, Port Melbourne on a cold, wet early winter’s morning in 1962 is not a welcoming place. Meat pie! I must have a meat pie. And there was the sign: ‘Four ‘n Twenty’, the meat pie I must have....

The Pick Up

by Paul Samael

Should you ever lay a hand on someone else's child? A short story about bringing up children, media hysteria and building sand castles. "I'm very happy to recommend it to anyone who appreciates a good story,...

Forgetting Isa

by Robert D Marion

The ocean calls out to Isa. It has ever since her accident a year ago. When she started forgetting things. Many things.Without her brother and sister, Isa would be lost.But the ocean doesn’t forget. And it...

Gazers

by Eamonn Gosney

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

The Plumber's Apprentice

by Roderick Gladwish

A humorous fantasy story for children and sequel to 'Maid for a Dragon'. A plumber, a princess and a mermaid. Someone is going to learn something.

Deus Ex Machina

by Christopher Cruz

Deus ex machina ( /ˈdeɪ.əs ɛks ˈmɑːkiːnə/ or /ˈdiː.əs ɛks ˈmækɪnə/ Latin: ”god out of the machine”; plural: dei ex machina) is a plot device whereby a seemingly inextricable problem is abruptly...

Snoopy Is a Time Lord

by WilliamHrdina

A mash-up of Dr. Who and the classic animated special "You're the Greatest Charlie Brown." For the first time, Charlie Brown's never-ending failures get an explanation.

Wish World

by Tom Lichtenberg

We all have dreams. We pray, we hope, we buy lottery tickets and wish on falling stars. We know this isn't the most practical way to get things done, but our hearts tell us a different story. We want to believe....

Snowy

by Eamonn Gosney

A - through his own eyes - 'first-person/rabbit' account of a little creature called Snowy.

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...

Obscurities

by Mick Bordet

Del Fawmer is a solo musican with a blossoming career, but her life is turned upside down when her dying grandmother asks her to delve into the secrets of the past. Visiting the old woman's house, Del comes...