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Found 643 stories and posts tagged 'Fantasy'.



Maya Kaathryn Bohnhoff

O, Pioneer

Published May 13, 2019 · 10,562 words (39 minutes) · 55 views

Fantasy Historical alternate history Christopher Columbus New World First Nations china and America Discovery of America

1211 AD: Their king dead, remnants of the royal household of Hang Zhou escape the Mongol invasion by fleeing in a tiny fleet of vessels. Led by the king's steward, Wei Li, they reach the shores of the New World where they integrate into the society of the coastal tribes. Almost 300 years later, a merchant named Cristobal Colonne (Christopher Columbus) comes to the New World. In this re-imagining of the "discovery" of the American continent, things turn out a bit differently than history records.

Sunset at Lake Constance


Deborah J. Ross

Storm God

Published May 13, 2019 · 2,805 words (11 minutes) · 68 views

Fantasy strong women characters swamp creatures fantasy adventure

This was one of my first professional short story sales and a delight to write. Ideas for horrible things that might lay in wait for anyone foolish enough to cross a swamp just kept popping into my head. And of course, who could resist putting an iconic tale into a new setting?

Lightning in Clouds at Night


C.L. Holland

The Owl and Great Cthulhu

Published May 12, 2019 · 307 words (2 minutes) · 21 views

Fantasy Literary Fiction Satire poetry Lovecraft parody

From Rome with love and my eyes in the sky… for all Unsplash Community


Jude-Marie Green

Feeding The Crows

Published May 12, 2019 · 5,975 words (22 minutes) · 1 like · 32 views

Fantasy Mystery



James Van Pelt

Savannah is Six

Published May 11, 2019 · 6,935 words (26 minutes) · 1 like · 53 views

Fantasy Horror ghost swimming lake

Poul, Leesa and their daughter Savannah vacation at the lake every year, but the waters there are deep, cold and hold memories as toothy, dark and silent as the pike who glide just out of sight. The story received an honorable mention in The Year's Best Fantasy and Horror. Contains adult content.

Small lake pier


Maria Haskins

Three Pieces of Gold, Three Pieces of Silver

Published May 10, 2019 · 2,788 words (11 minutes)

Fantasy Women war refugees

War is approaching and a woman flees her home with her three daughters. She carries three pieces of gold and three pieces of silver with her, and a heavy secret.



Beth Goder

Pulling Secrets From Stones

Published May 10, 2019 · 3,224 words (12 minutes) · 17 views

Fantasy magic Cars Mechanics Older Women

Mixed stones


Beth Goder

The Wish Giver

Published May 10, 2019 · 1,491 words (6 minutes) · 16 views

Fantasy Wizards kindness

Clay crafting on museum night


Melissa Moorer

The Third Kind of Darkness

Published May 9, 2019 · 5,091 words (19 minutes) · 18 views

Fantasy Literary Fiction lgbtq speculative fiction

This story was originally published in Lady Churchill's Rosebud Wristlet, Issue 20.



Laura Anne Gilman

You Can Look (But You Better Not Touch)

Published May 9, 2019 · 2,466 words (9 minutes) · 2 likes · 164 views

Fantasy supernatural urban fantasy New York City

In New York City, oddness is just a way of life. Most people don't even blink, no matter how weird the day gets. But some days, the weirdness won't be denied. Or: How the world of the Cosa Nostradamus looks from the outside.