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Joachim Heijndermans

Swan Pimp

Published Sep 6, 2020 · 2,206 words (9 minutes) · 82 views

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Two tourists brave Amsterdam's red light district, when they run afoul the girl's local guardian; the swan pimp.

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Elinor Caiman Sands

Fish on Friday

Published Apr 3, 2020 · 556 words (3 minutes) · 212 views

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An ordinary British couple go on holiday to Florida--and become alligators. What can possibly go wrong?

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Elinor Caiman Sands

The History of the Sacred Non-Cow

Published Mar 27, 2020 · 1,741 words (7 minutes) · 379 views

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The Sacred Non-Cow is a marvellous beast that grazes unmolested on the fertile pastures of ancient Babylon--until Man begins to encroach on Her lands with thoughts of roast beef. Then the Sacred Non-Cow faces difficult choices regarding Her future--if, indeed, She has a future.

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Charlotte Platt

Going Home

Published Sep 18, 2019 · 2,940 words (11 minutes) · 267 views

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A young woman meets some very nice people on her way home through the woods. Will she be able to leave the woods after?

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Graham Robert Scott

Last Contact

Published Aug 15, 2019 · 944 words (4 minutes) · 2 likes · 309 views

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After an ape expert misses an appointment, a gorilla holds up traffic in his search for answers. [Originally published in Nature Futures and reprinted in Best Vegan Science Fiction & Fantasy 2018.]

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Renee Carter Hall

Moon, June, Raccoon

Published Feb 12, 2019 · 3,856 words (15 minutes) · 3 likes · 503 views

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Karen's sick of watching all her friends find true love. Out of desperation, she decides to try casting a love spell -- and winds up attracting a neighborhood raccoon instead. But this furry little matchmaker just won't mind his own business...

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Renee Carter Hall

In the Greenwood

Published Feb 4, 2019 · 1,255 words (5 minutes) · 499 views

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The doe Faeldra merely desires a mate, but she has a much greater role to play in the forest as one season becomes another.

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Renee Carter Hall

The Tiger's Son

Published Jan 18, 2019 · 9,638 words (36 minutes) · 582 views

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A boy abandoned in the jungle. A pack of wolves who live by the jungle's Law. A fierce tiger, a cunning panther, and a deadly python. You know these characters... or do you? This re-envisioning of Kipling's Mowgli stories begins with a simple question: What if Mowgli hadn't been raised by the wolves?

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I waited for about 20 minutes for this tiger to pace towards me and then crouched to line up this plant with his line of sight. The photo makes you feel like you’re being hunted.
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Renee Carter Hall

Nativity

Published Dec 11, 2018 · 402 words (2 minutes) · 522 views

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All young Sophie wants is a place to belong and be loved. It just may not be the place one would expect...

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Renee Carter Hall

The Gingerbread Reindeer

Published Dec 4, 2018 · 3,067 words (12 minutes) · 3 likes · 862 views

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As Christmas draws to a close, enjoy a tale where Santa‘s reindeer moonlight as defenders of the universe, and a child‘s gingerbread cookie holds unexpected powers. West Virginia based author Renee Carter Hall has published numerous books and short stories, and specializes in fantasy and science fiction for adults who never quite grew up.

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