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Found 4 stories tagged 'dragon'.


Shannon Page


Apr 14, 2019 · 3,307 words (13 minutes) · 36 views

Fantasy dragon human tales

Editor Jennifer Brozek wrote me one afternoon: “Help! I’ve got an anthology that’s short a story, can you write one in a few days?”“Of course!” I said, delighted to pinch-hit, even though I was leaving for Australia the following week. She wanted a fairy tale turned on its head, told from the monster’s point of view. Human Tales came out in August of 2011.


Shane Halbach

Exit Strategy

Jan 3, 2019 · 4,382 words (16 minutes) · 78 views

Fantasy dragon heist

“Exit Strategy” is Ocean’s Eleven meets High Fantasy. What happens when a dwarf, a mage, and a thief conspire to steal a dragon’s horde? The same things that always happen during a heist: complications, quick improvisation, and double crosses. Oh, and did I mention the dragon?

These bright and pretty golden coins are foil covered chocolate candies.

Shane Halbach

Her Path Lay Forward

Sep 22, 2017 · 1,287 words (5 minutes) · 1 like · 317 views

Fantasy Older Protagonists dragon

My children were looking at the scorecard of the excellent game Dixit, and they were debating about the character facing down the dragon in the picture. I overheard their discussion: “I think it’s an old woman,” said my daughter. “No,” said my son, “it must be a boy. An old woman can’t fight a dragon.” Not only CAN an old woman fight a dragon, but she may be the PERFECT person to fight a dragon!

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Wendy Nikel

Rain Like Diamonds

Sep 19, 2017 · 1,276 words (5 minutes) · 323 views

Fantasy royalty fairy tale prophecy magic dragon queen food sacrifice bittersweet

When a dragon lays waste to her kingdom, a Queen must find a solution to the resulting famine.

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