Short Fiction

Detour Ahead

In support of another product, I’m currently cranking out a new short story. The product in question is a roleplaying adventure which needs some worldbuilding and background. You know, the fluff. The adventure itself is a short one, structured on the Five Room Dungeon concept. The idea is that you abstract a “dungeon” of five …

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Time for something completely different – a short screenplay called “Caldera”. It’s a departure from the usual genre and is more of a modern day conspiracy thriller, maybe with some supernatural element; that part is vague. I could easily expand it into a larger story or even incorporate it into the Web of the Shepherds …

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I’ve now posted another short story called “Masquerade” and it actually belongs in the Web of the Shepherds universe. It’s meant to be a teaser, with most of the story giving the reader a sense of what-the-hell-is-happening. And to be fair, that’s how it ends as well, but that’s just how it is.

Alien Surgeon

I’ve posted another short story called “Doctors Without Galactic Borders” and it amused me sufficiently enough to share it. The premise was determined for me, as it was part of a competition; there were three elements: sci-fi genre, a surgeon, and camping. I had a number of wild possibilities, but the one I settled on …

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Russian Sorcery

Another piece of flash fiction “Grigori” has been posted here on the site. This is a small seed based on a simple concept that occurred to me long ago: What if Grigori Rasputin actually survived all of the murderous methods used on him? I wanted to figure out how he would have possibly lived through …

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Ghostly Flash

There has been yet another writing challenge, this time a 250 word story involving “spirit”, “clapping” and “unconcious”. After discarding all of the obvious stories that come to mind, I focused on the clapping element, and wanted to do something different with it. There are a multitude of ways to interpret and convey clapping, but …

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Sidereal Mummy

The second story in the Web of the Shepherds is Sidereal Mummy. As you might expect, it tells the story of another descendant of ancient lineage, specifically a lineage of mummies. Layla Bitar is a woman whose lifelong mission is to undergo the mummification process that will allow her to transcend death and gain otherworldly …

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Sidereal Warlock

The first story in Web of the Shepherds has been published and is the first warlock taste of this universe. It answers the question “Where can a warlock find the power to rescue his banished father?” Luc Canul is a middle-aged man working retail security and going nowhere in life. His deceased grandfather apparently had …

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