Prompt: As Death, you have seen many different reactions from those you reap. Begging, bargaining, trying to elicit sympathy, bribing, anger, pathetic attempts at wit and snark and so on. This one was different, with a magic sword in hand, they request a duel for a second chance at life.
My first weird/fantasy story has been published today through Havok Publishing. It can be read, for free, on their website HERE for the first 24-hours (it then becomes a part of their member-only website). If you enjoy the story, please consider registering on their site, and voting on the story, which gives me a chance to be published in their anthology.
Guignol & Other Sardonic Tales is published by Word Horde, and is Orrin Grey’s third collection, following his wonderful collection, Painted Monsters & Other Strange Beasts, and what a follow-up it is.
Prompt: The Gods returned, not with a dramatic entrance, instead they appear randomly giving advice based on whatever situation you are in.
Prompt: An old woman and an elder dragon recall their past stories of helping people and the kingdom.
Prompt: No one dared go near the tower; a fearsome dragon sat on top. One day, a knight walked up and asked, “do you need help getting down?”
Prompt: You’re listening to music on shuffle on your phone as you get to sleep. However, the music mysteriously stops and you hear: “Is he awake?”
Prompt: You tear down a wall in your basement to find a tunnel system connecting to all your neighbors houses.