Short Story: Overcome With My Radiance

This is the start of a new series! A gender bent retelling of Hades and Persephone, I hope you enjoy it. Keep following along as things get a little bit hot in the nether regions of Greek mythos xo Well, dear readers, it’s been a little while hasn’t it? Do you think it’s time yet?…

Short Story: Underneath

Most good stories tend to start underneath things. Underneath trees, rich dark rainclouds, a beautiful lover, a sense of impending doom – these are all great places to start a story. Dear readers, I don’t start this story underneath anything quite so interesting, I’m afraid. I start this story underneath fluorescent lights and a plasterboard…

DnD Short Story: The Nightmare Realm

By Eve, with many many adoring thanks from me ❤ They all sat down in a circle on the ground, the ancient druid’s feverish body writhing on the bed beside them. As they closed their eyes, Laksha walked to each one, lightly touching them on the forehead sending them to sleep. Her whispered words brought…

DnD Character Backstory: Rose-Apple Pies

About six months before Rose met Kaia… Rose stood at the top of a cliff. It wasn’t a particularly big cliff, nor was it white and shining in the sunlight. It was, in point of fact, a rather disappointingly dull red rocky cliff overlooking the trickle of water that passed for a stream around here….

Short Story: Gum Leaf Cushions

Trigger Warning: Misogyny, Violence Brad and Kim were arguing, again. Their three-year-old was the terror of Freedom Furniture as she slodged pudgy handprints with pink bubblegum all over a shiny glass table. She ran off, came back, jumped up and down – but nothing seemed to get Mummy and Daddy’s attention.  “It’s hard to explain”…

Short Story: Rust

Trigger Warning: Violence, Horror themes Verice swept past the rocky shoreline for the tenth time today. He was making excellent time, as usually he was less than halfway through his daily grind by primary solar noon. Verice hummed to himself as he clattered along, slowly transforming the whole beach into a mess of chain-tracks and…

Short Story: Services Were In Demand

Trigger Warning: Violence, Drug Use, Predatory Sexual Inferences Fright and fear were released at last from John’s mind. His burden, finally lifted. As the judge’s gravel snapped in a clear crack, John’s heart gave a leap. Freedom, at long last. It had been such a long fight, you see, and John didn’t really think he…

DnD Character Backstory: Rose x Kaia BFF

We come across Rose Annatar sitting by her campfire in the forest, brushing out twigs from her hair. She’s also rubbing her horns in frustration and, let’s be honest, loneliness. The honoured Stoat Furrbles was many wonderful things, but a good conversationalist was not one of them. There was concern in his clockwork eyes, lots…

Short Story: Do It With Style

Deep in the dark twisted woods, a very frail and old man was casting a spell over his cauldron. Bring me youth and fame Cast off this weakened frame In truth as well as name Make me young and beautiful again It wasn’t the first time he’d tried this, but it was perhaps the last…

Short Story: Walking In The Dark

The beautiful thing about walking in the dark, is that you never quite know where you are going. Oh, I suppose technically we might have a vagueish idea, but because we can’t see very far ahead, it’s essentially a journey of faith, every time. Have you ever wondered what happens to those bits of the…