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This is a collection of the 34 short stories I wrote over a three year period. Within, you will find 280,000 words in nearly 600 pages of meticulously crafted Fantasy, Science Fiction, and Horror.

All Purpose Surfacer - 1,700 - Science Fiction

All Ages - Present Day, SciFi, Speculative

Visitors of an online message board discuss new technology with questionable origins

Bitter Hunger - 8,600 - Mainstream

Mature Audience - Present Day, Speculative, Real Life

A convict gets caught up in an unexpected series of events trying to do the right thing

Carried Away - 11,600 - Science Fiction

Mature Audience - Present Day, SciFi, Youthful Characters, Survival, Violence

A man hired to clean a corporate mess gets carried away when the trouble hits home

Check Please - 8,050 - Mainstream

All Ages - Present Day, Crime, Real Life

An average man is invited into a criminal scheme that introduces a new lifestyle until other criminals interfere

CybrAIn and the Gray Tech - 8,600 - Science Fiction

All Ages - Present Day, SciFi, Youthful Characters

A teenager's experiments leads him into events with otherworldly consequences

Danger Inside - 10,500 - Science Fiction

Mature Audience - Near Future, SciFi, Magic, Survival, Violence

A man hiding from a world gone wild loses his wife to explicable violence, and once blamed, pays a terrible price

Demon Stone - 11,200 - Fantasy

Mature Audience - Fantasy, Ancient History, Magic, Violence, Battle

With aspirations to become an emperor, King Bayard seeks powerful and dangerous weapons

Directions - 400 - Science Fiction

All Ages - Present Day, Mainstream, SciFi, Speculative

A man and his injured son follow directions that lead nowhere near the hospital they sought

Disillusioned - 15,500 - Fantasy

All Ages - Ancient History, Fantasy, Magic, Adventure, Violence

Awaking in a dark underworld, without a clue to his identity, a man wonders at his knowledge and power

Due to Fall - 2,800 - Science Fiction

All Ages - Present Day, SciFi, Youthful Characters

Young Dawn goes on an adventure with her new father, but despite her gifts, someone is due to fall

Dwelling Space - 4,000 - Science Fiction

Mature Audience - Far Future, SciFi, Speculative, Taboo

A very different society emerges from Earth to live in space, living a new, evolved lifestyle

Ellation Flee - 18,700 - Fantasy

Mature Audience - Present Day, Fantasy, Magic, Youthful Characters, Adventure, Taboo

A young girl escapes a living nightmare to witness a bizarre dreamland void of childhood imagination

Foresight - 6,600 - Science Fiction

All Ages - Present Day, SciFi, Youthful Characters

Only knowledge and planning can save a young girl's life, with some help from technology

From the Sky - 1,900 - Horror

Mature Audience - Present Day, Horror, SciFi, Sexual Content, Violence

Many residents ignored them when they fell, only to become unwilling participants in the end

Guide, the - 7,400 - Fantasy

Mature Audience - Ancient History, Fantasy, Horror, Magic, Youthful Characters

Children from a secluded village follow a strange guide into the woods, enchanted by his fanciful promises

Home Sweet Home - 730 - Science Fiction

All Ages - Present Day, SciFi, Speculative

A modern home exhibits its distaste for unwanted guests

Hunger Pains - 3,800 - Horror

Mature Audience - Present Day, Horror, Youthful Characters, Violence

A sadistic hunger and violent pains await in this twisted tale of unspeakable horror

Incorporating Secrets - 12,300 - Science Fantasy

Mature Audience - Present Day, SciFi, Fantasy, Magic, Youthful Characters

An improbable mix of exceptional people unite to end the reign of a secret monarch pulling the world's strings

Inside Justice - 20,500 - Mainstream

Mature Audience - Present Day, Mainstream, Magic, Crime, Speculative, Sexual Content, Violence

The justice system looks very distance from the perspective of these convicts who met in jail

Interference - 12,900 - Science Fantasy

All Ages - Present Day, SciFi, Fantasy, Magic, Youthful Characters, Survival, Adventure, Violence

A family flees a brewing storm only to get caught in the middle of its unexpected source

Nearing Stage II - 7,300 - Horror

Mature Audience - Present Day, Horror, SciFi, Youthful Characters, Survival, Violence, Sexual Content

The scariest environment a child can imagines is only the beginning of stage one

On the Line - 7,000 - Alternate History

All Ages - Recent History, Alternate History, SciFi, Survival

A chance encounter and rash action leaves a small family already on the line hanging from a thread

Outside the Belt - 6,100 - Science Fiction

All Ages - Far Future, SciFi, Survival

Members of a civilization dwelling space face horrors their lifestyle never prepared them for

Radio Dare - 5,900 - Horror

All Ages - Present Day, Horror, Survival

Halloween becomes a marketing ploy, but some scary stories are best left to the imagination

Red Desert Crash (Dice in Space) - 8,000 - Science Fiction

All Ages - Far Future, SciFi, Youthful Characters, Adventure

When Dice lands his epod on a strange planet, he finds himself vastly underarmed for coming events

SecDent Effect, the - 23,800 - Science Fiction

Mature Audience - Near Future, SciFi, Youthful Characters, Speculative, Taboo

A power hungry CEO wins a huge government contract at the cost of an entire generation

Sharpened Beauty - 6,300 - Fantasy

All Ages - Ancient History, Fantasy, Magic, Youthful Characters

A young woman from a prehistoric tribe is chosen for a ritual gone wrong, granting her long sought power

Spring Ride - 3,900 - Mainstream

All Ages - Present Day, Mainstream, SciFi, Survival

A wonderful start to a beautiful day of biking is interrupted by sudden violence

Stone and Teeth - 4,400 - Alternate History

Mature Audience - Ancient History, Fantasy, Alternate History, Adventure

A boy's manhood is tested when a lifelong friend is captured by a mountain tribe

Troubled Trail - 6,500 - Fantasy

Mature Audience - Ancient History, Fantasy, Magic

When a young lady is called a witch her miserable life takes a sharp turn for the worse

Undesirable Detention - 5,000 - Science Fiction

Mature Audience - Near Future, SciFi, Mainstream, Youthful Characters, Speculative, Taboo

Two undesirable children whose institutional assessments lead to a short term friendship with lasting consequences

Warriors Past - 5,200 - Science Fiction

All Ages - Far Future, SciFi, Battle, Survival

Very different warriors for the planet Earth find themselves fighting for survival

Window Into Darkness - 10,300 - Alternate History

Mature Audience - Recent History, Alternate History, SciFi, Youthful Characters, Adventure, Sexual Content, Taboo

A boy leaves his life of relative comfort during the depression, ordered by his terrified father

Without Question - 4,800 - Mainstream

All Ages - Present Day, Mainstream, Speculative

A good special opps expert never questions his orders, a pawn in the political chess of his government

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