ESCAPE! In this fantasy short story, Rhapsody Swansong, teenage bard-in-training, has to pass her end-of-year exam at the Ascalon Academy of Arcane Arts and Adventuring, which is in the form of an “escape room.” Unfortunately, her group members are an atheist cleric, a clumsy rogue, and a mage who can’t control her magic–and Rhapsody herself is a bard without an instrument. Battles are fought, friendships are formed, lessons are learned, and hilarity–of course!–ensues.
This story can be found in the Arcane Arts Anthology, available on Amazon.
THE COIN COLLECTOR. In this humorous short story, Mr. Quimbly sets out on his first-ever field assignment for the Tax and Revenue Agency to investigate the mysterious Mr. Green on a charge of coin hoarding. He finds both the illegal coin collection and Mr. Green at a dilapidated warehouse down by the docks … and also discovers that he’s bitten off a bit more than he can chew.
This story is available to read and download for FREE at Smashwords.
THE DUSK BUGS. In this spooky short story, a pleasant evening stroll through the banana kingdom turns terrifying when our intrepid narrator is attacked by the most vicious and relentless of all predators — the dusk bugs. Dum dum dummmmm!
This story is available to read and download for free at Smashwords.
Heheh. Witty. Clever. Excellent blend of fantasy and bureaucratic humour. Good pun at the end of the story, as pertaining to the end of the summary. … That’s about as detailed a review as I can leave without spoiling it for anyone reading your comment pages.