Tag Archives: fantasy

To Catch a Thief

Photo courtesy Dale Rogerson It had been a long and grueling chase, stretching half-way across the world, but we had finally caught up with him. There he stood, the criminal, trapped in deep snow, unable to move an inch, caught … Continue reading

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The Midnight Raid

The midnight raid had been swift and brutal, totally catching us unawares. They had sucked us out of our secret hiding places using weapons we had never encountered before. I watched helplessly as they captured my friends, my family, while … Continue reading

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Eternal Love

I looked at my wife lovingly and said, “You look as radiant in that white nightgown as you did on the night we first met. As soon as I saw you, I knew we were meant to be together…forever.” She … Continue reading

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The Swan Princesses

Photo courtesy Sue Vincent After a long and tiring hike, I stopped for a little breather in a small but beautiful grove. The sun was shining in its full glory, and the chirping of colorful birds of various shapes and … Continue reading

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The Knight and the Dragons

As I tucked my grandson into bed at night, I asked him, “So Abel, which story would you like to hear tonight?” “The knight and the dragons,” Abel almost shouted in excitement. “Again? Just because it has your ancestor as … Continue reading

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The Recluse

Photo Prompt courtesy Sue Vincent I ran away to the remotest corner of the earth, it was gorgeous, spectacular, stark For I had a secret to hide, one which was just like me- ancient, terrible, dark But still they came … Continue reading

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How I Saved the World

I was standing quietly at the edge of the forest, holding a ‘borrowed’ glass of stolen scotch in one hand, and a cigarette in the other.  Suddenly, I heard a loud rustling sound. Fearing that it was my Dad, come … Continue reading

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The SOS

We picked up the distress signal at 1100 hours. My ship, HMS Andersen, of which I had been the Captain for almost 10 years now, was patrolling the Baltic Sea with a crew of 254 able and highly-experienced sailors. One … Continue reading

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Snowy Day Holiday

Photo courtesy Sue Vincent Alex had gone to bed happy last night, very happy. It had been snowing so hard since morning yesterday that not just their cottage, but the road to the village, and the village itself had been … Continue reading

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Strike!

Photo Prompt © Björn Rudberg “Their kids stick chewing gums on us,” said the first. “They pull at us till we disintegrate,” the second pipped in. “The adults are no better, they leave us in dark places and forget all about … Continue reading

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