Vignettes

Aquamarine Rabbits in the Cupboards

Harper L. Vandergloom, librarian, frequent caretaker of the rogue rabbit hoard known as the Purple Paw Thievery, idly ran a skeletal finger down the front of the her large personal card catalog. Her talon stopped at a drawer that read, “Paw, Purple,” and opened it.

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The Witch & Vampire Begin Dating

The witch’s green skin darkened in embarrassment. “I want to date. Girlfriend. You, me.” She paused to collect the debris of her thoughts. The vampire patiently waited with a smile. “I want to be your girlfriend, too,” the witch said as her mind finally sorted itself out.

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Gorgon Halloween

The door chimes rang out with a loud, menacing BONG and nearly immediately the door began to creak open. Yellow, reptilian eyes opened in the darkness, casting a mystic light all their own.

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The Burglar Is Running Late

“Why are you here?!” the guard retorted with significant anxiety and volume. The goblin, equally upset, shouted, “I didn’t know you would catch me burglaring! I wanted to steal some earrings for her!”

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Desert Dessert

“Tell me of your trip to the DESERT!” “I’ve just gotten here, I haven’t even unpacked our picnic!” the gorgon replied coyly as she settled into a comfortable position on the rocky overhang. With extended slowness, she removed a blanket from her wicker basket, then set about the dishes. She contemplated each of the various […]

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Books art print

Books art print ($6.00)

The only thing better than books are books — a paradox only books can explain.
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The Vampire’s Portrait

The Vampire’s Portrait

For three excruciating hours at the art show, I answered questions about where the bathroom was located, yes it was an open bar, and no I could not introduce you to “one of the better artists.” And, of course, “Yes I am supposed to be here.”

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Picnic on the Moon

Picnic on the Moon

The lich made a vague gesture in the sign language of the arcane and the fabric of reality bent as a gorgon teleported into the bubble. Stretching to her full height on her long, thick serpentine tail, the gorgon turned towered over the undead monster. She leaned down and kissed her husband. “Hello my ghost heart.”

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The Forest Eats Well

The cries for help rang through the forest and the heroes ran towards them. “Trolls!” the voice called, “we are under attack!” and “Please help!” The distress calls repeated over and over.

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The Texture of Magic

The Texture of Magic

The Netherworld is full of magical energies. Most of the time, they balance in a comfortable harmony — land and sky blended by water, doom and fire blended by rock, and so forth. When the flow of magic is disrupted, storms and backlashes strike out and return the balance in local systems. Such storms are […]

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Chimera Sandwiches

Chimera Sandwich Forge, a cooperative between a behemoth butcher, a cheesemonger monster, and a beastly baker, can be found on Unseen Shadow Lane in Peyroux.

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