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The Archive Of Unusual Events by Stable

A collection of the latest global happenings for the aware and discerning subhistorian.

The Archive Of Unusual Events provides the discerning reader with a curated keyhole view of the most interesting Unusual Events happening around us constantly. But why? Where is the Archive now that it has been driven out of Scotland? Who is the Archivist and how do they get their information? Updates are short (usually 200 – 300 words) and . . .

An ongoing series, with new episodes thrice weekly.
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Stonward’s Tales by stonward

"Fate makes roads, but will makes travel."

In a world where creation myths are true, where mountains are sleeping behemoths, and prayers are rationed to avoid the scorn of irritable gods, a traveler named Davi wakes up on the wrong side of the bed. In this land of endless possibility, he tries his best to navigate away from the strange and epic in favor of a little . . .

An ongoing series, with new episodes Monday, Wednesday, and Friday.
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Otherworldly by SecretMortician

The Broken Adventure Series

Iouernia was once a fertile land of gods and myth, but after a two-hundred-year war, magic passed out of all knowledge. Facts became fables. Fables became faith and things that should not have been forgotten were lost to the sands of time, found only in the pages of legend. And the rule of man began. As time passed, . . .

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Tales from The Side by Tandy Ellen Gutierrez

Tales from The Side is an epic story told from the multiple perspectives of the townspeople of Switch, a small magical city in the fairy world known as The Side. The most powerful and least powerful weave together a story rife with adventure, death, mystery, and romance that ultimately changes their lives forever. Come, sit, and read their most secret . . .

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Thalia’s Musings by Amethyst Marie

Thalia’s Musings is narrated by Thalia, the Muse of Comedy, as she observes the comedy, drama, and tragedy of the ancient Greek pantheon. But when Thalia becomes more than an observer, the Fates take notice. Are Thalia’s powers limited to helping mortal playwrights hack out a comedy sketch, or can she create happy endings in real life, even for the . . .

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The Bird and the Fool by Gabriel Aldridge

The story of a man stranded far from his home. Despite a gift from the fair folk that allows him to understand and speak any language, he typically has very little idea of what’s going on around him (even if he likes to pretend he does). But this doesn’t stop him from getting into trouble in the port city of . . .

An ongoing series, with new episodes sporadically.
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Wish Fulfilment by Gregory Taylor

Two investigators, one problem...uncountable wishes.

The Epsilon Project has determined that an evil object is granting wishes – on a fantasy world. Two people who function well without technology are sent to investigate. Can they get along with each other? Will they find the object, and is it really evil? Also, seriously, who runs this Project?? . . .

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Thalia would approve

By Fiona Gregory, editor

Aug 10, 2011: When I was a teen, I went through an ancient Greek mythology phase. This would have been a major geekfest for me then, and even now I really appreciate seeing the Greek gods getting some love, when the current vogue tends to run to Celtic or East European mythology.

It’s a very rich vein! and I can assure readers, although the tone of these tales is light and playful, as befits their narrator, the author really knows her Greek mythology. She [more . . .]

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The Straight Man

By Susan Amund, author of Barghest

Aug 16, 2016: This series of observations, and that is what the mini-stories feel like, reminded me of the Nightvale podcast or even a funnier, equally offbeat version of the Twilight Zone. Reading each entry puts another slant on the world of the Archivist, which is strange and unbelievable but written in such a way that I could not help but go along with it.

The writing is concise and witty with a dry sense of humor that has me, while not laughing out [more . . .]

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