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The Rose


So engrossed was Sir Lucian Silveste in pruning his precious rose bush that in his surprise, he snipped off one of the red blossoms.

by precious_katuch14


Clink, a simple toss, just a flick up in the air with a forefinger and a thumb, it twirls above the well for a moment, reflecting the sunlight, dancing even as an inanimate object--and then it has fallen, bouncing against the stone walls of the Wishing Well...

by ginny_invisible
Trip to Turmaculus

The sun was shining brightly at their backs as the travelling pair could be seen approaching over the eastern hills.

by simplyalice
The Tale of the Odd Valentine

The Jelly Chia flipped the note in his gelatinous paws, his thoughts in turmoil. He had read it hundreds of times now, but the concept of a 'valentine' eluded him.

by dragonstorm_75
A Valentine for Dr. Sloth

"It is my opinion that the residents of this Space Station fear me enough to do anything I say, and I say that they must love me. And further, I say that they must demonstrate their love for me this year by making and sending me Valentines."

by mamasimios
Simple Things

Snow whirled around the airship. Blizzard conditions, the captain had said when they'd entered the storm.

by kittengriffin
Where The Weewoo Fly

"It seems I've got a rainbow weewoo on my hands. How did ya get in there?"

by sylviau
The Best Mistake Ever

"Ooh, do I smell CHOCOLATE?"

by hc_huggle
Why Do We Need Valentines Cards, Anyway?

"I forgot about it too," Clyde said sourly. "But our teacher reminded us. Now we've all got to make valentines for everyone in class."

Art by nut862

by nut862

A Complete and Ignominious V-day Catastrophe

Silence fell upon the table as both Jhudora and Sloth scoured the menu in search of incorrect subject-verb agreements.

by larkspurlane
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"The Tale of the Odd Valentine" by dragonstorm_75
A broken chair was dragged into the hall, its cushions tearing apart in some places to reveal the hidden springs. In the chair sat an ambiguous form, blue and translucent, gripping the arms of the chair with its formless limbs. Other than the crackling hisses and snaps of the fire, and the pitter patter of rain outside with the occasional thunder, there was a comfortable silence. "I am alone..."

Other Stories


Preparing For a New Family Member
There are several steps to preparing yourself—as well as the rest of your family—to welcome home the newest member of the family.

by eggo__mini92


Surviving the Season: Anti-Valentine's Gifts
Unless you have booked a solitary cave in advance, you will no doubt be expected (and forced) to partake in this sickening holiday by your neofamily.

by neom_777


Hearts of Fire: Part Five
As the sounds of battle crashed around them, Carmen, Niklausse, and Musetta crouched behind a barricade...

by saphira_27


Awakening: Part Two
"What makes you think dark faeries like Jhudora have as much compassion as dungeon masters?"

by linda_reincarnated


Land of Pacman

by pacmanite


Don't Forget About-
What? What holiday is that?

by arcanium

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