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Regarding the Deserted Temple of Geraptiku and a Very Strange, Very Purple Orb

So it happened that one sunny Wednesday afternoon I found myself, quite unhappily, on Mystery Island.

by phadalusfish
Cabbage Generals Are Rude, or How I Doomed the World With Vegetables

It began with a routine trip to everyone's favorite magic shop. As usual, the store was packed to its gills with shoppers....

by dan4884
The Quiggle Who Wanted a Home

She pushed back the branches with a trembling fin, then jumped back in surprise when she saw the pair of bulging eyes staring right at her.

by alt1981black
A Neovian Nightmare

"I've told you before, Dei, that I can't reverse the spell!"

by azuresky637
Reflections: Captain Scarblade

I have my ship, I have the sea, and that's all I really ever needed.

by ntkgwgoty
A Rescue for Callie

The little Aisha had decided to go out for a jog, and had proudly padded along the road for an impressive half an hour before she realised that she had to make it all the way back home too.

by roboticc
Zapped From a Myth

"I got a weird feeling about today, Taws," Lope stated, looking up at the Kougra. "Something's not right."

by filter
Match Met

Tivine stood silently on the rough dirt track, watching the swirling mist that glowed with a magical aura...

by sarnfox
The Drought

I lay my frail hands on the windowsill and look at the parched land outside. The dry wind sweeps across Meridell's once flourishing soil...

by baila456
And She Never Returned

Her memories of that island floated in and out, bound to appear and disappear like the silhouettes of the island's own palm trees in the mist, always coming and going and never floating within reach.

Art by nut862

by nut862

How A Non-Special Shoyru Saved the Rainbow Fountain

She knew every single flower there, every color, and where to find it. Just being alone in the meadows gave her everything she wanted. Well, maybe not everything.

by eschebone
 
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"And She Never Returned" by nut862
When he left, she would go back to daydreaming about Lutari Island, fantasizing a thousand different ways of going there and a thousand different things she would do first when she reached it. Adrian would come, of course; he would see at once why she loved it so much, and take a well-deserved break to let her show him the sights. She would know...




Other Stories


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A Letter of Complaint
To the Managers of the Lutari Island Tourists' Association...

by chocolate_lover67

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Reselling on the Trading Post: An In-Depth Guide
If you plan on reselling, you had better plan on being rejected over and over again. Persistence is the key.

by derrangeddragon

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Lady Sandstorm: Part Nine
"Have the faeries arrived yet?"

Nabile shook her head. "Not a sign of them."

by saphira_27


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Six Names, Six Lives, Six Owners, One Terrible Tale: Part Nine
"I'm dreaming," I said.

by ilovcanis

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A Night at the Fair
Well, at least he's not lying.

by smellsomebeans

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Pea Party
Artist may have been starving while drawing this comic.

by 0rbiit



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