Tag Archives: Fantasy

Technobabble Versus Technical Description

Continuing on in the Momus News essays, let us consider the differences between technobabble and technical description. I’ve been a technically-minded person for most of my adult life. I’ve made my living developing databases and refining web-based user interfaces. All … Continue reading

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A Delicate Woman

Prince Armine became enamored by the farmer’s daughter when still a boy. Angelica’s gentle, frail features glowed in sunlight. Her curly blond hair swirled like a halo as she smiled sweetly to everyone. Twice a day her tiny frame carried … Continue reading

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The Ruler – Gargleblaster Micro stories #244

The evil sorcerer Polinticus growled, “Give me the Ring!” “Can’t,” shrugged Simon. “My wife is wearing it.” “You fool! With the Ring she will rule all others.” “Simon Henry Pritchart,” called Simon’s wife. “Get over here!” Simon sighed. “So? She … Continue reading

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The Story Trees

Once there was a land dark and gray. Little grew in this place of dirt and stone. The evenings were silent as people gathered round fires saying nothing. No one knew a story to tell. Into this land walked a … Continue reading

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A Mighty Battle

Few knew about the castle hidden inside the island. The men in the longboat shuddered as they waited beside it for Sir Reginald. Fervently, they hoped the gallant knight would survive the mighty dragon’s flames and harvest its magical blood. … Continue reading

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Dragon Hunting – Mondays Finish the Story

Dragon Hunting “I see absolutely everything,” said the Wood Dragon. Its dark eye glittered. “You’ve come here to kill me.” The armored knight raised his visor. “Correct! I am Sir Hiram Moorehouse William Villecourt Banesborough.” He raised his lance. “I … Continue reading

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War Of The Words – Mutant 750

War Of The Words Morgan Peppermill stood upon a cliff overlooking a sandy beach, and faced the monsters. A sea wind whipped through his brown, clerical robes. The short paige-boy haircut on his right side, contrasted heavily with the meter-long … Continue reading

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Good Book – Friday Fictioneers

Good Book Marcus thrust BlazeBlood into the heart of the dragon. The mighty beast burst into flame and perished. The Lady Amnebon was safe. “Marcus!” Marcus awoke sitting on the floor. A book sat in his lap from the library … Continue reading

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A Terrible Blunder – Friday Fictioneers

Written for the Friday Fictioneers. A story, about a poorly execute plan, begins after the photo. Genre: Fantasy/Humor A Terrible Blunder “The Faerie King is furious about the Princess being kidnapped so many times,” explained Deerbark. “Woe to the next … Continue reading

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Ranju Curmantan – Sunday Photo Fiction

Written for Sunday Photo Fiction. A story, about a powerful magical word that must not be spoken, begins after the photo. Hey Al, I’ve gone rather long with this one. Sorry about that. I hope it’s not too much trouble. … Continue reading

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