Short Story of the Month
They weren't lying, admittedly. That whole history was full of truth. An old sea chart showing the way to a forgotten island where the brave traveler would find great riches. An island where the inhabitants are really big-hearted. Both statements were confirmed soon after our crew landed in the picturesque bay. Thirty-six brave, armed to the teeth men, some of whom had served under English or French captains in the Caribbean, and others who had gained experience on the infamous junks of the South China Sea...
Being of the Month
Nightmare in Basque way. It behaves just like its relatives from other countries - she intrudes into the dreams of victims and also likes to settle on the sleeper's chest to cause trouble by its weight...
Even though Holmes became the patron of all literary detectives that came after him, he didn't consider himself as one. He thought of himself as a higher form of a sleuth.
Quote of the Month
When finally he paused to look around him, Button-Bright could see no sign of Pon's house, nor had he the slightest idea in which direction it lay.
"Well, I'm lost again," he remarked to himself. "But never mind; I've been lost lots of times. Someone is sure to find me."
— L.Frank Baum. The Scarecrow of Oz
How to Properly Feed a Demon
Twenty-five short short stories for short short breaks. Starring aliens and people, gods as well as demons.
"Things just happen. What the hell."
* Terry Pratchett. Hogfather
Welcome to my world. For the longest time I couldn’t think of right name for this place, so I left it without one. Amongst things you can find here are attempts of science fiction and fantasy stories, my collection of gods, bogeymen and monsters and also articles about things that had me interested, be it for a while or for years. (There is more of this, sadly not in English but in Czech, on www.fext.cz)
Picture of the Month