Short Story of the Month

Beware of Theology

“Even your grandfather, Chaplainix, as a proper Celt, knew that there are some threats to our existence,” said chieftain Conquiscadorix to young field druid, with sorrow in his voice. “He also said that even if pagan fetishes are only pseudophillosophy, when we are on visit, be it conquering or not, we have to respect their traditions. Truth be told, he was one of those who pulled beards of Roman’s Elderly, but there was no danger there.”

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Being of the Month

Grootslang

When the Gods made up the world and its inhabitants, they mistakenly gave one species a little more than they wanted. Huge power as well as high intelligence and ability of using them. So they had no choice but the creatures we know today under the name Grootslang, (which certainly cannot be their true name, because at the beginning of the world was certainly not spoken in Afrikaans), to divide.

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Other Stuff

Sherlockiana: Police Officers

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.

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Quote of the Month

'Cats don't have names,' it said.
'No?' said Coraline.
'No,' said the cat. 'Now you people have names. That's because you don't know who you are. We know who we are, so we don't need names.'

— Neil Gaiman. Coraline

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How to Properly Feed a Demon

How to Properly Feed a Demon

Twenty-five short short stories for short short breaks. Starring aliens and people, gods as well as demons.

 

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* 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)

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