Short Story of the Month
“According to Japanese legends, every thing that lives for a hundred years comes to life. And this thing is originally Japanese,” proclaimed Shorty religiously, sweeping away the rest of the junk to the floor, next to four and a half pairs of socks, few books, and bunch of coke bottles, to make space on the table for his now unwrapped package.
Being of the Month
In the province of Arezzo, an old castle of the Guidi family rises above the village of Poppi, easily recognizable by its dominant tower. The tower is called Torre dei diavoli, the Devil's Tower. However, it was not Old Nick himself who worked here, but the lady who was fully comparable with him.
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
There is no difference between Time and any of the three dimensions of Space except that our consciousness moves along it.
— H.G. Wells. The Time Machine
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