Short Fiction: Recap

Posted: April 26, 2011 in Short Fiction

A recap of the Short Fiction available to read and print on this site:


Darkest Sacrifice joins a squad of soldiers aboard the freighter Lathiathan, drifting aimlessly through space.

They search for their lost comrades and the missing crew of the ship, but something lurks in the darkness.

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Warning: This story contains explicit scenes of gore, violence and horror.


Collision Course follows the story of a group of college students, their weekend ruined by the boredom of a school trip to bring up their failing grades. En route tragedy strikes and the survivors of the class will be forced to pull together and rely on people they barely know if they are to live through the day.

Whatever happens, the scars of that day will live on with each of them forever.

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Warning: This story contains scenes of fear and horror


The War At Home follows two young Home Guardsmen during the blitz of London as they make their nightly patrol, just as the air raid sirens begin to sound out.

They are then plunged into dangers all around as the bombs fall and everything they hold dear is endangered.

I dedicate this to my Grandad who also served in the Home Guard and was the inspiration for this tale.

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Love At Sunset delves into what the boundaries of love really can be.

When a person, their soul, their body, their mind is changed, a demonic hunger overwhelming all, will the bond with their loved one still remain.

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Betrayal is set in a time in Earth’s future when man has travelled and populated much of the galaxy. Even during this time though there is corruption and crime. This tale follows the exploits of a small Police unit, stationed on the old decaying colony of our very own Moon.

Sent out on what seems like a straightforward disturbance call, they quickly find that nothing is as it seems and they will need to fight for their very lives just to survive, let alone bring down their nemesis.

This is the first short fiction to be made by request, the idea coming from Paul Quinn.

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Warning: This story contains explicit scenes of violence.


When you look back at your life what achievements and events come to mind?

At the end, what will you see?

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If forced to leave the one you love, but given just a few days together, what would you do?

How would you feel during that time, from the joy of reunion all the way until the agony of then having to part once again?

This is a personal story based on the experiences of a close friend.

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Worthy of knighthood follows a young orphan boy who is barely surviving. With no family, food or coin he stumbles upon an abandoned cottage in severe disrepair.

Thankful for any shelter he rests and finally sleeps, but by morning the arrival of a wounded soldier plunges him into worse danger than starvation, especially when the soldier’s enemies arrive searching for him.

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Warning: This story contains scenes of violence.

  1. AmyA says:

    All brilliant reads! Personal highlights are Collision Course and Love At Sunset!!x

  2. JackD says:

    Looking forward to your next entries.

  3. BenM says:

    All pretty good reads. I’ve read them on my train and tube journeys to work – makes the time absolutely fly! Thanks for putting these up on your site!

  4. Edward Drake says:

    All, Thank you for your comments. I am striving to keep the stories coming (new one this weekend so stay tuned) and really do appreciate all your comments. 🙂

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