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Fantasy


Fantasy is a genre of fiction that commonly uses magic and other supernatural phenomena as a primary element of plot, theme, or setting. Many works within the genre take place in imaginary worlds where magic is common. Fantasy is generally distinguished from the genre of science fiction by the expectation that it steers clear of scientific themes, though there is a great deal of overlap between the two.

 
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The Jewel of Vishnu : Chronicles of Kumari Kandam

By: RK Singh

The Jewel of Vishnu is set 6000 years ago on the fabled continent of Kumari Kandam, rumoured to have existed south of India. Arul is a teen with a mysterious past. His mother vanished soon after he was born, and his father refuses to speak of her. Arul dreams that his mother is still alive somewhere out there. She left him but a single artefact. A golden pendant holding a divine gem of enigmatic power. A protector. Arul, his pet wolf Jaya and his childhood friends, Kee...

‘I must have the last gem of the Navigators, Vazhuthi said. ‘It alone will control the Oru Arrakan. The rulers of Kumari Kandam will fall at our feet.’ ‘Our scouts have found it, Holiness,’ said the assistant, his pocked face breaking into a smile. ‘A peasant-boy who dwells in the mountains to the north.’ ‘How came such a gem to this child?’ Vazhuthi said. Who are his parents? ‘We only know that his father is a Royal Forester.’ ‘It matters not. Order our assassins ...

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Belief of the Reborn

By: Gary L Beer

Kir considered himself a normal child with a normal childhood and attained good grades at school. On reaching maturity his body starts to change into something different; a warrior species of alien. Having to leave his home and planet with his parents to save their lives they head out into deep space and search the cosmos to find a new home. Finding a genetically altered world they meet aliens whose lives are very different from their own and uncover an unknown ...

Life started for me no different to any other kid living in a modern world. Made to attend school I listened and believed everything of what I was taught. Being at school with the other kids was tough and almost every day I was beaten or made to suffer some kind of humiliation. My parents told me it was because I was different and that they could sense the difference. Being different is always regarded as a threat, especially when that difference is not understood. Scho...

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The Stone

By: Donald Harry Roberts

A time when a boy faces himself in alternate realities

The boy walked along the river bank quietly, watching the fish labour up river against the current. He wondered why nature had made them work so hard to spawn, while other animals mated without more than minor rituals, especially humans. As he moved further down steam he spied many fish who had died on the journey but there was one that was caught among the rocks and struggling to get free. The boy waded into the shallow water to free the fish but when it turned over th...

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Phantazmuhgoreeah : Volume 1

By: Donald Harry Roberts; Donald Harry Roberts

Its a must read to get it

PART ONE THE UNCANNY PROFESSOR 1 For Zender Light, being an orphan had never caused him one moment of discumbuberation. In fact it caused him to employ enjoyment with his uniqueness. But his life condition was only half the fun because he was also endowed with a unique physical appearance. Nothing that really stood out unless attention was drawn to it, which he did often because he like that condition of his appearance. His eyes. They were amber and multifaceted like ...

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Skeins of Gold: Rumpelstiltkin Retold

By: Ms. Holly Bargo

This new version of the Rumpelstiltskin fairy tale addresses some dangling questions not answered in the original story and is told from the perspective of the miller's daughter.

It’s the lot of women to suffer the stupidity of men. I looked out the window of the grand carriage painted and gilded with the king’s family crest as it carried me from the hovel of my home to the castle where I somehow had to make good on my father’s nonsensical boast that I could spin straw into gold. Had my father not soaked his brain in cheap ale to bolster his courage, he would have realized that, if his boast were true, our family would not live in a hovel and...

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Exodus Tales of Prophet Moses (Musa) & Prophet Haron (Aaron)

By: Muhammad Vandestra

The pharaoh who ruled Egypt was a tyrant who oppressed the descendants of Prophet Jacob (pbuh), known as the children of Israel (Bani Israel). He used every means to demean and disgrace them. They were kept in bondage and forced to work for him for small wages or nothing. Under this system the people obeyed and worshipped the pharaoh, and the ruling class carried out his orders, thereby authorizing his tyranny and crazy whims. The pharaoh wanted the people to obey him...

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Islam Folklore Prophet Jesus (Isa) Son of Mary & The Bird from Clay

By: Muhammad Vandestra

In the beginning I was clay then I became a bird by Allah's leave. From motionless clay to a soaring bird. I was something that was not able to move by itself and then I could fly in the sky. That is me. I do not know how to introduce myself to history. Allah (Exalted and Glorified be He) introduced me in the last of His Books saying, "(Remember) when Allah will say (on the Day of Resurrection), 'O 'Isa (Jesus), son of Mary am (Mary)! Remember My Favor to you and t...

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Timothy Chyme : Part Two

By: Donald Harry Roberts; Donald Harry Roberts

Timothy Chyme continues his fantasy journey

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The King

By: John Finnick

In a world where magic is commonplace, rogue abominations of nature roam the lands, and deities exist, a lone boy named Raphael seeks to exact vengeance against the very murderers that tore his life apart, leaving him the only hapless survivor of their onslaught. He joins the Hunters, a group of ancient warriors sworn to protect the lands of Agartha, with nothing but revenge on his mind. But soon, he finds himself becoming involved in something bigger than he can handle....

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Timothy Chyme in Majixland : Part One

By: Donald Harry Roberts; Donald Roberts

Ya just gotta read it to get it

Beware of train riding hobos

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Evanghelia Neagră

By: Marcu Jura

”Evanghelia neagră” e un micro-roman despre lume ca rețea, ca pânză de paianjen; despre desprindere din ”matrix”; despre malefic; despre om ca Ales; despre lupta între păianjeni și transcendent.

Bine și rău, vină, căință, mizerie… cum poate urca omul spre zei când stă în ghenunchi cu fruntea‐n țărână? Dumnezeu bun, Diavol rău. Dumnezeu te pedepsește pentru că e bun, Diavolul îți oferă plăcere fiindcă e rău. A naibii logică a paradoxului. Logica credinței, credința logică. Abureli. Astfel mi se învălmășeau în cap, într‐un du‐te‐vino haotic, idei și imagini pe care nu puteam să le ordonez, să le storc, să extrag din ele Ideea. N‐am reușit decât să pricep că, omene...

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Pigs Don't Wear Diamonds

By: Margaret Medici

Hahn reflects on the world as it existed in 2076, before the war, and how the devastation unleashed by the war shaped the lives of the survivors. Hahn is keen that the school boy, Eugene, grasps that, while there were huge changes in technology before and after the war, the most important change was in people, and their attitude towards each other and the planet on which they lived.

Eugene’s brow furrowed. ‘You mean you could choose who died?’ ‘Oh yes.’ Hahn’s tone was matter of fact. ‘But now I venture onto the territory of state secrets! Not only were we implanted with health chips, those of us who thought we were important were implanted with tags that identified our status. This was updated in real time. So if my car was in an accident with another, and there was a possibility that one car would be so badly damaged its passengers would die, one...

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Silver : The Silver Series, Book 1: The Silver Series Book 1

By: Cheree Alsop

Silver, book one of the Silver Series, is a coming of age story about a teenage werewolf whose father is murdered. He has to come to terms with his new life, new school, and new friends while trying to prevent more killings. Attempting to make peace with the territory’s pack and falling in love with a werewolf hunter’s daughter make his new situation even more perilous.

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The Asylum Seekers in Heaven : or Mephisto and Pheles

By: Voyen Koreis; Voyen Koreis, Illustrator

A fantasy fiction, based on the legend about dr. Faust.

THE SONNET Give those Immortals who’ve become swollen With pride, the benefit of the doubt, ‘Twas through their doings that they have fallen, This is what their sojourn was e’er about. Yearnings of going back to their own sphere, Within themselves intensely they’ve carried, Ad infinitum bound to interfere, In human affairs for’er stay buried. Tho’ longing for their abode o’er cloud nine, Anacamptic sound of harps in their hearts, They can’t evade it, but...

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The Bound

By: JM Douglas

A low-tech fantasy novel. Follows both a group of transgender idealists planning a revolution, and the guards of the government they are working to overthrow.

“Ah, the wood Bound,” Sileas said, with a nod to the painting Corliss stood in front of. She spun, startled by the noise. “I saw it once when I was much younger,” Sileas continued. “I've never seen anything so beautiful or odd again. I had it drawn from my description.” The painting was delicately done in layers of richly pigmented oils. Not a brushstroke could be seen, and it glowed from within. A figure with emerald green skin slipped its way between trees. Its eye...

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Crowning Fantasy, Book 1

By: Mrs. Coral Linn Russell

Enter the world of Varlid, a sprawling fantasy story about power, loyalty, betrayal, and the courage to change. A great power struggle is poised to erupt across Varlid. A meek creature inherits power beyond her comprehension. A giant succumbs to a curse which will either liberate or defeat his kind. Tiny wizards practice the dark arts to save their race. The old order stews in bitterness and vows revenge. The rich sit on their thrones convinced they are invincible. ...

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Light & Dark : The Awakening of the Mageknight

By: Daniel M. Fife

Danny Firoth is a middle school student in the 8th grade, struggling with the common stressors plaguing a boy of his age: bullies, homework and his mother. Sabrina Drake, the new girl, is beautiful but she harbors a fantastic secret. “You’re… You’re a dragon!” Danny exclaims at the beginning of their epic journey. “I am a drake,” Sabrina corrects him, after a fierce battle with an ancient Shadow. Danny learns that a simple card game, designed to pit the forces of the Lig...

"Oh," said Danny, pausing for a moment while thumbing the engraved symbol of Light upon the scabbard of the dagger, a solid white chain interlinked with a black chain of seeping dark flames. "What does the symbol of Light stand for?" he was mesmerized by the emblem. Tyramear followed Danny's captivated gaze down to the small sheath. "At the core, the symbol is meant to represent a balance of a sort, a union between both good and evil." Glancing at the road and then a...

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The Green Lady : Magical Tales from the Forest to Enchant Your Inn...

By: Ms. Lisa Picard

A charming and deeply spiritual book charting a journalist's search for stories of transformative encounters with the mysterious Green Lady, guardian of the forest. These heart-centred and soul-connected stories lead him to his own personal transformation, deep within the ancient, mystical forests of South Africa's Garden Route. Read this book... and be transported by magic and wonder.

“Now I would like to guide you in your quest toward better understanding of the forest. I am well aware of the questions that you have been asking yourself in this regard and today I’m going to help you to find a few answers. Firstly, I want you to realise that when you walk in the forest you are actually engaged in a conversation with the forest on many different levels. On the chemical level, you are breathing in oxygen and a multitude of microscopic compounds produ...

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The Life in the Angel Carving

By: Ms. jenny Warren

In a post-apocalyptic Earth, Miranda is a sentient spirit trapped inside an angel statue carved of stone. As war destroys the world, the statue falls through an intergalactic vortex and lands on the planet Arbarron. Miranda soon learns that she can turn into a flesh-and-blood angel for extended cycles under the light of a double sun. There she discovers a utopian society ruled by a wise, mysterious king, an all-powerful being of unknown origin who is said to have created...

Miranda had no sense of touch, no external nerve endings in her stone arms but when the King then reached out to press his fingers into her praying ones, she felt a powerful electric current flash between them. She had a vision of a being in existence before the universe was properly formed and the planets were just balls of boiling molten rock. The first scraps of life developed, galaxies collided and merged and later whole epochs rose and fell, and yet still he stood t...

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Harry Plotter and The Chamber of Serpents, A Potter Secret Parody ...

By: MJ Ware

A parody that mirrors the time-line of JK Rowling's Book: Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets (Harry Potter Book 2). Though this book is a parody of book 2, it is the first book of this series.

Chapter 1 – The Sorting Hat High above, on the side of a cliff, stood the largest castle I'd ever seen—ever imagined. The windows glowed with candlelight, as the last desperate rays of light silhouetted the castle against a gray sky. I knew Britain was famous for old crumbly buildings, but this place was ridiculous. One of the teachers announced, "First years, wait here. In a moment, we'll enter the Great Hall where you'll be sorted into houses." As we waited to en...

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