December Short Stories
by Janie Brunson
Revolutions can start in the strangest of ways.
Message From the Department of Departures
by Daniel Goodman
Welcome to the afterlife. Please enjoy your flight.
the Pear Tree
by David Kavanaugh
"It's time for your coronation, Leif."
by Dan Klefstad
How hard could it be to work for a vampire?
by Patrick Moloney
One man's ill wind is another's smooth sailing; this is the
philosophy of George Fenley.
Transmutation of Embers
by Paul Edward Costa
The ceremony of the Transmutation of Embers leaves Mother Raaghan
with a sinister task.
by Ferne Merrylees
Because I could not stop for Death/He kindly stopped for me.
Very Serious Case
by Martin Westlake
When it comes to aliens, should we fear most the Conquerer or the
by James Murphy III
Revenge is a dish best served beyond the grave.
Self-Contained Reality Door...
By Sergio Palumbo
"I am a scientist, and what I'd like to sell you is a door that is a
machine to connect this world to another dimension...
Best Short Stories of 2017
by Dimitrije Medenica
Where is the divide between a craftsman and his work?
by Edmund Schluessel
Pocket universe? Depends on who builds it...
by Charlie Fish
What are you willing to sacrifice for your job?
by J. S. Helgerson
Building a foreign affairs relaitonship with an alien species may be
trickier than we thought.
by Stephen Tillman
Better be careful about what you put in a cage. It could turn around
and bite you...
by Jarrett Mazza
Making the correct choice can be difficult. Especially if you didn't
have all the necessary info.
by Mike Kerins
The village would be safe from the Red-man if they gave it their all.
by Ian C. Douglas
The wind spirits were not happy.
by E. L. Knox
To reach the castle in time, the dwarves had to face what their
pixie guides feared most.
Hot Water: A "Dragonson" Vignette
by Walter G. Esselman
Don't mess with Brianna's spell otter, SOS.
Inebrium Tales from Our First Twenty Years
by Linda Kelly
The absent-minded inventor Camforrt is back at the Mare
Inebrium- with a new toy!
by Mark E. Cotterill
EHS inspectors were notoriously thorough and had immense
they were feared throughout known space for their diligence. They had
powers to suspend trading licences, seize equipment and stock, and even
arrest or execute staff. The Environmental Health and Safety inspector
was fully entitled to spend as long as she liked looking at every
aspect of the Mare Inebrium's operation.
Captains of the Silver Moon
by Greg Barozzi
Caveat emptor, or in other words: There's one born every
A Mare Inebrium story & a Writer's Challenge II story:
haven't lived until you've had to outwit something that's decided that
you'd make a nice snack.
Inebrium to All and to All a Good Night!
By Kate Thornton
Naughty or nice? Sometimes you can make the wrong choice, but
I've always felt that virtue was its own punishment.
By Bill Wolfe
In City of Lights -when Mr. Grym wanted something, he usually
it. Even if he had to wait. And Mr Grym hated waiting. He hated waiting
almost as much as he hated having his desires thwarted. But something
at the Mare Inebrium was proving to be an impediment, so Mr. Grym was
By Dan L. Hollifield
"Kazsh-ak Teir relates the tale of when he was forced to
battle alone against a fleet of alien invaders attempting to conquor
the D'rrish colony planet of R'lynath..."