Archive for the ‘Short Story’ Category

In Ice, She Sleeps

Posted: 12th March 2017 by Bill Maxwell in Magick, Short Story, We Rise
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So one day I’m in this discussion about how the prince in Cinderella is obviously under the effect of fairy magic and why didn’t his parents figure that out? That inspired me to look a little deeper into fairy tales and start teasing out some deeper thread. With that said, enjoy: Ω That day was […]

A magical version of modern Los Angeles, an ex-druid down on his luck. Peregrine Dunn (the protagonist of SILENCE IN THE CHAPEL, and the narrator of the story) finds himself in a foul mood and just wanting a quiet drink. But a would-be client won’t take ‘no’ for an answer and what comes next drags […]

New Short Story: “No Love For Emily”

Posted: 25th October 2016 by Bill Maxwell in Magick, Short Story
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This tale was inspired by someone looking and me and snarling “Why should we follow your laws?” This would be my answer, complete with a fair bit of body horror and ancient rituals. You have been warned. And may you have a happy Hallow E’en. Ω The first thing Conny learned about Emily was that […]

Two of my short stories, The Red Gift and The Trouble With Perspective are up for sale. I’ve also got a pair of new short stories that will coming up this week. The Red Gift A magical version of modern Los Angeles, an ex-druid down on his luck. Some people spend New Years Eve alone, […]

forgive us

“Please forgive us. We had no idea at the time of what was to come. After all, who really can tell what’s the difference between a banishing and a summoning. Who can? Not me. Not us. Not then.”