In the depths beneath the Everbright City lies a vast complex of caves known as The Shade. The Underking of the Shade, Salidar thulu'Khant, seeks to free the demons imprisoned in the city above and use them to unseat King Neredos, the immortal ruler of humanity. The future of the world rests in the unwilling hands of young thief and Shade native, Styx, who is thrust into the middle of a conflict which has perpetuated for centuries.
Jared and Tommy are close friends who are going into the challenging world of high school and possibly dating girls in the near future. So, before finding themselves in a strange and awkward position when it comes to finding their very first girlfriend could be damaging to their reputation. They might as well try to get some 'practice' in beforehand, right? However...is this just an exercise for both boys involved? Or is one a little more 'involved' than the other?
Valentine's Day isn't for everybody. Especially when you're young, gay, and in the closet. But what if you got a sweet little message anyway? Maybe the right gesture, at just the right time, could change your mind.
A part of Cia's 'Flash Fiction' challenge for the GA Newsletter, this short 'one-shot' story details the experience of a gay sibling coming home from college to meet his younger sister's boyfriend for the first time. Is he imagining things, or does he see more of himself in this boy than he expected?
A short, one time, story about a boy's obsession with a former close friend as they begin to grow older. Keeping track of someone on social media can, occasionally, be just as much of a curse as a blessing.
While on holiday with his family, all Scott wants is to read, watch the ocean, and have some quiet time away from the pressures of being a straight-A student and captain of the rugby team. His pesky younger brother isn't helping things much, always butting in with questions Scott would rather not answer. For Scott has a secret. As Easter looms, conversations between the brothers grow darker and more poignant as Scott's family deals with emotional wounds that have isolated parents and children from one another.
It is 1943 Norway, and the land lies under the iron fist of the Nazi conquerors. Two schoolboys embark on a dangerous quest to fulfill the last wish of a special friend, and learn about the importance of duty and honor - and each other - on the journey.
Hawken picked up the red Christmas Cracker and offered the other end to Lori-Anne. She grasped it. They pulled. It snapped with a satisfying bang. Hawk carefully pulled out the contents. The others had received little gifts ... but his was different. He looked at Harish, who smiled ...