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The War

The War

When first we met Mother, the Cleaning Fairy had been murdered. The Gnomes had risen to power. Mother devised the Plan to take care of them, and the Gnomes commenced the Retaliation. This means War. The Rise of the Gnomes, Part Five: The War Mother hadn’t caught a Gnome in one of her traps in […]

The Retaliation

The Retaliation

First, they murdered the Cleaning Fairy. Then, The Gnomes started running wild. So Mother came up with The Plan. Now, the Gnomes fight back. The Rise of the Gnomes Part Four: The Retaliation The Prince had been captured. He’d been drawn to the expensive crystal vase in on the top shelf. Gryslette had warned him […]

Screwtape Sounds Off on “Christian Fiction”

By guest blogger John Wheeler (With apologies—up to a point—to C.S. Lewis) My dear Wormwood, It is always heartwarming to read your occasional reports on how that Human author, Lewis, posthumously transmits the disinformation about us which we so subtly put into his hands. Even more heartwarming—down to the very Pit of the Lowerarchy—is that […]

You Might Be A Troll

You Might Be A Troll

With the advanced gateways and portals that are becoming more and more popular for travel in these modern times, creatures of all kinds are able to connect with one another like never before. Beings are able to talk to others of their kind, and are able to form friendships with creatures totally unlike themselves. It […]

The International Society for Tales with Elves

The International Society for Tales with Elves

The Rules of the Society: To qualify for membership, your stories must have at least one Elf. Your stories must not contain Laser Blasters or anything else of that sort. There are no other rules. Dear Diary, I have been a member in good standing of the ISTE for several years. All my novels and […]

The Plan

The Plan

They killed the Cleaning Fairy, and then The Gnomes rained down destruction. What will they do next? The Rise of the Gnomes, Part Three: The Plan Mother sat at her sewing machine, long hours at a time, frantically trying to complete her project. One of the gnomes peered around the corner. It took a step, […]

On the Feast of Stephen

On the Feast of Stephen

Good King Wenceslas looked out, on the Feast of Stephen, When the snow lay round about, deep and crisp and even Most of us in the Protestant tradition have long ignored Saint Stephen’s feast day. It’s today, December 26. We do remember Stephen himself, of course. He’s first mentioned in Acts 6:5, when he is […]