List of short stories in the Dark fantasy category at short fiction - back to our genre list
- List of short stories by our resident authors within the Dark fantasy genre. Please do leave comments for the writers!
- Dark fantasy has yet to be solidly connected to its own particular subgenre of Fantasy. Stories often described as dark fantasy are therefore more likely to be "officially" placed in either the horror or fantasy genres, based on which genre the story tends more toward.
Ten RANDOM stories from this genreIn the Year of Their Lord (Lex Talionis #3), date added; 2013-03-24, StoneHall's Finest Royal - Chapter Three, date added; 2014-12-08, DREAM DEMONS, date added; 2009-06-27, CYNTHIA, date added; 2011-07-03, Broken Hearts part 8, date added; 2011-02-12, Pain Under New Management chapter 1, date added; 2014-04-26, DARK SHADOW Part One, date added; 2011-05-05, Fur, Bone and Blood , date added; 2012-09-28, An Unlikely Princess Pt. 1, date added; 2010-05-31, Isabelle, date added; 2009-03-22,
Latest stories in this genre
- Pretend friend, by Lev821
Date added: 2016-04-19 Total reads: 304
- Children often have imaginary friends, but some just stay around in adulthood and never go away.
- He Lies in Wait, by ajlevine
Date added: 2016-01-25 Total reads: 1321
- 'The lights were on. Finally'. The Man sits and waits. He is always there in, in the dark, watching. The Woman lives her life, unaware of her invisible suitor. She will know soon enough. Until then, He Lies In Wait.
- Princil's Magic : Ch.8 : (Part 1) Goblins, by Kurt Rellians
Date added: 2015-12-22 Total reads: 465
- The Sorceror Aribor, still suffering the loss of the beauty Remzain, observes Guthelm's Goblin allies raping and killing women of the conquered city. Her memory induces him to intervene to protect the women, which is out of character for a Black Sorceror.
- Princil's Magic : Charlerion's Concubine : Ch.7 (Part 2), by Kurt Rellians
Date added: 2015-12-13 Total reads: 493
- Remzin is finding she can enjoy her new life with King Charlerion, but the King is beginning to feel the influence of Shalirion over his sexual desires.
- Princil's Art : (Life In Shalirion Before The Invasion), by Kurt Rellians
Date added: 2015-12-07 Total reads: 347
- Princil practices his magical arts by creating pictures portraying the inner beauty or character of his subjects.
- The Writers Guild, by bsodders
Date added: 2015-11-29 Total reads: 477
- A writing workshop gone wrong.
- At Peace, by LittleMissLoner
Date added: 2015-09-04 Total reads: 2750
- No, no, no! Get off of me! No! Don't touch me! Mommy tell them to let go!
- Princil's Magic : Charlerion's Concubine : Ch.7 (Part 1), by Kurt Rellians
Date added: 2015-08-10 Total reads: 1170
- Remzain has been delivered to her new master, the handsome King of Pelancir, after he struck a deal with the odious King Guthelm. Her new situation seems much more to her liking as she feels his attraction.
- Princil's Magic : Charlerion Of Pelancir : Ch.6 (Part 3) : Negotiations, by Kurt Rellians
Date added: 2015-08-04 Total reads: 653
- As the two barbarian Kings negotiate for the next stage of conquest the beauty Remzain finds herself part of the negotiations, and finds her future may be far different to the one she expected.
- Princil's Magic : Charlerion Of Pelancir : Ch.6 (Part 2) : The Dance, by Kurt Rellians
Date added: 2015-07-29 Total reads: 696
- Handsome King Charlerion dances with concubine Remzain at the feast hosted by the barbaric King Guthelm of Grumandria
- Princil's Magic : Charlerion Of Pelancir : Ch.6 (Part 1), by Kurt Rellians
Date added: 2015-07-22 Total reads: 607
- Remzain observes a powerfully handsome man, who is treated by King Guthelm as an equal. King Charlerion wishes to build a flourishing colony from the destruction and waste of Cromilil.
- Princil's Magic : Ch.5 : Guthelm's Woman (Part 3), by Kurt Rellians
Date added: 2015-07-13 Total reads: 775
- After Remzain's introduction to her new life as a King's concubine she must learn to accept her new existance.
- Pain UnderNew Mngmnt chap.9: You're Teething Me , by VampireLuv
Date added: 2015-07-10 Total reads: 690
- Master Kruel vs Master Easson: I see your teeettthh and raise you one bite!
- Princil's Mindreading : (Life In Shalirion Before The Invasion), by Kurt Rellians
Date added: 2015-06-22 Total reads: 818
- A merchanting voyage upriver by Alos and Princil before the conquest of Cromilil. Young Princil learns more about his sexual and magical powers now he has come of age.
- Sentria of the Halls- Week 4, by zad28
Date added: 2015-05-24 Total reads: 743
- THE FINALE! The halls that Sentria has been roaming are now out to get her.
- Princil's Magic :Ch.5 : Guthelm's Woman (Part 2), by Kurt Rellians
Date added: 2015-05-21 Total reads: 1217
- Remzain is forced to become the concubine of her new master, barbarian King Guthelm, and finally faces him in relative privacy.
- Sentria of the Halls- Week 3, by zad28
Date added: 2015-05-21 Total reads: 704
- New halls for Sentria to roam.
- Sentria of the Halls- Week 2, by zad28
Date added: 2015-05-20 Total reads: 558
- Where did that howl come from?
- Sentria of the Halls- Week 1, by zad28
Date added: 2015-05-19 Total reads: 760
- Sentria spends her first week at Meier Mansion with the dashing Dagobert.
- Sentria of the Halls- Sentria Arrives, by zad28
Date added: 2015-05-18 Total reads: 789
- The beautiful, spoiled Sentria lives in a land infetesed with werewolves. But her father sends her to a mansion where she'll be safe from them. She'll get to learn music, experince magic, romance, and nightmares. Part 1 of 5.
- StoneHall's Finest Royal - Chapter Nine, by LittleMissLoner
Date added: 2015-05-11 Total reads: 557
- Amara rushes to a seemingly peaceful creek.
- Pain UnderNew Mngmnt chap.8: Roll Me, by VampireLuv
Date added: 2015-04-14 Total reads: 804
- Kruel� of the first-family purebred line of masters.... is a soloist by freakin' other nature. Easson stared at him like he'd grown a super penis.
- Pain UnderNew Mngmnt chap.7: Kiss My Ego, by VampireLuv
Date added: 2015-03-01 Total reads: 858
- The spirit of opposition doesn't slumber in the mind of an egotistical bastard.
- 666 is an Error Message., by Camilla
Date added: 2015-02-22 Total reads: 1115
- Mary Martin and Me Murder a Million Minions.
- StoneHall's Finest Royal - Chapter Eight, by LittleMissLoner
Date added: 2015-02-21 Total reads: 660
- Mason, while on his dark, frightening descent he finds some things, linked to the one and only Princess.
- The Box., by Camilla
Date added: 2015-02-12 Total reads: 1423
- Who needs possessions when there is The Box?
- StoneHall's Finest Royal - Chapter Seven, by LittleMissLoner
Date added: 2015-02-01 Total reads: 650
- Amara reminisces recent events.
- The kiss of Dawn, by ChristianGirl
Date added: 2015-01-08 Total reads: 1513
- Is there love after death? Can a vampire love a mortal vampire hunter? Can she betray her village and love a demon?
- StoneHall's Finest Royal - Chapter Six, by LittleMissLoner
Date added: 2015-01-04 Total reads: 762
- King Faymarsh calls for a favor. And Princess Aliya, well, she gets found.
- Princil's Magic : Ch.5 : Guthelm's Woman (Part1), by Kurt Rellians
Date added: 2014-12-26 Total reads: 862
- The sorceror Aribor has been forced to pass the beauty Remzain into the hands of Valdark, the Great Sorceror, who takes her as a prize to the odious barbarian King Guthelm, her father's executioner.
- Well, Let Me Tell You Something, Sweetheart, by LittleMissLoner
Date added: 2014-12-19 Total reads: 1514
- Young siblings Riley & Kathleen find themselves confined in a morgue drawer.
- Pain UnderNew Mngmnt chap.6: Kruel, by VampireLuv
Date added: 2014-12-18 Total reads: 585
- Kruel stood behind the reach of the moonlight. They don't know? There are no vacancies on this block or any other place in the goddamn city.
- Princil's Magic : Ch.4 : The Trial (Part 3) Sorceror In Love, by Kurt Rellians
Date added: 2014-12-16 Total reads: 624
- Valdark the Great Sorceror obliges Aribor to reluctantly give the lovely Remzain up after reading his mind.
- StoneHall's Finest Royal - Chapter Four, by LittleMissLoner
Date added: 2014-12-12 Total reads: 646
- Princess Amara makes her way to the dance floor, her mask effectively disguising her from all those around.
- Sweet Dreams, by demaia
Date added: 2014-12-12 Total reads: 1829
- Be careful what you wish for
- Portrait of a Werewolf , by Jack Cherbourg
Date added: 2014-12-09 Total reads: 866
- A widoed doctor engages in a dialogue with a tormented werewolf on a lonely train.
- StoneHall's Finest Royal - Chapter Three, by LittleMissLoner
Date added: 2014-12-08 Total reads: 506
- Queen Faymarsh gets interrupted once more, this time because someone has been found dead.
- StoneHall's Finest Royal - Chapter Two, by LittleMissLoner
Date added: 2014-12-07 Total reads: 754
- Eli got to his parents house, and asked for advice. What they said was surely unexpected.
- StoneHall's Finest Royal - Chapter One, by LittleMissLoner
Date added: 2014-12-06 Total reads: 672
- Sixteen-year-old Eli discovers a yellow notebook in a nearby forest. Curious, he opens it up to see sketches, drawings, quotes. . . and Princess Amara?
- StoneHall's Finest Royal - Prologue, by LittleMissLoner
Date added: 2014-12-02 Total reads: 641
- Queen Faymarsh of StoneHall gets interrupted, as there is a problem with her daughter, Princess Amara. Well, she's been writing about her captivitity.
- SHADOWS, by actung
Date added: 2014-11-30 Total reads: 823
- Princil's Magic : Ch.4 : The Trial (Part 2), by Kurt Rellians
Date added: 2014-11-18 Total reads: 614
- Valdark the Great Sorceror searches Aribor the wizard's mind to determine his motivations. He discovers Aribor's obsession for the beauty Remzain.
- Princil's Magic : Ch.4 : The Trial (Part1), by Kurt Rellians
Date added: 2014-09-23 Total reads: 814
- The dark wizard goes to the Council House to see what has happened to beauty Remzain's father. He sees Chanceleord on trial, in a humiliating charade of justice, and finds himself the subject of scrutiny.
- Pain UnderNew Mngmnt ch.5: Bad-Ass-Ness, by VampireLuv
Date added: 2014-09-22 Total reads: 1076
- Under earth, being unsavory is orgasmic pleasure. Yes, evil has a foreplay protocol; it's a statement of intent to do harm. Kruel is ready to do grisly tonight.
- Princil's Magic : Ch.3 : Aribor's Servant (Part 2), by Kurt Rellians
Date added: 2014-09-15 Total reads: 1155
- The dark wizard claims his beautiful prize Remzain and finds his pleasure while he can in the conquered city.
- Vindictive, by LittleMissLoner
Date added: 2014-08-30 Total reads: 1798
- Alexander, merely a teenager, faced a devastating event at such a young age. Having all that rage bottled up inside for so long, his little sister somehow ended up in his blame-box.
- Pain UnderNew Mngmnt ch.4: The Light, Please?, by VampireLuv
Date added: 2014-08-21 Total reads: 859
- Who in their right mind hides with the light on?
- Princil's Magic : Ch.3 : Aribor's Search (Part 1), by Kurt Rellians
Date added: 2014-07-27 Total reads: 871
- A dark wizard searches a fallen city for leading families, but finds the beauty of his dreams protected by Princil's Magic. He takes steps to acquire her.
- Pain UnderNew Mngmnt ch. 3: Nutt-Sacked, by VampireLuv
Date added: 2014-07-21 Total reads: 1223
- Fear handcuffing her mind, nothing but body heat separated them. And in the dark, who could see?
- Pain Under New Mngmnt ch. 2: Watch Me Watch You , by VampireLuv
Date added: 2014-05-12 Total reads: 1323
- He's watching me watch him, while I'm watching him watch me. He was decked in solid black from head to toe, like the featured stick of colored wax readied for a crayon box.
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