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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 genre

StoneHall's Finest Royal - Chapter Two, date added; 2014-12-07, Dinner and a Show, date added; 2012-03-31, Past memories, date added; 2010-08-13, Biting For Time 4, date added; 2012-10-22, Something to be said, date added; 2010-04-22, Contrast, date added; 2010-10-31, Gawain - Chapter Nine, date added; 2009-08-27, Rich People 3, date added; 2008-02-02, War of the glutton, date added; 2008-08-24, Annamarie - Chapter 1, date added; 2009-07-06,

Latest stories in this genre

100 Years, by clairescent
Date added: 2016-08-16 Total reads: 598
A man tired of living jumps at the chance to end it all
Pretend friend, by Lev821
Date added: 2016-04-19 Total reads: 1205
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: 2355
'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: 795
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: 820
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: 579
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: 790
A writing workshop gone wrong.
At Peace, by LittleMissLoner
Date added: 2015-09-04 Total reads: 3606
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: 1515
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: 847
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: 922
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: 798
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: 990
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: 903
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: 1021
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: 961
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: 1493
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: 938
New halls for Sentria to roam.
Sentria of the Halls- Week 2, by zad28
Date added: 2015-05-20 Total reads: 736
Where did that howl come from?
Sentria of the Halls- Week 1, by zad28
Date added: 2015-05-19 Total reads: 991
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: 1006
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: 718
Amara rushes to a seemingly peaceful creek.
Pain UnderNew Mngmnt chap.8: Roll Me, by VampireLuv
Date added: 2015-04-14 Total reads: 1026
Kruel´┐Ż 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: 1036
The spirit of opposition doesn't slumber in the mind of an egotistical bastard.
StoneHall's Finest Royal - Chapter Eight, by LittleMissLoner
Date added: 2015-02-21 Total reads: 794
Mason, while on his dark, frightening descent he finds some things, linked to the one and only Princess.
StoneHall's Finest Royal - Chapter Seven, by LittleMissLoner
Date added: 2015-02-01 Total reads: 779
Amara reminisces recent events.
The kiss of Dawn, by ChristianGirl
Date added: 2015-01-08 Total reads: 1688
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: 917
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: 1010
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: 1712
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: 704
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: 758
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: 766
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: 2090
Be careful what you wish for
Portrait of a Werewolf , by Jack Cherbourg
Date added: 2014-12-09 Total reads: 1013
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: 615
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: 936
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: 788
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: 780
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: 993
Princil's Magic : Ch.4 : The Trial (Part 2), by Kurt Rellians
Date added: 2014-11-18 Total reads: 746
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: 946
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: 1217
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: 1318
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: 1963
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: 983
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: 1045
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: 1345
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: 1439
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.
ONJI, by JohnSachu
Date added: 2014-05-01 Total reads: 1933
A cold night, and stranger in the dar, and revelations that could frighten her forever.

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