Published: Sometime in 1820Publisher: ?Pages: 108Format Read: Audible Duration: 1h 17m Blurp: In the secluded Dutch territory of Sleepy Hollow, nebbish schoolmaster Ichabod Crane competes with the town hero for the hand of Katrina Van Tassel, the 18-year-old daughter and sole child of a wealthy farmer. As Crane leaves a party at the Van Tassel’s farm […]
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Published: 1915Publisher: N/APages: 98Format Read: Audible Blurp: This is the story of a young man who, transformed overnight into a giant beetle-like insect, becomes an object of disgrace to his family, an outsider in his own home, a quintessentially alienated man. A harrowing—though absurdly comic—meditation on human feelings of inadequacy, guilt, and isolation, The Metamorphosis has taken […]
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Title page of “The Colour Out of Space” as it appeared in Amazing Stories, September, 1927. Illustration by J. M. de Aragon. Blurp: Citation taken from Wikipedia The Colour Out of Space” is a science fiction/horror short story by American author H. P. Lovecraft, written in March 1927. In the tale, an unnamed narrator pieces together the story of an area […]
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Published: 6 November 2017 Publisher: Human & Rosseau Pages: 95 Series: Bennie Griessel (5.5) Genre: Crime Format Read: Physical Copy Blurp: Early on a May morning in the depth of South Africa’s winter, a woman’s naked body, washed in bleach, is discovered on a stone wall beside the N2 highway at the top of Sir […]
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Dear Reader, As you are reading this post, we have just ticked of the 200th post on WP!!! I never thought I would have gotten this far. I had a different post planned to mark of this event, but it has gotten lost between switching from my phone to using my wife’s pc. I wanted […]
Read more "Tales from Vigilus 05- The Three Armed Gunfighter"
I started this short story collection, available for free download from the official Games Workshop website, in the late days of December. My aim was to finish up all five stories so as to have some more content on my blog. Those that have been following me for a while now might have come to […]
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Desperate Measures is a short story taking place mainly on-board Skychild, a heavily armed Imperial Aircraft with VTOL (Vertical Takeoff Or Landing) capabilities, flying over an Ork infested battlefield. As lightly touched upon, I now know that Vigilus is a planet that is deemed very strategically situated as a base of operations, literally every faction in the current Warhamer 40K […]
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Tainted Cargo is the second short story in the Vigilus Defiant series. Our story has no hero or villain present, it is told by way of what some one is trying to make out of pict (video) recorder footage. On Dontoria Hivesprawl, Quadrant Alpha-Tertius, Litmus Dock, weird things have transpired and an Inquisitor is being […]
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I recently received an e-mail from the crew over at Games Workshop, there was to be news of some free to read short stories… Of coarse I decided to click and check it out… What transpired was a downloadable seven page short with no author mentioned. I am not up to speed of what Vigilus […]
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We are back ( semi back at least…)!!! Our surprise honeymoon happened to be Prague!!! A post about that will follow sometime later with some foto’s of the Wife and I (seriously couldnt wait to finally be able to use WIFE instead of fiancee wrongly spelt every time…). Prague was amazing. It was historical. It […]
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