Prey

Prey

Prey   Her hunger tore at her guts, once more demanding its due. She ignored it, already on the prowl, seeking for the means to satisfy it. So far, the darkness had revealed nothing. Honed senses scanned for the merest hint of prey. Deftly, she skirted the trees...
Harbinger

Harbinger

  Harbinger   When my gaze came across the man-sized raven, I thought my heart would stop. It walked through the death-shrouded streets as if the Grim Reaper could not touch it. A wide-brimmed black hat adorned its head; the ensemble filled out with black...
Achievement

Achievement

Achievement   It was finished. After years of toil, of making sure every part was perfect and whole–his opus was complete. A moment of indiscretion had led Taltus to his doom but also to his supreme achievement. Here, in this five by five cell, the greatest...
Sylvanna

Sylvanna

  Sylvanna   — a prequel story to “Price of Mercy.” This is the origin story for the character names Sylvanna. “If you could have anything, my dearest madam, what would you wish for?” Sylvanna turned on her side beneath the covers to...
Appeasement

Appeasement

  Appeasement     — prequel story to “In the Service of Samurai.” A young Asaka Ietsugu learns that supernatural beings are real.   “Asaka-sama, we have been beset by the foulest of demons and nothing we do will rid us of...
Free Short Fiction by Gloria Oliver

Free Short Fiction by Gloria Oliver

Free Short Fiction Figured since I had these free fiction bits, I would share them with you. Over time, I hope to offer even more book related free fiction. I would very much appreciate it if you’d sign up for my Newsletter in exchange for the free stuff! 😛...