13 Tales for 2013: The Fifth TaleThirteen Tales for 2013
Fifth Tale: Real Magic
"Ladies and gentlemen." The man in the silk had spoke as he stood atop a stage in front of a velvet curtain. A spot line shone on him revealing his black suit to have reflective qualities as the light sparkled off of him. "You are about to enter a world of the unknown, a world where anything can happen and everything that will! You will see things you cannot explain, things you cannot comprehend. But I assure you, the journey is safe, so long as you make it with me. Should you feel terror of the unknown bubbling inside of you, I urge you, stay in your seat, and just remember from here it us all up to fate! Let the show begin!" The man shouted as he threw up his hands and sparks appeared all around him and the man was gone.
The curtain slowly rose showing the man in the silk hat once more this time standing on a large pillar. He held out his left arm as fire erupted to his left on the pillar, then his right arm and a similar display. He ste
13 Tales for 2013: The Fourth TaleThirteen Tales for 2013
Fourth Tale: A Hero's Tail
A building exploded as a zombie lobster turtle badger mole fired lasers from its eyes and rampaged throughout the city of Tokyo causing general chaos and destruction. For now he was in the abandoned building district of town but any moment he might make it over to the street of screaming people.
A young high school girl meanwhile in the streets quickly dodged falling debris as she attempted to take shots of the monster with a camera for an article for the school paper. High school journalism was a tough job, but she had what it took to get the job done and ensure her photos were front page material! Well, second page at least, it was really hard to top that article about the new lunch menus.
She was focusing on taking the pictures, and avoiding debris when she jumped over a pipe thrown at her and landed on a small pile of rubble. It turns out to offer little support though as it collapsed, and she was stuck with her leg
Secret of Moreau Island Episode 8: Challenge StageLast time on Secret of Moreau Island! Our contestants found themselves partaking in a the greatest race to ever have a track going around just one tree. Everyone was given the chance to show their stuff, and be a general hindrance to everyone else. There were a few species changes, as well as age and size as they sabotaged each other in the race, in the end Malena came in first, even if she was a feral squirrel only a half inch in height. Frank and Andrew tied for second, with Frank having gone from mouse to a three quarters of an inch tall kitten and Kaevon came in last. Andrew and Kaevon entered the experiment round, where Andrew drank his true form potion to give him an edge. The two fought in a shapeshifters duel to determine who would stay on the island, in the end Andrew as a twelve year old fifth of an inch tall anthro hawk was able to snatch victory from the smaller fairy griffin toddler anthro Kaevon, and Kaevon was forced to leave the island. We're down to the final three as
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Third Tale: Permutations of Curses
On the night of the full moon, a young college student found himself returning to his college dorm room late one night after a party that he would be forced to admit, he could not actually remember much of. There were some drinks, some weird people had come, including some old lady who kept talking about not to walk through the wooded area of campus at night. By the time he left, he couldn't remember much, there than the fact people kept talking about the wooded area of campus, and so he totally had to check that out on the way home. However, as it turned out taking the short cut through the woods in the middle of the night with only the full moon from light while completely drunk was in fact, not the best idea, and he was constantly tripping over tree roots, attempted to get into a fight with a branch, and at one point wound up flat on his face and then something nipped him in the nose.
"OW!" He swatted at whatever it wa
13 Tales for 2013: The Second TaleThirteen Tales 2013
The Second Tale: On the Importance of Proper Dating
The seconds on the clock moved forward bringing it closer to the fated hour. Each individual tick of the clock seemed to resonate with the sound of thunder as it counted down to moment everyone dreaded.
Tick. Tick. Tick.
"Pencil's down." A voice rang out from throughout the classroom that came from a Professor Hootenanny; the middle aged snowy white owl who presided over this lecture hall. He wore a faded old vest with a design that made it impossible to tell where feathers started and clothing ended. "Please pass your exams to the end of the row and I shall collect them." He stood up from the chair and slowly worked his way down each row collecting the tests.
The student body released a sigh of relief as the endeavor ended. It was unknown who had passed and who had failed, but for now the unholy beast known as the final was over. For better or worse, there was nothing more to be done. Though, one student a s