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Holiday Microfiction: “An Unexpected Holiday Gift” by Rakib Khan

Holiday Microfiction: “An Unexpected Holiday Gift” by Rakib Khan 

Today, we have Rakib Khan and “An Unexpected Holiday Gift”. – – – “An Unexpected Holiday Gift” by Rakib Khan “Sir, will you help me?” I was on preoperative night duty and very busy doing file-work, I looked up a bit reluctantly. It was a terminally ill patient from the free male ward. My annoyance […]

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Holiday Microfiction: “Have a Holly Jolly Christmas IN SPAAAAAAAAAAACE” by A. A. Freeman

Holiday Microfiction: “Have a Holly Jolly Christmas IN SPAAAAAAAAAAACE” by A. A. Freeman 

Today, we have A. A. Freeman and “Have a Holly Jolly Christmas IN SPAAAAAAAAAAACE”. “Have a Holly Jolly Christmas IN SPAAAAAAAAAAACE” by A. A. Freeman “You may open your eyes now, Captain Hargrave.” Rosen ignored the ship’s artificial intelligence and kept her eyes closed for a moment longer, mostly out of fear of what ANYA […]

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Holiday Microfiction: “Bad Call” by Richard Marpole

Holiday Microfiction: “Bad Call” by Richard Marpole 

Today, we have a second (longer) piece of microfiction from Richard Marpole: “Bad Call”. “Bad Call” by Richard Marpole The call was impossible, surely a glitch. I was walking to work through the chilly morning light, kicking up autumn leaves with my sensible shoes. Middle age was wrapping its flabby arms around me; my doctor […]

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Holiday Microfiction: “The Clockwork Bee” by Kellie Doherty

Holiday Microfiction: “The Clockwork Bee” by Kellie Doherty 

Today, we have Kellie Doherty and “The Clockwork Bee”. “The Clockwork Bee” by Kellie Doherty Gylvonna sat on her bunk, trying her best to ignore the frost that rimed the porthole next to her and the way her arms trembled even under the thick woolen blanket. Her breath seemed to freeze in air. She rubbed […]

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Holiday Microfiction: “Christmas Pudding” by L. A. Young

Holiday Microfiction: “Christmas Pudding” by L. A. Young 

Today, we have L. A. Young and “Christmas Pudding”. – – – “Christmas Pudding” by L. A. Young The scents of sugar, cloves, and ginger permeated the house. The cake, brown and stiff, was removed from the oven and placed on the counter to cool. The young man took off his oven mitts and admired […]

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Holiday Microfiction: “The Dragon and the Silver Bell: A Christmas Story” by S. H. Paulus

Holiday Microfiction: “The Dragon and the Silver Bell: A Christmas Story” by S. H. Paulus 

Today, we have S. H. Paulus and “The Dragon and the Silver Bell: A Christmas Story”. – – – “The Dragon and the Silver Bell: A Christmas Story” by S. H. Paulus Soth was terrified she would have to bury her son on Christmas Day. It began with him complaining his throat was sore. Then […]

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A Message From The Staff

A Message From The Staff 

Merry Christmas Factioners! We at Fantasy-Faction wish you all the best this holiday season! And whether you are celebrating today or not, you can spread good cheer to your favorite authors by reviewing their books on Amazon and Goodreads and wherever else you frequent in your non-reading time. Just telling your friends about your favorite […]

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5 Supernatural Tales to Scare Away the Christmas Cheer

5 Supernatural Tales to Scare Away the Christmas Cheer 

What’s better than roasting chestnuts on an open fire? How about reading a novel to send shivers up your spine? The holiday season is almost upon us, and it’s high time we fought back the good cheer and colour with ghosts, goblins, and creatures of the night. The following novels are ideal stories for a […]

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Books You Should Buy With Your Holiday Money

Books You Should Buy With Your Holiday Money 

Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays Factioners! At this festive time of year whether you celebrate Yule, Hanukkah, Christmas, Kwanzaa, or any other December holidays, you may end up facing a dilemma that is known far and wide within the SFF universe: What books should you spend your gift cards on?? Earlier this month we asked […]

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Holidays In Fantasy Fiction

Holidays In Fantasy Fiction 

With the arrival of the Christmas season I’ve been thinking about the effects of holidays on our lives. The influence of Christmas is incredibly far reaching; I doubt most people can make it through the day without seeing some sign of the festivities or feeling its impact. Holidays are an important part of our lives; […]

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Hogfather by Terry Pratchett

Hogfather by Terry Pratchett
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‘On the second day of Hogswatch I . . . sent my true love back, A nasty little letter, hah, yes indeed, and a partridge in a pear tree—’ Of the quarter or so of the Discworld I’ve explored, Hogfather is my favourite. Vadim Jean’s TV adaptation is superb: I watch it religiously every Christmas, […]

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Fantastic and Forgotten Christmas Stories

Fantastic and Forgotten Christmas Stories 

The holidays are always a time for stories of magic and miracles. Whether the stories are told at a place of worship, at home in front of the fireplace, or in a cinema, these stories have been told and retold for generations. “‘Twas the Night Before Christmas” or Dickens’s A Christmas Carol are perhaps the […]

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