The Legacy of a Guardian Bear

Sharon’s Note: Back to a familiar setting in the Magical Pawn Shop, a place that if you’re lucky, it gives you what you need rather than you what you ask for. Warning: Sappy sadness. I’d already sold an antique watch that morning for a hundred bucks. The watch was attractive and hadn’t killed anyone that …

Witcher Man and the Case of the Wolf that Wasn’t, part 10

James’s Note: A big inspiration for the Witcher Man character is my love of people cheating their way out of no win situations. So, of course, Daniel always thinks he can come up with a clever way out, no matter what. Kind of like that Tony Stark line from avengers. the question is, will his …

Bad Deeds Done for Good Reasons, Llc.

James’s Note: I’ve always had a problem with bullies and abusers, so I’m a sucker for some instant karma. Remember, if you find yourself in a bad situation, there’s always someone you can reach out to for help. If the situation is bad enough, well, there are professionals for that. Disclaimer: I cannot officially advocate …

The Trials of Marrying a Vampire: Cleaning the Fridge

Sharon’s Notes: If you live with someone else, the fridge eventually becomes a zone of contention. The best way to resolve those issues is the same way you resolve anything else. Constructive communication. Warning: Author vehemently denying that she’s the one putting mostly empty jars of jelly back in the fridge. “Jack!” Anice called, holding …

The Witcher Man and the Case of the Wolf that Wasn’t: Part 9

James’s Note: In this episode, we watch as the Witcher Man is put in a no win situation to save a life. I’ve always been a big fan of the “zombie bite suicide solution” trope. Will Daniel be able to cheat his way out of it? We’ll just have find out. Zombie plague is one …

Don’t They Teach That Story About the Monkey’s Paw in Schools Anymore?

Sharon’s Note: I originally did a version of this story back in college for a creative writing class. It was horrible. This may still be horrible, but I flatter myself it’s better than my first go. Warning: Literary references that require you to have paid attention in high school English. Why was I reading an …

The Trials of Marrying a Vampire: Pet Ownership

Sharon’s note: I introduced this couple in Two Hunters. There are so many stories out there where the human and vampire meet and fall in love, but very little about what their life looks like when it’s not a life and death situation. I love the idea of looking at the nuts and bolts of …