Bathory Lives & Other Bizarre Tales

      Colton D. Epperson / Thrillers & Crime
Bathory Lives & Other Bizarre Tales

Bathory Lives, and other Short Stories holds three short flash fictions that explore the darker genres of Romance, Realism, and Horror. Each story delves into the mind of three protagonists, facing the obstacles their lives have landed them in.Bathroy Lives takes place in a time similar to our own, where Ranger Veteran Sergeant Ulrich has spent his time back home drinking away the terrifying memories of his time in service. When he realizes he would rather die than drink himself to sleep every night, the long lost incarnation of Elizabeth Bathory takes him hostage, to put his own Ethos to the test. Here he is forced to make a decision; either fight for his life, or let the Demon Countess drain him of his own blood.Have you ever been flooded by the outside noise of the real world, but found solace as you transcribe your sonnets? In the short story, As the Music Drowns Out, you may find yourself lost in the sounds of a crowd. For those who love music, this is a tale for you. The entire world is nothing more than God's Orchestra, and what you're looking for may be found in the background noise.Love is a strange thing, and is said to pair nicely with serendipity. Rooftops and Crosswalks explores the world of the two young adults, John and Jany, as they cross paths for the first time in their lives. One may be surprised by the chances you take in life, especially when it comes to talking to strangers from the rooftops to the crosswalks.
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    Anton James, King of Earth

      Colton D. Epperson / Thrillers & Crime
Anton James, King of Earth

Anton James is a mediocre man who learns from an alien that in a past life he was the king of earth.Anton James is a completely mediocre man in every way, including his deepest dreams. That is true, at least, until he is visited by an alien and told that he was the king of earth in a past life. Suddenly, Anton finds himself whisked into a new life where, with the help of an alien named Flzzfai and a millionaire with a passion for telemarketing named Jane, attempting to once again become King of Earth.
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