The Princess and the Privy

      Berin Stephens
The Princess and the Privy

All Myrick wants to do is join the army of Fringolia so that he can slay dragons and rescue princesses. If only it were so easy."Sherman Zahd" is an antiwar satire set in San Francisco schools in the early days of the Iraq War. The story is loosely based on Sheherezade. The humor is closely based on George Bush and the like. The story has previously appeared in Mobius, Write Side Up, and Pulse. The author appreciates the opportunity to expand the story's reach by furnishing a free ebook edition to kind readers.

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    The Crypt of the Undead Sorcerer and Other Vacation Spots

      Berin Stephens
The Crypt of the Undead Sorcerer  and Other Vacation Spots

Myrick not only has to deal with a new partner and the fear of a haunted valley, but he also encounters the greatest danger of all: a brainless barbarian with a really big sword.Adeila Burton is having the perfect senior year. She has everything she's ever wanted, but abnormal things keep happening to her. She can make things happen that she cannot explain. When a strange, golden eyed boy joins her high school things get even more weird. When he tells her that she is adopted and her real parents are the rulers of a kingdom in another world, she is flabbergasted. But soon she can't help but believe the possibility. They speak of power, betrothal, magic and destiny. All Adeila wants is to be a normal teenage girl, get her diploma and be off to college, but will the pull of finding the truth ever allow for her to lead a normal life? She must find her true path, her true destiny, and come to terms with her bloodlines.

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