Fallen Empire

      L. D. Dailey
Fallen Empire

A crippled charioteer drowns the sorrow of being cast aside in rivers of wine.A war hero navigates the political quagmire of an empire past its golden age.A heretic sows the seeds necessary to defeat the gods, faithlessness.A warlord, beaten into submission, awaits the fulfillment of prophecy.A mercenary captain seeks justice by joining a quest for vengeance.
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    Tribute

      L. D. Dailey
Tribute

A peasant fights to save his wife from becoming a living sacrifice to the Old Gods.Henrietta closed her eyes and imagined them growing up, holding hands in grade school, working as scientists and doctors. “You suppose they’ll be good friends?”“Oh I don’t see why not. We might be good friends ourselves,” Georgia told her.Henrietta smiled and opened her eyes, staring up at the stamped plastic ceiling tiles with elephants and horses and creatures Henry and George would never see in space. “They’ll be famous,” she said. “They’ll be astronauts.”There was a knock on the door frame, and they turned to see a nurse standing half-hidden in the florescent light. “Lunch is on the way up, ladies,” she said, and she nodded at each of them before turning and going back down the hall.A few minutes later, Henrietta sighed and said, “Henry and George, George and Henry. The Astronauts.”
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    Herald of the New World

      L. D. Dailey
Herald of the New World

A dynasty stands at the brink of annihilation. Its fate lies within the hands of one kunoichi, but not in the matter anyone suspects...The Madness is Back!The third annual "Days of Madness" short story anthology is back with twenty new short-short tales that explore the extremes of the human condition, and beyond!Ride shotgun with a distraught father as he floors it down the highway in pursuit of justice.Answer the "Babysitters wanted" ad in your local paper, but be ready for the game of your life.When frogs scream like crickets and mermaids become reality, you've in for a wild ride through ten days of madness.Features new stories from the pens of: Richard Godwin, Benjamin Sobieck, Anthony Cowin, Angel Zapata, J.J. Steinfeld, L.W. Salinas, Matthew Wilson, Jack Horne, Donald J. Uitvlugt, and Chris Allinotte.
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    Legacy

      L. D. Dailey
Legacy

A repentant bard reunites with siblings he abandoned to halt the encroaching apocalypse.Inspired by https://us.fotolia.com/id/41912820.These stories are for children aged 4-8, they are designed to be read by the parent. This story is about a boy who wants to get back at his sister - but runs into a BIG problem!
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