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by Saki
The great king Hkrikros - a devout worshiper of the sacred and esteemed serpants - depairs as his favourite nephew begins to show signs of Christianity.
- Length: 8 pages
- Age Rating: PG
5 Stars
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A fearsome mosquito traps a man in his apartment.
- Length: 5 pages
- Age Rating: PG
5 Stars
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by Saki
Speculation about the outcome of the closest Derby race in years intensifies when Lola Pevensey claims to have dreamt the winner.
- Length: 6 pages
- Age Rating: PG
3 Stars
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The inhabitants of Sleepy Hollow include Ichabod, the lovely Katrina and very possibly a headless ghost.
- Length: 13 pages
- Age Rating: PG
5 Stars
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General Falcon - revolutionary - arrives in New York from Columbia unprepared for both the golden-haired ladies and the silver-tongued con-artists.
- Length: 9 pages
- Age Rating: PG
4 Stars
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by Saki
A newly imported King of England finds a harsh - but effective - way of dealing with the country's feminists.
- Length: 3 pages
- Age Rating: PG
5 Stars
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The misadventures of a group of reluctant soldiers during the American civil war - in many ways, this story anticipates Catch 22.
- Length: 16 pages
- Age Rating: PG
5 Stars
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by Saki
A family receive a visit from a newly wealthy relation - a man they had previously shunned due to his notorious character flaw.
- Length: 6 pages
- Age Rating: PG
4 Stars
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by Saki
A Wanderer and a Merchant argue over the downsides to modern war.
- Length: 3 pages
- Age Rating: PG
4 Stars
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A game of Scrabble has serious consequences.
- Length: 4 pages
- Age Rating: PG
5 Stars
A semi-barbaric king devises a semi-barabaric (but entirely fair) method of criminal trial involving two doors, a beautiful lady and a very hungry tiger.
- Length: 7 pages
- Age Rating: PG
5 Stars
Just cuz a crustacean can talk don't make him magic! A children's story for adults.
- Length: 6 pages
- Age Rating: PG
5 Stars
A conversation about an unusual discovery.
- Length: 4 pages
- Age Rating: PG
5 Stars
A book lover lends one of his prized possessions to a mysterious girl.
- Length: 9 pages
- Age Rating: 15
4 Stars
Sometimes, popping out for a pint of milk is the worst thing a father can do.
- Length: 10 pages
- Age Rating: PG
5 Stars
It all began the day that Martin Jenkins decided to start a new religion.
- Length: 7 pages
- Age Rating: PG
5 Stars
Not even fame can protect you when the world goes wrong.
- Length: 3 pages
- Age Rating: 15
4 Stars
Professor Panini is too clever for his own good.
- Length: 3 pages
- Age Rating: PG
5 Stars
Relaxing at home, Fernando spots an attractive young woman on the balcony opposite.
- Length: 7 pages
- Age Rating: 15
3 Stars
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