Short Stories

Short stories and juicy tidbits from Ruthanne Reid and the universe of AMONG THE MYTHOS.

Fingerprints

Rumors of her appear in the news, but who can credit tales of a pale little girl freezing things with a single, bloodied touch?…

A Little Something Dark

He was the assassin, the executioner, the bringer of death for the Blood King. After all, Terrance understood death better than most.…

Weird

Court-appointed therapy doesn’t go quite the way Rapunzel thought it would.…

A Form of Love (A short story by Ruthanne Reid)

A Form of Love

The soul had been flayed, shredded into suffering ribbons, and Death had to think carefully about how to handle it right. …

ASK YOUR PARENTS FIRST (A short story by Ruthanne Reid)

Ask Your Parents First

Just a story about magic, cereal boxes, and long-lost Mesoamerica gods. No, who am I kidding? It’s about a badass convenience store manager with a taser.…

Smile (A short story by Ruthanne Reid)

Smile

A pretty lady always knows how to smile. (Flash fiction: 240 words)…

The Big Palooka

Flappers. Vampires. A thug who stole a necklace and a speak-easy with Jazz to die for. A short, cute story set in New York City in the 1920s. (No spoilers. A side-story from the epic dark fantasy novel, NOTTE.)…

Storm (A short story by Ruthanne Reid)

Storm

I can see the life leave you.

You died for nothing.…

Good Dog (A short story by Ruthanne Reid)

Good Dog

Now, he knew what this place held. Monsters, magic leaves, things all meant to stop him and eat him and stop him and hurt him, and he wouldn’t be fooled again.…

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