The Hall of the Betrayed

The Hall of the Betrayed

K H Blackmoore

K H Blackmoore

A short SciFi story about a battle in outer space.Lestari is a fighter pilot trying frantically to protect the people he loves. But not everything is as it seems and soon forces beyond his control will force him to make a choice.Jimmy Peters has a heart of gold, but an IQ of only 51. He lives by himself in a one-room flat, works, eats at a diner down the street, attends church when he remembers, and lives to go to the zoo on Saturday. Satisfied with his lot in life, because he knows nothing any different, he only asks God for one thing—a chance to live outside the city where he can see animals all the time, but he is afraid God doesn’t have time for him. Then one day a longhaired, unshaven man in rumpled clothes meets him on a bus and changes his life forever.
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The Flugel

The Flugel

K H Blackmoore

K H Blackmoore

Growing bored with the dull life of her flock, a Swan Maiden decides to seek adventure. Exploring the forbidden forest, she discovers a beautiful lake, a secret place of quiet to call her own. But the protector of the forest jealously guards his lands, and she may not be able to avoid his wrath.Arabella and Mariana Gray are presented with an invitation to assume residence in their landlord's grand country estate. Mariana considers it the opportunity of a lifetime, while Abbie fears being beholden to her landlords, toward whom her parents had long held resentment.When the invitations is refused, and the sisters go instead to live with an aunt in London, will they regret their decision or find purpose to their lives they had never expected to know? The question is the same for both sisters. The answer, however, is vastly different.The Invitation is bonus material—the first five chapters of the original version of Cry of the Peacock—reworked to be told as a short story.
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The Prophecy

The Prophecy

K H Blackmoore

K H Blackmoore

In a world where a person's hair color determines the strength of their magic, two people stand out.Sunshine, a little girl with blond hair and very little magic. And her father, Grey, who has no magic at all. Dannon, the village teacher, attempts to study both of them and the prophecy that tells of Sunshine's roll in a coming storm. But all prophecy is vague and difficult to translate.In a world where a person's hair color determines the strength of their magic, two people stand out.Sunshine, a little girl with blond hair and very little magic. And her father, Grey, who has no magic at all. Dannon, the village teacher, attempts to study both of them and the prophecy that tells of Sunshine's roll in a coming storm. But all prophecy is vague and difficult to translate. Can Dannon learn what he wished to know about Sunshine and her father before the foretold storm arrives? Or will he just be the witness to the end of everything he knows?
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The Imagi

The Imagi

K H Blackmoore

K H Blackmoore

A short story written using a unique style, The Imagi tells the story of humanities development of psychic powers and their first contact with an Alien race.Mitch, Danielle, and Ethan are thrown into a world of magic. It is not by happenstance that this is so it is nothing more than games of the powerful. Pawns in the game of life and death where empires rise and empires fall their roles play a pivotal part in deciding the fate of others. Thrust from a world of science into a world of magic they must learn to adapt to a new and wondrous environment filled with immense good and equally evil inhabitants. They find inner strength in each other and new friends they never in their wildest dreams ever thought of meeting. They find tragedy and death perpetuated by an ancient evil that threatens not only their very existence but also life on two worlds. It is they and their new friends that must find a way to stop this ever-encroaching evil bent on the bringing darkness were light reigns.
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