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Vincent Hobbes

Literature & Fiction / Science Fiction & Fantasy / Horror

'THEY' is a short story by Vincent Hobbes. It was first published in 'The Endlands' (Jan. 2011)A relaxing drive in the Rocky mountains becomes madness as two couples find themselves trapped in a blizzard.Dragon Wars: A Dragon Novella.This is the first Novella in the Dragon Wars series.The series will have a word count from 20,000-35,000Word Count: 21,582.Two realms collide in this epic introduction of Dragon Wars: A Dragon Novella. Bryce, has always believed himself to be average with one slight exception: he’s a genius. He doesn’t think this makes him special. At times he feels like a social out-cast. Yet he could do anything he puts his mind to, except talk to his neighbor, Ziora. The exceedingly pretty cheerleader captivates him, and ties his tongue in knots. By a convenient twist of fate Bryce is assigned to help Ziora with her final assignment for English.Bryce dares to be cautiously optimistic until he starts receiving anonymous emails warning that his life is in danger. At first he thinks it is a fellow classmate playing a prank on him, but he quickly finds out that it isn’t. Bryce processes the gravity of the situation, but then he is attacked at school by a stranger. A figure that is glowing red at the arms that shoots fire balls from his hands.Bryce hopes that this is all a bad dream, but soon realizes that it isn’t. What he is told is the ‘truth’ is beyond even his elevated comprehension. Now he must learn about a place he doesn’t even know about, and try to save the world that he knows and loves
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To Read or Not to Read

To Read or Not to Read

Vincent Hobbes

Literature & Fiction / Science Fiction & Fantasy / Horror

'The Hour of the Time' is a short story by Vincent Hobbes. It was first published in 'The Endlands' (Jan. 2011) Gunter von Strauss owns a small bookstore. He carries something for everyone’s taste. He also carefully inspects each book, making sure they are safe to read. Who knew that choosing the wrong book could carry such a consequence."The Game..." makes for strange bedfellows. Local gangster Dante (Jack Boy) knows more than anybody how dangerous and ruthless the streets can be. But against his better instincts allows himself to fall for a local female gangster named Alinna. Considered to be somewhat of a competitor to Dante because she leads her own all female crew. Alinna too, is very well aware of the dangers that come with letting feelings get in the way of business. But like Dante, decides to embrace the attraction anyway. That however proves to be a mistake. When she discovers Dante is two-timing her with a female gang unit officer. But unlike what she has with Dante, this relationship is more about lust and power. Or better yet the officers lust for it. While both get pleasure from this arrangement, she also gains intel. Which lead to major busts that fuel her quick ascension within the department. However her world is suddenly rocked when she discovers she's pregnant with Dante's child! Now they have something that binds them together forever... and something that complicates not just her job but also Dante's relationship with Alina! But with Alina being onto Dante's cheating ways, and the officer being willing to eliminate any and all threats to her burgeoning career. Not to mention the threat of the streets discovering Dante's Serpico ties. Could he end up losing everything in the end?
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The Hour of the Time

The Hour of the Time

Vincent Hobbes

Literature & Fiction / Science Fiction & Fantasy / Horror

This is the most important day of Charlie's life...and he's running late!'The Hour of the Time' is a short story by Vincent Hobbes. This story was first published in The Endlands, in January 2011. Charlie is a man who follows the rules. He is a man who is never late. He is a man who always obeys.This is the most important day of Charlie's life, and he is running late. Charlie races to make it on time, knowing the penalty is harsh if he's late.
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