Scriptorius: Stories

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1 Dweedles to Mission Control

An eleven-part story relating an exchange of messages between a disaffected galactic explorer and an increasingly exasperated staff at home-planet mission control.

Age Rating: Anybody
Tags: Humor, Science Fiction
Downloads: 2276| Votes: 39 | Score: 6.36
Size: 36KB | Posted: Concluded:

2 Man in Debt

'Man In Debt' is a novella-length piece in fourteen chapters. Largely in correspondence form, it concerns a battle involving a wily borrower, his lender and their two firms of lawyers. The principals move from hostility to quasi-friendliness. Their legal representatives go the opposite way, with farcical results.

Age Rating: Anybody
Tags: Humor
Downloads: 781| Votes: 11 | Score: 6.13
Size: 108KB | Posted: in progress Updated:

3 The Node Bulletins

The Node Bulletins comprise nine reports by the harassed leader of a very unusual mountaineering expedition.

Age Rating: Anybody | Genre: Comedy
Tags: Humor
Downloads: 1059| Votes: 23 | Score: 5.37
Size: 9KB | Posted: Concluded:

4 On Approval

A private detective agrees to help an old friend who is in trouble. Complications ensue.

Age Rating: Anybody | Genre: Thriller
Tags: Crime
Downloads: 462| Votes: 36 | Score: 6.05
Size: 34KB | Posted:

5 Out West

This is a collection of twenty stories, some serious, some light-hearted, set in the Wild West. They are much shorter than my 'Sunset Stories', already posted and are stand-alone items.

Age Rating: Anybody | Genre: Western
Tags: Western
Downloads: 6352| Votes: 92 | Score: 6.58
Size: 188KB | Posted: Concluded:

6 Pondhopper

Meet Cyril Potts, a Briton working as a private eye in the USA. He gets some strange clients, which is all right because he is a strange investigator. We first encounter Cyril during one of his reveries, but he soon shows that when the need arises, he can lurch into action - in a way.

Age Rating: Anybody
Tags: Crime, Humor, Detective
Downloads: 3153| Votes: 44 | Score: 6.22
Size: 380KB | Posted: Concluded:

7 Professor Jopp's Remarkable Feats

A series of astounding experiments carried out by the redoubtable 'Sage of Trondheim', with caustic observations from his chief rival, the 'Swedish Savant'.

Age Rating: Anybody
Tags: Humor, Science
Downloads: 916| Votes: 11 | Score: 5.62
Size: 52KB | Posted: Concluded:

8 Sir Bertram Speaks

Sir Bertram Utterside issues a series of pronouncements, not always entirely serious, on a variety of burning social topics.

Age Rating: Anybody
Tags: Humor
Downloads: 574| Votes: 7 | Score: 6.24
Size: 61KB | Posted: in progress Updated:

9 Solomon Had It Easier

The first one of a collection of short stories about an eccentric octogenarian judge and some of the cases he dealt with.

Age Rating: Anybody | Genre: Comedy
Tags: Humor
Downloads: 4821| Votes: 39 | Score: 6.16
Size: 410KB | Posted: in progress Updated:

10 Sunset Stories

Sunset Stories is a collection of thirty-six tales. They have no chronology or other connecting thread, so once posted they can be read in any order.

Age Rating: Anybody | Genre: Western
Tags: Western
Downloads: 9865| Votes: 90 | Score: 6.46
Size: 1014KB | Posted: Concluded: