Graybyrd: Stories


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1 Accidental Family

A man scarred by injustice, a lost love, and wounds of combat, finds himself volunteered as a foster father, a protector, and a combatant in a lethal struggle against a past bully and a vengeful cartel lord.
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Age Rating: Older than 17 | Genre: Action/Adventure
Tags: Crime, Violence, Historical, Western, Military, Drugs
Downloads: 11851 | Votes: 312 | Score: 8.39
Size: 380KB | 71,971 words | Posted: Concluded:

2 Gold Mountain

Set in the 1950's, young shaman Graydon Williams and friends are caught up in a massive corporate land-grab scheme that threatens their entire way of life. Corrupt government officials, interstate conspiracies, blackmail, vicious IRS attacks, and kidnapping are unleashed against Graydon and his small mountain valley. This is a follow-on to "Pasayten Pete," involving the original cast and more. Readers are advised to read "Pasayten Pete" to understand the origins.
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Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Action/Adventure
Tags: Spiritual, Western, Detective, Supernatural
Downloads: 5587 | Votes: 235 | Score: 8.48
Size: 288KB | 52,483 words | Posted: Concluded:

3 Holy Love

What atonement might be asked when the unspeakable overwhelms the sacred? A short tale of a boy, a girl, a Priest, and an accounting.
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Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Drama
Tags: Violence, Religion
Downloads: 1601 | Votes: 73 | Score: 6.23
Size: 11KB | 2,036 words | Posted:

4 Leave a Way Out

Always stay heads-up, and have a Plan B: leave yourself a way out. A true story.
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Age Rating: Anybody | Genre: True
Tags: True
Downloads: 1724 | Votes: 124 | Score: 7.60
Size: 5KB | 1,023 words | Posted:

5 Masi'shen Evolution

Sequel to "Masi'shen Stranded" -- Michael Hawthorne and Dee'rah evolve to become ambassadors seeking to link two worlds across the galaxy. Earth recognizes the chance for global peace, but a corrupt American president threatens them all with nuclear nightmare as a ploy to rule the nation. Old enemies become allies, and old alliances fall apart. Will humankind survive to achieve a future in the stars?
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Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Drama, Politics, Violence, Spiritual, Religion, Anarchism, Science Fiction, Aliens, Space
Downloads: 34384 | Votes: 549 | Score: 8.96
Size: 925KB | 160,874 words | Posted: Concluded:

6 Masi'shen Stranded

The Masi'shen crash-landed on Antarctica 2,000 years ago. Their ship lies under the ice on a volcanic island. It has been detected by a spy satellite. The U.S. government, the Russian mafia, and a volunteer rescuer race to get there first.
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Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Supernatural
Tags: Drama, Science Fiction, Aliens, Space, Shapeshifters, Supernatural
Downloads: 39832 | Votes: 1191 | Score: 9.16
Size: 716KB | 129,525 words | Posted: Concluded:

7 Pasayten Pete

Pasayten Pete is an obscure north Cascades legend. As a boy growing up in the Methow Valley, Graydon Williams heard tell that Pasayten Pete was a hermit, a lost prospector, or even a creature not-human and not-animal. No one claimed to have seen him or knew anyone who had seen him, but everyone seemed to believe there was something to the legend. Graydon lived the real story.
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Age Rating: Anybody | Genre: Action/Adventure
Tags: Coming of Age, Drama, Magic, Young Adult
Downloads: 23646 | Votes: 861 | Score: 8.58
Size: 370KB | 67,196 words | Posted: Concluded:

8 A Plea for Justice

A Story in the The Criminalization of John and Jane Smith Universe
John believed in the American way: truth, honor, and a Constitutional system of justice. Then one hot day a demented biker tried to force him off the freeway and John was given a choice by the system: plead guilty, or face prison.
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Age Rating: Anybody | Genre: Politics
Tags: Politics
Downloads: 2602 | Votes: 182 | Score: 7.40
Size: 17KB | 3,280 words | Posted:

9 Tacoma

Join me in a visit to our son-in-law's run-down Tacoma neighborhood where drug-dealing neighbors and frustrated cops engage in high-speed, late-night games.
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Age Rating: Anybody | Genre: True
Tags: Crime, Historical
Downloads: 2245 | Votes: 154 | Score: 6.02
Size: 11KB | 1,908 words | Posted:

10 A Wyoming Shadow Trout

A boy on a Wyoming ranch catches a prize and learns a hard lesson.
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Age Rating: Older than 7 | Genre: True
Tags: Western, True
Downloads: 1514 | Votes: 123 | Score: 7.15
Size: 7KB | 1,426 words | Posted:
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