The Squad

The Squad

Wilde Blue Sky

Horror / Science Fiction & Fantasy / Short Stories

A short story, loosely based on the recollections of a number of veterans, dealing with the horrors of war. The story is free to download, but if you appreciate the story then you are asked to make a small donation to a charity of your choice.A short story, loosely based on the recollections of a number of veterans, dealing with the horrors of war. The story is free to download, but if you appreciate the story then you are asked to make a small donation to a charity of your choice.The short story, The Squad, is based on the recollections of a number of soldiers and a radio discussion on firing squads. The synopsis was written on the 1st Aug 2010 and the story was published on 12th Nov 2010.
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Mouse Moonwalk

Mouse Moonwalk

Wilde Blue Sky

Horror / Science Fiction & Fantasy / Short Stories

Rolo, one of a trio of loveable mice that live in a movie theatre, develops a dance talent. Will it lead to fame and fortune or sorrow? Please note this book is similar in tone to Ratatouille and so should be read by parents before it is given to young children.Rolo, one of a trio of loveable mice that live in a movie theatre, develops a dance talent. Will it lead to fame and fortune or sorrow? Please note this book is similar in tone to Ratatouille and so should be read by parents before it is given to young children.The characters in this story are based on those introduced in ‘Mice Movie’, ‘Homing Mouse’ and ‘The Mice Meet a War Hero’. The original idea for this story was developed in March 2014 and it was published on 31st May 2014.If you appreciated this short story please, if you are able, make a small donation to a charity of your choice.
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Elixir of Life

Elixir of Life

Wilde Blue Sky

Horror / Science Fiction & Fantasy / Short Stories

Short horror story (suitable for adults only) about a man's search for the secret of eternal youth and the moral journey he goes through. If you appreciated this work please, if you are able, make a small donation to a charity of your choice.Short horror story (suitable for adults only) about a man's search for the secret of eternal youth and the moral journey he goes through. If you appreciated this work please, if you are able, make a small donation to a charity of your choice.The short story, Elixir of Life, was inspired by a discussion on beauty and the lengths people will go to stay young. The outline was completed on 1st Feb 2011 and it was published on 28th Apr 2011.If you enjoyed this story please look out for Wilde’s other free short stories, such as Drawing God?, War Merchant and Vengeance. Wilde also has two novels available for purchase, Dreams in Kratocracy (2012 Edition) and Legacy.
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War Merchant

War Merchant

Wilde Blue Sky

Horror / Science Fiction & Fantasy / Short Stories

Orr has become rich and powerful. Now he finds himself languishing in a notorious prison. Before the end will he fully understand the suffering he has caused and the price he must pay? Note to reader - if you appreciated this short story please, if you are able, make a small donation to a charity of your choice.Orr has become rich and powerful. Now he finds himself languishing in a notorious prison. Before the end will he fully understand the suffering he has caused and the price he must pay? Note to reader - if you appreciated this short story please, if you are able, make a small donation to a charity of your choice.The short story, War Merchant, was inspired by a Bob Dylan song and a television interview where an arms dealer said "war was good for business". The synopsis was written on the 2nd May 2010 and the story was published on 24th Nov 2010.If you enjoyed this story please look out for Wilde’s other free short stories, such as Drawing God?, Elixir of Life and Vengeance. Wilde also has two novels available for purchase, Dreams in Kratocracy (2012 Edition) and Legacy.
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The Mice Meet a Hero

The Mice Meet a Hero

Wilde Blue Sky

Horror / Science Fiction & Fantasy / Short Stories

A tragic tale for the three mice (first seen in “Mice Movie”) as they meet a wounded war hero.The author would like to thank Louise for editing the story and Conore for the cover page artwork.If you appreciated this short story please, if you are able, make a small donation to a charity of your choice.A tragic tale as Squeak, Rolo and Louise (the three mice introduced in “Mice Movie”) meet War Dog, a wounded war hero.The author would like to thank Louise for editing the story and Conore for the cover page artwork.If you appreciated this short story please, if you are able, make a small donation to a charity of your choice.The synopsis was written on 7th Nov 2012 and the story was published on 30th Nov 2012.
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Drawing God?

Drawing God?

Wilde Blue Sky

Horror / Science Fiction & Fantasy / Short Stories

Professor Hue-Bris, a vocal atheist, finds himself lost in an unfamiliar landscape. Is it a dream or something else? If you appreciate this short story, then you are asked, if you are able, to make a small donation to a charity of your choice.Professor Hue-Bris, a vocal atheist, finds himself lost in an unfamiliar landscape. Is it a dream or something else? If you appreciate this short story, then you are asked, if you are able, to make a small donation to a charity of your choice.The short story, Drawing God?, was inspired by seeing two people arguing about religion and a radio article on education and drawing. The synopsis was written on 6th Aug 2010 and it was published on the 30th Nov 2010.If you enjoyed this story please look out for Wilde’s other free short stories, such as Elixir of Life, War Merchant and Vengeance. Wilde also has two novels available for purchase, Dreams in Kratocracy (2012 Edition) and Legacy.
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Mouse on a Motorcycle

Mouse on a Motorcycle

Wilde Blue Sky

Horror / Science Fiction & Fantasy / Short Stories

Another comedy tale of adventure and friendship for the trio of loveable mice and their friend Froggy as Louise goes on a motorcycle road trip.“Mouse on a Motorcycle” is a comedy in a similar vain to Ratatouille - so if you are a PARENT PLEASE READ THROUGH BEFORE GIVING TO A CHILD.If you appreciated this work please, if you are able, make a small donation to a charity of your choice.Another comedy tale of adventure and friendship for the trio of loveable mice and their friend Froggy as Louise goes on a motorcycle road trip.“Mouse on a Motorcycle” is a comedy in a similar vain to Ratatouille - so if you are a PARENT PLEASE READ THROUGH BEFORE GIVING TO A CHILD.For an introduction to the characters in “Mouse on a Motorcycle” it is suggested that you read “Mice Movie”, the first short story in the series. If you appreciated this work please, if you are able, make a small donation to a charity of your choice.The idea for this story came out of a discussion on 30th June 2012 and it was published on the 18th July 2012.
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Mice Movie

Mice Movie

Wilde Blue Sky

Horror / Science Fiction & Fantasy / Short Stories

A tale of adventure and friendship as a trio of endearing mice take on the dreaded Mr Rae (and his dastardly traps) in the fight of their lives. “Mice Movie” is a comedy in a similar vain to Ratatouille - so if you are a PARENT PLEASE READ THROUGH BEFORE GIVING TO A CHILD.If you appreciated this work please, if you are able, make a small dination to a charity of your choice.A tale of adventure and friendship as a trio of endearing mice take on the dreaded Mr Rae (and his dastardly traps) in the fight of their lives.“Mice Movie” is a comedy in a similar vain to Ratatouille - so if you are a PARENT PLEASE READ THROUGH BEFORE GIVING TO A CHILD. If you appreciated this work please, if you are able, make a small donation to a charity of your choice.Mice Movie was inspired by seeing someone drop popcorn at a movie theatre. The synopsis was completed in Aug 2010 and the story was written in May 2011. It was re-edited between 21st and 25th May 2012.If you are an illustrator interested in collaborating on an illustrated version of this short story, please contact me via my linkedin page.
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Homing Mouse

Homing Mouse

Wilde Blue Sky

Horror / Science Fiction & Fantasy / Short Stories

Another comic adventure for the trio of lovable mice starts when Rolo meets a wounded homing pigeon.“Homing Mouse” is a comedy in a similar vain to Ratatouille - if you are a parent please read through before giving to a child.For an introduction to the characters in this story it is suggested you read "Mice Movie", the first story in the series, and "Mouse on a Motorcycle".Another comic adventure for the trio of lovable mice starts when Rolo meets a wounded homing pigeon.“Homing Mouse” is a comedy in a similar vain to Ratatouille - if you are a parent please read through before giving to a child.The author would like to thank Louise (bristolwritersgroup.com/members-2/louise-g) for editing "Homing Mouse" and Conore (facebook.com/conore.art) for the cover page artwork.For an introduction to the characters in this story it is suggested you read "Mice Movie", the first story in the series, and "Mouse on a Motorcycle".This story was inspired by a lost homing pigeon that sat outside my flat for a couple of days. The synopsis was written on 28/07/12 and the story was published on 10/09/12.
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