TwoGunBob
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Joined 03-19-13, id: 907319
Author has written 22 stories for Fantasy, Politics, Work, Life, Love, Fantasy, Historical, and Sci-Fi.
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Shadow of the Horse: Of the Tarnished Helm by Chester Teck reviews
[Oneshot] Ilium lay in ruins, its seeds cast into the flame of war. Or were they...? Part of a series I dubbed 'Shadow of the Horse', written as close to the Iliad's style as I could make it.
Fiction: Mythology - Rated: T - English - Drama/Tragedy - Chapters: 1 - Words: 4,503 - Reviews: 2 - Favs: 1 - Follows: 1 - Published: 3/30/2007 - Complete
Deception by Atalaya reviews
Never belittle a mouse that grew mane.
Poetry: Life - Rated: K+ - English - Mystery/Suspense - Chapters: 1 - Words: 152 - Reviews: 2 - Favs: 1 - Follows: 1 - Published: 3/13/2007 - Complete
Abstracted Existence by Atalaya reviews
When the wolves are silent, the moon howls.
Poetry: Fantasy - Rated: K - English - Fantasy - Chapters: 1 - Words: 115 - Reviews: 5 - Favs: 5 - Follows: 1 - Published: 3/13/2007 - Complete
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The Road King
A short tale of a post-apocalypse, inspired by The Road Warrior, The Road, Fallout, and others. A warlord of the waste looks down over his latest conquest, but delusion has a price.
Fiction: Sci-Fi - Rated: T - English - Sci-Fi/Western - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,221 - Published: 3/30/2014
Ghosts of Alexandria
A Steampunk post-apocalypse. A young man dwells amid the ruins of a once great city, laid low by monsters birthed of industry and sorcery. As he passes the days hiding from the beasts he waits, standing vigil for another who may yet carry the key to their deliverance... EDIT: FP buggered the document, best wait until the fix updates.
Fiction: Fantasy - Rated: K+ - English - Suspense/Supernatural - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,099 - Published: 3/9/2014 - Complete
Shadows in the Dark
A tribesman's visions. The draft of a 'gateway piece', written to set the stage for a wider fantasy world currently taking shape in my head. This will, hopefully, be the first of a dozen or so short stories offering glimpses into that distant planet.
Fiction: Fantasy - Rated: T - English - Supernatural/Fantasy - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,453 - Published: 1/9/2014 - Complete
The Twilight King reviews
Under a dim sun, the king of a once mighty city muses upon Fate. Doom creeps from the falling shadows, while from the south, salvation may yet ride, from the most unlikely of deliverers... Inspired by, among others, Clark Ashton Smith, Jack Vance's Dying Earth, Borrough's fading Barsoom, and of course, R.E. Howard.
Fiction: Fantasy - Rated: T - English - Fantasy/Drama - Chapters: 2 - Words: 3,384 - Reviews: 2 - Favs: 1 - Updated: 1/2/2014 - Published: 11/24/2013
Blood On the Black River
On the frontiers of Zingara and Aquilonia lie the swamp forests of the Pictish wilds. Eerie wardrums beat and inhuman figures lurk in the darkness. For Ricardo Zabala, a gentleman of fortune, it offers an opportunity for wealth. For Owain, archer and woodsman, it offers a chance at revenge. A tale of gore and gold in Robert E. Howard's Hyborian Age. Chapter II in progress
Fiction: Fantasy - Rated: T - English - Fantasy/Adventure - Chapters: 2 - Words: 3,253 - Favs: 1 - Follows: 1 - Updated: 12/24/2013 - Published: 6/29/2013
Time
The proud conqueror of a hundred thousand lifetimes...
Poetry: Life - Rated: K+ - English - Horror/Tragedy - Chapters: 1 - Words: 76 - Published: 12/23/2013 - Complete
The Chestnut Tree Cafe
When fear and hubris overcome love...
Poetry: Love - Rated: T - English - Romance/Tragedy - Chapters: 1 - Words: 154 - Published: 10/3/2013 - Complete
Migration reviews
Another snippet inspired by Howard. Debated on adding to it; I suppose the jury's out on that one. For now, here it stands.
Poetry: Fantasy - Rated: K - English - Adventure/Fantasy - Chapters: 1 - Words: 105 - Reviews: 1 - Favs: 1 - Published: 10/3/2013
No Parades
A young conscript tries to survive the madness that is Afghanistan, 1987. Technically an excerpt from a larger draft, currently on hiatus. I may go back and complete it in full at some point.
Fiction: Historical - Rated: T - English - Drama/Tragedy - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,050 - Favs: 1 - Published: 7/5/2013
Unrequited
A young man pines for the love of a woman who barely knows he exists, as the guns of August 1914 grow louder...
Poetry: Love - Rated: K+ - English - Romance/Tragedy - Chapters: 1 - Words: 248 - Favs: 1 - Published: 5/31/2013 - Complete
The Shimmering Sword of Shar Shaddam reviews
Saheed, son of Sumal, Captain of the Crimson Swords, is entrusted with one of the heaviest burdens of his career: the safety of the daughter of his king. But the road is a treacherous one, and more then scorpions lurk ready to strike among the burning sands of the desert. My first original short story, a tribute to the early Oriental pulp stories of Robert E. Howard.
Fiction: Fantasy - Rated: T - English - Fantasy/Adventure - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,161 - Reviews: 2 - Favs: 2 - Follows: 1 - Published: 5/7/2013 - Complete
The Motor Bandits reviews
The life and death of Bonnie & Clyde.
Poetry: Love - Rated: K+ - English - Crime/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 176 - Reviews: 1 - Published: 3/31/2013 - Complete
The Amazon
Forth rides the fair haired woman warrior of Scyth, at whose hoofbeats proud Greeks tremble...
Poetry: Fantasy - Rated: T - English - Poetry/Fantasy - Chapters: 1 - Words: 184 - Published: 3/19/2013 - Complete
Prophecy
A seer confronts portents of a future he cannot seem to alter...
Poetry: Fantasy - Rated: T - English - Poetry/Horror - Chapters: 1 - Words: 263 - Published: 3/19/2013 - Complete
Colour
Romanticist nonsense pining amidst synthetic darkness for an age that never was.
Poetry: Life - Rated: T - English - Poetry/Tragedy - Chapters: 1 - Words: 154 - Published: 3/19/2013
Temper
A shot at inspirational verse for all those who struggle with themselves.
Poetry: Life - Rated: K+ - English - Poetry/Spiritual - Chapters: 1 - Words: 172 - Published: 3/19/2013 - Complete
The Wanderer
My tribute to the ancient piece of Anglo-Saxon literature of the same name.
Poetry: Fantasy - Rated: T - English - Poetry/Tragedy - Chapters: 1 - Words: 260 - Published: 3/19/2013 - Complete
Writer's Block reviews
Written in frustration over said difficulty; an experiment in expanding my grasp of vocabulary and metre several years old. I don't consider it stellar, but its here for its own sake.
Poetry: Work - Rated: K+ - English - Poetry/Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 185 - Reviews: 1 - Published: 3/19/2013 - Complete
Two Minutes Hate reviews
Inspired by the eponymous scene in the novel 1984 by George Orwell, and the masterful film adaptation starring John Hurt.
Poetry: Politics - Rated: T - English - Poetry/Tragedy - Chapters: 1 - Words: 204 - Reviews: 1 - Favs: 1 - Published: 3/19/2013 - Complete
Politics of Fate
Penned in frustration over the current state of social change.
Poetry: Politics - Rated: T - English - Poetry/Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 148 - Favs: 1 - Published: 3/19/2013 - Complete
A Song of Light reviews
A poem of inspiration in these dark times; calling on the might of the human soul.
Poetry: Politics - Rated: K+ - English - Poetry/Spiritual - Chapters: 1 - Words: 174 - Reviews: 2 - Favs: 1 - Published: 3/19/2013 - Complete
Walpurgis Accolade
My first finished poem, written on a foggy night many years ago. A short Gothic Horror themed piece.
Poetry: Fantasy - Rated: K+ - English - Poetry/Supernatural - Chapters: 1 - Words: 113 - Published: 3/19/2013 - Complete