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Joined 08-17-13, id: 936288, Profile Updated: 12-31-16
Author has written 24 stories for Action, Supernatural, Romance, Fantasy, Young Adult, and General.

Hello there, fellow traveler! Can I interest you in the 3K Short Story Competition at the Labyrinth Forum? If you're a reader and you love good stories, there will be new entries to read, review and vote on each month. If you're a writer and you love a good surprise (sometimes surprising even yourself), come and write to our monthly prompts.

If you're here to read something I've written, you will find it posted below.

Cheers,

Augie Toaste.

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If We Shadows: Tempest (NANO 2015) by Emerald Viper reviews
A cop, a retired bounty hunter, a thamaturge with a dangerous interest in physics, and a mind-wiped fairy mobster join forces to search for a missing girl. A delivery boy finds himself drawn to a house where something evil is stirring, and an insane Sumerian goddess sets out to retrieve the pieces of her shattered soul. These seven individuals are about to meet in a perfect storm.
Fiction: Fantasy - Rated: T - English - Chapters: 18 - Words: 23,672 - Reviews: 13 - Favs: 2 - Follows: 4 - Updated: 11/8/2015 - Published: 11/1/2015
Tongue of the Dead by Solemn Coyote reviews
Language and the afterlife. (Labyrinth 8/22/15 WINNER)
Fiction: Spiritual - Rated: T - English - Supernatural - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,883 - Reviews: 6 - Favs: 5 - Follows: 1 - Published: 8/18/2015 - Complete
The Little Merman by Douglas-Writes reviews
Based off of the popular fairytale by Hans Christian Anderson
Fiction: Fantasy - Rated: K+ - English - Fantasy/Angst - Chapters: 7 - Words: 11,645 - Reviews: 12 - Favs: 1 - Follows: 1 - Updated: 4/30/2015 - Published: 3/10/2014
Fab by Solemn Coyote reviews
That's one way to take care of population control.
Fiction: Sci-Fi - Rated: T - English - Sci-Fi/Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 4,736 - Reviews: 2 - Favs: 2 - Follows: 1 - Published: 4/26/2015 - Complete
The Revolution Will Be Tweeted by T.Rasa reviews
This has gotten out of hand. It was just supposed to be a joke; something to put up and rake in the upvotes and retweets. People weren't supposed to die. An entry for the Labyrinth Writing Contest for April.
Fiction: General - Rated: T - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,453 - Reviews: 6 - Favs: 2 - Published: 4/22/2015 - Complete
Watchtowers: Hyde and Seek (Labyrinth February 2015 Contest Winner) by Emerald Viper reviews
Everyone has a dark side. What happens when it gets loose?
Fiction: Fantasy - Rated: T - English - Fantasy - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,083 - Reviews: 12 - Favs: 5 - Follows: 2 - Published: 1/31/2015
Total Net Value, Fifteen Thousand Likes by Solemn Coyote reviews
Love is inherited by our plastic children. Labyrinth writing contest 1/25/15.
Fiction: Sci-Fi - Rated: T - English - Sci-Fi - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,057 - Reviews: 9 - Favs: 4 - Follows: 1 - Published: 1/21/2015 - Complete
History and Significance of the Mars War, 2307 by SuitedManatee reviews
My entry for the Labyrinth forum writing contest for November 2014.
Fiction: Essay - Rated: K+ - English - Sci-Fi - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,263 - Reviews: 4 - Favs: 2 - Published: 11/22/2014
Bloom Lunacy by Solemn Coyote reviews
Emma Norcross believes she's a magical princess sent to save her sleepy New Hampshire town from horrors beyond mortal imagining. In actuality, she's a werewolf. What follows is a story of dresses and evisceration; of delusion and elves. Updates M/W/F. Summer NaNo 2014.
Fiction: Manga - Rated: T - English - Supernatural/Fantasy - Chapters: 27 - Words: 62,185 - Reviews: 11 - Favs: 1 - Follows: 1 - Updated: 10/27/2014 - Published: 8/31/2014 - Complete
Death March (Tante's Mythology) by TanteLiz reviews
February 2014 Writing Competition entry on the Forum Labyrinth - this month, we were given five titles to choose from. Death March is set shortly after A Careless Kiss of Frost in the Tante's Mythology series. In this story, Zeus summons Hecate for advice, although she warns him he won't like what she has to say.
Fiction: Mythology - Rated: T - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,032 - Reviews: 3 - Favs: 1 - Published: 2/21/2014 - Complete
Summer Thunder by Solemn Coyote reviews
Distant voices presage the end of a dry-spell.
Poetry: General - Rated: T - English - Poetry - Chapters: 1 - Words: 87 - Reviews: 1 - Favs: 1 - Published: 10/26/2013
Silent Captive by Douglas-Writes reviews
A short story about a boy who catches a fairy.
Fiction: Fantasy - Rated: K+ - English - Tragedy - Chapters: 1 - Words: 386 - Reviews: 1 - Favs: 2 - Published: 10/15/2013 - Complete
Central Park Chaos by T.Rasa reviews
Charlie, a New York City raccoon and companion animal to a magical druid, is in over is head when he's called upon to save Central Park from a rampaging bear. For the Labyrinth Writing Contest - August. Prompt is: Many things get the hair on the back of my neck up, but nothing more so than...
Fiction: Action - Rated: T - English - Supernatural/Adventure - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,208 - Reviews: 3 - Favs: 1 - Published: 9/7/2013 - Complete
Epidemonology by Solemn Coyote reviews
Diseases are sentient, technology runs on voodoo, and half the planet is a radioactive wasteland. Nevertheless, Jason Carol and the other members of a supernatural CDC fight to keep their city safe and free from infectious demons.
Fiction: Supernatural - Rated: T - English - Supernatural/Suspense - Chapters: 16 - Words: 53,597 - Reviews: 21 - Favs: 5 - Follows: 6 - Updated: 5/10/2013 - Published: 4/5/2013 - Complete
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The Flame Within reviews
Evil lurks everywhere; on the moor and in the hearts of men. But not all are destined to shy from the light. Written for the June Labyrinth Contest.
Fiction: Supernatural - Rated: T - English - Horror - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,316 - Reviews: 5 - Favs: 1 - Published: 7/1
Last Laugh reviews
My sire's favourite lesson, as he poured me rose petal tea through his best octopus teapot, was, "with privilege comes certain obligations." Written for the April Labyrinth Contest.
Fiction: Fantasy - Rated: T - English - Humor/Supernatural - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,197 - Reviews: 5 - Favs: 1 - Follows: 1 - Published: 5/7 - Complete
The Race to Skycastle
Emron Krampft, the Academy's ace pilot, is in for the race of his lifetime. The risks are high but the stakes are higher because if Emron loses, it will be the end of an era. Written for the March Labyrinth Contest.
Fiction: Action - Rated: T - English - Sci-Fi - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,643 - Published: 3/31 - Complete
The Promise reviews
Birch is a handsome young tree that leaves the safety of his grove to fulfil a promise to a girl. Written for the February Labyrinth Writing Contest. Oneshot.
Fiction: Romance - Rated: T - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,116 - Reviews: 4 - Published: 2/27 - Complete
Blessed reviews
The Church of Holysea has little tolerance for the wyrd and fantastical. No one is spared from their Inquisitions, not even in the town of Muirfield where Finch is trying to live out a simple life. Any other day, he would have blended into the backdrop of townsfolk, but on this day, he is asked to use his skills in one of the Church's Trials. All is not as it seems.
Fiction: Fantasy - Rated: T - English - Romance/Parody - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,182 - Reviews: 4 - Favs: 1 - Published: 1/27
Venom reviews
Art is passion. Art is real. Unlike Johannes, Daniel van Heil is a true artist. Flash fiction. Oneshot. Written for the December Labyrinth Contest.
Fiction: General - Rated: T - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 695 - Reviews: 3 - Published: 12/3/2016
Ambergris reviews
Indigo has thwarted master thieves and given countless bad guys the beat down. Yet, her opponents continue to underestimate her. Today she is charged with transporting the priceless Crown of Alice (aka: catnip for master thieves) back to her family vaults. On this job, she may finally meet her match.
Fiction: Action - Rated: T - English - Crime - Chapters: 2 - Words: 5,722 - Reviews: 6 - Favs: 1 - Follows: 2 - Updated: 10/31/2016 - Published: 7/26/2014
Womba reviews
Anyone who stays long in Star Valley goes womba, but Sam soon discovers that strangeness isn't confined to the valley. Winner of the August Labyrinth Contest.
Fiction: Fantasy - Rated: T - English - Western/Horror - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,246 - Reviews: 3 - Favs: 1 - Published: 10/2/2016 - Complete
Sharp reviews
The kingdom is at war, but Maddy wants no part in the machinations of men. She casts aside her past to join the Sisterhood of St Jude. However, her role at the convent forces her outside its walls where she crosses paths with Lester, an unfriendly apothecary with secrets of his own. Oneshot. Written for the August Labyrinth Contest.
Fiction: Young Adult - Rated: T - English - Fantasy - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,071 - Reviews: 7 - Favs: 2 - Published: 8/25/2015 - Complete
Star Valley reviews
The settlers want the valley back, and they aren't shy about hiring thugs to drive out the star farmers. Sam is a rogue with no love for the star farmers, at least, not until they cross paths. Written for the June Labyrinth Contest.
Fiction: Fantasy - Rated: T - English - Adventure/Western - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,799 - Reviews: 11 - Favs: 1 - Published: 6/25/2015 - Complete
Deliverance reviews
With the hordes of netheren threatening her new found family on the Surface, Lofae must return to the depths and face the demons of her past. Written for the April Labyrinth Contest.
Fiction: Fantasy - Rated: T - English - Adventure/Horror - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,237 - Reviews: 7 - Favs: 1 - Follows: 1 - Published: 4/19/2015 - Complete
The Game In Play reviews
A group of friends who come together to play Dungeons and Dragons weekly soon begin to find that their lives outside of the game are much more dangerous and fantastical.
Fiction: Action - Rated: T - English - Fantasy/Supernatural - Chapters: 14 - Words: 47,289 - Reviews: 29 - Favs: 7 - Follows: 9 - Updated: 3/17/2015 - Published: 8/20/2013
Disaster Squad reviews
There's a storm brewing over Baytown as a man who vanished 10 years ago gives the interview of a lifetime. Whether the skeptical Clarence Clementine believes him or not will make no difference to the chaos about to unfold. Written for the February Labyrinth Writing Contest.
Fiction: Supernatural - Rated: T - English - Mystery - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,183 - Reviews: 8 - Favs: 1 - Follows: 1 - Published: 2/21/2015
Shadechasers: Starlit Night reviews
Loyal. Brave. Dignified. Duck is none of these. But when a nest of shadows is discovered on what should be a routine sweep, he finds himself drawn into a dangerous investigation for the sake of someone who he might come to call a friend. FINALLY COMPLETE!
Fiction: Supernatural - Rated: M - English - Humor/Mystery - Chapters: 11 - Words: 15,822 - Reviews: 4 - Favs: 1 - Follows: 3 - Updated: 1/12/2015 - Published: 8/25/2013 - Complete
Forgotten reviews
Santi is the Head Librarian of a library where books don't always behave. So it's no surprise when he and his new assistant, Tony, discover a dead horse between the shelves. It's up to the librarians to protect the rest of the books by solving a mystery that refuses to stay between the pages. Oneshot. Written for the November Labyrinth Contest.
Fiction: Fantasy - Rated: T - English - Mystery/Adventure - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,969 - Reviews: 4 - Favs: 2 - Follows: 2 - Updated: 11/28/2014 - Published: 11/15/2014 - Complete
Higher Stakes reviews
Donovan's only choice is to win.
Fiction: Action - Rated: T - English - Supernatural - Chapters: 1 - Words: 507 - Reviews: 1 - Favs: 1 - Published: 9/30/2014 - Complete
The End of a Stormy Night reviews
Whoever has the key can enter the witch's tower. Whoever enters the witch's tower has audience with the witch. Rampion is that witch, and she has never thought to refuse before. Winner of the August writing contest on Labyrinth.
Fiction: Fantasy - Rated: T - English - Supernatural/Tragedy - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,560 - Reviews: 3 - Favs: 1 - Published: 8/27/2014 - Complete
Birthday Presents reviews
Sasha Suter wants to be the best martial artist that her house has ever raised, but each step forward is a struggle. On her birthday, a scandalous kiss from a handsome young man sets off a series of events that might just take Sasha closer to her dreams. Will she get what she wants? Or will she fall in love?
Fiction: Romance - Rated: T - English - Humor/Friendship - Chapters: 18 - Words: 38,777 - Reviews: 51 - Favs: 17 - Follows: 21 - Updated: 6/13/2014 - Published: 9/4/2013 - Complete
The Heart of Fin reviews
Sasha Suter should have learnt by now that nothing is ever as simple as it seems. An innocent visit to the neighbouring Kingdom of Fin is immediately derailed when she learns of a secret that she can not forgive. Her rage gives her a fighting edge, but that won't help her save her prince. Sequel to Birthday Presents.
Fiction: Romance - Rated: M - English - Romance/Humor - Chapters: 18 - Words: 37,311 - Reviews: 54 - Favs: 6 - Follows: 12 - Updated: 6/13/2014 - Published: 3/19/2014 - Complete
Librarian reviews
If Santi had thought that his time as Head Librarian would consist mainly of the leisurely pursuit of wisdom, then he was mistaken. As he stared into the sunken hollows that might have been the bookworm's eyes, he wondered if this was a mistake that would be paid with his life.
Fiction: Fantasy - Rated: T - English - Mystery/Friendship - Chapters: 7 - Words: 10,452 - Reviews: 21 - Favs: 7 - Follows: 5 - Updated: 6/9/2014 - Published: 4/26/2014 - Complete
Death March reviews
The reapers are in a pinch. It's the end of the month, and the department hasn't even come close to filling the death quota. As his apathetic co-workers continue to languish in the everyday grind of work, it's up to Chaucer to think outside the box. Oneshot. Written for the February Labyrinth Contest.
Fiction: Supernatural - Rated: T - English - Horror/Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,386 - Reviews: 5 - Favs: 5 - Follows: 1 - Published: 2/21/2014 - Complete
Hello Blackbird reviews
The Wolfman has promised to lift Avery Blackbird's curse after she fulfills one last request. Oneshot. Written for the January Labyrinth Contest.
Fiction: Fantasy - Rated: T - English - Angst/Adventure - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,197 - Reviews: 5 - Favs: 5 - Follows: 2 - Published: 1/21/2014 - Complete
Woodsman reviews
They still tell tales about The Wolf of the Black Forest. They say that the creature is as large as a bear and in possession of human cunning. They say that its breath can blow down a strong wooden house, and that it shows not a shred of mercy, not even to women and children. Winner of the December Labyrinth Contest. Oneshot.
Fiction: Fantasy - Rated: T - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,960 - Reviews: 7 - Favs: 4 - Published: 12/16/2013 - Complete
Manifesto reviews
Upon death, a hated creature reflects on its existence. Written for the September Labyrinth Contest. Oneshot.
Fiction: Fantasy - Rated: T - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,849 - Reviews: 4 - Favs: 3 - Follows: 1 - Published: 9/16/2013 - Complete
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