Arnold is a newt. He lives in a remote, mountain ringed valley called Puddleton. Unlike his friends, Arnold is very adventurous. He invents a flying machine and during its maiden flight he gets caught in a storm and is blown out of Puddleton into the scary world beyond the mountains. Arnold crash lands in a polluted city and meets Sylvestor Slime, an evil toad who oversees a mining empire. Arnold innocently tells Sylvestor about the natural beauty and mineral wealth of his homeland and unleashes the toad's greed. Now Arnold must make it home in time to stop the rapacious reptile from destroying everything he holds dear. Vote for this story on the contacts page.
The Word Troll
STATUS - Rewrite needed.
Zorog is a troll with an incredible vocabulary. He uses it to torment children who wander too close to his cave. If they cannot correctly define the word he bellows at them then they are immediately turned to stone and added to the statues of petrified children that populate his garden. Simon, the hero of the story, is a studious and verbose child who is bullied because of his love of language. Zorog enters a troll 'Garden of the Year' contest and decides he needs new statues for his display. He visits Simon's town and turns all the children to stone, before taking them home. Simon is the only child to survive Zorog's visit and now he must rescue the village children and defeat the feared troll in a battle of words. Vote for this story on the contacts page.