Short Stories

Short Stories

For Richer, For Richest (An Excerpt)

Braxton Albrecht Neumann is one of the multi-billionaire heirs of a German elite family and Sojiro Natsume is a police officer tasked to arrest him. by his desire to go home and be with his mother for possibly the last time, Braxton teams up with Sojiro to solve the murder cases and clear his name.

Two years later, a budding businesswoman, Chrysta Ainsworth tells him about Julian Blackwood, the criminal who threatens every multi-million business owner. She and Braxton agree to team up to find a way to expose his crimes to the public and while Braxton doesn’t really show much interest in dating in general, Chrysta finds herself falling in love.

The final part focuses on Ban as a family man. When he thinks everything is going picture perfect, Hugh, his most trusted butler, has betrayed them. He goes home with his family to Germany to look for answers about this sudden turn of events and finds out that the problem runs deeper into the Neumann family’s past.

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SHORT STORY | Missing Persons

An old man files a report for missing persons, searching for his wife and children who left him without a note or explanation. A heart-wrenching story about love and family.

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SHORT STORY | Bedtime Stories

Lola Donna is more than ninety years old and her three great-grandchildren are fond of her bedtime stories and cookies. One night during quarantine, she tells them a story she had kept inside her for the longest time.

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SHORT STORY | Black Snakes Are Innocent, the Gold Are Venomous

“Black Snakes Are Innocent, the Gold Are Venomous” is a short story that focuses on the cosmopolitan nature of the world (and lack thereof) as bridged by literature. A quiet George Floyd story, “Black Snakes” examines the racial biases and prejudices that remain to be too familiar for Ricardo, the story’s protagonist, as he soldiers on as a Filipino and as a person in a world filled with people whose words and actions are harsh toward people like him.

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Good Will

Vera wants to earn extra income by selling recyclable materials to the local junk shop. However, witnessing an encounter among a garbage collector and two street children will change her perspective on helping others.

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Pasalubong

What really is pasalubong? Is it the goods the balikbayan boxes are packed with? Or is it the gift that your love ones have come home after a long time away?

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Mouse Trap

One of the wonderful things about this quarantine is that it brought out compassion from people. We see ourselves in other living things more often than we used. We became more understanding and forgiving.

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Quaran-FLING

Distance could either make the love grow fonder or make the heart wander. Would love survive when quarantine kept partners apart?

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