Adventure short stories

The Veldt

"George, I wish you'd look at the nursery." "What's wrong with it?" "I don't know." "Well, then."

The Ditmarsch Tale of Wonders

I will tell you something. I saw two roasted fowls flying, they flew quickly and had their breasts turned to heaven and their backs to hell, and an anvil and a mill-stone

The Snows Of Kilimanjaro

The marvelous thing is that it's painless," he said. "That's how you know when it starts." "Is it really?" "Absolutely. I'm awfully sorry about the odor though. That must bother you."


The road barely existed (the desert, like the sea, washes away all traces of the past), and our tour bus…

Through the Eyes of an Eagle

Long before gold was discovered in the Sierra Mountains, the pristine forest, hills and valleys lay in green and golden repose, as yet untouched by the hand of man. In this land of yesterday, meadows were carpeted with flowers, gently waving grass, dense forests and snow-capped hills.

My Chicken on the Grill

Here's the full story. Our Black Lab, "Lucy" killed an old lady's hen while on a walk. In horror, I…