A fascinating twist on the Prince Charming fairy tale with a modern twist and a hunt for monsters -- both within and supernatural.
John Charming. Ex knight. Current monster hunter.
John's past is complicated enough, so he tries to keep life simple: Find monster. Kill Monster. But when he wanders into Vista Verde, a small town with a big secret, he soon discovers that the simple answer is a load of bull.
This is a short story from contemporary fantasy author, Elliott James, within his Pax Arcana world. The first of his novels, Charming and Daring, are available now.
Word count: 8500
Other Pax Arcana Short Fiction:
Charmed I'm Sure
Don't Go Chasing Waterfalls
Bulls Rush In