928 Fantasy Story Writing Prompts

928 Fantasy Story Writing Prompts

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From stories about lands where dragons, centaurs, and other magical creatures are free to roam to tales set in a future where witches and wizards rule, fantasy stories are very liberating to write because they allow you to leave behind all your worries about the real world and allow you to invent any kind of reality you want, without being worried about scientific and societal laws. Moreover, it is incredibly rewarding to accomplish because all the hard you put into worldbuilding, character conceptualization, and writing authentic dialogues would be worth it once your masterpiece is done.
If you are interested in writing fantasy stories, check out these writing prompts for ideas and inspiration:

  • Visiting a small town that holds a strange shopping festival every year, you are convinced to try on a cursed magic hat that steals your identity and forces you to steal money to buy Balloon Riding Laptops for yourself.
  • The stray cat you find in an alley turns out to have three heads — and all of them purr when you pet them.
  • A princess peddles her wares in a marketplace. When events turn sour, she pulls off her human disguise to reveal her true nature.
  • One day while tending a magical garden, you find a strange box that appears to grow any plant you place in it.
  • A group of kids hike across an unknown field, but when night falls, they become lost and must face terrors alone they would never have imagined.
  • After an evil wizard kidnaps your sister, you follow her tracks to the beyond and learn a secret about the world you’ve never known before.
  • You visit a prehistoric jungle in the jungle and come upon a beautiful flower that absorbs all of your knowledge and gives you visions of a way to save humanity by starting a new kingdom.
  • For a moment while pointing to the menu in a restaurant, you can magically understand the different dishes being served. But the spell ends shortly thereafter. What do you order as you eat?
  • A hurricane sweeps through your town and several people have disappeared from their houses. You and your friends decide to use your imagination to create a magical doorway home.
  • In a tiny town alone, far from the rest of the world, a man who had the power to end life with a touch lived quietly, flying a flag in the village to make everyone happy.
  • The children of the world are being snatched from their beds by an evil witch who emerges from the shadows at the full moon each month.
  • A traveler is forced to take shelter in a strange inn and comes across a young girl named Lilith who knows the dark origin and history of the building and its secrets.
  • A businessman stops at the side of the road to throw an egg out of his car window, but in his haste forgets and drives off with it still in his hand. When he notices it, he is unable to let go.
  • You see a man standing in a field holding a sword and wearing lion skin at midnight without realizing the significance of what you have just seen.
  • A group of kids sneak into their school’s library after hours and stumble across a place no one has used for decades where they find a dusty old chess board. When they start playing, the pieces come to life and battle each other, and the kids soon realize that they are controlling the game.
  • A game of hide and seek fulfills a curse. A man who betrayed his people and abandoned them to monsters is the first to be found by once again seeking refuge among them.
  • After giving a conventional medical response to a serious illness that infected a man, you are charged with practicing witchcraft after the family accuses you of killing him with your treatment.
  • You are in a race against time to find an unmapped cave before the evil Dungeon Master can reach it.
  • The colossal creature in the swamp, who’s been attacked several times by poachers, crawls out of the mire when you arrive to interview locals about the monster and the supernatural.
  • An old man comes to visit you at the home you grew up in after his own death. He tells you his story–stories of magic and adventure that take you back to the time your parents were married.
  • You’re exploring an ancient tomb when you discover the sarcophagi of the ancient pharaohs have moved, and now they’re sitting upright and waiting to see which explorer wakes them from their slumber!
  • A young woman killed in a skirmish with a neighboring country recovers from her wounds in the form of a ghost. Her body is then found replaced by a demon’s, and once again she must fight to survive.
  • A man in a bar suddenly has a piercing headache, reverb-like pangs of hunger, and the odd sensation that everyone else has disappeared.
  • A high school quarterback discovers that his talents are due to the connection he has to a fierce and fearsome fire-dragon who roams the city when holding the football.
  • What happens when two worlds come in contact? What if the lines between them begin to fade? Which world is more “real”? What happens when the parallels are discovered between these worlds?
  • A young girl is kidnapped and brought to Miskatonia, a mysterious land that exists only at night and where humans eat human flesh. There, she finds that she is royalty and is also fated to marry the dark prince of Miskatonia.
  • You find a couple standing in the field catching fireflies in a jar. They tell you they wish to return them to their homeland, the Underland.
  • At first you think you’ve gotten a new job as a nanny to a sweet little boy and his beloved dog Brookie.
  • A thousand years ago, a blizzard with silver snow and blue ice froze trees and creatures and poured into the hills surrounding the city. You know it’s coming again.
  • A city slave tests her telepathic powers for the first time when she receives a message from someone miles away begging for help.
  • To their dismay, three recently fired railroad workers are pulled into a train and magically transported to another world where the trains are huge, alive, and filled with soldiers.
  • Near the end of your life, as you lay on your death-bed, you remember all the regrets you forgot about.
  • You are training your new puppy when it suddenly transforms into a wolf and bounds after a butterfly.
  • A physics student creates a device that can teleport her into an alternate reality based on a list of characteristics she inputs into the device.
  • A zombie outbreak begins in a small, isolated town in a land that is not yours. The horde gradually approaches the border of your home.
  • You are trying to convince the host of a game show to use his death-estimating device on himself when a spirit possessing someone on the show reveals a while ago their father came back from the dead using the device.
  • Young noblemen get to choose their own fates and set out to keep their options open for life. They set off across the land, avoiding being named to determine their alignments.
  • A photographer captures a series of photographs of a model that’s supposed to be an homage to old horror films – except the model is changing.
  • Shambling into your living room and when you turn to face the back of the couch a few seconds later, a spine-chilling face greets you.
  • You find a hole in the side of a mountain beneath which linger strange underground creatures who speak an unknown language.
  • When an entire family of deer is wiped out, leaving their deer-head house abandoned, the ghosts live on to take care of the babies they left behind.
  • You discover a large, abandoned flower shop in the outskirts of the city. When you enter, everything seems just as it had when the shop was in business. And the flowers on every shelf are still alive.
  • A young woman goes to sleep, but instead of waking up at dawn, she finds herself awake in the middle of the night, realizing that she is now a prisoner in her own home.
  • There once was a boy who was friends with a homeless man. One day he noticed that the homeless man revealed a secret, magical town to him. A town that nobody else knew existed.
  • A small business man receives a message from a friend overseas. It seems his friend is having trouble, but they cannot find the words to describe it. When those in the business man’s company share the message, they discover it could relate to something they had all experienced in the past.
  • A roomer in a fancy hotel visits the penthouse late one night and thinks she sees a shadowy figure pacing back and forth among the floating shadows in the moonlight.
  • An explorer discovers detailed, realistic paintings of locations and cultures that have yet to be discovered.
  • A man walking along a city street is attacked by a group of three bandits and left for dead. His destiny is forever changed by his near death experience.
  • After the local butcher wins the lottery, his unexpected windfall forces him to confront supernatural consequences tied to his choices.
  • Suffering from a bout of writer’s block, a musician comes face to face with a fictional version of himself from a fictional album cover he drew in a fit of rage over something else that happened.
  • A woman visits an old witch that makes questionable family-heirloom wands that are supposedly sold exclusively to rich merchants and nobility.
  • You wake in a room with no windows. Some people are fishing outside the room, and in the distance lies a pirate ship and a crashed coal mining elevator.
  • You find yourself standing alone on a rural road, not sure where you have traveled and somehow into a world you only dreamt existed. You take a sharp turn down a peaceful forest road when a mysterious light appears from the woods.
  • The archer, an elf of great power, arrives at the Citadel of Century Hold, only to find that his target, the old mage, no longer lives there.
  • When waking up from a long and deep sleep, you find yourself in an absolutely gorgeous, pristine, town with no idea how it was created or how it came to be populated by dozens of people you don’t immediately recognize.
  • A small town suffers a terrible drought, but when you hear the bells ringing on the hill your backyard you know the drought has ended.
  • Saddened by the demise of his family, you resolve to train your dog to be the most ferocious dragon slayer the world has ever known.
  • A young woman looks back at the start of her relationship with her very human, very beloved pet and realizes it is a century-old dragon in disguise.
  • A stranger gives you a peek into his blood-soaked past over dinner at a restaurant. When you blink, it slowly fades from existence.
  • While traveling on a small boat down a river, one of you is the victim of a sudden pirate attack and has barely time to jump overboard.
  • You discover a strange weathered book that appears untouched by wear with a small black flame on the cover.
  • After a pet cat is run down by a taxicab, a toy cat she has cannot seem to stop crying. When they bury her, they find the toy cat impossible to dig up.
  • You are among the army of Emperor Frederick Barbarossa, and en route to seek out new lands to colonize when on the plains of the Ukraine you see a white doe.
  • Your brother comes home with a smile plastered on his face and sets off to join the darkest cult in the world, as a bride.
  • You are walking down the street late one night when you notice a man carrying a red lantern ring down an alley.
  • A girl sees a ghost in her bedroom each night since she failed to perform a ritual her grandmother taught her when she was younger.
  • A girl gets tangled up in a long string of murders when she witnesses a man pull the face off the body of a woman and guide what remains of her corpse down into the sewers.
  • After receiving a pair of magic running shoes, a world-famous runner suddenly becomes a threat to big business, because running is suddenly no longer a matter of life or death.
  • After washing a uniform for a local football team, you notice that the number they wear says XXX. Looking in the mirror, you see a matching number under your shirt and you hear the sound of a cheering crowd.
  • Everyone knows you’re an outcast. But you don’t think you’re so bad… until a swirling thunderstorm and electrical storm appear over your small town– and no one else seems to notice.
  • An artist decides to spend the night alone in an old, haunted house to get inspiration for his work. What he finds is a portal that leads to another dimension.
  • Your best friend’s older brother hangs upside down from a tree, shouting what he’s discovered as if he is in a trance.
  • There is a planet thriving with lush jungles and cityscapes…but if you look just right, you can see cracks where humanity’s greed is pushing through, shattering it into pieces.
  • After you are evicted from your home with the help of a shady government official, you discover that an effort is being made to push more families out of a low income area of the town.
  • You dream of visiting a glorious dessert. When you tell others, you discover they have the same dream. One cites a dream in which the people of the world suddenly speak a different language, “Menschheit.” You also learn that the world is rapidly approaching some kind of crisis.
  • A prince and princess exchange signatures on the backs of their hands before they say goodbye for the last time. Although they have not seemed to notice, a line of red flesh appears where each padding their hand has bled from where they carved each other’s initials.
  • While staying at a rundown motel in a Southern town with few customers, you notice that on a certain night every year around midnight you can hear chains rattling in the corner of your room. You get locked up, and discover you are one of the sacrifices the motel owner gives to his malevolent genie.
  • You and your partner are out shopping when you discover a whole new dimension of shops home to strange people selling all manner of oddities.
  • A group of teenagers become lost in a cave and discover it has been filled for centuries with glistening gold and gems.
  • The Princess’ and Prince’s seal has been broken and the escaping faeries intend to consume those lost in dreams until they rule all of the world.
  • You get trapped in a room of a cabin in the woods and must solve a series of puzzles in order to escape.
  • Upon discovering an old journal, the story within leads you to believe your grandfather might have been a sorcerer.
  • You’re walking home across a new bridge you’ve never crossed before. Despite the light rain, no one else is about. On the other side of the river you notice a girl sitting on her front steps.
  • In a foreign village overrun with magical spirits, a school teacher employs a ghost as her math tutor. His solution to every problem is to find a solution that lets both you and the spirit get what you want. A young woman is hired to run an orphanage. She discovers that the children are controlled by haste-living mantises and are treated little better than slaves.
  • A grandfather suddenly calls his grandchildren into his home, and you discover that the peace and order of the kingdom they live in is only a facade.
  • You peer into your laptop screen and see the reflection of an empty room, but slowly the room begins to reshape itself before your very eyes until the change is so seamless you no longer see your computer, instead you see a walnut-paneled Victorian-era office where a man sits at an oblique angle to the chair.
  • You find a small toy golem knocking around the wreckage of a tumultuous battle during an archaeological dig. You lift the minute creature up, expecting its sad little body to feel cold and lifeless to your touch, yet it suddenly sparks back to life.
  • A wizard living on the border of a forest is visited one day by a strange little man who wants to sell him a rose, but the rose is unlike any other rose in the world.
  • While walking the streets one night, you see a light appear on the wall of a shut down strip club. There are also strange noises coming from inside.
  • An old, undead king and his magic army arise from their graves to wreak havoc on heroes who sleep in a different, more recent burial ground at the foot of the mountain.
  • A woman brings up that she misses her childhood imaginary friends with her friends and then later feels strange and sad.
  • Four siblings attend their eldest brother’s wedding, unaware of the magic that follows. While dancing, they’ve been pulled into four separate lands by a powerful fairy.
  • Fog descends over a city leading to residents going missing and strange creatures lurking the streets.
  • The local lighthouse keeper is enraged one midnight when he catches a family of thieves stealing from his personal necklaces and trinkets collection that he keeps inside a secret attic of the building.
  • You discover your twin sister is actually a princess from another dimension who had been taken from your parents when you and she were infants.
  • After a portal appears in the basement of a hair salon, a group of unlikely individuals are pulled into a strange world where magic rules and they must compete in a series of deadly contests to become its ultimate ruler.
  • On Christmas Eve, you walk to the old church graveyard and find trails of blood leading toward an ancient stone structure.
  • A werewolf’s ex-boyfriend is stealing cars and you go undercover to spy on the criminal gang he’s made because of your feelings for the former partner.
  • Years after a nuclear holocaust, you become the first to discover a mysterious bunker that never appeared on any maps of the world.
  • You feel inhuman as you are discovered to actually be a chaotic giant, embedded in the ground – made of rock and metal. With a giant human stuffed inside you.
  • While waiting for a bus on a cold winter evening, you notice a woman sitting on the ground across from you. As you approach her to offer her a hand, you discover that she has fallen, frozen, and only has minutes to live.
  • you just got into an accident that threw your car off the road. the good news? it’s right side up, so you open the door, only to find yourself in another dimension!
  • When you drink from the blue cup, you find yourself surrounded by a strange environment filled with peculiar creatures and boxed in by a gigantic fortress wall.
  • As a longtime jock, you are shocked to discover that every night at midnight, a skeletal replica of yourself rises out of your grave to complete laps around the city.
  • You discover that every year a new dragon hatches from the tower of the old Keruvic Palace. Every dragon is capable of breathing ice, except for the black dragon—the first in many centuries.
  • A girl falls through the portal to the alternate version of her world where the Electric Warlock Acid Witch is worshipped by strange monsters of animal, plant, and mineral.
  • A young boy has always loved to listen to stories told to him by a mysterious stranger who occasionally visits him and enthralls him with stories of a strange magical world. Now that boy grows up, but still he remembers those stories.
  • You awaken to find strange portals have suddenly appeared in your bedroom. You have also signed a document that gives an unknown dirty your first born child.
  • You enter a side-on mirror that leads to the mirror world, where people no longer age, and everyone’s reflection exists as a separate person.
  • Someone breaks into your house in the middle of the night and leaves a warning that they have put a curse on your garbage can. You look outside, and it’s floating away with a haunted look in its lid.
  • A trio of criminals seek revenge on the local cops who killed their father by framing them for stealing from a pink teddy bear, which happens to be a national magical object.
  • In the aftermath of a war, the king and royal family are replaced by Androids. As if things weren’t already bad enough, the androids enact a new law that strips what’s left of humanity from their followers and, many years later, the once flourishing kingdom falls into anarchy.
  • When a respected-among-his-neighbors farmer starts raving about lava creatures, his loyal but disaffected farmhands realize they were right about him all along.
  • You stumble across a book while exploring a giant library that is able to eat people and bring them into its world. When you open the book during the night something interesting happens.
  • Upon hearing his surname for the very first time from a mysterious “friend” who claims to know his true identity, you track him back to the small village where he was born, only to find that he was never actually born, as the village itself was doomed to die.
  • A meteor shower affords a desperate group of settlers who ran out of food and a hand from ​alien beings that take away a little something in return.
  • You discover a magic mirror that tells you of your innermost desires, no matter how awful they might be.
  • In a larger city, an adolescent boy befriends a stray dog. The bond they develop gives the boy the strength to finally stand up to his parents.
  • The characters find a portal to an alternate dimension populated with inhabitants of all types of fauna. When they return home they sculpt and paint fantastical creatures.
  • A cat wearing spectacles has taken up residence in your kitchen for many nights, and the more time you spend with the cat, the more your sense of adventure increases.
  • You, an adventurer, walk out of a tavern with a hooded man, when the town announces burning the town and that all evil people who live in the town should be killed. Which do you take, a dagger or the backpack?
  • Away from the prying eyes of his doting parents, a young boy spends his time playing pretend in his childhood home. His invented magical world is coming to an end when he learns his mother has committed suicide.
  • You suddenly wake up one day to discover you have become a superhero. Using distant televisions, hidden radios, and you have no idea how the power works, you begin to solve all of society’s problems.
  • You wake up in an unfamiliar room and quickly realize the world has ended. You are now the only person alive.
  • Girls have been disappearing off of a small section of road for years. When a delivery woman is kidnapped–
  • A survivor from a star-ship crash sees a beautiful maiden in the ocean while struggling to keep afloat, but is it only a mere mirage caused by his dehydration?
  • Are you your grandfather or your great uncle when you die? Do you even exist until you are remembered?
  • A former soldier, who served in your country’s Special Forces, returns with a strangely familiar story of his experience in Iraq.
  • Your mom wishes to return to her religious studies and she takes you to a remote monastery located on a deserted island and she says it’s necessary that you both stay there for a week.
  • A god falls from the sky and you fight whoever’s there in order to rescue them. It turns out that the god fell from the sky because they’re hiding from Ragnarok.
  • A young woman that lives in an apartment building discovers a new neighbor, who turns out to have been a minion for the Devil.
  • A naïve knight hears a rumor that a dragon lives at the mountain’s peak, and wastes no time in setting off to fight her. In her adventure, she faces many challenges before she meets the beast – by then, however, it is too late to go back.
  • On a lonely highway, The Shaver Family stops at a roadside café where a waitress serves up some disturbing local folklore.
  • You watch in amazement as an enormous colossus walks out of the deep blue sea as if it came from within the western sky.
  • When a wish uttered in a dark forest’s evil glen comes true, a man is sent on a journey to find and destroy the rest of the artifacts of that place that are hidden within the world. Leaving behind his loving family with each departing day.
  • After an attempt to reach a resource-rich asteroid fails, the nation turns its “last hope,” a slumbering giant, into the vessel.
  • During a spring break abroad, a group of friends get lost on a highway in Greece and end up face-to-face with a hydra.
  • You’ve been having strange visions since you were very young. Recently they have started coming true to a grotesquely grotesque degree.
  • You have the ability to change a person into another. But after using it on a person to get revenge, you begin to realize that changing someone into someone else carries a consequence that alters more than just the individuals involved.
  • Last night, you had a dream you could see into the past, present, and future. Quickly, you realize you were dreaming when you spied upon the Queen and read her future plans over her sleeping face.
  • The genderless spirit comes to the aid of a young woman whom he notices walking near the edge of a cliff facing the concrete ocean which is about to swallow the city whole.
  • After breaking up with her boyfriend, a young woman wakes up to discover she is in a new world with new people. The only problem is she has no knowledge of how she got there.
  • A teen swell is sent on an important ride by the king on a mission to deliver a secret message – of which you are unaware.
  • After the world’s best swords person is insulted mid-battle, he is Oath Sworn to cut off the head of the entire army himself if he fails to conquer.
  • A long abandoned mansion is finally demolished. In the basement is a basement level, and in the basement level of that basement floor is an even deeper basement. You keep going down layers, descending into a spiral staircase when you find the stairs lead to an altar and the remains of an ancient tomb.
  • The crowd has started to gather for the annual love-feasts in the shadow of the seraphim. The angels are said to be in attendance – you just have to make it to the front row.
  • A young woman many miles from home gets homesick and creates a simple man for herself, a woman, through magic. The woman soon becomes a friend with company and discourse she needs, yet to others, they appear to be nothing but two sisters alone together.
  • Someone has dug a deep pit in the dark woods and for the life of you – you don’t know why they did it.
  • While taking a walk through the park, you notice a confused man standing by the edge of a lake, watching a pink animal sitting on his shoe. “What’s going on? What are you doing here?” you ask him as you point at the strange animal who has descended from the lake’s surface and is perched on his left tennis shoe.
  • You come across a group of young kids playing a game of vigilante justice in a city. The game places them in life or death scenarios where they must make the sneaking sacrifices.
  • A man traveling the world in an RV seeks the help of strangers to keep his caravan back together, after his weakness for a wild night leaves him without a trailer hitched to his car. A young woman intrigued by the shapes of clouds follows the alphabet in the design of cumulus until she reaches Z and discovers her life has changed.
  • You are badly wounded in the war and need an important document retrieved while you are being evacuated across enemy territory. On your way to safety, you fall fighting with a mighty creature who stands against you. Your companions run in horror and leave you for dead.
  • A witch transforms your brother into an anthropomorphic chicken for a year, which he will remain until another brother disappears for a year.
  • When an elf unexpectedly comes across a swallow who has giant blood in The Lord of the Rings, they talk about why they like the sun.
  • Years after being asleep for an unexpected amount of time, you awake to find a newspaper from your last known awake date that says President Nixon is in fact still in power.
  • You read the strange rune symbols carved into a wooden chest. As you stare in puzzlement, you hear a strange sound, as if a song is emanating from the chest.
  • A knight fights his way through a maze being terrorized by a dark knight. Each of the monsters lament humanity’s progress, but their words offer encouragement. As the knight struggles on, he sees the dragon advancing from the north singing triumphant hymns to the glory of death.
  • Your friend betrays you and steals your girlfriend. Enraged, you curse her to become a hideous serpent.
  • When a car accident leaves a young woman paralyzed, a spirit inhabits her, granting her magical powers.
  • The vase holding your wedding bouquet shatters in your hands. Only, the flowers don’t die. They are replaced with mushroom caps with little eyes like elves’.
  • A teenage girl beats the school records at running and gets recruited by a sly coach to join a bizarre and superstitious track team.
  • You awake one morning to find a living tribute to your childhood fantasy movie bedecked all over your house.
  • While scouring the mountains for rare natural herbs, you find a frightening breed of mushroom that’s unlike anything you’ve ever seen.
  • The excavation of an old tomb leads to a chance discovery of a sarcophagus filled with indescribable music and instruments.
  • When you take a summer job as a grocery store cashier, you soon discover that a real-life game of Jumanji takes place around you as items sporting the title… “JUMANJI”… slowly come to life and try to attack.
  • Because you abuse your magic ability, a young girl you can influence with your magic compels you to make amends.
  • A ghostly woman appears to a man begging him to “escape the castle ghosts” because “they break down things they can’t understand.”
  • As a burglar tears through a mansion, pillaging the treasures inside, a black reflection of himself stalks through an adjacent mansion.
  • A spell caster is tasked with inventing a spell that will bestow incredible strength onto someone of their choosing. The easiest way to accomplish this seems to be by reversing an existing magic spell, and one that targets wenches is easily found, but reversing it sends things downhill. . .
  • You are a cynical banker until you encounter an unwanted customer who is more present than anyone you have ever met before.
  • While on vacation, you stumble upon a planar vortex that takes you to a parallel world with its own reality including its own gods.
  • The village blacksmith warns that the legendary sword you’ve obtained is cursed, but you don’t believe him.
  • A young artist is happiest when she is painting powerful and menacing-looking giants, each one more realistic than the last.
  • A prince seeks counsel from the hermit who has lived alone in the woods of his kingdom for many generations.
  • Walking home after spending the night at a friend’s house, a group of teenagers witness the abduction of a young child by an invisible creature.
  • A tourist becomes trapped in another world when he tries to capture a photo of the amazing sunset with his phone.
  • As you enter the mystic café, you find that someone has slipped an invisibility cap on you making you unable to interact with the world around you. While invisible, you ride on a dragon’s back to his flat in the air and join him for dinner.
  • A vengeful entity awakens and begins to torment people as an act of revenge. A Doomsday cult emerges to make the entity’s wishes come true.
  • As you prepare to lay flowers for your deceased mother atop her grave site, you notice a black shadow circling your hand as it places the flowers down.
  • After saving the life of a man on one of your journeys, you are invited into his house, only to succumb to the curse that prevents anyone using the stairs in his former home but the dead.
  • A disgraced female astronaut is hired by a corporation to groom a horse for racing in exchange for a clean record.
  • You and your dog travel cross-country to surprise your family and immediately contract a magical disease that alters your minds – transforming reality in unpredictable ways.
  • After an old man dies alone, a priest in white robes visits his neighbors and reveals that the man was actually a centuries old Leviathan disguised in human form.
  • After a sleeping sheriff awakens a sleeping dragon, you discover that the brutalization and sentimentality of ancient dragons is startling similar to the social constructs we erect today.
  • A twin brother goes missing and a series of strange clues left behind by their parents lead the siblings on an adventure down a mysterious hole set in their backyard.
  • While working on a small floating island for the coronation of a new fairy godking, you discover that the strange traditions of this world have a horrifying origin…
  • An old man petulantly asks “how many kilobytes per bit could you have with quantum computers?” while fixing your computer. You have been waiting to tell him to shut up ever since you started asking random questions on the Internet.
  • A friend shows you carvings dated centuries ago that seem to reference the undead coming back to life.
  • You inherit an antique chess set that is enchanted with the souls of long dead legendary heroes, monsters, and villains.
  • You crash-land on an unknown planet, the air is poison to humans, and your only way off is to play a game to survive.
  • After a boy trips and falls from the roof of his friend’s house, he is horrified to wake up floating in the air. His door is gone and he sees that he is soaring over an endless town many thousands of feet below. He panics, and falls back down to the ground… Only to wake up from a terrible nightmare.
  • A knight thwarts the first kidnapping attempt on the life of a princess when he throws a lucky magic wand into the carriage and wards off any future attempts by enchanting it with a protective rune.
  • You stand at the precipice of a huge hole in the ground you’ve never seen before. What could it have been used for?
  • You discover that the largest dragon of all time is in fact the very mountain you all live near. The dragon has been missing his heart for the last few centuries after a remote castle outside your village was looted.
  • A man walking alone on a beach stumbles across a dead body. Only there’s more to the story than that…What the police find prompts them to launch an investigation into who killed the woman. They think it’s the dead girl’s best friend, but the story she gives them could not be more different.
  • A nondescript brand of shampoo changes the lives of everyone who uses it after they come into contact with a strange and ancient magic.
  • Your older brother breaks a strange set of three mirrors and then becomes progressively worse at any sport he tries his hand at.
  • You look out your apartment window at night and see neon lights glowing from a hidden door in the sky.
  • You travel with your father abroad for a prestigious job interview when the customs officers discover your father’s scientist equipment that was accidentally caught with them in his baggage.
  • A group of college students visit their professor in the field of Anthropology and are chased by lumbering furry beasts reminiscent of a T-Rex.
  • You achieve worldwide popularity when newly discovered video game footage appears to show you beating your high-score record and getting the highest score ever.
  • While exploring the deep cave, you read a note explaining that you’re now eligible to participate in Dragon Arena, a war game in which players create their own dragons and fight opponents for prizes.
  • The “clean” world you live in is finally facing an environmental crisis that has been long overdue. After what seems like an endless amount of time trying not to pollute the planet, you find yourself in a ruinous landscape where you are forced to survive.
  • The next morning, a young woman who walks to school encounters an unfamiliar man. After she wakes up, the world is completely different.
  • Uncle Fred spends his last day of life reminiscing about the time he tried to use his magical pendant to summon old friend Scarlet.
  • A young man inherits a kingdom. He and his evil step-brother battle for control and the rage of the northern witch queen.
  • Matchmaking websites can consult milk cartons created for orphans that offer to help people become parents.
  • A little old man brings a magic egg into your town and offers to create a dragon for you if you can find one hundred children willing to feed it.
  • A giant squid, belly full of diamonds, the undead crew, and the private investigator shipwrecked dozens of years ago combine to make up the strangest crew ever.
  • After a sickly teenager takes some mushrooms to ward off a fever, he discovers he has telekinetic abilities. Confiding in his teen neighbor,–who thinks he is hallucinating—he finds himself the target of a murder conspiracy.
  • Your long lost cousin returns after disappearing far away some years before. He knows secrets and shares information he could not have acquired locally.
  • In the far future, a corporation breeds ruins wearing the bodies of humans in project Unreality. These ruins roam free in the underground cave systems of their home planet, exploring mysteries at abandoned temples and ruined societies.
  • The dog you take care of turns human for one day, walking around the city and watching people until he is almost hit by a car, forcing him to return to his true form.
  • Shortly after a group of friends get lost in a shadowy forest near their homes, one of them tells the others about a clan of demons living in the ruins of an ancient city just outside of town.
  • The first time you raise your young, mischievous cat Chronos, who can move at a fraction of the speed of light, you notice something strange about his behavior. Rampaging through your home one night, leaving glittery scratches everywhere, he ignores you and licks the black knife he stole from your kitchen when you weren’t looking.
  • A high school student disappears on prom night, and you find out they have joined a cult-like religious group with strange ideas about astral projection.
  • Childhood friends stop speaking due to a school playground argument and cannot find their way to fixing the dispute before graduating from high school.
  • The sun has suddenly disappeared, and the world is surrounded by flying creatures that could be described as angels.
  • For as long as she can remember, you’ve always been followed by the hand. It seems to have a will of its own, manipulating objects and playing tricks on others.
  • While exploring the mountains you come across an oasis guarded by a dragon-man and discover a legendary treasure.
  • You visit your grandmothers’ house only to find she has been replaced by an identical version of herself with no memory of her past life.
  • You are on a sailing ship that is shipwrecked, where you are the sole survivor. Washing up on shore, you are rescued by a snake-man who calls himself a Naga and invites you to live in his city, which is underwater.
  • While walking home one day you catch a glimpse of someone moving very quickly through the trees. You blink after seeing a perfect human form, nearly blocking your path through the forest, but when you open your eyes again, nothing remains but a puzzled memory. Where did it go?
  • Your best friend is arrested for a crime he or she committed. He or she is sent to a different planet for rehabilitation.
  • Rakshasa are normally tense and growly but the Rakshasa that manifests before you are bubblier and bouncier than any you’ve seen before.
  • A turn in the road leads to a mysterious crossroads. One of your friends becomes separated from you when you meet a stranger pointing you in a different direction.
  • A girl confesses to her best friend that she is slowly transforming into a witch as the result of an ancient and unsolvable curse.
  • A farmer is violently murdered and you smell a strange odor of far away places throughout the house. His whole family, fearing for their lives, runs away from their own home and turns to the church for protection until the killer is found. But during the process of their stay, strange things begin to occur.
  • You are walking in the city when you find yourself feeling incredibly hungry for some seemingly-random object you’ve never even heard of. You stalk it for a while, fantasizing that you can actually smell the scent of the thing. But when you try to eat it, it turns out to be a poisonous lump, and you almost die.
  • A young woman grows drowsy as she sits wordlessly watching clouds roll by, a lone figure standing between her and a leafless tree.
  • A guardian with a mysterious clockwork heart seeks their liege’s killer at the behest of the village elders.
  • A girl stands on a harbor and runs away when she hears the bells of the ghosts of the drowned in the water below her dock.
  • A young female art student meets a witch who can teach her how to look at art in a new and different way.
  • When a mysterious scarecrow falls from the sky and crashes into your house, you discover it is an alien with unfinished alien business.
  • Since farm living can be lonely, one winter a farmer fancifully builds a snow-woman that comes to life to keep him company.
  • For years, a reclusive old man has been painting city skylines and pretending they are reproductions of places he’s traveled to.
  • Near the beach in the nearby town, you encounter and are given a magical ice stone that allows you to create ice for a limited time when you rub it. No one is able to access the inside of a well that appears overnight.
  • After being fired from your theater critic job for writing negative reviews, you realize the directors of the theater have decided to raise their own playwright from the dead.
  • You leave work early and walk home on a summer evening when you see a city park that was always inaccessible up ahead has been opened for a wedding. The woman getting married realizes just before the ceremony that she had seen you help an old woman who was afraid to cross the street back home just this afternoon. Knowing she is marrying the wrong man, she does not want to go through with the wedding, but she has already sent out the wedding gifts and invites, and she is too late.
  • The priestess returns. She has forgotten the ways of old. She refuses to speak or embrace strangers. She dreams of a life she lived before.
  • A woman who survived her train compartment being swallowed by an enormous monster awakens once again to find herself in the same, grotesque situation.
  • A middle-aged, arrogant professor makes a comeback into public life as a remake of his latest discovery of the first Pokémon ever, gripping the public’s imagination as the creator of the hugely popular flash game Pokemon Go.
  • You and your parents are on a day hike when you’re separated from them and find yourself lost. Panicked, you climb over a rocky terrain and wind up trapped inside a strange looking cave with an ogre.
  • Aware that time is of the essence, you follow tracks through a snowy forest surrounding a remote village following the predator straight to her woodland lair.
  • A holiday vacation to a tropical island goes monumentally wrong when a shipwreck strands a young man on a deserted island that seems to be cursed by a powerful and hysteric fatalism.
  • It is a world where dying for a few seconds is not exactly uncommon, and might even be considered fortunate by some. You find true love in the strangest of circumstances.
  • As a child, you always supposed your parents to be “normal,” and yet you always used to sneak away to watch them perform an impossible aerial dance in their secret geodesic dome hidden deep in the woods.
  • A woman gains the ability to see/move through objects after she survives a serious car accident and her soul becomes worn at the edges.
  • A dog living in a small town on the outskirts of Chicago is born with spots on his back that grow into wings.
  • You get a distress call from a fellow fighter when suddenly, without warning, the entire communication vanishes.
  • A pizza delivery boy is intrigued by the vibe he noticed flowing from a building during his latest delivery. The feeling was almost magical as street lamps slowed and then stopped working around him.
  • You think you are a human being. You wonder if you are. You discover a map leading to a wizard’s cave on a dragon-infested prairie, and also notice your tail that is no-longer a tail when you turn the corner.
  • True friendship between adults is often difficult and complicated. What is involved in a friendship that thrives on such discouragement?
  • After using magic to take care of his gambling debts, a man begins to have strange marks all over his body that are very prominent when he gets angry.
  • The kids in your neighborhood catch a disease and begin to turn into goblins. You’re the only one who can stop it.
  • When you run into a strange creature claiming to give gifts of untold power for only the best trinkets, you start to seriously question your sanity.
  • A boy eats his tangerines too fast, not knowing that the rind contains a fairy who will grant him one wish.
  • Your entire city is frozen in time by a spell, and the only way to save everyone is to summon a giant to save you, but they will get bigger each time you free one.
  • An ancient invention is discovered. It is the world’s first phone, and it helps save the kingdom, but its inventor’s motives are questionable.
  • While taking a walk in the forest, you discover you walked through a magic portal and are now in a fantasy world where you are an illiterate peasant.
  • An ordinary couple moves into an ordinary house only to discover that they are sharing it with a seven-foot tall horned rabbit, who steals items he wants for himself.
  • After a young man is killed as an innocent bystander in the cross-fires of gang violence, you notice a mysterious symbol appear on the side of a building.
  • Since Disneyland moved to the Star Wars Galaxy, you have a chance to visit the original in Tokyo. When you get there, you’re in for a real culture shock. It’s now called Space Mountain.
  • When the empress begins telling fortunes in the royal palace, her predictions are less about other people’s lives than their deaths.
  • Sizzling like a cinnamon spice and as thick as a monkey’s tail, a mysterious potion for love begins to spread through the town. A quiet and innocent young girl loves the concoction so much that she finds the life she’s always dreamed of.
  • You look down at your disfigured hands and find them to be covered in golden coins. You don’t remember picking them up. If it was the blindfolded goblin’s game, did you win or lose?
  • A giant chair falls from the sky. You climb down from inside it and discover the race of tiny people who live inside the cushion. They cry for your help as they’re slowly falling to their death.
  • Walking home at night, you accidentally step in a portal and find yourself in an ancient town lying in ruins, frozen in time.
  • A group of teens in the local cemetery mistakenly conjure up a long-dead mad scientist via an old spell and end up in a battle for survival against his zombie family.
  • A decrepit man invites you to converse over tea as he repairs a miniature wooden boat at his peaceful ocean-side cottage.
  • You witness bandits digging a tunnel beneath the city’s walls to help them steal from unsuspecting people.
  • When your plane starts losing altitude, you discover it has been hijacked by a beautiful woman who doesn’t mind sacrificing the lives of her hostages for her own gain.
  • An alien is so fascinated by the human concept of ‘tasting’ things that he sneaks into a restaurant where he proceeds to have himself a marvelous feast — along with the staff.
  • A beautiful young girl becomes stranded while hiking through the woods, and must spend the night alone in a yurt with the crazy old hobo living there.
  • The town drunk finds a map in his bottle of rum that leads to a sunken ship, merchant’s home, an ancient treasure, or the ancestral homeland of the island’s indigenous people.
  • You are sleeping when all of the sudden you’re jolted awake with the feeling that you’ve been changed. You look down to see that your ears and nose have grown longer and pointier, and you notice a second breath belongs to your chest.
  • A man in a suit casually walks out of the sea, making it hard for you to believe that he is the mystical, yet fearsome sea king, Neptune.
  • Your best friend disappears under mysterious circumstances. You find magical letters when looking through your friend’s things that take you to a faraway land where people of all species and from all walks of life are hiding. You get a job at a library and discover the librarian is actually an ancient devil who has ambushed a teenage girl and half of the building is actually underneath the Devil’s Castle.
  • On your smelly old uncle’s death bed, he confesses to being the dragon which terrorized your city for years, leaving behind a pile of gold and horns as evidence.
  • The world is falling into darkness. The stars are disappearing. Everywhere except in your remote village, superstitions are turning into reality.
  • On a quest across a war-torn battlefield you encounter a mad dashing ancient warrior, who claims to be a cursed prince of an almost forgotten kingdom.
  • While hiking past an old jungle temple, an injured deer cross your path. It pleads for your help and you follow it to its secret grotto only to discover a portal in the heart of the jungle.
  • A gnome from the forest comes to you in a dream and warns about a dark force that is planning on changing the world as it knows it.
  • You and your cat are the sole survivors of your shipwreck at sea. Eventually you make your way to a small village of cats who live in harmony with the human residents. Your human husband has also managed a way to live there, but not as a cat. You try to convince him to stay, but he decides to return to his family. Then a typhoon hits.
  • When making a hotteok, all the flour in the world gets wind-blown into one lake. What would the effect be of having all these flour in one place?
  • You and your four friends decide to test ten mysterious legends from the fifties by sneaking into the abandoned mine shaft.
  • Whilst walking through the rundown streets of the inner city, a little girl stops at a park bench and takes out her violin to play. As she plays, the dark clouds clear away, and the sun emerges from behind the tower to shine on the playground. A time portal forms and a group of women in ancient Greek garb step out. They bring the little girl back to the past to teach her how to play her instrument for a very important purpose.
  • Your young daughter comes home from a day swimming at the lake with a new bizarre white marking on her foot.
  • When the mysterious new boarder at the boarding house sneaks into her room in the middle of the night, one young woman fears she’s being haunted… or is she just very lucky?
  • Apparently there is some long standing rivalry between two models in New York, so famous that not even their fans know what it’s over.
  • A wizard has been called to counsel an injured youth in a village, but unknown to him, he was also called upon by the vice-federation wizard of a distant land to become an apprentice.
  • On your way home from work you find a doorway that leads into a room full of white nothingness, when a strange man with red eyes offers you a gift.
  • You are a Mandragon, a magical being with immense psychic powers. Your captor hides you away in a strange contraption that keeps your powers neutralized.
  • Young Mornhiem learns that her parents lied to her about everything when they send her off to a real school for her magical abilities.
  • A mysterious denizen of the Undercity reveals the history of its founding and the strange petroglyphs that mark the streets.
  • Easily breakable mirrors are sold to protect against the demon living in mirrors that will steal your reflection to destroy you from within.
  • A man with a scientific interest in the unknown has created a potion that leads to a world made entirely of candy.
  • After losing her family to the flames of a forest fire, a young woman discovers a stone gingerbread house in the middle of the burnt woods. Someone lives inside…an old witch.
  • While exploring a lost temple toy trains become animated and the children become guards for an army.
  • A bored wizard mistakenly conjures a dragon–and to his dismay, finds him to be the dullest and most obedient of all his summoned subjects.
  • A young woman is deserted on a strange world by her space armada compatriots. She meets a strange one eyeball beast man who wishes to feed her to his family.
  • When a Consul is granted tremendous power by the gods, he begins arranging weddings in an interstellar empire so that royal houses can be joined to bring peace and stability to the universe.
  • There is a tiny hole on the edge of the very high cliff you’re standing against, you jump down into an unknown land. There you found enormous mushrooms with leisure rooms inside.
  • A group of teenagers wake up to find that their parents have been replaced with exact copies who want to turn them into mindless slaves.
  • You encounter a strikingly gorgeous man with artificial wings at a coffee shop, and you both quickly become smitten with one another.
  • A group of young adults are invited to stay on a distant ranch to help with the work around the property for the weekend.
  • Drawn to an old lighthouse by the beautiful singing of a merman, a young man hears a tale of someone cursed by a goddess to fall in love until his heart breaks.
  • It is a good writing exercise to rethink each one of these prompts as we would tell it through the medium of a video game.
  • You have a vision of a large spider with dozens of human legs spinning a web. It’s approaching the city. What is it after?
  • As an investigator, you have a while sum up the results of a murder investigation before handing them off to your supervisor… to find that after fees, the murderer’s family simply refuses to pay.
  • Nature-based robots who are part of an automated classification system are hunted for sport by rich people in an ecological dystopia.
  • For as long as she could remember, the ruler disguised herself as an ordinary mage just so she could take care of her people.
  • The world you live in now is not your own. Your history has been erased and none of the people you know remember who you are or where you came from. In a sudden flash of blue light, you remember everything you once were.
  • You travel to the otherside of the world where a warlock is holding a town hostage, using their most treasured village members as cannon fodder in elaborate traps around his fortress.
  • Children from your small country town disappear. Many rumors of missing children circulate but the attention usually wanes. Yet your village and the neighboring villages continue to lose young children with no explanation.
  • A tall, willowy woman who has an insane ability to get anything she wants asks you to help steal back a wooden dummy imbued with the soul of her brother from a creepy, envious dollmaker…
  • You are the child who thought that you were kidnapped, adopted, or abandoned and raised by another family.
  • A detective gets the shock of his life when an unconscious criminal he is interviewing in an effort to prevent a murder once he is released wakes up – in the detective’s own body.
  • A medium attempts to contact the deceased using her husband’s pensieve, but an ancient evil creature who had attempted the same centuries ago finds she is using it – and that she doesn’t mind.
  • Inside your neighbour’s stove, in a place everyone else thought a fire burned, you discover a magical candle which brings itself closer and closer to burning out.
  • A girl discovers a way to become invisible while in a locked attic as she plays a game of hide and seek with her cousins.
  • Your dog howls through the night with sad tears tumbling down its chin. You are awakened in the morning to realize that he is not the type to howl frequently. It must be something else.
  • A young runaway secretly attaches herself to a traveling production of ” A Midsummer Night’s Dream,” but her parents are back home looking for her.
  • A woman comes back to her home only to find much to her surprise that things have changed significantly since the last time she was there – all of her stuff has morphed into puns.
  • Horrified by the recent genocide in Zefra, a small country to the east, you find yourself pleading to God. The world around you becomes a void, and you are given a transcendent vision of all that is.
  • After being dumped by your girlfriend, a young man realizes that everyone he meets is a clone of his ex-girlfriend.
  • You take your young daughter out for lunch when her nose starts bleeding and her eyes begin glowing red.
  • For generations, your family has guarded the mysterious demon summoning grounds from interlopers, and now you’ve taken on the duty.
  • The city park has an unremarkable statue, until you notice something odd about one of the faces. Or perhaps see something moving.
  • A woman walks her ex-boyfriend’s dog, but one day she senses that the cute little puppy seems to grow more strange and ugly with each day it spends out walking.
  • A teenager is personally and verbally abused by a cashier for mentioning a competitor’s business when buying a new computer. The next day, the cashier meets something strange and fated in the parking lot.
  • The last traveler has arrived at a venerated medieval inn. He comes from far, and bears the scars from the many battles fought. He also bears a very special treasure.
  • While walking along the beach, you notice a small bottle bobbing in the water. It’s filled with a strange liquid that appears to be a living organism.
  • You are prepared for a fun camping trip, when you and your friends stumble upon a shallow grave. Death is about to ensue! Years of emotionally distant parenting boils over when a father loses his patience while preparing a special dinner for his wife and son.
  • The monsters you read about as a child live in the community, and you meet one when you move into a new house.
  • As the bartender scoops out your material, you cannot tear your eyes away from the sign that declares, “We will eat your flesh and wear your souls.”
  • In the middle of the night you meet a lonely, gangly creature that is half-owl, half-man, and who whispers to you that soon you will meet an old foe.
  • Lovers who are cursed to be soul mates, forever apart, meet when they are young, get married, and live a good life together… until they meet once again in a dream, and the cycle repeats.
  • A young woman shopping for her wedding fashions provides helpful advice on how to keep away unwanted suitors.
  • A woman who is in a terrible financial pickle contracts with a stranger to build something in her living room, but the exact details are vague and ridiculous.
  • There is a legend among your people of a dragon that lies within a cave on a nearby mountain. If the scales left behind by the dragon are collected and fed to a young child, then he or she will become invisible. You are chosen to bring the scales to feed your baby brother.
  • A student receives a magical book on their birthday that provides guidance and answers to their daily routine.
  • While out hunting in the woods, you trip in a hidden ravine and a door opens to a cavern of striking lights and colors beyond human sight.
  • left wide open, a mermaid can no longer return to the sea. A young girl is chosen to shoot an arrow to kill the mermaid’s lover, who is turning the city to stone. The only problem is that she has fallen for him.
  • An unwelcome visitor has been stealing letters from mailboxes and leaving threatening notes in their place.
  • You wake up on a tour bus with no memory of how you got on it. When you try to leave, you discover armed men guarding you, so you decide to explore.
  • You discover a portal leading to an underground world in the remains of the subway beneath your city.
  • What’s left of summer lingers as you carry a backpack full of supplies into the Forest of Bones. Surrounded by the skeletons of creatures long dead, you learn of your world’s oldest secret.
  • Many years after the final human is war martyred, genetic engineering gives rise to sentient artificial human intelligence.
  • You volunteer to work for the government to help them maintain the status quo. They send you back to a possible roost of enemy spies.
  • A student is accused of stealing ancient relics from an archaeological investigation, when someone saw him use magic to get them.
  • You are awoken in the morning by the frantic screams of your mother, who is pointing out of your bedroom window. She is pointing at the ground where a huge, flaming dragon is seated, it’s smoke spiraling up to smother the buildings of the city.
  • A young orphan discovers monsters underneath her bed one night. After their initial fright, the girl and her travelling companions befriend the monsters, who happen to be travelling performers.
  • Some hundred years ago you found a lonely dragon at the brink of death in the forest. You took in the poor beast and nursed it back to health. Now the dragon has grown big and strong and you cannot bring yourself to part from it because you have grown to love this intelligent creature. But as the dragon is growing more and more restless, a war is appearing on the horizon, and you may not have long to convince your friends that you will betray everything you have stood for to side with the enemy if that means keeping your beloved dragon alive.
  • The same group of friends who found the invisible castle hear whispers in the wind claiming a nearby cave is hidden by a powerful magic spell.
  • Your young daughter takes to sitting on your fence, describing a castle in the sky that she would like to move into.
  • You wake up in the hospital with no memory of what happened, but when you draw a circle on your hand it seems you begin to see magical horrors creeping at the edge of sight.
  • While traveling abroad, you enjoy a tour with your rich and eccentric uncle in the desert country of Athena.
  • After years as an eye-witness to a devastating law, you discover there are laws that may counteract it.
  • The young man who calls his love, the daughter of the town’s general store owner, for hours, never learning her name or seeing her face, discovers when he visits the city that she is his identical twin sister.
  • You discover an audio recording of your grandfather delivering a long and complex story about a destiny that must be kept secret until your children’s children are old enough to know the truth.
  • A raindrop falls from the sky and burrows beneath the earth, leading to a series of underground, supernatural events.
  • During a violent storm at sea, you survive by floating on a container till you arrive at a giant island made of garbage floating in the middle of the Pacific Ocean.
  • An old woman advises you to travel the next day not through the town you are in now that’s on the other side of the mountain, but instead to go down the path that goes straight towards the lake.
  • You meet a strange old man selling terrible weapons, magical arms that change depending upon the person wielding them.
  • A woman is pregnant with her second child creating a dilemma, they already have one child who is considered abused and starts fires where he can.
  • You and another go down a wishing well to find treasures. An oversized monkey whom only you notice bargains for all your best wishes.
  • A family spends peaceful days together on a remote farm until it is invaded by a shipload of demonic pirates.
  • The sunlight looks strange as you lie by the river’s edge. You look up to see two figures shining down on you. As they speak to you, their words run together, and you become confused and a little frightened.
  • You spot a handsome man on the subway and decide to follow him on foot until he reveals a secret doorway to a fantastic version of New York City that only he is allowed to visit.
  • You have the ability to read the lines on people’s hands then accurately predict their exact cause of death.
  • There is a hex under your bathtub. A creature lurks in the earth eating the souls of unwary homeowners. You must figure out how to get rid or either the hex or the monster that dwells under your house. find out if the cure will keep your house from causing anxiety and fear that drains the life from your pets.
  • You are walking through town when you run into a boy about your age with horns sticking out of his head. He tells you that he is the demon and you are the one he will soon possess.
  • A world torn apart by religious and political debates is brought to the brink of annihilation when an old woman discovers an innocent looking infant in an ancient pool.
  • As part of your homeschool studies, you are required to spend a month sleeping in a tent in the jungles of Asia to study wildlife in their natural habitat.
  • A squirrel convinces the Barista of the independent coffeehouse across the street that they’re each other’s person meant to be and goals are instantly achieved.
  • When performing the hundredth burning lamp at sunrise, the blind old monk accidentally lets the flame get out of control and it threatens to burn down the whole village!
  • You are in bed one night, when you hear rumbling in your basement and see the wall made of dirt and stone crumble away, revealing a secret garden covered in vines and overflowing with beautiful colors, new and thriving vegetables.
  • A treasure hunt pits you against an imp who can change shape and a golem guardian who can teleport around you.
  • As you climb a high cliff to catch a glimpse of a famed statue, the wind blows you off and you fall to your near death. Luckily, a bird finds you and carries you back to the top of the cliff, where a new world awaits.
  • A night sailing with your grandfather reveals that the constellations have changed and your parents run away from home in fear of the sky.
  • A bucket in a river at your community’s local park is the closest gateway to a medieval era where intelligent talking horses live.
  • A pitcher who loses control of the ball reaches through the left field fence and grabs a dragon’s tail…a line drive over the second baseman’s head.
  • While working in the kitchen with your father you experience a soul-shattering blast of ice cold. Suddenly, a creature who looks very much like you but with icy features appears with tears streaming down its face who then places a hand to its heart and fills the room with a fury of cold.
  • A man’s search for a ghost leads him to the forest. Once there a dark tribe of crow people devours him.
  • You find yourself writing a children’s story for no other reason than you trying to find the ending to it.
  • A wannabe astronomer and an encapsulated astronaut must join forces to bring down a mysterious intruder who has stolen a million auxiliaries.
  • A double amputee miraculously grows back his legs after he no longer feels resentment for his disability during a time when he had almost given up on life.
  • While stargazing one evening, you witness a star fall and land in the forest right where you were camping.
  • When a group of travelers come upon a town with super-powered inhabitants, they must decide whether or not they trust its citizens.
  • A young girl and her travelling companion stop to help an injured deer and bring it back with them on their journey.
  • While exploring in the forest, you notice a group of three fairies in an abandoned garden working on an elusive spell for their queen.
  • You see a shadow moving in a doorway of the government office turned hostel upon entering the town of Toddcaster.
  • Catch as much as you can. Every catch is worth a certain amount of points… but the rarest catches are the most valuable.
  • Your home city is attacked by locusts who look and act like humans but have weapons only humans cannot create.
  • A man storms down your quiet suburban street. You do not recognize him. His eyes have turned dark brown in a disease known as “the black path”. He falls down dead. You later find out he had stolen flash powder.
  • A beautiful woman is hired to come in at the end of a business dinner and tell the tale of how her sister was kidnapped by a vampire who wanted to make a human into a vampire.
  • A promising high school student discovers his physics teacher on hidden camera performing occult rituals and he is terrified.
  • On an island where fairies are real, you are invited to a wedding between the prince fairy and a non-fairy, and are asked not to bring any gifts traditionally used in marriage ceremonies for magical beings.
  • As a serial killer mows down a string of victims, you notice people are dutifully making offerings at an odd altar that appeared outside on the street.
  • After a group of explorers break the seals of an ancient tomb they find themselves transported to an unfamiliar world with strange architecture, landscapes, and a hierarchy run by ghosts.
  • A boy is secretly in love with the princess, who does not approve of carnal relationships. He seduces visiting nobles in hopes that she will leave the castle, but she doesn’t budge. In desperation, he pays a wizard to cast a spell on the city.
  • Your band of adventures sleeps in a dark cave that unexpectedly turns out to be the home of one or more ancient monstrous gods.
  • When you go to grab something off the top shelf in your closet every single year on your birthday all your clothing falls onto you.
  • You care for an ant colony under your bed, and are ultimately forced to abandon it. You have nightmares about the ants while you have gone until you awake and find yourself covered in ants.
  • A book about a secret society that you find in a library reveals that your entire life has been ruled by forces greater than you can imagine.
  • You’re riding in the subway and you give a newspaper to an old gypsy woman. She looks up at you, scowls, then suddenly her face disappears in a plume of smoke.
  • Thousands of years into the future, scientists discover a cure for inherited medical conditions. The catch? The virus that carries the cure will only be constantly active if the host has tragically suffered from Macbeth.
  • Sitting on the beach, you gaze at a shipwreck. As the tide drifts out it reveals a chest full of treasure.
  • You are standing in line at the market when you hear a nice lady speak behind you. Drawing closer, the voice seems mechanical, like that of a machine. To your shock, the nice lady turns out to be a machine. A door appears.
  • After pursuing your dream of receiving justice for Nazi war crimes, you receive a magical creature as a familiar, similar to a small fluffy dog you once owned.
  • A young person discovers the myth of a creature somewhere in the world who has a forbidden taste for shapes.
  • A runaway prince climbs the castle clock tower for a better view of his home, breaks its ancient clock mechanism, and banishes the castle into a timeless, colorless void.
  • While escaping pirates on a desert island, you look into the water to see enormous red eyes in the darkness and then you hear a monstrous growl.
  • Your home is transported back in time hundreds of years via the magic contained in an old bookshelf.
  • You try for years to summon a demon lord from the lower plane only to find the demon has been trying to summon you.
  • The quiet town of Babylon is in an uproar when an ancient golden man is unearthed from an archeological dig.
  • While moving house, you have a vivid dream that allows you to enter the lives of your childhood neighbours, the beautiful King and Queen of Gemstone Castle, and follow their story as they struggle against the evil Queen of the Netherworld, who has captured an ultra-rare Amero stone.
  • Many scientists are nervous of impending environmental ruin, but you are optimistic. You have discovered the secret of time-travel and plan to protect nature before it collapses – all thanks to some magical pixie dust.
  • An investigator is sent to a parallel universe to capture a murderer who has killed multiple versions of themselves, and now has convinced multiple worlds that the investigator is the killer.
  • After completing a quest, a character finds out he helped awaken a long sleeping evil who is angry and hungry. Things go from bad to worse when witches and goblins and tens of thousands of undead spring to life across the countryside all at once.
  • All places have someone or something important linked to it. One small, innocuous place will lead you to places and people you never expected.
  • A student from the college you are visiting seems distracted and lonely. Concerned, you send them an email, which appears to go from one computer to another four times before it is delivered.
  • A mysteriously strange piano rolls itself into town whenever the brown wood door hidden in an alcove at the local cemetery is opened. Play it, and your deepest desire shall come to realization.
  • Frequent surveillance by the government begins to erode the freedom and privacy citizens once took for granted.
  • After receiving a mysterious amulet from an impish old lady, you begin to feel the influence of the amulet and the old woman’s spirit become stronger.
  • A woman is dismayed that her mother has squared away the sock drawer and won’t let her do it her way. A strange polydactyl animal appears in her home, rocking her mother to sleep.
  • You and your father are reporters for a local newspaper and have been looking for story ideas. Now your attention turns to the bodies of strange creatures in the shape of mechanical animals appearing throughout the town. Will you give the lead of the story to your father or will you beat him to it?
  • After telling a jaded warrior they believe in fairies, her eyes are opened to the tiny magical world surrounding her.
  • While window shopping you notice a very rare and unique book with no title. The author is anonymous. Curious, you flip through the book and come to a full stop when you read a page that says your name.
  • Determined to show a visiting cultural music ensemble from the far reaches of the Atopian Reach, his home area, a dwarf throws an elaborate party in the abandoned dwarven mines underneath the city or town.
  • A powerful storm ravages the landscape and turns all windows and mirrors into portals into multi-dimensional spaces.
  • You are given a strange pet that feeds on the death of others. It starts as a lizard, but you soon learn that it’s capable of taking many forms.
  • Some fans can be very obsessive, even if you are their favorite epic hero destined to bring peace to the land.
  • You can find your way through any labyrinth. This includes the maze in your own mind. The only problem is that at each turn of the maze, your mind shapes the walls to match that turn. As a consequence, your way to remember the way out has disappeared.
  • A group of scientists are studying vampires when they discover that the cure they have been working isn’t quite as effective as they expected it to be. What happens when a vampire has been “cured”, but the vampire doesn’t want to be?
  • After sneaking into the woods one evening for a rendezvous with her mysterious lover, a young woman is driven mad when her lover disappears when she goes to embrace him.
  • You stumble across a video game with a space alien in it, and because of a cosmic alignment or glitch the alien takes control of your body and you must now protect planet Earth.
  • You are walking in the forest at dusk when you encounter someone much too young to be out alone at that time of night.
  • A couple get chased out of the city by a terrible plague that turns men into savage tigers. They journey to the nearest city only to discover it has disappeared.
  • Your late grandfather left you a book but now your new nanny won’t let you read it, saying it’s evil and could damage your mind.
  • After the downfall of a ruthless criminal family you are invited to attend one of their raucous parties so you can hear the real story of their demise.
  • While investigating ancient ruins, or exploring a mysterious new ruin, you encounter a ghost you cannot locate. It observes you until you leave.
  • The youngest sibling of what would otherwise be a normal family notices that his parents can’t look past the fact he has horns and a goat-like tail.
  • Your love life has never quite gone as planned, but becoming a different person is the spark you need.
  • A man with a tattoo so realistic it looks like it’s a real physical thing ends up pulling a rusty sword from a stone.
  • at night, you look out your window and witness the lights of a distant village on fire. As you watch the flames grow larger, you soon realise that it is something other than spontaneous inferno.
  • An enchanted egg that sings and dances in exchange for wealth and fame repairs itself automatically.
  • After uploading a virus to an energy drink company server, you wake up to discover you are now a video game character and a copy of your original body is being used by the company to see what is required to actually engineer a virus.
  • When an old friend witnesses one of your acts of heroism, she sets you on another quest to save the world from a sorcerer who has desecrated a great tree using a strange, pungent potion.
  • An explorer discovers a lost temple in the forest and inside must solve the riddle of a missing treasure.
  • A nomad on his way to visit his wife’s family is caught in a terrible storm. His family is killed in a terrible accident but he is spared and forced to make a terrible choice.
  • A new power sends white petals cascading out of the sky, changing everything they touch, including your best friend.
  • A small town local meeting is interrupted by the sound of buzzing, angry voices, coming from objects that were recently locked away in the storehouse …
  • After you are struck by lightning during a midnight picnic with your girlfriend, you begin to hear mysterious voices in your head.
  • A just knight, who’s been captured, is about to be executed when a king appears to forgive him. But as a mysterious voice could it be possible that the prisoner is needed to save the kingdom?
  • You are the surviving apprentice of an evil wizard who has placed you in an enchanted sleep. You only have until the upcoming comet rises in the sky from the east to break the curse and claim revenge.
  • When a young boy dies without ever having made a real connection with anyone, he befriends a talking crow that accompanies him on daily excursions through his town.
  • An opera singer going through the divorce of his parents releasing a shattering wail one night that makes all adults – no matter their age – collapse in an instant into a deeply senseless sleep.
  • You are on your way home when you see a tear open up in the sky. Through it steps a horse that can speak.
  • You fall into an old sewer that seems to go in all directions. After hours of walking, you still haven’t reached the end. A stranger who says he is the lord of the sewer appears.
  • After being attacked by your werewolf boyfriend, you discover the shapeshifter was kidnapped as a young girl and is being held prisoner by a shape-shifting witch.
  • When playing an augmented reality video game, your character has discovered a cute wooden mask in a cave. As soon as this avatar equips it, the player transforms into an identical wooden statue.
  • While killing time before being born, you find yourself near an adjacent space. A world made entirely of JPEGs.
  • You awaken in a cell where puzzles and riddles on the wall help you piece together parts of your past identity as a ruthless undead mage and a hidden otherworldly castle. When you solve the riddles you mutate into a Crypt Wraith– a nameless undead monster who spends decades traveling the forbidden castle labyrinth as she solves its riddles.
  • A history buff explains his theory of how the tyrannical king of legends was overthrown without firing a shot, and leads a small group of dissidents to a mark on the side of a mountain that reveals a pathway to the past.
  • A gigantic beetle visits you in your sleep one night. When you look into its eyes, you realize that it is a prince who has turned into a monster due to a tragic curse upon his family.
  • You follow a whim and start speaking to an open door, in the daytime, on the top floor of your house that leads to a room you never knew existed.
  • You see a stranger crying on a bench and when you approach the stranger collapses and dies. At the funeral, you notice that nobody else has tears in their eyes.
  • Someone creates a time machine and gives it to you as a gift. You may use it as you wish. You can go back in time, frame someone from history, and kill them, or you can go forward in time and let some ancient culture witness the awesome technology of the future. You can also travel to alternate realities and see what things would have been like if certain historical events had never shaken history.
  • You find yourself spellbound by an ancient scroll that you suspect is one of the four cornerstones of the wizarding world. A letter from the king informs you that you have just been granted ownership of a mysterious stretch of land that no one is able to see.
  • From the moment you purchase your new home, the strange ringing bell within the walls begins to beckon to you, calling you to learn the secrets of its spell.
  • A tent awning connects with a harp to form a net that holds you captive when returning from a trade agreement.
  • Your grandfather receives a package of clothes from his old friend that is supposed to be a Halloween costume, but when you wear them something incredible happens.
  • A group of engineer apprentices are recruited to build the coolest roller-coaster ever for an amusement park.
  • A strange man bites you while you sleep. You do not seem to be ill, but you notice something is different when you look into a mirror.
  • You turn down a dark alley and go to take a shortcut when you enter a magic shop that unexpectedly, so much so that its lazy owner has to run outside to tell you that you’ll need his permission if you ever want to come here again.
  • A woman wants a child but cannot conceive, even after undergoing several trials and tests. Her husband and a priest convince her to sacrifice her life in order to bring her husband “spirit children.”
  • A homeless man who claims to be an elf begins telling you about his immortal queen who crashed landed near his forest.
  • Surprising while walking home, a small red stone falls to the ground in front of you. When you pick it up, a faun in distress collapses from exhaustion, needing you to rescue him from his pursuers.
  • A pregnant woman feels a tap on her shoulder from an unknown person. She turns around, looks into a pair of kind, and deep green eyes, and whispers “…thank you.”
  • You and your brother discover fourth row seats at a World Cup in front of the richest crowd in the audience until you begin chanting curses.
  • You are in a dark forest when a depraved hermit makes a bizarre request promising to grant a wish of your choosing if you have the balls to watch…
  • Your dog opens a magical door and leads you into the land of the gremlins, the inimitable magical people.
  • Children in a poor neighborhood hear the sound of taps from the bottom of a monstrous hole in their home’s backyard.
  • You return home for the first time in years to search for clues about your family, but find a portal to a world that resembles medieval Europe.
  • After a set of twins die in an accident, they find themselves moving from one body to the next, attempting to avoid the same fate in each new home while fighting against evil demons.
  • Caught in a blizzard, your character accidentally stumbles into a dark forest full of frightening trees with suspicious whispers.
  • You are waiting for another mine shaft to be opened so you can investigate it, when you discover one of the miners digging it is a gnome.
  • A woman has insomnia because of the fact she can never remember the exact color of her eyes whenever she looks in the mirror.
  • After an unfortunate parachuting accident, you wake up trapped on the 102 nd floor of the Empire State Building. A beautiful girl tells you that everyone has crumbled to dust, and you are the only one left in the city.
  • You speak a word of power and float up into the air. You realize that as long as you don’t speak you can fall back down to the ground.
  • After a man accidentally kills the person closest to him, a mysterious man appears and offers to sell him a pill that can bring the dead person back to life.
  • You go to the local library to check out a book when you forget your library card at home. When you return home, you discover a strange book that you have never seen before with your name inscribed on it.
  • As a party of adventurers travel through dark forest, an ancient gem necklace worn around the neck of a brutish female warrior glows dimly in the sunlight and begins to whisper in a raspy voice, “Trust Martha… Trust Martha…”
  • A good witch turns a young man into a merman to protect him from the king. But now he lives in her pond and she refuses to change him back.
  • You find yourself walking along on the railway tracks beside an incredible, colossal figure wearing armor.
  • A young woman undergoes an experimental scientific treatment that allows her to see into the future. She learns that she is fated to become an unstoppable tyrant who will subjugate the entire human race. She tells no one.
  • The starlight that shines into your bedroom at night begins to tell you a secret that is trying to be heard. A secret about extraterrestrial intelligence, the Big Bang, or how the universe came to be.
  • You are searching for the lost city of El Dorado, when your plane lands suddenly at night in the middle of the jungle of Guyana.
  • You run into a strange little guy wandering in the forest dressed like Merlin and carrying a wand and magic sack.
  • You discover your father dead when searching for breakfast. A note lying on the floor reveals that he’s not really your dad.
  • The Warlock casts a spell that kills everyone on the planet but himself. When he awakens the next day, he notices everyone in the world has magically reappeared.
  • The player is the furthest from the door to the sewer, the nastiest part of the local park, and the others fumble through the door whose locks jams on the first opening.
  • A peasant with a talent for baking wishes upon the Star of Oblivion, granting him the power to start a war between lovers of the same race.
  • You are in the Realms Beyond, and catch sight of an amazing and inexplicable phoenix dew. Being the inquisitive person you are, you follow it and discover the room that holds the Genie you have always wanted.
  • Whether it be family, friends, enemies, or business partners, your character now wonders what would have happened if they all jumped together off that cliff when they had the chance.
  • You’re a psychic in jail after watching your soulmate commit a murder. You can touch your spouse’s soul and see the future and intend to do so, when you are presented with the opportunities to either save or doom their whole existence if you tell what you see.
  • A disfigured creature, perhaps a prisoner of war, is rescued from the current Isengard by a small band of rangers.
  • A woman and her wife accidentally stumble into an enchanted wonderland hole, very reminiscent of a certain famous animated film.
  • While tunneling in preparation for a park improvement project, workers are startled by a mist seeping out of the grounds and taking the appearance of a child.
  • People in your town start to go out of their minds when a rumor begins going around that there is a bizarre, monstrous creature living in the sewers.
  • A drifting feather that you saw fall before you left on your long journey returns to you without explanation during your travels. It’s the only thing to accompany you on your way home.
  • You open your cupboard to catch a mouse destroying your cotton-balls and you instead catch a dragon nestling among them.
  • When exploring an old tunnel you discover a magic ring left behind by the Empress that grants you her powers.
  • During an industrial dream to create a new country, you find yourself lost in a fog-filled labyrinth of factory hallways.
  • Hundreds of thousands of people have turned up at Central Park, New York City, claiming they’ve seen a strange creature.
  • You wake up one morning in the high-tech hospital you were admitted to two days ago, and learn that your job at the top Wall Street firm has been replaced by brilliant robots.
  • A young woman finds herself working as an apprentice for an evil witch who lives deep in the wilderness.
  • Although it almost eclipses the spires of the Great Temple , a magnificent tower carved from trees so enormous their trunks could easily fit a thirty person luxury barge grows taller by the day.
  • A shifting landscape, puzzles in a library, portals scattered through the walls. These and more await the dreamers in their school, who discover they have had special powers all along.
  • A couple spies across the street how their neighbor breaks into his own house, shatters the windows, and sets the couch on fire.
  • A dark creature, such as a vampire, appears to you, but you cannot bring yourself to fight it because you think its eyes are simply beautiful.
  • Searching through the family attic, you find an ornate key that identifies you as the descendant of a long line of dragon slayers.
  • A mapmaker desperate for work loses his job when a magical border book that no one else can read materializes on his desk and leaks mysterious scribbles in his ink supply.
  • For reasons unknown, you are chosen as the victim of a ritual sacrifice, but you are discovered by a vampire who fancies you enough to want to turn you into one of the undead instead.
  • As a member of a secret organization, you are sent on a quest by the last speaker of a strange foreign language spoken only by animals.
  • You awake one night to find strange individuals sitting around your bed. They begin talking to you and even unfurl a scroll from which they read your whole life story. Seconds later, fearing that they might return to their realm instead of yours, you wake your family and point out the travelers for all four of you to appreciate.
  • You are haunted by dreams of votive candles and a certain spot on your front lawn. You discover an open hole filled with a burnt tree full of eyes and black leaves.
  • A supernatural storm wreaks havoc on a coastal town, flooding homes and businesses with ghostly women who all claim to be your mother.
  • After accepting an apprenticeship of unbelievable proportions, your master surprises you with something you’re not prepared to accept.
  • A magical carnie offers your character three wishes. They can be anything. But you come to regret your amusingly idiotic choices in the amount of time it takes for a living petrification statue to make its first move.
  • The Underwater Cities of Atlantis are still struggling against the whales, dolphins, and sharks who persecuted it in the past.
  • A cry in the night is heard that sounds like a woman’s voice saying “Keep them from getting it back.”, but nobody is able to explain where it came from.
  • After discovering the body of his uncle, a young man begins to explore his identity with a new ability that allows him to make anything vanish into nothing.
  • The kids at camp use a Ouija board to find their spirit guide that turns out to be a pirate ghost who teaches them to dance in time with the full moon.
  • When a monster’s treasure chest is kicked overboard, five zany pirates must battle the tide and the monsters that reside within the deep blue sea to retrieve the treasure.
  • You hear your grandmother’s voice echoing throughout your house, warning that the thing on your closet door is going to get you.
  • The town gossip, Terance, publishes a conspiracy theory that the swamps are opening, as evidenced by knee deep mist pools rising up around the town.
  • You discover a new city under the ruins of an old one, and realize that both occupants, lost to an unexplained apocalypse years ago, somehow survived—and are still generations past living without electricity or modern civilization.
  • The demon sends you a coin in the mail. When someone flips it into the air, your name appears on the coin and it sings.
  • When you dream one night, you have a vision that lets you understand the meaning of a horrible cosmic event no one else can decipher. In the vision, you see a figure who hints that the answer lies beyond the mountain that divides the kingdom in two.
  • Catholic priests and nuns disobey the cardinal’s orders and barricade themselves inside the chapel when they hear the voice of God speak through the ceiling.
  • A girl looks into her big brother’s closet and discovers an invisible door just off the floor. Tapping into a reservoir of lost power she opens the door into a different dimension, and must use the newly awakened invisibility to keep people from harm’s way.
  • Your average grifter is granted between one to eleven wishes by a genie wander who allows him to go anywhere in the world she can access.
  • You walk past a museum, pondering the worth of visiting given its small and obscure collection that only features ceramic pieces.
  • You fall into the ocean and are rescued by a humanoid cat who proceeds to bring you to its underwater city.
  • An aspiring actor who plays villains in community theatre finds his most talented friends are disappearing…
  • A criminal time traveler escapes from prison and attempts to return to the past using a magical flying machine made of mutant skin and the bones of saints.
  • A door in a very old mansion leads to a place that time has forgotten, and a valuable hidden treasure. But a strange monster lives there that no one has survived seeing.
  • You discover a hidden room in an old man’s study. Inside this room, you find what appears to be an ancient telescope pointed at a faraway castle tower.
  • A baby cursed by the stars is born and abandoned to die on the corner of the street. It turns out the tattered and over-looked baby is the heir to a great land, and now the quest to find him has begun.
  • A new opening in the clouds reveals the islands upon which the gods live . When you go looking for them, you discover an old man, full of wisdom.
  • You design your family crest as a present for your father, and upon completion, the words suddenly come to life, but in an unusual way.
  • A man buys a box at a shop that allows the user to see the future, but when he sees his own future, he dies.
  • You catch your kid in the act of building something bizarre and complicated from your trash bin and decide to observe what they do next from a distance.
  • You stand at the edge of a dark chasm in an ancient cave waiting for one of your travelling parties. While you wait, you find a golden cross at your feet.
  • A town wins a lavish award for its community spirit, but a mysterious reporter tells you to be wary of their hospitality.
  • The blood of childhood friends changes their bodies and transforms them into bizarre human-animal hybrids.
  • Inside the strange walls of the Tower of Silence is a magical treasure, but retrieving it may take more courage than any man is expected to have.
  • A woman is shocked when she agrees to rent her house out to a stranger to perfect a new invention which he claims will help the world.
  • While you’re wandering through the woods, you come upon a village of houses made from chocolate created by a clever, yet insane man.
  • A girl awakes in a temple made entirely of ice, but also decorated with great beauty, for no one warns her she is dead, and that she remains there as a treat to a monster who once dwelled there.”
  • The town becomes obsessed with rumors of the cursed doll, stolen from a web-based horror TV series creator. The infected begin adopting disturbing behaviors.
  • A father refuses to believe that his son– despite the fact that his body was found in the forest– is truly dead. He is determined to find out what really happened, and what might have truly killed his son.
  • A wealthy man sends his young servant on an important errand in order to keep him from attending the King’s latest “beheading party.”
  • You wake up to discover non-humans have taken over and claim to be running a society that is superior to humanity.
  • Allen is at a fraternity house party when the other guests start giving him strange looks. Before he can ask a nearby stranger about it, everyone starts collapsing as though struck by a disease. The stranger pulls Allen into the bathroom and tells him, “the Infected was at that party. And there’s one on the roof.”
  • A magician is put on trial when a group of tyrannous, alt-right trolls use magic to punish and suppress his liberal behavior in public.
  • A young boy asks his father to drop him off at the end of their park’s asphalt trail. While hiking, he finds a portal to a magical archive. Innocently dipping into this forbidden knowledge, he begins to think of himself as an all-knowing deity.
  • You notice an escaped man on the witness state on TV is a doppelgänger of a man you met in a tavern the previous day.
  • After waking up in a field that looks like every other field, a farmer makes his way across the farm and by twilight finds the mouth of a magical cave.
  • A young princess finds herself hoping her dragon readings will provide insights into her absent father’s whereabouts.
  • You are an artist commissioned to paint the portrait of a wealthy couple—they hire you more for your ability to be discrete than for your skill, however.
  • A visitor comes to your small village and says he came from a world not unlike ours, except it went through an evolution based solely on magic.
  • You are flying through the air in a fine carriage equipped with balloons, when a wind storm takes it, and you, somewhere you’ve never seen before.
  • After fleeing a persecution, a wizard finds refuge in a seaside cottage… only to discover that its former occupants still lurk within.
  • A video game your friend has been playing teleports you into the world of the game, into a dungeon filled with giant monsters.
  • While buying an apple at the market, you notice other customers have carved tiny faces into theirs, causing them to look like ancient creatures. A young woman you are talking to explains that there is an underground club of clam smugglers who save their best goods for an annual art show, and they all must carve unique “faces” onto apples to sell anonymously to earn the right to enter.
  • You are at a shopping mall when a great gust of wind hits. When you regain your composure and your sight, you should experience such a sunset, a glittering city, and a garden that literally glows.
  • On the darkest day of the year, characters attending a party are startled when they discover that they were never invited, but rather, are trapped.
  • When an author discovers that her novels become real, she and her best friend do everything in their power to keep her stories safe from the various monsters, sorcerers, and trafficking rings who come out to take her novels.
  • You hear about an abandoned amusement park called Green Moon and decide to head to it one night to explore. Although you have heard rumors this abandoned place is haunted, nobody is watching you roam the bleak and broken chained down rides.
  • A girl pulls out a shrunken head from her rucksack after ordering the party’s lunch at a restaurant.
  • A shadowy gathering goes horribly wrong when ghostly “Manimal” creatures of a twisted nature escape into the night.
  • Born with powerful magic within you is some ancient prophecy about to be released, unraveling The Sword of Zerthimon, an ancient code of honor from a mystical race long extinct.
  • The last great wizard has died and his long lost works on the elements of existence have been discovered. It wishes to give up the secrets of reality and from the death of the last wizard, the hero learns the ultimate secrets of the universe.
  • The iconic wizard with a white beard makes you an offer as you’re walking home late at night. “Come, join me on a magical adventure.”
  • When you get lost in the forest you come across an ancient stone circle where an angry spirit has been freed.
  • One fine spring day, you and your lover are caught in an avalanche. You wake up alone with no memory.
  • A thief hides a treasure he stole under the eye of a reborn Djehutihotpeop, who has learned to make his eyes bleed flames.
  • All of the lights in the city go out. Without electronic devices, everyone is forced to face their inner darkness.
  • In order to overcome a seemingly impossible climb, a group of bandits lose their footing on the edge of a cliff and become frozen in time.
  • A group of teens go out to a small island to party for the first time, when they are attacked by monsters. These monsters emerge from inside the island. Those that survive the attack are washed ashore on a strange and deadly continent.
  • After a deaf girl tries to propose a relationship to a boy who ignored her throughout high school, she reaches her boiling point and summons a deadly storm which reveals to her a terrible truth about her friend and long-time crush.
  • After living in the country for so many years you have almost forgotten the old legends of the nixie. One day a little child approaches you and begs for your help.
  • A young girl discovers that a statue of a beloved historical figure she’s standing in front of is actually a guardian spirit designed to protect her village from attacks.
  • Upon entering a secret cave, you find a dead wizard with strange orange hands and can’t help but wonder what happened to the mysterious orange hand vendor that travels the forest.
  • A family’s home is visited by individual gnomes who are trying to break the spell that holds them captive at the bottom of the garden.
  • When you go to sleep, you see – in your dreams – a dark future where you are a fugitive, wanted for murder.
  • A king allows the evil court magician to propose a wager to see whether the magician can earn the love of the beautiful queen. Can the king win his queen’s heart? You are the king.
  • You visit a spice merchant you met online, where you discover a magical vision of a summer home standing all by itself on an endless beach.
  • A grandmother tells a story to her grandchildren about a young girl who could find things with her own eyes closed – messages, people’s names, the true nature of people’s hearts …
  • You’re walking down the street when you encounter a man dressed in an old-style suit who drops his walking stick. When you pick it up and hand it back to him, you are transported straight into the ancient land of the fairies.
  • You find an ancient artifact that requires you to face your greatest fear to open it. It has a message from a king, “You are the fulfillment of my greatest hopes. This empire is yours if you can survive.”
  • A friend of yours recommends a psychotherapist who they say will help you no matter what obstacles may be in your way that you have been unable to overcome.
  • A powerful wizard disguises a set of armor to look like an ordinary coat. A naked man buys it at an auction simply because it fits him perfectly and it makes his penis look much larger than it really is.
  • Your whole family mysteriously vanishes and the forest around your house is infested with monsters.
  • A young child is raised in the mountains by a breed of dog-like creatures. You suspect they are not what they seem to be.
  • After a youth is slain by soldiers, you discover that their souls exist in an alternate universe where all lost things go.
  • Years later, a disabled boy GAINS magical powers he did not ask for after being subjected to human experimentation in a government lab.
  • The wizard attempts to visit a king for the first time, but ends up sneaking into an angry mob instead.
  • Aiming to prove that they’ve got what it takes, a group of novice adventurers enlists to save a lost and unclaimed country.
  • A local engineer develops a garment that grants the wearer superhuman strength and speed, but the power comes at a price.
  • After receiving a magic tome from her uncle who recently died, a young girl becomes a mage responsible for saving the world from an evil man and his army.
  • A troubled rock star who is losing his voice wants to document his life and legacy through an autobiographical film.
  • A photo captures three ghosts in the background as a grieving wife watches her husband the day after their wedding.
  • You have returned to your home country to visit your family, and you discover that their farm is haunted.
  • A dragon crashes into your street after being evicted by her hoard from the cave deep inside the earth, and your father, as the town’s healer, must do everything in his power to save her life.
  • A family is waiting at home for their son to come home when they notice him walking down the street in the heavy rain.
  • When autumn comes to your town the townspeople start acting a little odd, not answering your questions or going into social seclusion.
  • An old man tells you of his fear of a cloak-Dwelling creature that lurks near the edges of the city at night.
  • You create your own role playing game based on a world where myths and legends are all true and everyone is under a spell that makes them forget this is true.
  • After your best friend’s death, you begin to question the multiverse. You learn that when moving through two pathways to the right, which one has been built up on top of the other, you will rapidly teleport from place to place and sometimes even arrive a few years in the past or future.
  • While taking a stroll one evening with his daughter, a father notices a star the color of her hair fall from the sky.
  • During a senior year field trip, a group of high school students discover the long-lost entrance to a mysterious castle in the woods.
  • A woman, frustrated by men constantly looking at her body rather than her brain, finds solace in a seemingly empty antique mirror that grants her wishes.
  • Talking robots are invaders from the planet Uranus. Shy counselors at a summer camp have to survive aliens behind every on-site tree.
  • A police chase is interrupted when a caravan of angels appear in the middle of the road and force the criminals to stop fleeing.
  • A young girl is reunited with her deceased father, an obscure superhero of an unknown world and given the chance to help rebuild his shattered city and avenge his death.
  • A child is terrified of an Ayatollah-like figure in his town. You discover it’s actually an insect who stole a rug and became trapped inside a colloquium.
  • The government makes it illegal for people living closer than a mile to each other. Then, no sooner is it outlawed, everyone breaks the law.
  • The young son of the King’s Royal Librarian tells stories to his sister about the existence of magic. Your section of the kingdom is on the brink of starvation. To save them, you must reach the Forgetful Tree who, according to legend, bestows incredible gifts and then omits those gifts or people from short-term memory. You seek these gifts to share with your impoverished people.
  • A young girl receives a box from her dying mother, which turns out to be a strange portal that allows her to enter other worlds alone.
  • Eleven students from a well-respected school discover they have all won lavish scholarships at a school that doesn’t appear on the map or in any phone books.
  • You attempt to commit suicide in an all-too-real world where you are resurrected as an immortal being.
  • Your parents are scientists who’ve been working for decades to travel through time so they could send you several birthday cards a week before your actual birthday.
  • Life has dried up The Land, leaving the only living things the remnants of long gone trees, and the ghosts of a dead civilization. The only source of water is a well by the side of the road that those desperate enough to survive swim in. Because the ground is barren even with tiny plants, animals cannot survive and return to the air as ghosts.
  • A forbidden text narrates a history of Persia. Artifacts brought to life by mystery and myth seeks to continue it through the war torn city streets of Tehran.
  • After you discover a pea sitting on your bed, you and your friends are plagued by misfortunes that can only be smelt as if the pea itself were its epicenter.
  • A panhandler weaves an elaborate, fantastical story that alleges he is really the missing son of a local nobleman.
  • You come home and discover your chicken coop has caught on fire and your pet dragon has laid her eggs in the smoldering ruins.
  • Walking to the bus stop, you notice the graffiti on the wall is alive like a small child, writhing along the brick.
  • When you hold the sphere you discover it’s a portal transporting you back and forth through the timewind to various strange worlds, most unknown and forgotten.
  • The local bully claims to own a sentient pumpkin that threatens to destroy the town now that Halloween has come to an end.
  • A dying magic user decides to take her incantations and spells with her by founding a book of magic.
  • Teenagers have the ability to generate and channel wild energy that plagues and distorts the world around them. When an elder of the village offers them special crystals and tells them it will help them strengthen their powers, they experiment with dosages. They had no idea how much it would magnify their abilities.
  • You’re at the zoo watching jaguars sleep when you notice something move under one of the rocks. When you check it out, you find a pueblo made of stone that connects to an ancient world.
  • The ghosts of dead animals appear to you on the road at night, especially close to woods, when night time falls.
  • A wizard and a warrior happen upon a scrying pool only to find themselves face to face with a wraith like creature that can destroy their minds and consume them.
  • You’re looking through your husband’s closet when you discover he secretly has a demon altar-ego he identifies with named “Quasimodo.”
  • Your parents give you a magical book that lets you visit the paradise island filled with exotically beautiful people, but you are only allowed to remain there until the last golden gate is closed before sunrise. To remain on the island, you need a ring that bestows invisibility but only the mystic can remember the formula to create the ring.
  • A middle-aged widow discovers she is being haunted by a ghost who demands a treasure that the widow no longer possesses.
  • You are walking through the woods when you find a small forgotten shack covered in moss. Inside you discover a most unusual bathroom.
  • A complex dream leads to a fantasy, in which you find yourself being part of a rebellion against an evil wizard.
  • While capturing a criminal, police open fire on you, nearly killing you. When you awake, you discover that instead of being injured or killed, you have the power to heal yourself or others.
  • While walking through a mysterious wood, a monk feels a strong sense of an impending disaster coming upon all of the mortal races.
  • A rare pictograph of a man is discovered and a hunter named Joe is hunting for his wife Beth and daughter Alice when the door to the void opens and something from the other side kidnaps Beth.
  • Days have turned into weeks and weeks into months and still your office romance goes undetected. Then a hot phone call leads you into deeper trouble.
  • A ghost comes to a young man’s home to plead for someone to unseal a casket buried in the family basement—in order to give rise to a vengeful spirit.
  • A half elf, surnamed Snow, washes up on shore in a town on the other side of the river, the only survivor of a shipwreck.
  • A hiker in the woods discovers a strange hole on an unmapped part of a mountain that leads to a parallel city.
  • Upon entering a strange new land, you discover that Silverfox, the kind, cute jovial princess of the small fantasy kingdom loves you as much as you love her.
  • You find a coin on the street that gives you three wishes, though you have never seen it before and can’t imagine where it could have come from.
  • You are a former office drone when you discover the portal into another realm based on a comic book series.
  • The fine print on a new medicine says it’s to relieve zombie-itis in the brain. Give it to a character to trigger the onset of symptoms.
  • A magical creature has appeared who drinks all the sand from your sandbox creating puddles and waterfalls.
  • A woman is handed a gold pocket watch after her mother’s funeral, but only ever hears ticking, and cannot open the cover. A servant, meanwhile, mentions her mother’s deceased mother’s identical watch–which went missing years before.
  • You walk into an art studio, not knowing that you are being followed by a mysterious man in a trench coat. To get your secret pursuer to go away, you begin to paint objects being described by the other customers in the shop, using a magical paintbrush.
  • A reconstructionist wizard installs a new gene drive system into an easily manoeuvrable dung beetle to clean out the toilets in a space station.
  • As you sleep the night away in your tiny hut, you wake up suddenly to grapple with a being who is intent on lowering you out the window–only to awaken to sand falling on your head.
  • While stuck at a hotel over Christmas with his girlfriend, a businessman dreams of his ex-wife, who he realizes he hasn’t missed in the least.
  • When a woman goes out in the middle of the night to investigate strange banging sounds outside her cabin, she comes face to face with a gnarly and very ursine monster.
  • A young lady visits her grandmother’s grave only to find that the older woman’s spirit is haunting her favorite bakery.
  • After accumulating all the wealth he could fathom, you meet a strange new man telling of a great treasure in the swamp.
  • You help build a porch for your grandfather when you notice the house next door has the same pattern of wood on their front steps. As you walk over to see if you can try and match them, you start to build steps that will lead out of the world and into an entire other reality.
  • You discover a magical telephone in a train station, but if you pick it up you kill the only person at the other end.
  • A shemmi boy tells the story of how he was christened Emperor of the Umbra by a dog-like spirit of darkness.
  • A slave is tasked with more than his usual duties. After working hard all day, he gets a magical sword.
  • The spirit of a murdered child possesses a rag doll and begins killing the whomever who caused its demise at an old house
  • While chatting on the phone with your best friend on a cool November evening, dark creatures disguised as men strain across your garden, scouring the lawn for the eggs you hid Easter morning.
  • While talking to his wife, a father realizes she has become a slug creature or has transformed into something else such as a centaur or demon.
  • After being the butt of a prank, a student at your school is abducted by aliens, given a full body overhaul, and sent back to Earth.
  • A girl is about to take her last breath when an angel appears and fills her lungs with smoke. It turns out it’s been sent by Lady Nicotine, who wants to get the girl’s attention. She is no ordinary smoker…
  • When a magical fairy-tale land is injured by an evil wizard, it begins invading fantasy worlds tourists visit each day.
  • After a young boy discovers he can see the ghosts of his hometown’s forgotten dead, he uses his new power to murder his enemies.
  • A skilled blacksmith wants to impress a princess, so he makes a statue of her he is bittersweetly proud of, but then she sees the statue and he feels the statue might actually be a more accurate representation of how others perceive her than she herself does.
  • While listening to a new song, you suddenly enter an alternate reality where you are the singer – and discover that the song is the only clue to stopping a rising evil.
  • Garden gnomes mutiny and overthrow the humans after a few unfortunate encounters leave them thinking “robotics are so superior to biology”.
  • Your best friend from childhood, who has always been helpful and reliable, suddenly starts to do crazy and suspicious things. You begin to suspect that they may be possessed by an evil spirit. The fear of losing your friend makes you desperate to help.
  • You befriend a crow, a reckless yet morally good violent character. Together you attempt to steal a lantern that shines with a soft magical light from a pet store owner, who was known for being a practitioner of black magic. When the pet store owner is successfully robbed, the crow disappears with the lantern to an unknown place.
  • You are hiking through the forest when you encounter a band of roving centaurs. They proceed to ask for your aid in their search for their missing queen.
  • A breath of pure oxygen is released into the Voya Nui atmosphere creating a lush plant life because it is sure it will be the limited resource.
  • An owl comes to your home, asking for your help in catching the culprit who stole a prized gem from its coven.
  • While walking through the forest you catch a glimpse of a woman crying, you follow her to discover that she has been turned into a toad by an evil sorcerer.
  • A state-of-the-art computer feeds a woman a vivid, detailed story about her future—which later unimaginably comes true.
  • An eccentric old man purchases a vintage mirror from a costume shop and takes it home. But whenever he uses it he is transported to a parallel world where everyone only does their job and never gets meaning or gratification from their lives.
  • After you recite the incantation ” sannah b’ri nehemiah ” off a mysterious scroll you find in the woods, a portal to another world opens up.
  • A child is given a magic sword by an old man who is obviously not as feeble as he seems. The child befriends a dragon and they work together to overthrow the tyrannical king.
  • A young woman is approached by an old man with grey hair and blue eyes, who asks if she would like a tour of his magical library?
  • A confused monster arrives at your doorstep seeking answers about his species and what he has to do to become human, like in so many of those other transformations fantasies. He’s already blue and talks with slurs instead of words, but he hopes that’s good enough.
  • You become enamored with a mysterious character living in an alternate version of your city. They seem to live a secluded life. You grow infatuated with them until you discover they are a dragon in disguise, and are capable of speech.
  • You work for an agency that specializes in unusual things, such as shrinking ray explosives or automaton horses.
  • You find a lock box in a seemingly abandoned vault. When you crack the lock, it releases an army into the world made entirely of metal, who are trying to find their creator. They pose a significant threat to you and everyone you know. You must make friends with them in order to defeat them.
  • After being thrown off a train in the middle of nowhere, a woman loses all hope and fears she will not complete her lifelong dream of becoming an actress in the city up north. But when she finds herself in a land where it never snows, she starts to feel the magic of winter.
  • After you visit the local library at night, you find yourself no longer able to destroy books. But it is only books of magic that are indestructible, leaving you with a new curiosity about the nature of magic itself.
  • You are part of a tour of a dying–but gorgeous–city when it suddenly disappears and is replaced by a glowing undersea metropolis.
  • A woman with dark shadows beneath her eyes walks away from her apartment, never to be seen again. Days later, you realize you’ve seen similar looking shadows in the shape of her on the bedroom ceiling and hear a woman calling his name in your sleep
  • You follow an abrupt, incessant buzzing high into the air when you notice the junk food you brought with you floating away. Eventually you find it at the top of the world’s largest maypole, which is still being built by children who never seem to age.
  • What becomes of a town after a deity, tired of war, wipes the memories of those who invaded the kingdom her people placed under a spell – predominantly that of the neighboring homes he destroyed.
  • Chronicles of a Forgotten Realm is a part alternative-fantasy/part postmodern offshoot from Kiernan’s popular science fiction Hunter of the Shadows series.
  • When an ancient statue is brought to her university, a literature student must decide whether to destroy its half-human hand.
  • A gang of kids accidentally offends a powerful spirit and must do everything it takes to persuade it not to haunt their town in either a frightening or good way.
  • After a string of brutal killings in a nearby town, a letter appears in your mailbox telling you that only you can stop the serial killer.
  • A woman is thrown out of the wizard circle she once belonged to because they say she is evil. A group of young wizards decide to take revenge on the older wizards, staying after their parents’ bedtime to do a ritual involving something vial.
  • An insecure girl takes a strange, glowing, purple stone and a transformative journey begins that brings about a newfound confidence in herself.
  • A teenage girl grows up as an orphan until one day she discovers her parents were never actually dead, and her real parents are invisible monsters disguised as ordinary people in her small village.
  • While exploring a western-style ghost town in Arizona, you discover a lever in the middle of the town square fountain. The lever activates a hidden wall entrance to a secret basement bunker containing a huge cache of gold.
  • You are meeting with your physician when she suddenly turns into a moon elf and takes her baby into the basement.
  • The local carnival has a mysterious, vanished carny whose disappearance is so unique as to garner an urban legend.
  • Your normally fat, lazy, unathletic friend gets out of bed one morning and runs around the park, back flips over telephone wires, kicks a trash can into the air, and punches a tree into pollen in a neat cyclical burst of energy.
  • You notice that whenever your friends are arguing, the sound of prairie dogs whistling an encrypted message can be faintly heard in the background.
  • A single mother riding the bus to work finds a genie in a bottle who wants to grant her wish – but he requires a literal life, a body, memories, and experiences in the real world to know what to wish for.
  • A young child believes he is dreaming when he enters a mysterious garden that has somehow sprouted in his father’s abandoned plot of land.
  • After a dull morning of shopping for school supplies, you lose your friend on the crowded streets of a busy city and find yourself exploring strange new places.
  • After discovering the lost third guild of pantheon of deities, a ritual summoner uses the god’s word to force the god to help her retrieve a book she accidentally summoned into the world when a spell backfired.
  • A well known gang is brutally murdered in bizarre fashion while the local law enforcement does nothing to solve the case.
  • A young girl is selling flowers on a bridge one day when a man approaches and asks for the pinkest one in the bunch. After she obliges, he promptly rips her throat out.
  • You discover a commune in the forest where the ancient gods of the earth, air, water, and fire live together in harmony with mankind.
  • People in your town start to vanish. Did a witch curse the whole town, or were they just taken into a Hollywood actor’s new movie? A virus turns almost every citizen into zombies. Now the human government has quarantined the town to do some research. But is it too late?
  • A reclusive man who is known for his expertise in herbalism and holistic medicine confides that he has discovered a hidden city underground filled with unworldly creatures.
  • In the desert, a monstrous beast kidnaps an archaeologist as she examines the body of a young woman buried in a sand dune several thousand years ago. When the archaeologist returns, she can’t stop obsessing about the strange woman’s tattoos.
  • Humanity’s consciousness, reaching a billion souls, has responded to the loneliness of a cosmic game developer deity who had let himself fall into disrepair.
  • After buying a magical cat for their daughter, a family realizes the cat is a shapeshifter and is actually an elf who was lying unconscious and wrapped in a glamor when they found him.
  • Or the old ghosts are housed in a graveyard that was ripped down decades ago, where they are revealed when the destruction inadvertently unearths their bones.
  • A young girl working at a library discovers that a dust bunny is actually a small human-sized being who came from a parallel world only to find that both of their worlds were dying.
  • A secluded woodcutter family discovers, accidentally, a world hidden inside of their oaken living room wall.
  • As you sleep peacefully on a night in January, you are awoken in the night by a terrifying experience that may cause you to lose your mind.
  • You are in deep space, scavenging to keep yourself in oxygen when you come to a mysterious farm that just materializes from nowhere.
  • At the sight of a ball of light which flies through the sky, your friend suddenly awakens to alien powers and incredible evil.
  • After closing the house, its residents are there. Their housekeeper asks them what is happening to them. The three teens decide to investigate why their house is closed.
  • You recently lost your job and has little in the way of prospects. After another horrible day, you return to your run down home to discover a developer has chosen to build a new shopping center where you used to live.
  • The spaceship you are travelling on gets hit by a meteorite and begins to plummet, but you and your crew survive.
  • Enraged by a bad grade, you face off in a duel against the school bully only to discover he is not at all like he appears to be.
  • The local library hires you to manually catalog their vast collection of books that they no longer have room for. When you begin reading the unseen books, you discover a new world beyond the edge of your chair.
  • Almost every story in this book tackles a variety of challenges within the fantasy genre. It can be a challenge to come up with a very original fantasy element, to make an unfamiliar mythos feel ‘real’, or to make the magic system feel lived-in. Furthermore, each story addresses various tropes within fantasy itself.
  • A thief investigates an abandoned castle and finds a gem that enables him to steal any object he can imagine.
  • A woman mistakenly wakes up a goblin in her garden who then proceeds to help out around her house and make her happier.
  • A wizard named Merredy discovers a half-dead dragon locked in an underground cave under a field outside of town. The dragon pleads with Merredy to avenge his family’s honor before dying.
  • A chemical reaction, performed in a high school lab, gives a peculiar tail of a variety of materials. Strange how they reacted, right?
  • You find yourself unable to stop binge-watching a show where monsters battle in a maze for power and there is a new episode every few minutes…
  • When you see a strangely familiar looking person across the room at a public gathering, you walk over to him – and he pulls out a gun and blows his own brains out before running away.
  • During the Chinese invasion of Tibet, an interesting phenomenon occurred in which all of the Tibetan monks decided to walk towards India after a monk saw a vision of Buddha walking to the West.
  • You just woke up one morning to find the world has been invaded by trolls. It’s up to you to stop them and the evil witch who controls them.
  • You hear a knock on your car window and turn to see a strange portal before you are abducted by flying wizards.
  • A girl discovers her family’s warlock ring. With it, she protects her town from demonic entities, but it has a cost.
  • A construction crew arrives to demolish a rundown house. The crew leader begins to act strangely and collapses on the ground. That is when the house starts to move.
  • Your best friend tells you there is a man living in your house. But when you get home, there is no one inside. But he swears he can hear voices inside. You burst inside ready to defend yourself when he tells you to come into the basement. Down in the basement the sight makes me understand why he was afraid to enter your house alone.
  • As you make your way through a forest, you spot smoke rising from a nearby gorge. You follow the unfamiliar scent and discover a red glowing “ghost pipe” that teaches you strange magic you never thought you would be able to perform.
  • When a princess and her bodyguard are chosen to visit a distant mountain race for diplomatic purposes, they are captured and whisked away.
  • A notorious bank robbery goes horribly wrong when the one cybernetic character among the robbers turns out to be a robot double.
  • While a kindergarten teacher gives a lesson on Ancient Greece and myths, she brings in a vase she says is a magic portal to the land of the ancient Gods of Olympus.
  • A group of talented individuals must defeat a great monster that has been plaguing their hometown for decades.
  • You accidentally crash your car and wake up in prehistoric times, where you come face to face with a Tyrannosaurus rex.
  • You feel compelled to end a pointless war and discover that a seemingly belligerent group of creatures is actually communicating with you via long range telepathy.
  • In the dead of winter, a thick fog covers the plains for ten days in a row until one day an inn slowly rises out of the white mist.
  • You gaze out the window, and you see the tower for the first time when you realize all your favorite stories were inspired by the same tower.
  • A nameless Comet from another society takes a tour of sorts through the town that you live in one day, sending various calamities in the process.
  • A princess loses the magic crystal to keep her country’s citizens in an enchanted sleep, but when it disappears a mysterious man who looks identical to her former childhood friend offers to help her get it back.
  • After meeting an old traveler on the road, you hear tell of relics that he desperately wants. He tells you the Fire Gem of Brad’s Peak can only be found by climbing the highest mountain in the land, and the Brisingamen of Faria rests only six feet beneath the lake’s surface.
  • At the local tavern, an ugly old lady leads you to a barstool and gives you a shot of what she calls ‘the Forgotten Fairy’s Wine,’ which makes you appear different to the world around you.
  • A woman gives you a lightbulb and informs you if you carry it with you and stare into it long enough, you will come upon a door in the night while you sleep.
  • The royal magic academy is flooded with royal children who need instruction while their parents are off fighting in the war.
  • One day, you see a winged stranger descend out of the sky each night as the sun sets and disappear as it rises.
  • As you walk through the city at night, you stumble on a new and enchanting part of the city you have never seen before.
  • A witch grows tired of all the children being afraid of her, so decides to take over the land and turn the children against their parents.
  • After leaving a war-zone and relocating to a country manor, you note the children of your household disappearing every night and returning with stranger-looking dolls coated in blood and stuffed with odd meat.
  • The island has vanished from the sea, but it is still somehow exactly where you drew it. You draw it over and over again, recreating the island combat with your paint brush.
  • What appears to be a movie playing in a nearby room suddenly becomes reality when guests recognize the characters on the screen as their loved ones.
  • One day, as you look out the window, you see a skeleton walking slowly down the street in front of your house.
  • A bizarre carnivorous plant grows when a young couple recites flower seeds to each other in a deranged pledge.
  • After the circus comes to town, the clowns are seen wandering through the woods and sneaking into someone’s house.
  • A young man washes up on a beach unconscious and almost drowns. The elderly couple who took him in tried to keep what they saw secret from him.
  • A shy girl attempts to fool her family by wearing a forced smile, but her younger brother can tell something is bothering her.
  • You need to get out of a courtroom, any way possible. While you’re devising your escape, out of the corner of your eye you notice a person with claws for hands.
  • An old man collapses in the subway and while the heroine attempts to seek out help, her ring begins to glow and leads her away from everyone else. When she catches up to the ring, she finds a mirror in the shape of a woman who lets her know she is her lover’s soulmate.
  • After moving into a boarding house, a mysterious roommate reveals that he spent the last of his inheritance on the room next door.
  • You see a stranger walking down the street when you and all of your clothes are suddenly teleported to an alien planet.
  • Someone breaks into your grandfather’s antique shop claiming there is treasure hidden inside the cabinet. What they will do next will change the rest of your lives forever.
  • A composer, tired of his career failures, discovers a strange new alien instrument that opens up questions about the fundamental nature of reality for both himself and for the cosmos at large.
  • A spirit previously rested inside a powerful ring, but the last owner died and was buried with it. Now the spirit is free and possessing the body of a young man to find the ring and return to it.
  • You see a woman dressed in black one night who sits alone in the local cemetery, placing flowers on the grave of a long-dead bride.
  • A boy with magical powers isn’t excited to share his talent at his magnanimous public school because no one will know who caused the unexpected magical effect.
  • A man you’ve never met walks up to you as you sit by the waterfalls singing. He carves strange runes into the nearby trees that remind you of something you once experienced. You wade into the claim thinking these are messages from the water spirit.
  • When you are out hiking, you find you are the steward, but have trouble keeping all the flowers happy and getting the perfect sunlight, while also appeasing the lake by the castle, the grounds, and a collection of other monster-like creatures who have been left in your care.
  • A child witnesses their parents being skinned alive when something unexplainable walks into their home while screaming hysterically.
  • A young couple moves to an unreasonably expensive loft. The only hitch—the girl must wear a gorgon mask to prevent her transforming back into stone.
  • A stolen music disc imbues anyone who listens to it with both wonder and terror. An alone cop is up against a mysterious player and is the only one who can stop the horrors it unleashes.
  • Through a magical rift in the air, you finally meet the heavily perfumed monarch, Lord Charming, but you have no idea how you’re going to reveal to him his effulgent smell.
  • While travelling with a caravan through the desert, you suspect that the man who hired you to haul freight is using you as live bait for a group of thirsty jackals.
  • A young woman alone in the woods is captured by talking animals who are in her presence for nefarious purposes.
  • A young girl fed up with her family’s constant arguing and infighting locks herself in her bedroom. When she opens her eyes, she’s in a different world… a world where her mother is alive and arguing with her father.
  • A man is fascinated by the moon, and one night convinces his son to build a rocket outside their house that they reach the moon. Later, however, their rocket reappears at night but they discover they are the only people inside.
  • A girl is bringing her family a basket of food to their underground cavern home when she stumbles upon the home of tiny people, who are already at war with another nation of people.
  • A wealthy, orphaned man decides to build a bridge that will connect his mansion to his childhood toy. Once complete, he discovers that great thieves both past and present plan to thwart his construction.
  • A young woman, who remains unseen, watches over a young boy every day, carrying out his wishes, even as he grows older.
  • A space capsule full of sleeping astronauts falls to earth in the vast expanse of the desert, thousands of years in Earth’s future, awakening the alien occupant.
  • Years after curing a mysterious plague on an island, the party of adventurers who received proper reward for their heroics have a chance encounter with a little girl who is a disabled orphan who attended one of their lavish ceremonies.
  • While on a hunting trip, a young man mounts a unicorn and casts a magical blessing to bring him home.
  • After awakening from a strange and violent nightmare, you discover the details you saw in your dreams were prescient.
  • Beyond the husks of trees you discover a hidden town inhabited by foxes, wolves, birds, and other animals who offer you restitution for the loss of your harvest.
  • A woman is attacked and bitten by a strange creature. The only way to save her life is to change her into a spider-woman.
  • A college student finds a way into returning home to his own dimension using an arcane book he borrowed from the shelves of his university’s library.
  • A young wizard from a small village dreams of the girl who will one day be the one to defeat the Lord of the Dead.
  • After an old man models an imaginary wand in a dagger on his table, you discover that the dagger is, in fact, a real wand. It reveals the mystic energy of mysteries as it glows, illuminating the end of the room.
  • Your daughter buys the strangest painting at an arts festival and refuses to let you see it, claiming it is a “grown-up secret.”
  • You join your high school fencing crew when you find yourself unexpectedly summoning a mysterious sword that is tied to the will of its master. In time, you discover that you are the master, and the sword is imbued with the spirit of a revered hero of your people.
  • Your roommate is found dead in their room, the police tell you that they just died of “natural causes” but you can’t help but feel that there’s something more sinister to the whole affair.
  • A man dashes madly through the hot, buzzing streets of Washington, DC in search of his white dog who ran off after he lost his child’s balloon in the wind. In flashbacks, it turns out the guy’s wife killed the dog and the kid in a murder-suicide so she could live to serve eternal justice on an evil witch named Diane, without consequence.
  • While your uncle grieves at the graves of his dead wife and son, an ancient creature pulls him underground to their final resting place to fight for his soul.
  • A school bully-turned-imposter mental patient is found dead. After examining him, you learn that he was an avid collector of all things you use yourself, and you begin to wonder…
  • A girl finds a strange snail in the woods with the word “Kobold” written on one of its feet, and she becomes obsessed with the idea that by changing its appearance, she can create a hybrid monster with traits of a snail or lizard that she can keep as a pet.
  • An imaginary friend from your childhood comes back to life, causing rifts in your adult relationship with your husband.
  • Every night, a policeman sees a mysterious woman fly around the city and as the sightings become more frequent, she becomes increasingly more shocking to him.
  • Faced with drowning in a pool full of manta rays and a group of mermaid witches, you turn into a mer-person to survive.
  • You walk through the woods when a peach falls from the sky, landing with an audible thud at your feet…its flavor is exquisite.
  • A boy remembers his shameful past in the faery courts where he almost single handedly provoked the extermination of his kind.
  • An apprentice to a clockmaker discovers a gear that does not belong in any of the arms of the giant clock he works on. On examining the gear more closely, the apprentice learns it WAS once part of the clock – but it fell and was lost on the day it struck the bell to announce the end of a war. The apprentice decides to place the gear back into the gears in the clock, believing they need to work together to heal their past.
  • While walking through a field, a young woman accidentally stumbles upon an ancient tomb, and gets sucked inside.
  • Inside a library deep within a basement, you find an ancient book entitled “Red Magic for Beginners”.
  • A sword is given to a knight in an underground cavern that he cools himself with his sword to keep from melting.
  • The gods wage war against each other, until all but one god is left. But is the remaining god really the true god?
  • You are asleep in your bed when a field of singing flowers suddenly appears and invites you to dance.
  • While hunting in the forest, a group of hunters get lost in the fog. When the fog lifts, the men find that they’ve encroached onto the lands of a strange race of people who exist in a matriarchal society.
  • Your friend and ex-partner in crime gets out of jail and wants nothing more than to have a favor repaid.
  • A curious young man gets lost in a plane of existence where all but one of the other peoples are extinct. Meanwhile in an alternate plane the equivalent of The X-Men struggle with being heroic and who to trust. A lightning storm aids him in coming to terms with his tragedy and being able to move on.
  • After going on an excursion in a swamp, you visit a Native American shop and decide to buy a magical amulet.
  • You are at a Christian youth retreat when you come across a flower bed full of red roses but instead of taking them back to your room, you make an adventurous escape with them and decide to climb a tree which ends up taking you home.
  • You stop at a mysterious tombstone in the woods one evening to read about the dead person beyond, but the next person who reads it is yourself.
  • You are at the grocery store when you spot a television screen with an old recording of yourself sitting in your office at night working on a project.
  • You are in an old abandoned house when you spot a flower that turns out to be a poisonous demonic plant that chases you around the house until it eats you.
  • You fall from a cliff and lose consciousness, where you dream of another world where humans and monsters have joined forces to wage war against gods. Despite being trapped in this world, you take it upon yourself to help these new allies.
  • While searching through your attic, you stumble upon an old toy car that has a light-up antenna and a compartment for small diamonds. If you turn it on, the car is capable of driving you to the underground lair of the tiki god – who still lives until this very day, baking mini pizzas for us all. You’ve been chosen to hunt down a sentient, tentacled dragon who devours all forms of justice and democracy. You’ve got until winter to do this.
  • On her way home from work at the Viking archaeology museum store, a secretary is mistaken for the reincarnation of a Nordic legend and is trapped in a wintry, fantastical realm.
  • A young girl leaves her hometown and goes on a camping trip into the countryside. Soon, she notices something sinister and frightening lurking on the other side of the trees.
  • A king commands you to visit a witch in a tower in the wilderness. You wish to decline but are ordered to go.
  • You discover an underground club that you suspect will end you up in some type of supernatural trouble if you attend, but a hot girl invites you.
  • A woman finds herself trapped in a house connected to the earth in a mystical vise that can crush the house in an hour.
  • You are on a sports field with your soccer ball when a four legged rabbit wearing a fez and bow tie appears on your team.
  • After rescuing a man who was strung up between two trees in the forest by a third, you bring him back to see your parents who discover the man is a wizard who has traveled through one of the magical doors from another world.
  • A man who runs a magic shop decides to put on a magic show one night, and the crown jewel of his show is an illusion in which the height hasn’t been calculated properly, and the magician performs the illusion of being crushed beneath a falling metal slab.
  • An inner-city girl discovers her mother’s homemade playing cards are real magical objects when she played with them with her brothers.
  • A young woman goes inside a long-haul truck to take a nap when she finds a mysterious trunk containing a mannequin as well as a box filled with embroidery floss.
  • You have the ability to stop time whenever you like. You can use it on whatever you want. The only problem is that you can’t choose when the ability stops being fun and becomes terrifying.
  • You’ve taken a long walk to the top of a hill to get a look at your city, and notice something moving far away. As it slowly approaches, you realize that it isn’t an animal–it is a giant killer robot that shoots lasers out of its eyes.
  • You push a button on an internet ad leading to a garage sale and discover a woman asking if you want to trade your current planet for the Tenth World, a strange, magical place that will require your denizens to pay tithes to her every year unless they want to be devoured.
  • Someone in your town decides to mark a few streets with symbols, and you’re the only person who notices.
  • There is a village that is only accessible via a hidden portal in the forest, which is guarded by a strange old wizard.
  • Once upon a time, a king spares the queen of an attacking people because her beauty has moved him. She then immediately reveals her curse mixed with seduction and sways him to worship her with a ritual full of orgiastic madness. The king collapses from exhaustion and wakes up bewildered, naked, and covered in blood.
  • A gardener comes across a set of mysterious underground stairs which no one knows the source of. He figures he will be safe as long as he does not go through the door at the base. A year later he is found clawing at his wrists in a padded room.
  • When an age-old dragon awakens from his slumber, he is annoyed that humans have gotten better at not getting eaten.
  • A giant eyeball rolls down a hill and crashes through an unsuspecting guest’s bowl of soup outside her window.
  • A young girl discovers a flower that is said to eat nightmares and grants beautiful dreams. Strangely, the plant never wilts.
  • While atop his favorite mountain, a man is confronted by a sentient hurricane, demanding the man’s soul for a debt he doesn’t remember incurring.
  • A snow storm traps a group of travelers and a mysterious woman leads them to an inn that she insists is her family home but does not exist.
  • On a cold evening before you go to sleep, the floor of your bedroom gives way to a large hole that opens the doors to an alternate, terrifying universe.
  • A child goes missing in a crowded marketplace when they walk through the mirror that leads into an existence of nightmares.
  • An expansion in the magical world attempts to regulate the use of portals to the human world by requiring residence permits and biometrics to use them.
  • A middle-aged woman is startled when a carving of her young self appears on the side of her kitchen wall.
  • You are in the library when you accidentally go into a book that takes you to the time and place written inside.
  • A young man gets a cellphone call from beyond the grave from his dying grandmother who warns him of an impending natural disaster.
  • A woman who lost her memories tries to piece together her past, when she notices other people seem to recognize her as someone she doesn’t remember being.
  • What mystery lies within the special books dedicated to aiding its owner in his search for adventure?
  • A secret mystical society in present day London is set to host their infamous Feast of Dancing Shadows.
  • A day laborer is tasked with crafting an ornamental pillar for a prosperous lord. When completed, he is granted access to a miniature world where scale and familiarity are completely different.
  • You discover an ancient diary that belonged to your Native American ancestor and he appears to have made contact with an alien species.
  • A dead wizard returning from beyond the grave needs to steal one final magic artifact from a tomb filled with nasty curses and rivals.
  • A young couple seek refuge from robbers in an abandoned building, only to discover the shadows inside are alive.
  • You’ve dreamed of spending a few weeks in a tropical paradise, but when you arrive, you realize you’ve mistaken a jungle for the beach.
  • Magic is illegal and violators face intense punishments. Since the discovery you have powers, you continue to use them despite the risk.
  • You are walking with your dog one day when he disappears into thin air! You investigate and find no leads, but determine a door to another world exists where dogs have human-like intelligence.
  • A homeless man discovers a magical blank book. This time is capable of recording events as they occur and then, once they are read aloud, replacing them with events of a completely different realm.
  • A street urchin is one day rescued from chaining in a dark warehouse by a man covered in razor-sharp metallic tattoos.
  • It started off as just a normal day, until you discover a strange, migrating zoo in your back garden.
  • You feel faint and take a walk in the forest and find a troll under a tree who asks you a riddle asking if you can remove something that cannot be seen from the ground.
  • You see a crocus flower in the snow you know to be impossible, and that is when the billion butterflies in the nearby groves come to life. In that moment, you know something about the world you thought you knew is not as it seems.
  • While hiking in the forest, you are abducted by what you believe to be religious zealots, then shepherded into a chapel that exists on the border of an enchanted land. When you are returned, your fellow hikers swear that the chapel used to be a boulder.
  • Your hometown is haunted by a centuries old foosball team who have become legendary for transforming their human competitors into players on their own team.
  • A group of friends decide to go spelunking in an old cave system near their home. After hours of exploration, the group comes to the conclusion they are hopelessly lost, and then the lights flicker and abruptly shut off.
  • After visiting the library to research for a book report on feminism, you begin to notice strange, beautiful women staring back at you.
  • An old man who gives out secondhand science fiction books refuses to take a penny but instead insists his audience pay his right hand.
  • A bus accident while on the way to drop off a friend leaves you stranded in a small town. The townspeople are eager to share their amazing fall festival and put you up in the old inn, but some of the villagers seem strangely quiet and withdrawn, even hostile.
  • You are an orphaned child, living in the Kingdom of Malevolence—a place where everyone has magic, but not everyone can use it at their own will.
  • After his parents abandon him, a young man is adopted by an old couple who live in a doll factory. By embracing the factory’s magical essence, he is able to unlock the secrets of the place.
  • You are in a field investigating the prevalence of curses when you run into a mysterious old man who gives you a warning.
  • You and your traveling companions drown, only to wake down below in a strangely beautiful ocean kingdom and its powerful but treacherous queen, who wants you to stay.
  • You are walking through the park one afternoon when all the sudden you see a group of phantasmal serpent-men gambling for human lives over a game of cards.
  • A boy witnesses a car crash that leaves the driver bloodied and broken before the man snaps his neck instantly. He then sees the corpse move and enter the driver’s seat before the car speeds away – undead.
  • After his coronoid process is crushed by a boulder in the Ranger territory, a headlander squire is given a mysterious bone in the hospital by a stranger with a fanciful air. He decides to examine it and notices it seems to be summoning the dead.
  • After moving out on your own, you return to the home you were living in before and awake to find yourself locked inside with no memory of how you got there.
  • On your way home, the wheels of your pasta truck come off, sending your pasta across the globe from the beach to the streets of New York City.
  • A girl ties a string around a finger in the nursery, and when she lets go it disappears. Soon other items begin disappearing.
  • You convince your group of novice warrior friends that an ancient temple contains a long-forgotten treasure and there’s a maze of traps and monsters to be defeated.
  • You meet a professor who tells you that you somehow took the wrong entrance exams and are now attending the magical school she teaches at that you happen to know nothing of.
  • You have the power to move things by moving around the ants on them. It all works great until your daughters’ birthday party when you also have to set up the table and all these annoying little ants keep getting in the way.
  • You control a group of genetically engineered-toy soldiers that can turn invisible and you are being hunted by the army’s scientists.
  • You wake up on a Saturday afternoon to find all your friends missing. As you start to wonder where to go at five o’clock, you notice everyone reappears…but no one recognizes you.
  • Following a car crash, the driver is trapped in a small cell deep under the ground, and the only way out is through ancient temples and bizarre creatures.
  • A knight challenges an evil knight to an epic chess match and summons several magical “hobbits” as his teammates.
  • A child finds brilliant color-changing spider webs near the library. A librarian explains that they are native to a place beyond the other side of the portal.
  • You’re on an archaeological expedition in Egypt when you notice one of the large stone sphinxes moving, and begin to interact with your group.
  • Outsiders to the city notice that the architecture is constantly changing–its shape and fabric never staying the same.
  • You are taking an illegal freight elevator one evening and are the only person in the elevator when the door opens into the middle of nowhere.
  • A tourist is magically whisked away to a magical land she discovers just as a dragon takes flight and begins breathing fire on the city she visited earlier in the day.
  • War has come to the galaxy and space travelers must navigate to try to avoid combat at all cost. They are waiting out the hostilities when they see a mysterious black hole in space.
  • A descendant of Dracula swears revenge after the movie entitled “Hotel Transylvania,” ruins his family name and economic standing.
  • Your neighbor tells you an owl kept appearing on their balcony, leading you to wonder if you are living next to a witch.
  • A vampire living among teens gets voted out of his secret society when they learn he was once an ordinary kid.
  • While exploring the ruins of a city, a group of anthropophagi accidentally sets free a sorcerer who, in an effort to protect himself, creates a magical barrier around the ruins, protecting himself from outside intervention.
  • A newly inked man goes on a bus ride to go meet his girlfriend for the first time. Suddenly, the bus stops. He sees a tall man with horns enter the bus and as the streetlights begin to go out, he almost immediately has a rush of people pile on him and continues to feel them agony until he blacks out.
  • A story about a blind woman who navigates the streets of a strange city with a blind cat for a companion.
  • You decide to stay in on a stormy night when you see a horrific monster confronting your neighbor across the street.
  • A young student discovers they are a wolf, and solves their parent’s disappearance when they realize they inspired a children’s book.
  • You are having trouble sleeping when all of the sudden you’re surrounded by a very odd light and begin to have an out of body experience–right before you die.
  • In the far future, when the Earth no longer supports life, refugees have begun to repopulate the world of New Yaros.
  • You see signs that point to an oasis in the middle of the desert, but when you arrive at said oasis, you discover it to be a mirage.
  • Upon walking through an alley you discover a woman lying motionless in a pile of garbage. As you get closer you discover that the woman is not dead—but she has been transformed into a princess.
  • A priest discovers the skeleton of the “living saint,” but none of the bones have any signs of ever belonging to a human being.

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