A small band of kids and a friendly little robot with a dangerous secret. A girl hears a young boy’s voice on the radio asking for help and convinces her teacher to assist in tracking him down. The players of the school soccer team find an oversized egg during practice and hide it behind the bleachers, where it starts to hatch.
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It’s the fall of 1954. Senator Joseph McCarthy preaches the dangers of the Red Menace. The space race is at full speed, and every student is learning to “duck and cover” to protect themselves from nuclear annihilation.
Last night, an electrical storm shook the quiet New England town of Pawdalucet (paw-duh-LOO-kit). Television and radio sets lost their reception. Locals claimed to... [click here for more]
It’s the summer of 1985. School ended last week and summer vacation has begun. It’s a time to create new memories and hang out with your friends … since this may be your last summer with them. Times are tough. Most people in your neighborhood, mockingly dubbed “Backwater,” are behind on their house payments and a large development group has convinced the bank to foreclose... [click here for more]
It’s the American bicentennial—Fourth of July, 1976. The residents of Hollywood, Florida are preparing for a night of fireworks and friends.
A band of kids are playing in the water near the city’s boardwalk. Without warning, a riptide clamps down and drags a handful out toward the ocean at an incredible speed. They yell and scream for help, but it’s too late.
That evening,... [click here for more]
Welcome to the small town of Surrey, Massachusetts. It’s a little community with less than 3000 people. Most people leave the town for college and never return. Surrey’s lasting population is made up of everyone else—those who never left.
It’s the fall of 1987, a beautiful time of year in Surrey. The leaves change color, and the air has a little nip on it. This year feels... [click here for more]
Monsters are real. The adults in Fishers may not believe it, but the kids of the blue-collar community know that things go bump in the night. As Halloween approaches, no one in the town realizes the most dangerous monster of them all is hiding in plain sight: Dracula himself. A full moon rises Halloween night, and with it comes the opening to a demon dimension. If Dracula can harness the power of the... [click here for more]
Long ago, there was a goddess. Her name was Yashema, and she protected the fertile lands of Lemeyah. Prosperity was all the farmers of Lemayah knew. Those who toiled in the fields knew only contentment and happiness. Then one day, the peace of the countryside was shattered when a man from a distant land attempted to slay Yashema.
Olem, the greatest smith in the world, had asked Yashema to help his... [click here for more]
It’s the week before Christmas break in Bardeen, Wisconsin, a township just north of Milwaukee—right up against the shore of Lake Michigan. School has been cancelled for the last couple of days due to a freak blizzard that whipped across the lake and into town. If you open the door to your house, you can’t even see the end of your driveway. All the kids love it, playing video games... [click here for more]
Parents are tyrants! They send me to bed when I’m wide awake. They make me come home when I’m playing with my friends. They enslave me with their demands for chores and homework. Parents are the worst.
Every child has had that thought at one point or another. What if our parents were gone? What if they just… disappeared? We’d finally have freedom. No curfew, no bed time,... [click here for more]