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The Jade Rabbit of the Moon

Boneshaker Press is doing a Volume 2 of Encounters with the Imaginary. It’s filled with amazing artists so I try my best to stay on par with the everyone participating. For my story, I...

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Encounters with the Imaginary

The Simurgh is a legendary creature from Persian folklore. It is said that she is so old that she has witnessed the destruction of the world three times. In the Book of Kings, she rescues...

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The Legend of the Dragon’s Gate

The Blue River of the sky that flowed into the Golden River of the land was separated by the legendary Dragon’s Gate. Beyond the Dragon’s Gate, high in the mountains, was where the gods...

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The Village of the Nightingales

  Long ago, there was a woodcutter who made a living by gathering lumber from the forest. One day as he walked through the forest, a mysterious fog appeared and he lost his way....

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Sadness and BingBong

  I saw Pixar’s Inside Out the other day, and the movie was a real tear jerker. I think my favorite character was BingBong. He’s the real hero of the story <3 so I...

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The Kappa’s Water Basin

…the third night, the Kappa came again to try to get their stone back. But this time the humans put on masks and brought out many melons and cucumbers for the kappa to feel...

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Bunny Slopes

Last weekend I went snowboarding with my friends. It was very tiring but so much fun. I always thought it really cute that the beginner/practice slopes were called bunny slopes. The white”bunnies” that we...