Brad and David Reynolds have perfect lives, but then their parents decide to move to a McMansion in Carmel, which means changing schools, losing friends, and a tough separation for David and Jeremy. (2009 Spring Anthology - Oops!)This is the 18th story in the Naptown Tales series, which can also be found at Awesome Dude and Nifty. Please see the Introduction for important background on the series.
Nicolas Lapointe awakens to a normal day going to school, listening to his mother, amuses himself with his friend, and marvel at the wild lands beyond the city's walls. Then later in the day, his life changes suddenly after becoming closer to a boy named Julien Boucher.
Card Tales was written to a challenge to help me get over my writer's block. It is a series of interwoven tales with a single main character, Cardanniel, who gets into a bunch of trouble. At the top of each tale will be a list of required elements. These were part of the challenge. Please note there are continuity errors, and I am aware of them.
The story of Peter Abelard’s affair with and love for Heloise has become legendary. But why did Heloise deny the marriage? Why did she go to the convent of Argenteuil at Peter Abelard's urging? Gilles de Cyenville is fascinated by Abelard and Abelard’s writings. He seeks to speak to Peter Abelard who lives in the Abbey of Saint-Denis. Gilles de Cyenville uncovers the truth. France, 1118.
The past comes to life as two boys, linked through their 22nd century implants, dream of a brutal gay bashing. But is the past really the past, or was it the future that was just a dream? If find their way back, might they then save what little is left of gay culture? (2008 Winter Anthology - It's Just a Game, Right?)