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Lois Lane and the Damsel in Distress

The Damsel in Distress is the iconic archetype that receives the greatest derision from pop-feminism. Lois Lane has a long history of being both a feminist icon in pop-culture and being a woman who is… 1,044 more words


The Vanishing Year by Kate Moretti

I admit, the thing that initially compelled me to dive into this book in a frenzy of “oh-please-let-this-be-a-story-that-makes-me-unable-to-stop-reading-til-I-have-finished-it” were the strong quotes from Mary Kubica and Heather Gudenkauf praising it. 338 more words


Cat Got My Tongue

I remember this one time I met a maiden on a train. She was sobbing. Being a person of good culture I inquired as to the source of her melancholy and whether there was any way in which I could placate her if not remedy the cause of anguish altogether. 319 more words

Bengal Tiger

Bus Ride in Geneva

After long flights I like to go on runs. The trip from Denver to Switzerland was plenty long. I got lucky, I was flying in on a Monday night and the flight was mostly empty. 1,532 more words

[Horror Cliche] Woman in Distress Sexist or Tired?

You know the trope. The damsel in distress. A trope so old its in ancient lirurature. A trope so pervasive it’s probably in the first oral story ever told. 506 more words


The Lord Under the Mountain - Part 6

Note from author: This is the sixth and final part of a longer story! For now at least. I hope you’ve enjoyed it! This is erotic romance, so…explicit sex. 942 more words

Creative Fiction

Sneak Peek: Æquinoctium

From the author of HardSkill, Pony Boot Camp and many other online stories your NSFW filter blocks away, comes a tour de force deep into the world of cloak-and-dagger clichés. 280 more words