Fractured Fairy tales meets The Twilight Zone in this short story collection of four uniquely captivating, dark, fantastical tales, each with a powerful message that lingers long after the reads…
Enjoy an excerpt from the Activation from one of the short stories of the YA fantasy series Fractured Fairy Tales of the Twilight Zone:
Guest: The Activation by J. Cafesin
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Ferrari Testarossa is his ‘lamp.’ Finnegus Boggs was a Somalian warrior, an Egyptian scribe, a Cambridge professor. Now, he’s a doctor, and never in his over 5,000 yrs was he forced from his lamp at gunpoint. Billy demands the doc fix his dying friend, but the genie knows sealing the hole in Tyron means more than stitching his wound. Guiding both boys to do the right thing will take a bit of magic…
Book 2 in Fractured Fairytales of the Twilight Zone
Micheal still loves the family’s annual camping trip to Hindley State Park. His teen sister, Amy, doesn’t. And it’s likely going to be their last year there among the ancient redwoods, the majestic elks, and the oddly round rocks Micheal discovers along the banks of the roaring river…
The Activation is a campfire fable, meant to be shared around the campfire as a cautionary tale to bickering siblings, and the parents who fail to teach them civility.