When a town is left defenseless and is attacked by the enemy, one woman calls on the powers that be to help her protect her people and save her son's life.
Strange, strange things appear to a man who ventures alone into the nighttime woods.
In the time of paranoia and religious fanaticism, one young woman's life falls into the hands of two very misguided men.
A reminder from Alexei Nikolayevich Tolstoy that one might take great caution when pursuing hidden treasure.
One day, a courier who deems himself quite the romantic hero, decides to follow a beautiful stranger... only to be plunged into a nightmare vortex in space and time.
Alexander Belyaev's rare foray into a bit of mysticism, "The Witches' Castle" is a reminder how careful must be wandering around the woods, especially when mysterious strangers...
"The wooden guest" is an odd little tale by Prince Vladimir Odoyevsky. It starts off as a kind of fairy tale for grownups and develops into a brief lesson in philosophy, with...