Welcome to the L. V. Hale collection of science fiction and fantasy short stories.

I hope you enjoy reading them as much as I enjoyed writing them.



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 I am pleased to announce that the novel version of Finding Myself is now available on Amazon.com.  If you are interested, click here.  Some portions of the novel appear on this site, including the first five chapters as a story of the same name, as well as two portions that work as short stories.


Finding Myself

The Desert

 The Wild People


My other stories are separate from the novel.


Apples and Oranges

Armand's Evidence

A Royal Duel

The Battle of Paunchy Springs

The Captain’s Passage

The Carrotian Emergence

Doctor’s Choice

The Emperor Has No Soul

Erik The Orc (new)

Fortress Town

Getting In

Killer What?

Lady Emma's Tale

Language of Dreams

The Lizard

Misharika’s Husband

Officer Savage

People of the Snake-Eye God

Riding the Machine

Scott’s Place

The Shanachie

The Shanachie II: Tempered by Dragonfire

Siege Of The Dead

Slow Planet

The Star Riders

Traveling Joe


We Six Underworld Creatures