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A Dirty Job
Newly widowed Charlie Asher discovers he has been chosen by supernatural powers to become a "death merchant", which complicates his life. Mind mannered San Francisco shopkeeper Charlie Asher visits his wife in the hospital the day after giving birth to their daughter Sophie, but finds a strange man in a green suit who tells him his wife has died. Devastated he does his best to run his small second hand shop and raise his infant daughter with the help ...
Bloodsucking Fiends
A young woman is turned into a vampire against her will and enlists a young man to help her during the daytime. Jody Stroud leaves work late one night and is attacked and turned into a vampire. Without any guidance except what she's seen in movies, she has to figure out things on her own. She breaks up with her boyfriend and moves into a motel in the Marina District of San Francisco. One night she runs into Tommy, a nineteen year old recent transplant...
Coyote Blue
Coyote Blue is the story of Sam Hunter, a Crow Indian, who flees the Res after accidentally killing a police officer. Sam decides to hide his identity by pretending to be white and taking a job as an Insurance Salesman. Everything is going great, until Coyote, the Indian trickster God tries to 're-arrange his life.' "Why me? Why not someone who believes?" asks Sam, suffering from god-induced chaos. "This is more fun," says Coyote. He's right. ...
Fluke: Or, I Know Why the Winged Whale Sings
Nathan Quinn, a marine biologist has been studying humpback whales for years, trying to figure out if their song has any great meaning behind it.His big adventure starts when one day off the coast of Hawaii he sees a humpback whale with a message written under it's tail.The message reads "Bite Me", he can't believe what he is seeing. Nate along with his other crew members, Clay the photographer, Amy his research assistant, and Kona a wacky self-proclaime...

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Fool
A retelling of Shakespeare's King Lear from the perspective of the court jester. Pocket is the court jester for the aged King Lear. He was abandoned as a child and raised in a nunnery. Once grown he joins a traveling troupe of actors and when they perform at the royal court, Pocket is the only person who can make the young princess Cordelia laugh. He remains at court in an official capacity and becomes close to Cordelia, even scheming with the meddlin...
Lamb
This work of fiction talks about Jesus' "lost years", as told by his childhood best friend. The story of Jesus' lost years, as told by his childhood best friend. Levi bar Alphaeus, also known as Biff, is resurrected by an angel named Raziel in the 20th Century and tasked with writing the account of his time with Joshua bar Joseph, later known as Jesus. Raziel checks Biff and himself into a hotel and until the writing is done will not tell him anything...
The Stupidest Angel: A Heartwarming Tale of Christmas Terror
Christmas is around the coner and the small neighborly town of Pine Cove, California is full of spirit and spunk. When 7 year old Josh Barker witnesses Lena Marquez accidentally murdering her ex-husband Dale while he's in a Santa suit he believes Santa is really dead. He runs home and makes a Christmas wish that Santa be brought back to life. Raziel, the Christmas Angel comes to Pine Cove to fulfill the Christmas wish. Unfortunately, Raziel takes matters...


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