All stories and comics published on Tor.com including reprints, originals, and excerpts.

excerpts
September 16 2014

Centaur Rising (Excerpt)

Jane Yolen
prose
September 16 2014

When Gods and Vampires Roamed Miami

“When Gods and Vampires Roamed Miami” is the story of when immortal teen goddess Athena is mistaken for a vampire by a desperate youth who refuses to leave her side until she turns him. This tale takes place in the world of the Goddess Wars series for young adults by award-winning author Kendare Blake.
excerpts
September 15 2014

In Real Life (Comic Excerpt)

Cory Doctorow and Jen Wang
reprints
September 11 2014

The Legend of Sleepy Hollow

Washington Irving
Read the entirety of The Legend of Sleepy Hollow by Washington Irving for free on Tor.com.
excerpts
September 10 2014

Channel Blue (Excerpt)

Jay Martel
prose
September 10 2014

As Good As New

From the author of the Hugo-winning “Six Months, Three Days,” a new wrinkle on the old story of three wishes, set after the end of the world.
excerpts
September 9 2014

The Copernicus Complex (Excerpt)

Caleb Scharf
prose
September 9 2014

Tuckitor’s Last Swim

Tuckitor Hatterask had a fierce desire to go for a swim, even though a storm was brewing and he knew it wasn’t a good idea to go into the water. But the forces pulling him toward the ocean were much stronger than he ever could had imagined. In this companion short story to Spirit’s Key, Edith Cohn’s debut novel, readers learn how a family on a small southern island came to be haunted by hurricanes.
excerpts
September 5 2014

Lailah (Excerpt)

Nikki Kelly
excerpts
September 4 2014

Hawk (Excerpt)

excerpts
September 3 2014

The Shotgun Arcana (Excerpt)

R S Belcher
prose
September 3 2014

Headache

The late Julio Cortázar was a sickly child and spent many hours in bed. Perhaps those memories inspired “Cefalea,” the feverish story of the care and feeding of fantastical creatures called the mancuspias, which debuted in his 1951 collection Bestiario. Tor.com is proud to share with you “Headache,” the first ever English translation of “Cefalea.”
excerpts
September 2 2014

Soulminder (Excerpt)

Timothy Zahn
excerpts
September 1 2014

Extinction Game (Excerpt)

Gary Gibson
excerpts
September 1 2014

Gideon Smith and the Brass Dragon (Excerpt)

David Barnett
excerpts
August 29 2014

Heir of Fire (Excerpt)

Sarah J Maas
prose
August 27 2014

A Cup of Salt Tears

Makino’s mother taught her caution, showed her how to carve her name into cucumbers, and insisted that she never let a kappa touch her. But when she grows up and her husband Tetsuya falls deathly ill, a kappa that claims to know her comes calling with a barbed promise. “A Cup of Salt Tears” is a dark fantasy leaning towards horror that asks how much someone should sacrifice for the one she loves.
prose
August 26 2014

Strongest Conjuration

Makino’s mother taught her caution, showed her how to carve her name into cucumbers, and insisted that she never let a kappa touch her. But when she grows up and her husband Tetsuya falls deathly ill, a kappa that claims to know her comes calling with a barbed promise. “A Cup of Salt Tears” is a dark fantasy leaning towards horror that asks how much someone should sacrifice for the one she loves.