Tickling Butterflies – Serialized Novel

Tickling Butterflies is an epic fantasy made out of 128 separate fairy tales that together weave one epic fairy tale.

The entire book was serialized online and is now available completely free. Start from the prologue and keep going.

 

The book follows King John, who was born with a prophecy of death over his head. King John struggles to save The Land of All Legends by finding out all its secrets. In doing so, he follows the fairy tales back to their source: the magical planet Earth. 

Tickling Butterflies is made out of 128 separate fairy tales that together form one epic story. 

Here are all the stories, in order:

TICKLING BUTTERFLIES

A fantasy novel by Guy Hasson

PROLOGUE: The Fairy Tales

PART 1: JOHN THE CUTE’S CHILDHOOD

The Birth of John the Cute

His Rabbit Lord Mr. Snickers

The River and the Tigress

The Man with the Broken Heart

The Giant and the Rocks

The Pint of Beer and Its Glass House

The Twins and the Shadow

The Lost Cloud

The Special Seashell

The Sick Blue Bird

The Evil Witch of Panache

The Yellow Gift

PART 2: JOHN THE CUTE VS. DEATH

The Race against Death

The Golden Coin

Death and the Extra Life

Tammy the Temptress

Five Death Hill

The Troll’s Question

Death’s Woman

The Big Bad Bully

The Fairy Tale Tree

PART 3: THE BOY BECOMES KING

The Skirt and the Wind

The Butterfly Whisperer

The Man with Less than No Friends

The Soldier and the Box

The Scientist and the Box

The Prince and the Bath

The Prince Who Wanted Responsibility

The Secret at the Deepest Crevice

One Hundred Spiders

The King’s Chariot

PART 4: THE HAPPILY EVER AFTER HOME FOR THE MARRIED

The Mystery of the Happy Marriage

Two Scarecrows in Love

The Woman Who Wanted to Please Her Mother

The Woman Who Waited for True Love

The Prophecy of John the Cute

The Flying Horses

The Soldier’s Gift

The Heart on the Moon

The Perfect Couple

The Forever Wedding

The Trials of Prince Charming the Fifth

Forty Days and Forty Nights

Death and Shadowy Secret

The Blindfolded Woman

PART 5: THE LAND OF NO RESPECT

The King and the Farting Ferret

The Man in the Mountain

The Mystery of Snow White and the Seven Dwarves

The Three Outsiders

The Creamy Sands

The Boy Who Couldn’t Cry

The Three Doctors

The Man Who Thought Laughter Was a Hug

The Weapons Factory

The Tickle Tick

The Smarty Pants Competition

Sylvia Fo and the Magic Mirror

Benjamin Miller and the Magic Mirror

The Laughter Fashions

The Last Rule and Regulation

Death and the Minister

Little Soldier Blue

The Winds of Chance

PART 6: A PROPHECY OF LIFE

A Bargain with Death

Death’s List

Death’s Empty Space

A Prophecy of Life

The Revolving Door

The Woman with the Broken Heart

PART 7: A WORLD WITHOUT MAGIC

Al the Average Calms Down

The Woman Who Loved Her Son

The Second Vow

The Teddy Bear and the Invisible Dragon

Fates and the Nuclear Bombs

The Boy Who Wanted His Mommy

PART 8: THE STORYTELLERS

The Hero and the Storyteller

The Athlete and the Author

The First Fairy Tale

PART 9: TO SACRIFICE A KING

The House of Stone

Return of the Foreseeing Propheseers

The Crops of Music

The Way of the Waves

The Stone Child

The Engine that Lost the Race

The Story of the River Red Continent

The Girl Who Wanted Two Things at Once

Chariot’s Return

The Wait for War

PART 10: THE SECRETS OF MAGIC

A Prelude to a Meeting of Magical Revelations

The Fallen Star

The Good Luck Seeds

The Statue with No Magic

How Monsters Work

The Also Truth

The Man with the Musical Body

The Power of Nothing

Why is the Sun Silent?

The Sun’s Story

PART 11: THE TRAGEDY BEGINS

The Convergence of Tales

PART 12: THE MAGICAL PLANET EARTH

The Life Lesson of King John the Cute

The King and the Butterfly

The Museum of History

The Shadows of Astronauts

The Happy Balloon

The Soul and the Photograph

The Legend of Gladys Poindexter

The Legend of Mamma Miller

The Pinocchio 2,000

The Magic of Butterflies

Memories of an Old Man

The Stranger and the Bubbles

The Imagination of Children

Return of the Original Monster

The Path to the Land of All Legends

The New Queen

The Perfect Warrior

The Prince and the Queen

Death and the Queen

The Perfect Death

PART 13: THE LOST FAIRY TALES

A Day without the Fates

The Seance Scoundrel

The Two Kings

Two Doors, Two Kings, and Two Questions

The Upside Down Airplane

The Fairy Tale Test

The Story Seeker

The Excavation

The Ancient Caves

The Land of the Lost

The Tale of Fire

The Tale of the Ancient Superhero

The Tale of the Searcher

The Imbalance

The Prince’s Choice

The Pebble that Broke the World

A Mother and Her Son

PART 14: THE BATTLE OF GREAT SACRIFICES

The Story of the Old Man

A Secret Is Born

The Magic of Earth

The King’s New Ally

The Battle for the King’s Soul

The Monster’s Lesson

A Tale of Two Sons

The Conclusion, Part 1: A Land Awakened

The Conclusion, Part 2: The Story of True Beauty

 

19 Responses to “Tickling Butterflies – Serialized Novel”

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  6. Standback Says:

    Is there any chance of an e-reader friendly version of these? I’m trying to follow, but whenever I miss a day or two, I find myself struggling to catch back up…

    • Guy Hasson Says:

      Hi Standback. Right now there isn’t a friendlier version. But with every article, you can always click on the previous one and the previous one to see what you’ve missed.
      I’m glad you’re enjoying the stories.

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