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A Collection of 5 Short Stories:
1) Lost Princess: A brash, mysterious adventurer arrives in a certain town and hears that a really pretty lady's younger sister has been kidnapped by a monster. Soon enough, he's off to rescue the girl, and hopefully impress her pretty older sister!
2) Yomikiriban Kekkaishi: A teenage boy has a supernatural heritage. He specializes in dealing with demons, but he balances his duties with more ordinary interests. When his neighbor, Hana, goes missing, it will be up to him to find her!
3) Fake: A boy has a supernatural left hand that can paint a fake of anything. That goes for paintings and even actual objects. However, the fakes dissolve not long after they are created. He loves painting, but, because of his power, he has to paint using only his right hand. He can use his ability both to help others, and for personally justifiable art crime...
4) Birthday: When Hiroshi was little, he used to say that heroes were cool. On his 15th birthday, his overenthusiastic parents got an extraordinary present for him. It's an item that will turn him into a hero, though in a way he has never wanted!
5) Yami no Naka: Two adventurers come to a village full of creepily enthusiastic townspeople, who encourage them to go and vanquish a monster. But do the townspeople really want them to kill a monster, or are they just setting them up as a sacrifice? [tethysdust]