THE ROYAL TIMELINE OF OZ

 

New Oz Tales

 

The Royal Publisher of Oz is happy to present exclusive, new and/or rare Oz stories for your enjoyment 

 

Except for noted parodies, the following are in harmony with the Sovereign Sixty

and the stories found on the Mainline Timeline of The Royal Timeline of Oz

 

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A King of Needles and Threads: An Oz Tale

by Nathan M. DeHoff

 

Now that he's been rescued and settled into his shop in the Emerald City, the former King of Oz, Pastoria II, ruminates on his new life with Pajuka, Humpy and Snips, as a tailor in the capital.

 

Alliance of the Elementals: An Oz Tale

by Nathan M. DeHoff

 

Dissatisfied at having been deposed by Tititi-Hoochoo, and angry that the Kaliko is establishing an official truce with Oz, Ruggedo summons a Fire Elemental. When he agrees to form a pact with Ruggedo to share half his kingdom if he will help him win back his throne, Ozma and the Wizard find themselves trapped in the Nome Kingdom by their powers!

 

The Banishment of Faleero: An Oz Tale

by Nathan M. DeHoff

 

Curiosity gets the better of the young Filera, and as she grows older, she continues to act in ways that are irresponsible.  But will the fairy be able to resist when she stumbles upon the home of a witch and discovers the lure of black magic?

 

Betsy Bobbin in Yartralia: An Oz Tale

by Nathan M. DeHoff

 

Carter Green, the Vegetable Man of Oz, and Betsy Bobbin embark upon an unusual quest to free a race from slavery in Yartralia. But when Betsy discovers that the enslaved in question are goblins, she is faced with a moral dilemma that will pit her against the King of Yartralia, who wants to marry her to his son!

 

The Broker's Mistake

by Aaron Solomon Adelman

 

Poem that shows what might be the back-story of a certain animal-character in Oz.  Featuring the Snark.

 

The Evil Author of Oz

by Aaron Solomon Adelman

 

The wickedly funny parody shows what happens when author and Oz fan Aaron Solomon Adelman attempts to rewrite Oz history in his image!  And scroll down for a "lost" fit from The Hunting of the Snark

 

From Oz to the Moon

by Nathan M. DeHoff

 

Sequel to The Enchanted Island of Oz sees David reunite with the camel Humpty and King Rupert, as the king decides to visit the moon by means of his magic vest!  Together with Yutu, the Rabbit of the Moon, they meet the Man in the Moon, whose wife has gone missing. 

 

The Goat Girls of Oz

by Nathan M. DeHoff

Including the original versions of Handy Mandy and the Jewels of Munchkenny and Prince Trelnor of Tralmia and the Olympians

When her friend Nox is magically spirited away by the spell of the witch Wunchie, Handy Mandy goes in search of the fabled Jewels of Munchkenny, which can restore him.  Unbeknownst to her, Prince Trelnor of Tralmia has been sent to search for those same jewels in order to win the hand of the Princes Niltia.  Their adventures will take them to strange peoples and places, including Star-Top Mountain to see the Wizard of Way-Up!

 

The Great Jinjin Epilogue

by Melody Grandy

 

Melody Grandy's short "The Great Jinjin Epilogue" is the conclusion to the story "The Great Jinjin" published in Oziana 2001 (and The Seven Blue Mountains of Oz: Book 3: Zim Greenleaf of Oz). Originally available on the Nonestica Yahoo online forum, it's now featured here.

 

The Hearts and Flowers of Oz

by Joe Bongiorno

 

A sequel to the Oziana 1985 story "Magic in the Kitchen," as well as a response to Ozma's actions in the Ruth Plumly Thompson book Ojo in Oz, "The Hearts and Flowers of Oz" helps reconcile the Ozma of Baum with the Ozma of Thompson. It also brings Thompson's Royal Baking Company booklets and "A Visit to Jelly Bean Island" into continuity.

 

How The Adventurers Returned Home

by Jared Davis

 

Ever wonder how the characters from the Queer Visitors from the Marvelous Land of Oz strips got back home? Wonder no more.  In Jared Davis' "How The Adventurers Returned Home," the conclusion to the Baum newspaper strips is finally told!

 

Jenny Jump's Adventures in Time and Space: An Oz Tale

by Nathan M. DeHoff

 

When Jenny Jump is sent into the past by a wicked fairy, she inadvertently slips and tells King Pastoria how to kill the Wicked Witches, changing history so that she ends up Queen of Oz! This updated and expanded version includes the history of Jenny Jump's fascinating and unusual past, as well as her connection to the Jenny Jump Mountains!

 

Kabumpo and the Rain King: An Oz Tale

by Nathan M. DeHoff

 

The Rain King has lost his Rain Stick, leaving it up to his niece Polychrome, Kabumpo the Elegant Elephant, Woot the Wanderer, and the Thunderbird Wakhiya to travel to the Desert of Ho-Taro  to find it.  Along the way, they meet Imhotep the Jackal, a lazy lizard and two-headed guardian from The Hidden Valley of Oz.

 

Muppets in Oz

by Richard Paul Smyers

 

No relation to the TV-movie with Ashanti! When Kermit and his nephew Robin arrive in Oz, nothing will ever be the same again!  See if you can figure out who the special guest star is that Ozma whipped up for the show.

 

The Oranges Ogres in Oz

by Nathan M. DeHoff and Joe Bongiorno

From the lands south of Oz, a large raiding tribe of ogres accidentally stumbles upon an underwater passage that leads into Oz. When their leader Citros sees a picture of the Emerald City, he leads his army to conquer and enslave its people.

 

Prelude

by Jeff Rester

 

A tale of remorse and madness, Jeff Rester's "Prelude" is a chilling lead-in to a much longer forthcoming work, Death Comes to Oz, that reveals the heretofore untold story of a certain character from Baum's books who chose not to stay in Oz!

 

Reddy and Willing: The Adventures of Jair in Oz

by Nathan M. DeHoff

 

Like Brownies, the Reddies were a race of diminutive peoples first told about in Jack Pumpkinhead in Oz.  How they later became human-sized is told for the first time here, as well as the story of the fourth sister of Blinkie and the Jinxland witches!

 

Revolt of the Scalawagons: An Oz Tale

by Nathan M. DeHoff

 

When the sapient cars called Scalawagons start acting strangely, the Wizard goes to investigate, only to discover the Emerald City surrounded, and a sinister mind behind the Scalawagons' revolt.

 

Rix and His Friends in Oz

An Original Script by Ann Seeger

When a lonely boy finds a djinn named Jinsy in bottle, he releases him and wishes to go to the most pleasant place in the world, and ends up in Oz.  There he meets Dorothy and the Sawhorse, and discovers that he's not the only one whose lonely and misunderstood.

 

Ruggedo and the School of Magic: An Oz Tale

by Nathan M. Dehoff

 

How did the Nome King Ruggedo regain his magical powers? And how did the Magic Belt regain its power over wood?  These questions and more are answered in this story that takes place after The Emerald City of Oz.

 

The Search for Soob: An Oz Tale

by Nathan M. DeHoff

 

How did the Silence Stone (from The Gnome King of Oz) come to be, and why isn't working?  These are the questions the Wizard and Number Nine ask themselves as they trace the mysterious object to its source, the Sorcerer Soob.  The Wogglebug, Sawhorse, Himself the Elf, Scraps and Jack Pumpkinhead go off to find this missing sorcerer in a strange land east of the Shifting Sands.

 

The Triumph of the Wicked Witch of the West

by Nathan M. DeHoff

 

Not all is good and green in the aftermath of Lurline's enchantment of Oz, as the royal couple soon find out when the Wicked Witch of the West begins blazing a path through the Winkie Country consolidating power.

 

The Wizard of Aurissau: An Oz Tale

by Nathan M. DeHoff

 

When the Wizard departs Oz by balloon on that fateful day Dorothy was left behind, he didn't quite make it back to Omaha.  This new story shows what happened when he came crashing down in Aurissa in Nonestica.

 

More Oz Stories to Come!

 

Note: Two of the novellas originally available here have since been published in book form. You can find Time Travelers in Oz by Paul Dana, the sequel The Lost Boy of Oz, a formerly unpublished sequel, and a new short story together in the book The Law of Oz and Other Stories (available for purchase here!)

 

 

 

 

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