Oroflex (Patent Pending)

Oroflex (Patent Pending)

Oroflex (Patent Pending)

Short Story by Dayle A. Dermatis



“Once upon a time, I was SO screwed…”

When Princess’s boss promises a client that Princess can make Oroflex (bendy gold wire)—which she can’t—Princess turns to her colleague Bob (not his real name) the Dwarf for help.

Unfortunately, Bob’s help comes with a price: a date.

And it just gets worse from there…

A clever alchemical take on a classic fairy tale, “Oroflex (Patent Pending)” shows why bestselling author Dayle A. Dermatis has been called one of the best writers working today!


Called “one of the best writers working today” by bestselling author Dean Wesley Smith, Dayle A. Dermatis is the author or coauthor of seven novels and more than a hundred short stories in multiple genres, including the first seven Uncollected Anthology anthologies and the forthcoming urban fantasy novel _Ghosted_. She is a founding member of the Uncollected Anthology project. A recent transplant to the wild greenscapes of the Pacific Northwest, in her spare time she follows Styx around the country and travels the world, which inspires her writing. To find out where she is today and to sign up for her newsletter (and get free fiction!), check out