Theodore Emelior Beem

Lucas Merriweather Buford, you have an overdue library book and I'm coming for you!

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Theodore Emelior Beem (AKA TE Beem)  is the assistant librarian at the Gearford Science and Technology Library. Though, just a librarian with a home in Mayberry, Theodore aspires to something more. We are introduced to TE Beem in the story Excelsior, when he launches an airship out of his home.

When reading the "Curious Tale of Theodore Emelior Beem, the stories are best read in the following order:

1) Excelsior (Origin Story; Airship Flash Fiction)

2) A Constable's Dilemma

3) First Flight (Prequel #1)

4) Indomitable (Prequel #2)

5) The Hero of Deepwater Bay (Prequel #3; Mourning Flash Fiction)

6) The Man with the Calico Cat (Prequel #4)

7) Curiosity Almost Killed the Librarian (Prequel #5)

8) The Mystery of Fox Hollow (Prequel #6)

9) The Gang of Misbegottens (Prequel #7)

The following stories are outside of the above story arc:

1) A Library Fine Comes Due (Horror Flash Fiction)

2) Dinner is Served (Food Flash Fiction)

For additional background information on Theodore Emelior Beem, including a soundtrack of music for the above stories, go to Theodore Emelior Beem: The Multimedia Challenge

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Three Days in Gearford

by Theodore Emelior Beem

It's three days before Gearford Day and the city is preparing to celebrate. A parade is planned and the Prime Minister will be in attendance. There is also a plot afoot that could literally blow the city apart. As the plot unfolds, Constable Julia Vane employs every tool at her disposal and even calls upon the librarian Theodore Beem with his airship Excelsior for assistance. Will they be able to respond in time?

Flash Fiction Challenge: What If...

by Lieutenant Joel Arnett and Theodore Emelior Beem

A writing prompt based off the new hit Marvel series "What If".  Write a non-cannon story around the prompt "What if...?"


10th Anniversary Video

by Lucas Merriweather Buford, Phinneus Caractacus Cromwell, Abigail Beatrix Cormac, Captain Leo Swift, Astrid Westergaard, Lieutenant Joel Arnett, The Emperor of Prush, Ely Ograg, Gilbert Melker Wrathchild, Theodore Emelior Beem, and Lady Serena Delgado

Members and Friends of our community celebrate our 10th anniversary


The Hero of Deepwater Bay (Part III of the Adventures of Young Theodore)

by Theodore Emelior Beem

This is the third story that follows the adventures of young Theodore Beem. It takes place after the events in the story, Indomitable. In this tale, young Theodore learns about the identify of his friend Willy, the old man who had befriended him when life had been at its lowest ebb.

This flash fiction was written for the Loss and Mourning Challenge.