Short stories by Peter S. Beagle
Listing 4 stories.
A woman decides to invite Death to her party, but is surprised by Death's request of her.
A member of a card-playing club must confront her bridge partner after the woman constantly whispers that she will kill her.
A moral judge whose courtroom decisions are sometimes aided by the supernatural judgements of a unicorn must choose between his desire for a beautiful young thief, and his determination to be morally worthy of the unicorn.
A young girl sets out to find a king who will kill the griffin that is terrorizing her small village.