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Life Of The Hesperides by Heathermander

Life Of The Hesperides

By Heathermander

Aerika and her two sisters must protect the golden apples when Ladon, the Hundred-headed drakon, falls into a deep sleep. Meanwhile Hermes gets a taste of his own medicine.

Book | Updated Aug 31, 2015 | Reads: 0 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: greek, history, fiction

Measuring The World by Jolyonhallows

Measuring The World

By Jolyonhallows

Christopher Columbus proved the world was round? Not even close.

Miscellaneous | Updated Aug 25, 2015 | Reads: 3 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: historical, fiction

A Place To Spend The Night by Hyperforce

A Place To Spend The Night

By Hyperforce

A young man arrives in 1960s San Francisco and has an experience that he would never forget.

Short Story | Updated Aug 22, 2015 | Reads: 31 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: short, story, friendship, mature, misc, historical, fiction, fiction

Souls Rest - The Soul Of A Wolf Chapter:1

By Kingvargr

A piece I'm working on in the historical fiction genre

Novel | Updated Aug 21, 2015 | Reads: 4 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: historical, fiction, fiction, fantasy, magic, norse, viking

The Good Doctor by Danielgparker

The Good Doctor

By Danielgparker

In the final months of World War Two, Germany staggers toward defeat. Maria Hanselman, one of the only female surgeons in the country, is forced into duty by the SS when doctors near the front are found dead or missing. While she works to save Germany’s soldiers, she must keep from losing ...

Book | Updated Aug 19, 2015 | Reads: 4 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: historical, fiction, military, writing, war, nazis, germany

Queen Jane

By Keyzer Soze

Inspired and based on the famous English ballad- "The Death of Queen Jane", performed by Oscar Isaac in " Inside Llewyn Davis."

Short Story | Updated Aug 19, 2015 | Reads: 20 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: historical, fiction, fiction, love, suffering, death

Of Gods And Men

By Zerohawk

A creative non-fiction take on the days just before the beginning of The Crusades.

Short Story | Updated Aug 17, 2015 | Reads: 25 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: historical, fiction, knights, the, crusades, old, english

Second Sight

By Pwl

Two twin boys in 1906 learn the grass might be greener on the other side. A picture speaks a thousand words, but one word can conjure a thousand images. I hope the writing reflects a time period both familiar and alien to 21st century senses.

Short Story | Updated Aug 11, 2015 | Reads: 31 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: historical, fiction, youth, culture, twins, brothers

The Memoirs Of Captain Kenner Chapter:2

By John Mason

With his own memoirs Captain Kenner takes us on an adventure spanning two world wars and a few scrapes in between

Novel | Updated Aug 6, 2015 | Reads: 9 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: historical, fiction, navy, war, memoirs, adventure, seaman, captain

The Memoirs Of Captain Kenner Chapter:1

By John Mason

With his own memoirs Captain Kenner takes us on an adventure spanning two world wars and a few scrapes in between

Novel | Updated Aug 5, 2015 | Reads: 14 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: historical, fiction, navy, war, memoirs, adventure, seaman, captain

Hollow Death In The Lying Cold Coal

By Makwiesel

A not-so-happy story of one of my earliest memories. Names changed to protect the not-so-innocent.

Short Story | Updated Aug 4, 2015 | Reads: 21 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: memoir, abuse, childhood, memory, midwest, past, coal, sad, beating, survival

The Emissary by Philoxenus

The Emissary

By Philoxenus

This story tries to imagine what it was like to be persecuted by Christians after they won control of the Roman Empire. It is set near the end of the fourth century CE and describes the destruction of the great Library of Alexandria.

Short Story | Updated Aug 4, 2015 | Reads: 25 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: alexandria, roman, empire, hypatia, 391ce, christian, persecution

The First Dance Of The Tic Tac Kid

By Makwiesel

This is a short story describing a young man's first high school dance. It doesn't go quite as he expected, except that it really does.

Short Story | Updated Aug 3, 2015 | Reads: 31 | Comments: 2 | Likes: 1
Tags: teen, struggle, confidence, romance, angst, tic-tacs, 80s

My Queen

By Roxie Ruiz

'Who am I but a mere pawn in society? she interrupted scornfully. You might as well end my life right here. Do as I say soldier raise that sword at your side and end my misery.''

Short Story | Updated Aug 2, 2015 | Reads: 22 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0

A Bad Omen by Wyatt Collins

A Bad Omen

By Wyatt Collins

Early one morning, colonial American pioneer Daniel Webber leaves his wife Abigail for a regular hunting trip. His jaunt takes a tragic turn when his worst fears are realized.

Short Story | Updated Jul 28, 2015 | Reads: 65 | Comments: 2 | Likes: 2
Tags: colonial, america, frontier, frontiersman, mountain, man, hunting, kentucky, rifle, daniel, webber, webber, daniel, cabin, log, cabin, tragedy, indians, indian, native


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