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A Short History Of Colour by Chris Green

A Short History Of Colour

By Chris Green

If you are old enough you may remember when the world was monochrome and how over a decade it burst into colour. You may have noticed too that colour comes and goes.

Short Story | Updated Jun 8, 2014 | Reads: 50 | Comments: 4 | Likes: 0
Tags: unreliable, history, autobiography

The Saga Of Eyolf Einarson by Eyolf Einarson

The Saga Of Eyolf Einarson

By Eyolf Einarson

The life story of a 9th century raider from Denmark, written for a Year 8 SOSE Assignment. When Eyolf's parents die, he is sent to live with his hated Uncle. With His best friend Illugi by his side and as much determination as any child has had before or since, he goes on to forge his name in l...

Short Story | Updated Jun 6, 2014 | Reads: 23 | Comments: 1 | Likes: 0
Tags: vikings, fiction, saga, 9th, century, adventure, action, history

Dog Stones by yayoi2014

Dog Stones

By yayoi2014

Once upon a time, there were two countries along the sea. They were always fighting over the border. One day, a person suggested to pick up a dog from each country and let them fight... rural traditional story, 354 words.

Short Story | Updated Jun 1, 2014 | Reads: 42 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: historical, fiction, japan, rural, legend, traditional, story, folklore, dogs, country, border

The American Journey Of Mel And Corny by Conlan

The American Journey Of Mel And Corny

By Conlan

Melissa is a free-spirited, 19 year old woman who feels oppressed in the old east. She finds freedom in traveling, and learns much along the way. The setting alternates between the 1880's and 1910-20's in terms of mannerisms and the K.K.K., so please do not be perturbed by the inconsistencies.

Short Story | Updated May 30, 2014 | Reads: 53 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: wild, west, old, west, western, women's, rights, racism, k.k.k., kkk, travel, america, american

Gaj Julije Cezar

By caesar234

Gaius Iulius Caesar is one of the most well-known people in history.

Short Story | Updated May 28, 2014 | Reads: 12 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: sanja, graz, lovro, preprotnik, history, battle

The Last Breath by Artiaratahi

The Last Breath

By Artiaratahi

Tutankhamun is a Pharaoh and ruler of the city of Tell el Armana near the banks of the Nile. He is silently in fear as there are signs of a murderer lurking in the halls of his palace. Tutankhamun ihides his fear in order to continue his role as Pharaoh.

Short Story | Updated May 27, 2014 | Reads: 52 | Comments: 1 | Likes: 0
Tags: #tutankhamun, #ancientegypt, #historicalfiction, #pharaoh, #murder, #assassination, #ruler

Silent Knight

By Jelloakasire

“You all look exactly the same, oh I’m sick of it!”

Short Story | Updated May 26, 2014 | Reads: 14 | Comments: 1 | Likes: 0
Tags: black, knight, noble, real, people, reality, facade, fake, truth, humility, humble, mercy, meek, silent

The Waterfall Of Hundred Feet by yayoi2014

The Waterfall Of Hundred Feet

By yayoi2014

A woman was living near a waterfall. One day, when she was in the waiting room of an ophthalmologist, she heard someone call her saying her eyes will become better if... 416 words.

Short Story | Updated May 25, 2014 | Reads: 18 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0

The Moment Of Truth by Crimson Star Locket

The Moment Of Truth

By Crimson Star Locket

In the year of 1864, Catherine Marshall's parents chose a suitor for her to marry, whose name is Peter Clark. Now, during their wedding ceremony, in Catherine's mind she doesn't want to marry Peter. Will Catherine be available to break off the marriage, or will she be a good little wife bounded t...

Short Story | Updated May 24, 2014 | Reads: 70 | Comments: 12 | Likes: 4
Tags: arrange, marriage, hate, 1864, wedding, men, are, all, wolves, gap, of, age, facade, short, story, contest, a, not, so, happy

Moment Of Truth by Crimson Star Locket

Moment Of Truth

By Crimson Star Locket

In the year of 1864, Catherine Marshall's parents chose a suitor for her to marry, whose name is Peter Clark. Now, during their wedding ceremony, in Catherine's mind she doesn't want to marry Peter or have anything to do with him. Will Catharine be available to break off the marriage, or will she...

Short Story | Updated May 24, 2014 | Reads: 16 | Comments: 1 | Likes: 1
Tags: arrange, marriage, hate, 1864, wedding, men, are, all, wolves, gap, of, age, facade, short, story, contest, a, not, so, happy

The Diary Of Jodie Smith  by kw156766

The Diary Of Jodie Smith

By kw156766

Step into the world of a just turned fourteen year old girl named Jodie Smith. Jodie Smith got ripped away from her family on her birthday and sent to an abusive, strict, do or die concentration camp called Auschwitz. Grab your bag of popcorn and prepare yourself to get your heart broken and wa...

Short Story | Updated May 24, 2014 | Reads: 170 | Comments: 43 | Likes: 13
Tags: holocaust, terrible, abuse, evil, mean, death, think, escape, hate, loathe, despise, girl, sister, friend, guard, beat, tears, happy, sad, cry

Toys Are Expensive

By Bluerand

Just  a little bit more, thought the boy, as he inched further to the right, straining to keep the store in sight. The store. He watched as parent after parent walked out, holding large bulging bags in their hands. The poor couldn't help but stare. Heaps upon heaps of all the toys a child c...

Short Story | Updated May 24, 2014 | Reads: 13 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0

The Day My Hope Died by l1ghtningst0rm

The Day My Hope Died

By l1ghtningst0rm

I wrote this as a piece of English coursework, but unfortunately I have to cut my 1,919 word essay down to 800 words. I was really happy with my essay as it was, so here is the uncut, unlimited version of 5 year old Hallie Baker's experiences. I tried to capture how a five year old would have fel...

Short Story | Updated May 22, 2014 | Reads: 24 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: 9/11, devastation, historical, fiction, prose

Son Of A Whaler by Srihari

Son Of A Whaler

By Srihari

Do you think animals have feelings?????

Short Story | Updated May 22, 2014 | Reads: 18 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 1
Tags: whale, feelings, hunting, whaler, ship

White Pigeon

By Jelloakasire

My father has a deep hatred for the Japanese for their genocide at Nanjing and their of occupation Taiwan in World War II. My father’s father’s father, a mainland Chinese, he died from blows of a Japanese’s boots to his head. Kicked to death. His greater hatred comes from the...

Short Story | Updated May 16, 2014 | Reads: 25 | Comments: 2 | Likes: 0
Tags: taiwan, japan, world, war, ii, two, letter, exchange, white, pigeon, bird, friend, friendship, foreign


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