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The Chamber Of Sin

By Michael Schmidt

The first part to a story about a girl who is the victim of a rigid society.

Short Story | Updated Mar 11, 2014 | Reads: 35 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 1

Trial By Fire (Or, Fury In Flames)

By Danawjones

A woman is brought before the Spanish Inquisition after an Arch-Bishop dies in a mysterious fire. She has no memory of the incident, or of much of her past. Is something else at work? Can this

Short Story | Updated Mar 10, 2014 | Reads: 64 | Comments: 1 | Likes: 0
Tags: historical, fiction, inquisition, supernatural, fire, witch, magic, spain, history

Penniless And Poor

By l1ghtningst0rm

During the 19th and early 20th Centuries, women had no influence or power over their own lives. Even women born into a privileged lifestyle were given no choice or freedom of speech. Women born into poverty were the worst treated in this society. There was a strict class division. All money in t...

Short Story | Updated Mar 8, 2014 | Reads: 56 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: early, 20th, century, prose, pain, suffering, poverty

Fungus Island

By Alexander Thompson

a captains ship is torpedoed by a U-boat and he goes to an island only this island sank along time ago

Short Story | Updated Feb 25, 2014 | Reads: 58 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0

Custom Epilogue To The Crucible by Mael

Custom Epilogue To The Crucible

By Mael

I was digging through some old archives and found this little guy hiding in the corner. This was an old assignment for one of my English classes. The assignment was to create an epilogue for the play "The Crucible" based on the perspective of one of the characters. I'm actually surprised at ho...

Short Story | Updated Feb 22, 2014 | Reads: 7 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: play, crucible, witch, trials, puritans

A Mission Cannot Be Done by Gitee

A Mission Cannot Be Done

By Gitee

Eros sent by his mother, Aphrodite the goddess of love to accomplish a hard mission that Eros cannot do it, so how will he save himself from his mother's anger and his duty?

Short Story | Updated Feb 21, 2014 | Reads: 60 | Comments: 18 | Likes: 6

Superstition

By Jo Doe

General Lafayette visits his wife's chambers a year after her death. Hearing of a peculiar superstition said to bring back a loved one, he is eager to make an attempt to see his fair wife again. (inspired by actual history)

Short Story | Updated Feb 15, 2014 | Reads: 35 | Comments: 2 | Likes: 0
Tags: historical, fiction, fanfiction, marquis, de, lafayette, adrienne, de, lafayette, death, superstition, love

Journal Entry: 15th September 1856 by Kinnixk

Journal Entry: 15th September 1856

By Kinnixk

A diary entry from Anna Bolivia-Turner, a French seamstress.

Short Story | Updated Feb 15, 2014 | Reads: 30 | Comments: 1 | Likes: 0
Tags: diary, france, anna

Vital Symposium

By Adamaristotle

I wrote Vital Symposium in a class I took at UCLA. Writing it was a great experience. Do you know who the stranger is from the story??? Feedback is welcome :)

Short Story | Updated Feb 9, 2014 | Reads: 26 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: short, story, socrates, greece, ancient, greece, aristophanes

A Question Of Faith

By susieq666

In a village in England, a blacksmith ponders the unanswerable question. Do animals have souls? Do they go to heaven? He never expected to care, until he took on a dog that he didn't really want.

Short Story | Updated Feb 9, 2014 | Reads: 65 | Comments: 1 | Likes: 1
Tags: olde, england, blacksmith, dog, heaven

Only The Land Knows

By The Reluctant Scribe

Ponde has turn 12 but is not looking forward to his initiation ceremony. Little does he know that he will link the past with the present.

Short Story | Updated Feb 1, 2014 | Reads: 98 | Comments: 1 | Likes: 2
Tags: historical, fiction

Lady Of The Lake

By Artie

The story based in the Medieval Period, tells of a young boy crying on a bank to the local lake. When he calls on a creature of the lake, in the form of a beautiful young woman.

Short Story | Updated Feb 1, 2014 | Reads: 116 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: sorrow, england, medieval

Waiting For The High Varnish

By Michael Sullivan

Clem Wiggum and the crew of local freight, wait for a train.

Short Story | Updated Jan 29, 2014 | Reads: 24 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0

Abitazione

By Codeviolet

A soldier's homecoming.

Short Story | Updated Jan 27, 2014 | Reads: 48 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0

August 1971

By Codeviolet

A soldier returns home from the war.

Short Story | Updated Jan 27, 2014 | Reads: 120 | Comments: 2 | Likes: 0


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