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The Spectre In The House by Kittyflare

The Spectre In The House

By Kittyflare

25 years old Kristy Lohyl prefers to indulge in the life of music and singing, but when her family died in an accident, she is forced to be the head of the Lohyls. However, she is unwilling to do so, because as she becomes the family head, a great betrayal act is about to begin- for their allies ...

Short Story | Updated Nov 8, 2014 | Reads: 58 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 1

Appomattox by Erbro

Appomattox

By Erbro

A short story about the surrender at Appomattox Courthouse. General Robert E. Lee of the Confederates surrendered to General Ulysses S. Grant (whose real name was actually Hiram Ulysses Grant) on April 9th, 1865. This is my rendition of both General Grant and General Lee's emotions that day.

Short Story | Updated Nov 3, 2014 | Reads: 67 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: history, appomattox, civil, war

Atomic Sandbox by Riovocci

Atomic Sandbox

By Riovocci

It's 1958 in Nevada, and Lorrie, the wife of a bank robber, unintentionally meets her husband's partner, who intends to get his cut from the last job. However, their meeting corresponds with another plot that reshapes the small town of Beatie.

Short Story | Updated Oct 30, 2014 | Reads: 83 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: fiction, death, romance, western, bomb, drugs

The Lone Shepherd

By The Knight

A Shepherd who wanders the vast sands, encounters a girl in need of faith, with their fate sealed in order to bring a peace, in a city full of fiends.

Short Story | Updated Oct 28, 2014 | Reads: 57 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: fantasy, philosophy, journey

A Maldicao De Artur Parte 1 - Silencio Por Nuno Carvalho

By Nuno Carvalho

Esta é a primeira parte de uma série de capítulos que irão retratar a minha interpretação da Lenda do Rei Artur e o Ciclo do Santo Graal.

Short Story | Updated Oct 28, 2014 | Reads: 19 | Comments: 1 | Likes: 1

A-Se-Quu-I: Free by Annamarie Ciccarello

A-Se-Quu-I: Free

By Annamarie Ciccarello

Nothing could be worse than now for the Cherokee nation. As the "Removal Act" is evoked into being, a young Cherokee girl wonders how a president, while raising a young Cherokee boy of his own, be so destructive in his actions towards Native Americans. Through these trials she must learn how to c...

Short Story | Updated Oct 28, 2014 | Reads: 26 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0

Chocolate Fingerprints

By Dana fitzer3

This is about my fake child.

Short Story | Updated Oct 25, 2014 | Reads: 70 | Comments: 1 | Likes: 1
Tags: child, abuse, therapist, humor

Once I Was A Cowboy

By Shonaeh

We've all heard of Billy the Kid. But do you know who he really is? Please leave a comment, good or bad.

Short Story | Updated Oct 23, 2014 | Reads: 106 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0

Excerpts From The Journal Of Earnest T. Carbuncle

By Sicparvismagna

Short excerpts from the journal of a young man, Earnest, during the California Gold Rush.

Short Story | Updated Oct 23, 2014 | Reads: 34 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: california, gold, rush, historical, fiction

The Church

By Rosie Poole

Short story of a war and the symbols that grow from its consequences.

Short Story | Updated Oct 16, 2014 | Reads: 74 | Comments: 1 | Likes: 2
Tags: short, story, church, war

Frances Damico  by Joshua Lundquest

Frances Damico

By Joshua Lundquest

The description of a cold, and calculated mob boss.

Short Story | Updated Oct 14, 2014 | Reads: 15 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: mobster, description, early, 1900's

The Martyr

By Normalwriter

A story of a young man in a revolution. His journey, and his legend.

Short Story | Updated Oct 10, 2014 | Reads: 126 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: revolution, excitement, adventure, courage, short, story, sad

Alistar's Adventures

By Animemeowotaku

I wrote this story for a class I am in. I enjoyed making it. Alistair is a boy who traveled with his father in business and had written on how the 13 original colonies looked like in his perspective.

Short Story | Updated Oct 7, 2014 | Reads: 58 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: history, geography, fiction

The Lowly Chair Mender by Margaret Snowdon

The Lowly Chair Mender

By Margaret Snowdon

Maria Calvert is a poor, lonely chair mender and is struggling to survive, with no hope for the future. Winter and summer alike she tramps from place to place, calling at dwellings in isolated places with her timid knock and faint, mournful cry of 'Chairs to mend!' When she calls at Hillview Far...

Short Story | Updated Oct 4, 2014 | Reads: 84 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 1
Tags: fiction, historical

HEMNA- An Untold Tragedy by Damian Vincent Henry

HEMNA- An Untold Tragedy

By Damian Vincent Henry

The story is about a young Jewish boy trying to find his identity. He has been a son, and an orphan, a slave and a cast away. And in all the pain and torment he faced, he gained a friend, not expecting one who would turn out to become a brother. Furthermore the story is about accepting change, ad...

Short Story | Updated Oct 4, 2014 | Reads: 110 | Comments: 2 | Likes: 0
Tags: nazi, jews, holocaust, racism, tragedy, gas, chambers, pain, violence


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