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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: 16 | 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: 26 | 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: 25 | 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

Hachibei Koura Repaid A Fisherman For His Kindness by yayoi2014

Hachibei Koura Repaid A Fisherman For His Kindness

By yayoi2014

Once upon a time there was a hard-working fisherman. One day, he met a fox who always fools people... 528 words.

Short Story | Updated May 10, 2014 | Reads: 26 | Comments: 1 | Likes: 0
Tags: historical, fiction, legend, asia, japan, local, fox, prank, fisherman, village, castle, lord, samurai

9/11 The Disaster

By reaper666jordan

This is my short story about 9/11. It is dedicated to all the suvivors and people who perished in the attack.

Short Story | Updated May 8, 2014 | Reads: 78 | Comments: 2 | Likes: 0

He Who Controls The Military, Controls The World

By Meltrosz

The people were enjoying peace, even when they were under the control of the Three Superpowers of the world. However, one nation decided to destroy this balance for the sake of their personal gain. Learn how the traitors of the world became heroes and finally kings of the world.

Short Story | Updated May 3, 2014 | Reads: 42 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: satire, parody, history, conspiracy

The Kannon-Sama In A White Coat by yayoi2014

The Kannon-Sama In A White Coat

By yayoi2014

Once upon a time, there was an old woman who was living with a grandson. One day, the grandson got ill... 260 words

Short Story | Updated May 3, 2014 | Reads: 25 | Comments: 4 | Likes: 0

Conspiracy Of The Dragon

By Joe Reister

China starts World War I.

Short Story | Updated Apr 30, 2014 | Reads: 36 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0

Freedom At Last

By p3anut

This was my social studies homework so yeah. Laurenz always lived behind the Berlin Wall. He was always watched, always guarded, always on some form of lockdown. He could only imagine how wonderful his cousin's life is. That is until his father and brother take him for a wild ride that may last l...

Short Story | Updated Apr 29, 2014 | Reads: 85 | Comments: 3 | Likes: 0
Tags: short, story, historical, fiction, social, studies, homework, cold, war, berlin, wall, iron, curtain, eastern, germany, east, berlin, escaping, the, wall

Adolf's Betrayal

By Chivalry

A Nazi soldier provides a fresh look at Nazi Germany and shows that being on a certain side of the war does not necessarily make someone good or evil.

Short Story | Updated Apr 29, 2014 | Reads: 78 | Comments: 2 | Likes: 2
Tags: wwii, hitler, betrayal, historic, fiction, subversion, thriller, suspense

HUSH NOW, MARVIN

By Sm Tatha

'I feel like I'm drifting away,like I'm not part of this world anymore'

Short Story | Updated Apr 26, 2014 | Reads: 41 | Comments: 5 | Likes: 2
Tags: child, labour, human, misery, cruelty

A Fox Of Shin-Kawa by yayoi2014

A Fox Of Shin-Kawa

By yayoi2014

Once upon a time, there was an old man. One night, he was walking down a way home from a local wedding party. When he came to Shin-kawa (new river), he heard someone call him… – 386 words.

Short Story | Updated Apr 26, 2014 | Reads: 22 | Comments: 2 | Likes: 0
Tags: legend, traditional, rural, japan, folklore, fox, old, man

The Lost Malaysia Airlines  by flwrflorence18

The Lost Malaysia Airlines

By flwrflorence18

This story is in perspective of a little girl who was on the lost Malaysia airlines(my imagination). She was very little to understand most of the things that were happening on board around her and all that she has been through with that ‘little’ heart of her. I just came up with th...

Short Story | Updated Apr 25, 2014 | Reads: 43 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: death, plane, crash, feelings, little, girl

 Josei To Kashi No Ki: The Woman And The Oak Tree by Thefarbeyond

Josei To Kashi No Ki: The Woman And The Oak Tree

By Thefarbeyond

She Waited day after day, year after year at the old Oak tree.

Short Story | Updated Apr 23, 2014 | Reads: 14 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0


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