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The Well

By Michael Mccormick

A Vietnam war story.

Short Story | Updated Jul 12, 2014 | Reads: 68 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0

The Story Of Lady Glowlen

By Wekizator

A stor yabout a girl that find a secert kept from her in a coffee shop! Enjoy!

Short Story | Updated Jul 8, 2014 | Reads: 31 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: love, lord, lady, fantasy

The Czech Revolution by William Edmonson

The Czech Revolution

By William Edmonson

this is set in the middle of a uprising in the czech republic

Short Story | Updated Jul 6, 2014 | Reads: 24 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0

The Wish

By In Africa

The Wish I woke up to the screams of my neighbour, her washing had been stolen off the line , I still for the life of me cannot understand how we can do this to one another, most in our community live well below the breadline, but take the little from the little others have, tends to have become ...

Short Story | Updated Jul 4, 2014 | Reads: 37 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0

By The Shot Of A Gun

By Leomann

Just a short story I wrote in high school. Found it while perusing my old documents and thought it would be fun to throw out there--the old refuse. Whatever.

Short Story | Updated Jul 2, 2014 | Reads: 40 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: war, civil, war, high, school, writing, whatever, for, fun, short, story


By Vanir

A short story inspired by the Inheritance Cycle

Short Story | Updated Jun 28, 2014 | Reads: 15 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: elf, fantasy, history, folk, tale, story, human, old, death, sad, slow

Thoughts Are The Keys To The Hidden Doors by Peednus

Thoughts Are The Keys To The Hidden Doors

By Peednus

Once upon a time there was a great warrior Aegeus, the king of Athens. Athens is developing significantly with Aegeus's great vision. It is becoming the largest trade center of Greeks and growing into a position to command all other Greek islands with the most skilled and highly numbered navy. Wi...

Short Story | Updated Jun 21, 2014 | Reads: 33 | Comments: 3 | Likes: 0
Tags: greek, history, motivational, inspirational, mythology

A Soldier's Lament

By Tearing Newspapers

A small story I wrote a couple years back for class during our WWI section. It was greatly influenced by Erich Maria Remarque's All Quiet on the Western Front. It's followed by Lieutenant Colonel John McCrae's poem, 'In Flanders Fields' that also inspired it. It's a short story about a German s...

Short Story | Updated Jun 20, 2014 | Reads: 52 | Comments: 1 | Likes: 0
Tags: war, death, life, wwi, ruin, fear, poppies

Home Is Where The Heart Is by Pkn

Home Is Where The Heart Is

By Pkn

This piece is a multi-perspective fiction story of three completely different types of people in Afghanistan during a war. I hope you understand and enjoy it. Tip: Think about the story in connection with the title after you've read the story.

Short Story | Updated Jun 20, 2014 | Reads: 96 | Comments: 2 | Likes: 1
Tags: historical, fiction, afghanistan, suicide, bomber, fiction, short, story, war, multiperspective, multi, perspective, multi-perspective, history, soldiers, photographer, america


By sarit1046

Ruth and her brother Max struggle to survive in a Nazi concentration camp. When letters begin arriving from a mysterious source, is it indeed a miracle?

Short Story | Updated Jun 19, 2014 | Reads: 26 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: holocaust, nazi, wwi, letters, god, rabbi, death, camp, war

Time Bomb

By Daleybuttons

This is the last testament of Robert Floss, captain of the USS Orville. He was on a mission towards the Titanic, but what happens when he discovers something better left secret?

Short Story | Updated Jun 17, 2014 | Reads: 32 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0

(Complete Version) Tsuchi-Gumo Of Mt. Aoba by yayoi2014

(Complete Version) Tsuchi-Gumo Of Mt. Aoba

By yayoi2014

(This is the whole story, not a chapter) - While Taro was reading an old local story, he wondered what "dirt-spider" character means in the story. His father indicated that "dirt-spider" may be a metaphor of a certain group of people. Taro got interested in the story and those old people... He...

Short Story | Updated Jun 15, 2014 | Reads: 15 | Comments: 1 | Likes: 0
Tags: japan, traditional, historical, rural, legend, japan, sea, near, kyoto, mountain, emperor, fight

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: 69 | Comments: 5 | 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: 26 | 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: 53 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: historical, fiction, japan, rural, legend, traditional, story, folklore, dogs, country, border

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