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The Lost Nishmas Brother

By Shaun Nishmas

The story of a Jewish man in a workcamp during the Great Depression.

Short Story | Updated Jun 3, 2010 | Reads: 12 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0

My True Story,

By Staacy

I was only 12 when this happened and im going to be scarred for life

Short Story | Updated May 31, 2010 | Reads: 57 | Comments: 1 | Likes: 1

My Sister Elinor  by Lady Midnight

My Sister Elinor

By Lady Midnight

The year is 1940. Young Adam's family had been torn apart, when his sister, Elinor, had made the mistake of going back to their home town in Germany. They had no knowledge of the concentration camps or the major racism of Germany, so she went. When Elinor never came home, everyone began to worry ...

Short Story | Updated May 28, 2010 | Reads: 149 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: wwii, jewish, pearlharbor, hitler

Half-Dead Gook by 99luftballons

Half-Dead Gook

By 99luftballons

A short story about the Vietnam War (1955-75) from the point-of-view of an American GI serving in Vietnam. Cuss words are retained for authenticity but I've censored them. Some influences: Tim O'Brien and Joseph Conrad. Some era-specific vocabulary explained: gook-derogatory term for Vietnamese e...

Short Story | Updated May 27, 2010 | Reads: 84 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: war, fiction, vietnam, vietnam, war

Crocophile by Austen Brauker


By Austen Brauker

A couple talks about what was important in their lives as chemtrails and military take over their neighborhood.

Short Story | Updated May 26, 2010 | Reads: 67 | Comments: 1 | Likes: 0
Tags: alchemy, magic, medicine, death, funny, killing, humor, indians, manistee, michigan, sleeping, bear, ottawa, benzie, grand, traverse, lighthouses, lakes, rivers, streams

The Flame Of Revenge

By Melanie Jones

For ten years Shiro has been slowly consumed by the flame of revenge and when that object of his hate appears before him, he doesn't hesitate to relieve himself of that fire. But what he expects to happen is different from what actually happens.

Short Story | Updated May 16, 2010 | Reads: 68 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0

Charlie And Mr. Hine by Hentechan

Charlie And Mr. Hine

By Hentechan

Based off the picture "Some of the so-called 'helpers' in a Georgia cotton mill" by Lewis W. Hine.

Short Story | Updated May 14, 2010 | Reads: 41 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0

Keeper Of The Mandylion by Chloe Amarosi

Keeper Of The Mandylion

By Chloe Amarosi

Balian Godfrey, one of the last Templar knights, is charged with guarding one of the most sacred holy objects in Christianity. It goes by many names, the Shroud of Turin, the Manylion, but many know it as the burial cloth with the imprinted face of Jesus Christ. Many will kill to possess it, and ...

Short Story | Updated May 13, 2010 | Reads: 60 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: templar, knights, adventure, hope, loyalty, mandylion, shroud, of, turin, faith

The Blue And White Greek Warrior

By F Djajasasmita

A Fiction Greek warrior

Short Story | Updated Apr 30, 2010 | Reads: 163 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 1
Tags: greek, mythology, fiction

Something Then Nothing

By Madame Wit 101

A young Haitian girl witnesses the effect of the earthquake in her home area.

Short Story | Updated Apr 30, 2010 | Reads: 289 | Comments: 1 | Likes: 1

His Pride

By Christinat

"Lock her up. I don't want such filth to be seen in front of the guests." She was found, frisking with Dalton, behind the greenhouse. Such behaviour, of a lady of her position, her background was unacceptable. Tongues were wagging, gossip was being spread. The only reason was to let his other da...

Short Story | Updated Apr 28, 2010 | Reads: 53 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: short, story

Turning Era by Eyes Of Life

Turning Era

By Eyes Of Life

I will be working more on this, as it was for a class I have, and did not have the time to fully work it to my likings. The story is of the Armenian Genocide, and follows a boy through his life during the time of the Genocide.

Short Story | Updated Apr 25, 2010 | Reads: 51 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: armenian, genocide, guns, life, realism, truth, empire, survive

A Birds Eye View

By ender411

Two blackbirds are perched and watching Brutus and Anthony give their speeches after the assassination of Julius Caesar. The birds are commenting.

Short Story | Updated Apr 24, 2010 | Reads: 75 | Comments: 1 | Likes: 12

The Holocaust Mashup

By Corndawg

I would call this a PG 13 kind of thing, but meh. This is a short story I did for my English class. It required me to add in all my 'vocabulary words'. I enjoyed writing it, so I decided to post it up. Note: I forget the translations of the foreign languages, but all translations are done using a...

Short Story | Updated Apr 23, 2010 | Reads: 110 | Comments: 2 | Likes: 1
Tags: holocaust, story, english, school, class, evil, vocabulary

The Eagle's Landing

By Hirschmann

Short introduction into the world of Roman Fiction based in part on fact.

Short Story | Updated Apr 22, 2010 | Reads: 50 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0

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