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Francine (Rpg) by Rgilham

Francine (Rpg)

By Rgilham

Descartes' only daughter Francine was to perish of scarlet fever when she was just five years old. But legend tells of a second Francine, an automaton constructed by Descartes, in imitation of his deceased daughter...

Short Story | Updated Apr 5, 2011 | Reads: 509 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: descartes, rene, descartes, francine, philosophy, automata, automaton, cogito, ergo, sum

In The Shadow Of Cedars (Part Two)

By Cp Dawson

Can Samir Najwa escape Hezbollah forces before it's too late!

Short Story | Updated Apr 4, 2011 | Reads: 47 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0

Titanic's Only Journey

By Autumns Legend

About a newly Wed couple who ride on the Titanic in search for a new beginning. When Bridget realizes theres better people in the world than her husband, Their marraige sinks along with the great ship. Just Simple Story wrote for class.

Short Story | Updated Apr 4, 2011 | Reads: 374 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: titanic, love, maraige, bridget, sinking-ship, class

When Did You Last See Your Father?

By kimmurphy42

A boy is being questioned about the whereabouts of his father, set sometime during the English Civil War.

Short Story | Updated Apr 2, 2011 | Reads: 98 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: civil-war, children, father, family, brother, war, questions

The Unseen Enemy

By ck39

An American military man escapes Nevada area 51 and infetrates at the cape town lodge of the President, were he is staying for a short time, informing him of the coming disaster of our world................

Short Story | Updated Mar 29, 2011 | Reads: 67 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: fiction, aliens, conspiracy, invasion


By Frank Ramtahal

This is a fictitious story of a flock of egrets that lived on some agriculture lands owned by a firm. The egrets found out that the firm wanted to develop the lands and erected a building so they collaborated with a cow to attack a group of men from the firm. The men felt embarrassed and drove ...

Short Story | Updated Mar 26, 2011 | Reads: 125 | Comments: 2 | Likes: 5
Tags: ownership, freedom, revolution, development, education, struggle, humour

In The Shadow Of Cedars by Cp Dawson

In The Shadow Of Cedars

By Cp Dawson

The small country of Lebanon has long been a rose between thorns--wedged in the middle of all sorts of politcal and religious tensions. This recently was exemplified in the 2006 Lebanon war, which is the focus of this historical fiction account describing the adventures of a single American repor...

Short Story | Updated Mar 24, 2011 | Reads: 70 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0

Our Town Act III

By Feywolf

In the Town of Grover's Corners a young woman, Emily Webb, has just died from child birth. She is reunited with her mother-in-law, a family friend, and the town drunk. After having a argument she decides to return to her past. A favor from Death is not always worth it. This is something that Emi...

Short Story | Updated Mar 18, 2011 | Reads: 272 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: our, town, dorothy, parker, rewrite, plays, death, feywolf, abuse, confusion, life, religion

A Dystopic Phenomena

By jp23

Plagued by racial prejudices, a first grader struggles to cope with the differences between her old northern school and her new school in Alabama.

Short Story | Updated Mar 18, 2011 | Reads: 77 | Comments: 6 | Likes: 0

Mysteries Of Our Past

By Alex Brown

This was entered in a local Short Story Competition. id din't win, but wanted to share the story. WARNING: There is, however, a part, where it mentions Adolf Hitler and the Holocaust. I mean no intentioned offense to Jewish people, it is simply part of the story.

Short Story | Updated Mar 12, 2011 | Reads: 42 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0

Selections From The Journal Of Private First Class Christensen

By Manofsteel

A look at what my life had been, had I been born to rural farmers during the Dust Bowl.

Short Story | Updated Mar 3, 2011 | Reads: 58 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: world, war, ii, dust, bowl, biography, 1930s, 1940s

A Tale Of Greed In The Ancient Days Of Greece by Demonik Sociopathik

A Tale Of Greed In The Ancient Days Of Greece

By Demonik Sociopathik

Greek Mythology!

Short Story | Updated Feb 27, 2011 | Reads: 101 | Comments: 2 | Likes: 1
Tags: greek, mythology, god, of, war, ares

The Word's Seeping

By Ben Hogben

Another Emulation, Storm Warning by Vanessa Gebbie.

Short Story | Updated Feb 23, 2011 | Reads: 40 | Comments: 1 | Likes: 1

A Changing World by Sakana

A Changing World

By Sakana

A short, creative narrative about the evolution and adaptation of biston betularia, a species of moth found in England, that was greatly affected by the Industrial Revolution. Featuring the narrator, Biston, a pure black morpha of his species that must learn to adapt to the changing world around ...

Short Story | Updated Feb 20, 2011 | Reads: 34 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: peppered, moths, insects, moths, change, bittersweet, environmental, nature

The Itsy-Bitsy Spider by Swamibadger

The Itsy-Bitsy Spider

By Swamibadger

If you were an Itsy-Bitsy Spider, would you want to climb a waterspout? What if you knew the rain would come and wash you out? That is exactly what the Itsy-Bitsy Spider fears. Which is why he is trying to join the "Shellfish Club."

Short Story | Updated Feb 16, 2011 | Reads: 101 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: itsy-bitsy, spider, gin, shellfish, club, waterspout, fate

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