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The Birth Of Septimus- Prelude To The Tales Of Septimus The Great

By spencer7

A slave caravan in North Africa headed to the eras economic and cultural center, ROME. Not known to the slave traders a boy they carry holds a destiny greater than can ever imagine. This is the begining to the tales of Septimus.

Short Story | Updated Jun 14, 2010 | Reads: 50 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: historic, fiction, short, story, action, adventure, rome, africa, mini, series, fable

Carcano Killer by Hannahalongfortheride

Carcano Killer

By Hannahalongfortheride

I took a historical fiction story i had to write for English class and put more detail into it. I've seemed to have misplaced the original copy, so it's from memory. Note: I had to include things (slang,clothing etc) from the 1960's. It won't make much sense unless you know of the possible con...

Short Story | Updated Jun 14, 2010 | Reads: 57 | Comments: 1 | Likes: 0
Tags: assassin, sharpshooter, john, kennedy, sanity, crazy, life, pregnant, historical, fiction, david, stone, suspense, intense, hannah, along, for, the, ride

Entry For The 2010 Seattle Holocaust Center Writing And Art Contest, (Honorable Mention) by Mgfilips

Entry For The 2010 Seattle Holocaust Center Writing And Art Contest, (Honorable Mention)

By Mgfilips

Iwrote this for the Seattle Holocauast writing and art contest. It got honorable mention. i guess you could have guessed all that from the title...

Short Story | Updated Jun 7, 2010 | Reads: 225 | Comments: 3 | Likes: 3
Tags: holocaust, internment, camp, doll

Life Of The Witch Girl

By Thelovingstar

A teenage girl, living in Connecticut with her family, her best friend has died, and her mom and the other family believes it was her fault because she was always with the "town witch".

Short Story | Updated Jun 6, 2010 | Reads: 43 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0

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

Crocophile

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: 68 | 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: 61 | 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: 309 | 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


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