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Path Of The Samurai  by Matthew Bissonnette

Path Of The Samurai

By Matthew Bissonnette

My short story is about the life of Kusunoki Mishima, a man who was born towards the end of feudal japan and became a great Samurai.

Short Story | Updated Apr 20, 2010 | Reads: 375 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: short, story, historical, fiction, samurai, ninja, japan, feudal, action

Shirah's Story (Holocaust Theme) Should I Continue?

By Alyson Alive

Please tell me if I should continue this. I have never, in my life, written a story. Thank you!

Short Story | Updated Apr 17, 2010 | Reads: 146 | Comments: 2 | Likes: 0

Aboard The Middle Passage by 777baruch hashem777

Aboard The Middle Passage

By 777baruch hashem777

So were learning about the slave trade and "The Middle Passage" (a slave trade route in the Atlantic around the 1500's to the 1900's I believe) in World History, and I was inspired to write this one, a very very short story about a person who was taken from their home land and forced to be a slave.

Short Story | Updated Apr 14, 2010 | Reads: 179 | Comments: 1 | Likes: 1
Tags: middle, passage, slave, sad, history, africa, irking

Rose Hall Plantation  by Claire Raine Valek

Rose Hall Plantation

By Claire Raine Valek

A last surviving slave of the sugar caine factory tells an interviewer his story and his experince as a working slave. (more to come)

Short Story | Updated Apr 14, 2010 | Reads: 415 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: voodoo, rosehallplantation, slaves, hiostoricalfiction

Cloud Men by Famouspsychologist

Cloud Men

By Famouspsychologist

“The first fall of snow is not only an event, it is a magical event” - Anonymous

Short Story | Updated Apr 14, 2010 | Reads: 76 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: snow, holocaust, life

The Boy And The WWII Tunnel  by chaz01

The Boy And The WWII Tunnel

By chaz01

It became wider and wider until it was wide enough for an adult. He didn't know what was happening this being only 10 years old but it was a WWII hideout tunnel it must have been a small tunnel entrance. In the war people used to hide underground.

Short Story | Updated Apr 8, 2010 | Reads: 161 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: strange, historic, listentobohemiunrapsodybyqueen

USS Arizona

By Myheart

this is about a memorial of USS Arizona and meeting my fiancee there. NOT true story hehe

Short Story | Updated Apr 7, 2010 | Reads: 131 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: uss, arizona, love, wedding, history, soldiers

Things I Remember  by Claire Raine Valek

Things I Remember

By Claire Raine Valek

(Coming soon)

Short Story | Updated Mar 29, 2010 | Reads: 105 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: cousin, wisconsin, memoir

Nine-Eleven

By tyr3n

It about the story of a girl who went though the atack

Short Story | Updated Mar 26, 2010 | Reads: 39 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0

A Glimpse Of Blue  by Violeteuphoria

A Glimpse Of Blue

By Violeteuphoria

This is a piece that i did for a class at school. It is about the 9/11 attack on the World Trade Centre, but from the point of view of the tower itself. I realise I have taken some liberty with the event, so I hope it doesn't offend anyone.

Short Story | Updated Mar 20, 2010 | Reads: 82 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: memoir, fiction, world, events

Golden Flower(For UnderxYourxSpell's Myth & Magic Challenge) by booklover9216

Golden Flower(For UnderxYourxSpell's Myth & Magic Challenge)

By booklover9216

This is about an Aztec girl named Anacanoa, and her love Tecocol, who is chosen to be sacrificed. This is for UnderxYourxSpell's Myth and Magic Challenge. I hope you all like it! Please comment!

Short Story | Updated Mar 16, 2010 | Reads: 165 | Comments: 16 | Likes: 8
Tags: anacanoa, tecocol, aztec, love, sacrifice, gods, huitzilopochtli, quetzalcoatl

The Price Of Freedom (Sambelini's Challenge)  by Mistress Of Word Play

The Price Of Freedom (Sambelini's Challenge)

By Mistress Of Word Play

This is the story of two people who found each other and love during the trying times of World War II. I wrote this for Sambelini's challenge. I had to use three elements in the composition they are: theme: letters from war emotion: freedom object: windmill I hope you like this story. Susan :)

Short Story | Updated Mar 9, 2010 | Reads: 133 | Comments: 18 | Likes: 17
Tags: short, story, wwii, love, adventure, freedom, windmill, letters, war, holland

On The Middle Passage

By Baruch Hashem

So were learning about the slave trade and "The Middle Passage" (a slave trade route in the Atlantic around the 1500's to the 1900's I believe) in World History, and I was inspired to write this one, a very very short story about a person who was taken from their home land and forced to be a slave.

Short Story | Updated Mar 8, 2010 | Reads: 1,224 | Comments: 5 | Likes: 0
Tags: slaves, middle, passage, terrible, sad, bad-writing

Orphaned For The Last Time

By historicalfictionwriter101

Sarah Wilkens was orphaned when her parent's stagecoach was robbed or so she thinks.Sarah's parents had secrets to hide, but 10 years later when Sarah runs away from the orphanage and discovers surprising facts.

Short Story | Updated Mar 2, 2010 | Reads: 175 | Comments: 9 | Likes: 4
Tags: historical, fiction, orphan, escape, old, west, adventure, western, outlaws, cowboys, cowgirls

Song Of Sarajevo by Colonel Aureliano Buendia

Song Of Sarajevo

By Colonel Aureliano Buendia

Salko sets out to travel across war torn Sarajevo and finds something far more important than fresh bread.

Short Story | Updated Feb 24, 2010 | Reads: 93 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: sarajevo, journey, music, culture


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