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9/11 Averted by Claire Violet Thorpe

9/11 Averted

By Claire Violet Thorpe

Three cousins named Logan Dara, Dicky Michaelson, and Andrea Elan were killed on September 11, 2001 at the same time that the attacks on the World Trade Center occurred. But what if they somehow found a way to prevent their own deaths and the greatest tragedy that the United States experienced?

Short Story | Updated Apr 29, 2015 | Reads: 30 | Comments: 1 | Likes: 1
Tags: alternative, history, drama, september, 11, 2001, world, trade, center

Revolution by Angiej

Revolution

By Angiej

A young woman lives during the harsh years and her husband is drafted.

Short Story | Updated Apr 22, 2015 | Reads: 44 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: (historical, fiction), (love, story), (short, story), (revolution), (war)

Dad's Outing

By geraldine2015

This is a novel all about my life as jane with others that change their names later in life and became famous in music and the usa goverment.

Short Story | Updated Apr 19, 2015 | Reads: 33 | Comments: 1 | Likes: 2

The Station Hotel

By Jerry Atric

The story of a once great hotel and some of it's guests and visitors

Short Story | Updated Apr 19, 2015 | Reads: 39 | Comments: 2 | Likes: 1

Potions, Power And Prejudice  by Ciara Greening

Potions, Power And Prejudice

By Ciara Greening

Stuck in a male domineering 16th century England full of witchcraft and superstition, Agnes of Suffolk, daughter of the wealthy Duke of Suffolk, seeks more than her cold father's neglect. Given the chance, she would betray her father, introduce herself in to the dark magic of witchcraft, and send...

Short Story | Updated Apr 17, 2015 | Reads: 38 | Comments: 1 | Likes: 0
Tags: history, medieval, king, queen, fiction

Diary Of The World

By Liamxavier

A man recounts the time that on his way to The Creole Festival in Dominica he came across a diary written by a slave that changed his view on certain things.

Short Story | Updated Apr 8, 2015 | Reads: 58 | Comments: 1 | Likes: 2
Tags: dominica, carribean, historical, fiction, transatlantic, slave, trade, slavery, revolution, race, inequality, romance, strength

Bobby's Coal Run

By Lailoken

Young Bobby is sent out to fetch coal, just as a German bombing raid begins.

Short Story | Updated Apr 7, 2015 | Reads: 50 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: war, bombing, portsmouth

Attrition by Grassdancer

Attrition

By Grassdancer

On board the Summer Wind heading to New South Wales, Jay’s story is the same as any fellow’s: born 19 July 1894, served in the war, honourably discharged. Jay isn’t one of the men whose limbs are attached by fraying sinews or whose guts have been exposed to the damned French ...

Short Story | Updated Apr 5, 2015 | Reads: 30 | Comments: 5 | Likes: 2
Tags: world, war, i, historical, fiction, trauma, veteran, ptsd, angst

The Cloth Doll

By Dan Zuniga

A short story written from the perspective accounts of a Jewish man with his family living in a small village someways away from East Germany; written during the events of WWII. Details the father giving his daughter a little doll and his subsequent encounters with SS Guard with the presence of t...

Short Story | Updated Apr 2, 2015 | Reads: 120 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: historical, fiction, nazi, germany

Why 'Nam?

By William Liu

A 6 day account on a short mission in the Vietnam wr.

Short Story | Updated Mar 20, 2015 | Reads: 61 | Comments: 1 | Likes: 1
Tags: vietnam, historical, vietnam, war, communism

Ignacio And His Terrible, Horrible, No Good English

By Gkonowski

Ignacio is the student in a British the big problem is that he knows nothing about english, however he is the best math, science, and social studies student. But even with millions of qualities he suffers bullying because of his poor english.

Short Story | Updated Mar 12, 2015 | Reads: 47 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0

The Apprentice Who Once Whondered

By Hroberts

Its about my story behind the Mona Lisa painted by Leonardo Da Vinci.

Short Story | Updated Mar 12, 2015 | Reads: 82 | Comments: 1 | Likes: 0
Tags: leonardo, da, vinci

Short Story Based On Film "The Name Of The Rose" (1986)

By Stephanie Singh

A high school History class assignment where I had to write a short story from the POV of a monk in a monastery in the 1986 film, "The Name of the Rose".

Short Story | Updated Mar 6, 2015 | Reads: 45 | Comments: 1 | Likes: 1
Tags: name, of, the, rose, spin-off

It Makes The World Blind by Clarkgudas

It Makes The World Blind

By Clarkgudas

Brody Phillips, a journalist during the Red Scare, comes face to face with the Cold War when he re-meets an old friend of his, Adrian Cooper. Unsure of who he can trust, he becomes caught in the midst of a situation that changed his life forever.

Short Story | Updated Mar 4, 2015 | Reads: 73 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 1
Tags: red, scare, communism, betrayal, mccarthy, clark, gudas, russia, ussr

Chiaroscuro - Pt. 3 (Final)

By Stephanie Singh

Madrid, Spain. 1922. Amelia dances in the spotlight, enrapturing, beyond her trends and her society's demands. She catches curious eyes - that especially of a mysterious Draeyden.

Short Story | Updated Mar 3, 2015 | Reads: 14 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: vampires, spain, short, story


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