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Chione is a slave for the King of Egypt, and she wants out. When her best friend, Reshed, is forced to be a soldier for the King, Chione knows she has to leave.
With a Stroke of Luck and a lot of running, Chione is Finally Free. When caught stealing Bread Two Years Later, Chione and Reshed's...
Not really a 'Stand alone poem' but now the beginning of my second novel 'Wizard's Wrath. A pantoum, a format I adore as it begins the poem with one line and ends the poem with the same line thus sealing the work in a neat package, or so I feel.
Poetry | Updated Mar 8, 2010 | Reads: 3 | Comments: 14 | Likes: 17
The scribe sat down at his desk, fingers clenched around his pen and --by some unseen force or sense of duty, compelled by the Voice and the Sight and the ultimate curse of gifts --began to write:
This story is written in a genre called an Epic (like The Odyssey), where things aren't clear and are written in poetry.
This is a short fictional myth explaining why we put flowers on graves that I wrote for an English essay at age 12. It is set in Ancient Greece, when the greek gods ruled and were worshipped. Helena is a Hunter of Artemis, sworn to never fall in love, but, naturally, she does. Read it to find...
By Viktor Aurelius
A dream I had turned into this short story.
Short Story | Updated Feb 23, 2010 | Reads: 181 | Comments: 2 | Likes: 4
By Tatiana Ellis
This is just an introduction to a story I could write. Please tell me what you think!
Kureno Sakamoto; a brash, somewhat cynical 16 year old in high-school lives a very ordinary yet eventful life in the breezy seaside Japanese city of Ikabana.
Living alone in a spacious apartment given to him by his rich but jovial fellow of an uncle and growing up an orphan because of his...
By Mistress Of Word Play
This story is about a creature as old as time itself. To survive it must consume blood. It prefers human blood. It's true shape is that of a large silver spider, but it can transform into human shape at will. It has been trapped for over thirty years in a small cage behind a brick wall in its...
By Silver Wings
The sea to me is always one of such expanse of the unknown. It has always fasinated me...
Mystery Nightly and her parents, Jennifer and David Nightly, move to an abandoned old house as their new house.
They have to leave her, alone, for some important business work and leave the rest of the house with her.
She finds a mysterious looking book and she is immediately engrossed in...
By Chris Stevenson
This was the discovery of the huge ice age animal in Hemet, California. Only the La Brea tar pits eclipsed this find. It was the largest earth excavation in U.S. history. Over 15 species of megafauna were unearthed, including "Max" the largest mastodon every found.
By John Unicycle
The story of a boy named Alex who finds his world turned upside down when a strange man comes bearing a package for his boss.
By Evie Sang
One day I was going through a photo album, of my mother's college trip to the Bone Catacombs in France. It made me wonder, what sort of spirits haunted that boney labyrinth? How long had they been there? How long will they be there?
There are double meanings here about the modern world and its relation to the ancient world, that I know, but I'm just not fully certain what they are.