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By Helena Parris
A sample chapter from the novel I'm working on, Here You'll Find Bones. Mara is an old woman looking back on her youth. her story begins shortly before the American Civil War (1861-1865). She is born a slave, as is her mother. In 1860, some 4 million people were held in slavery in the United...
Novel | Updated Feb 18, 2014 | Reads: 12 | Comments: 1 | Likes: 1
By Benjamin Morgan
a story that arose from two separate classes i was taking, namely a survey course on buddhism and a seminar on toni morrison. i got to thinking, what if a monk, living sometime in the early 19th century, renounced his title and decided to go to america to truly find meaning. well, it became this.
By Patricia Mcgurk Martin
Los ojos de Dios estÃ¡n cerca del rÃo
Cerca de las alcantarillas en un arroyo de plata
Las LLUVIAS de Dios - las lÃ¡grimas de Dios
Un chorro fino goteo junto a mÃ cuando era niÃ±o
no desapareciendo lejos
Incluso ahora me imagino la fuerza cerca de mÃ
Como una mujer
Poetry | Updated Feb 6, 2014 | Reads: 2 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
By Patricia Mcgurk Martin
Violent Men Are a Foreign State
Women Are Not Allowed to Hate
(High Standards in the United States) of America
Copyright 2014 Patricia L.McGurk Martin
The eyes of God are near the River
Near the sewers in a silver stream
Las lluvias de Dios â€“ the tears of God
A thin stream trickling...
Poetry | Updated Feb 6, 2014 | Reads: 4 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
This is created as a contrast to my previous poem, 'The Hidden World We do not see'. Artificial Dystopia
Danya, a mage with a secret, is nineteen when he's finally sold as a gift. But the man he's been given to has no need or want for a slave.
Jim Dudley is a slave with a terrible past and is rebellious beyond belief. He's been beaten many times by previous slave owners but once he makes new friend and he's killed Jim rises up and kills his master and seeks vengeance on his old owner for killing and raping his mother. He just has to...
By Muri Ashe
Six New Poetry Books
Fine Arts Poetry
6 x 40 Lyrical Literatures & Photography
1) 40 â€“ Title: Poetic Scriptures, 6 x 40 Lyrical Literatures, Volume 1
2) 40 â€“ Title: Thy Holy Words, 6 x 40 Lyrical Literatures, Volume 2
3) 40 â€“ Title: The Minister of Peace, 6 x 40 Lyrical...
By S L Kin
Five years after the Civil War, William is still forced to do his master's work without being paid. While having a love affair with a white women, William must face the consequences of a harsh reality.
Short Story | Updated Dec 16, 2013 | Reads: 118 | Comments: 4 | Likes: 2
My name is Sarah, and I am died. I was kidnapped, rescued, and then I died. But that's fine, because through all of it, I've never felt so alive.
A serious discourse on the human condition.
Sam's job is to make a record of cultures before the drones come and destroy them. He's supposed to take artefacts, not people. Kias doesn't know what's going on, but there are metal monsters flying around killing people and he doesn't want to be next, even if to live he has to give up the...
About Slave conditions
Short Story | Updated Nov 5, 2013 | Reads: 21 | Comments: 2 | Likes: 2
Put yourself in their shoes: humans had been slaves of titans for thousands of years while titans have been repeatedly disappointed by humans. Which side would you choose? Add beasts invading their lands, seven old kings and queens willing to regain their lost power, mixed breeds, family...
By Amanda Mckechnie
The Unified Monarchy of Planets allows cyborg slavery on some planets. Serfdom is enforced on many worlds. Tienne and her father Kane run a small mining operation on a dessert moon and find themselves pulled into the cyborg slave industry. They don't know that the galaxy is on the brink of war...
Novel | Updated Oct 15, 2013 | Reads: 23 | Comments: 1 | Likes: 0