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By Scott Talbot Evans
Welcome to a world, where robots do all the work, and people spend their time setting world athletic records, and discovering new breakthroughs in science.
When strange colors appear in the sky, people are forced to take action.
Red in the morning. Green in the afternoon. And purple at night....
Just a piece of poetry, I submitted for a competition last year. Living, breathing City, an artificial utopia.
By Amberly Sue
US-topia takes place in the near future and is run by a government desperately attempting to create a utopia by perfecting its citizens. Society is broken into different segments and the majority of the population is unaware of the other segments. In Chapter 1 you are introduced to SAM, a young...
The world today was ruled by a guy who liked to be called the governor. He killed anyone he thought was not pure so the world could be perfect. Each town was surrounded by large walls to ensure that no one came in or out, so all had to have permission to leave or come in. All the people in the...
A quick short story of a dream I had
Short Story | Updated Nov 18, 2013 | Reads: 38 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 1
Two space-travelers to meet on a barren planet. One from a dystopia, seeking life. One from an utopia, seeking death. Their destinies are about to collide...
Thereâ€™s a place somewhere, where treachery isnâ€™t a question, and lies are gone from existence. Good reigns and bad has been forgotten. It may be asked where this place is, for anyone who wishes to go. Listen if you want to keep it in your mind, shut your ears if you donâ€™t....
Short Story | Updated Oct 9, 2013 | Reads: 14 | Comments: 4 | Likes: 7
A brief ChÅka about the modern world, new and old media and the internet, virtual reality, ending at its very conclusion. A ChÅka is a Japanese poetry form that consists of 5-7 on phrases repeated at least twice, and conclude with a 5-7-7 ending. 5-7-5-7-5-7-5-7-5-7-5-7-5-7-7
By Missy R
purley an imagery piece, the title is latin for those who would like to know.
Short Story | Updated Sep 30, 2013 | Reads: 11 | Comments: 1 | Likes: 2
Outside of Euphium, there's a world that no one's ever explored. Well, because no-one knows about it. How much are you willing to sacrifice to find out more?
By Century Society
This is an essay I've been giving myself a hard time over. I wrote over 5000 words and got it down to 1300. There are no references, because it'sall out of my own head.
By Jessica Wren
A prologue to the main novel, this chapter describes how James Minter avenges the rape of an escaped Jewish POW named Margot while serving World War II. Before dying, she promised James a "special gift" when he returns home
Everyone experiences fear in their lives, there is not a singal fearless person on this planet. Some people may think they're fearless but it's mostly just ego. Now just imagine a place where fear is a good thing. A world where, without fear, we never find the love we all search for. In this...
By Eden Writing
About wolfs that are the only guide towards a utopia that eludes men in a world of endless war.
This is for the Short Story Contest, set up by Coralie.
The song I chose to write a spin off for was Called Out In The Dark, by the wonderful Snow Patrol! To me, the lyrics and the dynamics of which the song is sung, sounds like a person shunted to one side and feeling almost oppressed! This is...
Short Story | Updated Jun 19, 2013 | Reads: 13 | Comments: 1 | Likes: 1