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The idea for this book came after seeing both Muse videos 'Psycho' and 'Dead Inside'. It was completed to coincide with the release of their album 'Drones'. It explores just how an average person could be turned into a cold blooded, unemotinal being who will kill to order. It is… Read More

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From out of nowhere, a stranger confidently walks into a bar and buys two rounds of whiskey for his new friends, paying with gold nuggets. Then he leaves, never to be seen again. Read More

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This piece of historical fiction takes place in a period before the Middle Ages, it is set in Briton of the time. Read More

Book / Historical Fiction

November 06, 2020

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A story about the Secret Candy Stash. Does not actually exist, but could exist. Many things based on real places, characters, objects, etc. Hope you enjoy! Read More

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story of the first world war 1914-1918 Read More

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You to me are everything; but the sun is 'lif'.' My poem. Read More

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This is a short historical fiction in the form of a Journal being kept. Oh the tragedy! Read More

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Huck meets his new bride. Is it for better- or worse? Read More
They were fallen as if they were hollow trunks of palm trees. They were to be the "lost Arabs," and their lost city was the Atlantis of the Sands. Read More
A soldier of the Empire reflects on a battle - and his life in the legions Read More

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Book / Historical Fiction

October 23, 2020

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Casper (formerly known as "John Doe" or simply "the boy") didn't ask to come to Glenholm. Nobody asked him if he wanted to be here either. For better or for worse, he's stuck living under the same roof as Glenholm's own notorious witch man. Balor's not a bad guy actually.… Read More

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Still a work in progress... Read More

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A hermit is enjoying the fine art of the tea ceremony when a wandering ronin comes across him in the countryside. At first, the meeting appears to be a happy accident, but in the end, the encounter is neither happy or a chance event… Read More

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Due to their superior social status, the samurai class was permitted to kill a commoner for something as trivial as testing a new sword. In the Edo period, bored and restless young samurai who had never tasted battle would ambush ordinary people for fun. While regular folk had no legal… Read More
A look back at Mark Twain's story about a great beef contract, political hassles and, and why government has never changed. Read More

Guide / Historical Fiction

October 19, 2020

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Funny not Funny... Read More

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A character from the past shows up at the local bar. Or did he? Read More
A commentary on love and war centered in the Middle East. Read More

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Today this fable stands to point out that those who are guilty will stand out amidst a crowd with their guilt even if they do not leave clues or commit mistakes. They are always suspecting others know and their suspicion gives them away with reactions not actions. Read More

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This piece is an Iraqi folklore from the Abbasid era inspired by the Islamic Hadeeth Takhayyaro linotafikom fa inna al irqa dasas which literally means: choose well for your seed for the root comes from the earth it was planted it(influenced by it trait wise). The man is often referred… Read More

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The burning of humans at the stake, a barbaric practice, critiqued. Read More
The slim young rider gallops from Miles Crock relay station unaware he will encounter Paiute Indians on the rampage along his Nevada route.. His actions exemplifies the courage Pony Express riders, mostly teens, demonstrated during the nineteen months the Pony Express existed, a hallmark service in American history. Read More

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Four Emperors. Two Friends. One Destiny. As twilight descends on the 3rd century AD, the Roman Empire is but a shadow of its former self. Decades of usurping emperors, splinter kingdoms and savage wars have left the people beleaguered, the armies weary and the future uncertain. And into this chaos… Read More
We farewelled the atheist cuneiform librarian and continued our prehistory journey of faith along the Euphrates River. Read More
Power and ruse determine who stay in power. But when a donkey is the means, does sanity align reason to stay in power via sanctity? Read More
I married Anatu, the pure, spotless, and taintless Babylonian woman, my colleague teacher. We lived happily together, but we couldn't have children probably because of my immortal status that she didn't know. Read More
Elissar a demigod queen is summoned by an ocean nymph only to shed tears that can be used 2000 years later to save her people. How did she do that? The answer is in the wind carried to fan away a modern day tragedy. Join her to call for help. Read More
Demigoddess Eirene leaves her oceanic kingdom to find a King worthy of her hand and crown jewels. Along the way she ends up breaking both her heart and crown. Having lost the war with the snake goddess, she must find herself a keeper worth of the crown jewels; someone smart… Read More
To save her people, Elan becomes the very crow her people feared. When tragedy is one's destiny, monarchy is born from anarchy. Read More

Book / Historical Fiction

October 13, 2020

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A few hours in the life of a common border guard of some ancient imperial power. A musing thinker with a lot of time on his hands, he dwells upon the sameness of his days, and finds comfort in the very small but personal triumphs of his routine life. And… Read More

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Choose : to forget, to dismiss who you are. Or To remember, and take revenge. A boy arrives at Balsa town, accompanied with a forgotton past, and a heavily weighed trauma. Another soul who has lost its home, looking for its other part, its asylum. A man haunted by his… Read More

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The greatest circus ever in the 20th century, managed by Sebastian Smith, faced a lot of difficulties: Smith became with cancer, and they need a surgery to rescue him. In the same time, the crew will lose its beloved train because Sebastian didn't pay it all. And all of that… Read More
A few hours in the life of a common border guard of some ancient imperial power. A musing thinker with a lot of time on his hands, he dwells upon the sameness of his days, and finds comfort in the very small but personal triumphs of his routine life. And… Read More
It will be the cruellest war ever waged, and the Gods will gather to watch… 1275 BC: Tensions between the Hittite and Egyptian Empires erupt and the two great superpowers mobilise for all-out war. Horns blare across the Hittite northlands and the dunes of Egypt rumble with the din of… Read More

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The righteous man journey of faith continued "In the Desert in the Early Grass", whereas she traveled into the underworld carrying her Lapis Lazuli rods and measures time and the length of a person's life. Read More

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When Thomas Jefferson lived in France he believed that “Truth” would be lost from the music of Rousseau struggle of democracy of change if the meaning of liberty and equality would change into music of greed nd power . This call of freedom and equality was naturally appealing to founding… Read More
It was around the mid-second millennium BC. The virtuous man we were following was in his seventies, full of determination and strong faith in God. Read More