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Even the best of humanity has at least one flaw. Sometimes it seems that those who contribute the most good in the world are capable of doing the darkest evil. Read More

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"A very unique story with a somber plot twist. It left me with a lot of contradicting emotions - pity for Andy, but also the realization of what ..." Read More

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The Wayward Stories are short story companions to The Chestnut Point Storybook Series. They feature many of the same characters and settings that are found in the full-length storybooks but have absconded down a side alley. Read
The Wayward Stories are short story companions to The Chestnut Point Storybook Series. They feature many of the same characters and settings that are found in the full-length storybooks but have snuck out down a side alley. Read
The Wayward Stories are short story companions to The Chestnut Point Storybook Series. They feature many of the same characters and settings that are found in the full-length storybooks but have absconded down a side alley. Read
They knew I had some sort of power, and they took the chance and tested it. Read

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This is a series of old tales from a seaside town in Japan. Today's story is "A word Jizo" (Jizo who can fulfill only one wish per person. Jizo = the guardian deity of children) Read
Amanda has a tough choice to make Read

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John P.'s cure for summertime boredom goes awry. Read
In hopes of a new life in a strange, new world, Pietro Ciccarelli heads out from his hometown of Patrica, Italy to find work in America of the early 1900's. The ship ride is long and arduous, yet his faith in God and love of family, spur Pietro on in… Read

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2nd Century Britannia. A group of Christians are discovered in the city of Eboracum. We watch the ordeal through the foreign eyes of a Roman matron, a Decurion, a Magistrate and a Gladiator. And receive a glimpse into the lives of those living at the height of the Roman Empire. Read
Arngrim Thorvadson lives in the large trade hub city of Aarhus, Denmark during the Golden Age of the Vikingr situated on the beautiful shores of a Fjord by the mouth of the Aarhus River. Olof The Brash rules Denmark after usurping the throne and conquering Denmark defeating King Heiligo at… Read
Story 6. Another case of the fracturing of the everyday world leads more research into trying to decipher a tale that has no end. A part of my short unedited story challenge. Would you delve into the unstable to find consistency? Read

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Story 5. A old story brings researchers to the forefront trying to understand the strange history of myths that could be fact. Still the world is full of unknows and what once was thought impossible might become the mundane. Part of my short unedited story challenge. Be careful the mundane… Read

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The Visigoths ruled the Iberian Peninsula after the fall of the Western Roman Empire. Theudis, their king, struggles with old age and must make a decision after receiving a letter that has caused him to ponder the state of his kingdom once he has passed. Important note: The Visigoths, who… Read

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This is the sequal to Journey to China Read

Short Story / Historical Fiction

December 11, 2021

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In order to fully understand Chapter 3 of Sabi, you should read the first two chapters first. Read

Short Story / Historical Fiction

December 11, 2021

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Sabi is a mystical tale of passion, love, and war. As Yei and Yor set out to find it, what will they come across on their journey? Read

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A fictional retelling of Icarus, from his point of view. Read
Imagining what it would have been like for the bride in the story of the wedding at Cana. Exploring the emotions of the transition from being single to being married. Read

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Love can be exactly where you hope to find it. Read

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https://storiesstate.blogspot.com/2021/11/overview-of-time.html Read

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The Medical fees were relatively high, the practice produced a good income, and the business grew in the new clinic. Nevertheless, Marduk-zer was unhappy with the medical stele in the place and asked his partner, "What is this shaqlu anyway?" "You mean how the silver coin has replaced cereals as… Read
This story is in the form of a diary of the daughter of the Earl of Norwich and author's view of a young woman who despite her background makes her way as a working girl in a country where Royalty very often lived lavish life styles and contributed very little… Read
When Nysra was summoned to the royal palace of Ashurbanipal in Nineveh, he was instructed by the royal guards to bow and listen. Read
This is a story about a potential path to victory for Trump in the 2024 election. Read

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Bobby story number 8. Hope you enjoy it. Read
A young man in an impoverished community listens to his parents talk about how criminals in their community live better then the law abiding. Read

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September 07, 2021

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The Locket is a short story, set in the Victorian era. It is about a juvenile housemaid, Lyda, who is accused of allegedly stealing a locket from her master’s bedroom and is to be dismissed the very next day. During the afternoon, she attempts to find the real locket to… Read

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About twice as long as my normal 3,000 words or under, short stories. It has some Historical Facts about some real places and events, some fictional people with historical names, then I wrapped it all up with a look at life from one sailor's view. This is a detective story,… Read

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This is a story that I had wrote about a brother and sister in the older type days, when you had to work to live. Read

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The Attack of the Dead Men was a battle between the German and the Russian army during the Great War at Osowiec Fortress. Read
The seventh "Bobby" Story. Did a bit of research on this one, I hope you enjoy it. Read
Ever wonder how the diamond mark begun? Or how the half-humans came to be? This story takes you back all the way to the past to see the very beginning of this strange race of people. (Based on my other stories with half-humans in them.) Read

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Get ready for the horrifying universe that Lovecraft has invented! Read

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"This felt very mysterious. Lovecraft must have been a fascinating person to meet. I don't know much about the author, but i'm curious to do so..." Read

PART TWO: MEHANA (written in first person) Read

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Liar Rose is a 17 year old girl that lives in a home on the edge of the West. This is in early America during the Revolutionary War. Her father is always at work, and barely comes home to see her, and her mother, like most, just wanted her to… Read

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Two Samurai find each other face to face on a barren land. Which one will come out on top, and why must they fight each other? Read