Apocalyptic stories, books, poems, and more

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I've finished writing the whole book of which there are 18 chapters. The story takes place in the near future. Due to dire climate change and overpopulation, nuclear and germ warfare erupts; only 1.5% of all living things survive the devastation and survival for the remaining few is very bleak. Read More
Story about the human condition at a time where the end is near with no hope in sight. Story inspired by Hullabaloo22--https://www.booksie.com/588461-five-years, which I contributed the character of Timm Mayrose too. Here I seek to tell a fuller story of his community. Cover Image by Fabien Huck from Pixabay Read More
The story follows the journey of a girl stuck surviving an apocalyptic world on her own. Facing relentless monsters, isolation, and insanity, the girls only goal is to find her family, or at least what remains of them. In this future setting, nature overpowers man and this girl will refuse… Read More

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Comments: 112

Shelves: 3

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Inspired by the song 'Five Years' by David Bowie, and also by the Max Brooks original World War Z book. Participants in this are welcome. Any Booksie members interested in contributing just message me for more details. Read More

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"The build up is fabulous! This story really feels timeless - it could take place in the '50s, the '80s, present day. It speaks to every post-w..." Read More

The sequel to Bayou Story follows the survivors of a plague as they struggle to live in the barren wasteland. Swamps and lakes have dried up, people who were exposed to the plague died rapidly. Modern devices equipped with computers no longer worked. Vehicles made without computers were functional provided… Read More

Book / Science Fiction

November 06, 2018

Reads: 1270

Shelves: 1

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Aaron had the terrifying gift of precognitive dreams his entire life,but now he must act or die as the world begins to crumble around him. Unsure of himself and his ability to adapt, he races against time and fate to ensure the survival of human kind. Read More

Book / Science Fiction

September 11, 2018

Reads: 403

Shelves: 1

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In a life without time, Annie was left waiting. Upon a chance rescue, she and the other ones that had been experimented on, she is taken outside the facility for the first time in her memory, only find how limited her knowledge is, and that the outside word is… Read More
Untold Miles of Lawless, Apocalyptic Roads "This is Safe Haven Refugee Camp. Can anyone hear me? …hello? Is anyone out there?" The end of the world has given us a harsh, merciless existence, where nature tries hard to push humanity to the very brink of extinction. Everything is against… Read More
In a distant future, soldiers carry out daily tasks in order to salvage small pieces of the world. What do they fight, and why? It must remain a mystery in order for them to keep their sanity. Read More
Astronomers meeting with bad accidents all around the globe had a secret they wanted you to know... Teams of hired assassins are on the loose, governments go into lockdown, and along with a global economic collapse a third world war is about to erupt. On top of the manmade… Read More

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Comments: 4

Shelves: 3

The Booksie Classic House

Is it the end of the world? Is there any truth to the Denver Airport conspiracy? Will the Yellowstone super-volcano blow.... Read More

Reads: 14487

Comments: 33

Shelves: 21

The Contently Deranged Travelers House

The ruler of future Earth makes a decision regarding his possible enemies. Sequel to GREATER LOVE, THE LIGHT SIDE, AND NOW ABIDETH, and THE END OF THE WORLD. Continues in REDEMPTION. Read More
It's been over two hundred years since everything fell apart. No one remembers what happened, and at this point, no one cares. But they still need to survive- and when a community of women falls into conflict with another group, they must learn to differentiate between simple survival and… Read More

Reads: 309

Comments: 1

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The Booksie Classic House

Flash fiction story number three. Isolated life in the end of the world. Read More
For the past two decades humans lived in fear of the Gyda, an Extra-terrerstial race that lived among humans for centuries; undercovered. Until 2025, that is. Suddenly the world went up in fkames after a US Government spaces shuttle unknowingly invested the Gyda's homeland, soon infecting it with diseases… Read More

Short Story / Fantasy

December 07, 2017

Reads: 443

Comments: 3

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

fire-man is a story of two princes, one bathed in fire, the other bathed in gold; fighting over one throne while the fate the new world hangs in the balance. who will remain when the fire-king returns? Read More

Book / Other

November 26, 2017

The story of a baby left on the doorstep of a church, and how the people that take her in shape her life and the choices she must make when placed in dire situations. Read More
modern world brought to its knees by creatures that were supposed to be myth, and a girl that took it in like a lover. Read More

Book / Thrillers

November 04, 2017

Reads: 3646

Comments: 2

Shelves: 2

The Booksie Classic House

In a world plagued by a new dangerous threat one group does it's best to survive against the new threats. Read More
I have not yet finished this, but I don't know how best to proceed. If you can think of anything I could do to fix it, please write advice/criticism in the comments below; it is all appreciated. Read More

Book / Fantasy

July 28, 2017

Another post-apocalyptic world story. Is there going to be zombies, vampires or even titans? None of that, the enemy is unknown to both our heroes and you the readers. What could be going on? Read More

Reads: 17984

Comments: 44

Shelves: 16

The Contently Deranged Travelers House

A young man inexplicably becomes immortal. Sequel to A CHRISTMAS STORY, ICHTHYS, NOTHING BUT THE TRUTH, and GENESIS. Continues in THE LIGHT SIDE and THE FORCE. Read More
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