Dystopian stories, books, poems, and more

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Kai Matthews and his friends live in a one of the many clans, each divided into what jobs you'll have. Kai runs a secret rebellion which wants to change the ways of the clan leaders, but he can't do it without help. Read More

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Book / Thrillers

December 02, 2020

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The Night Owl Hotel House

It was 2045 and a new era in the United States had begun. Election day was fast approaching and instead of voting, you had to fight your way in. Mathias Abley never thought he would be participating in these games. After a drunken night and some goading from his best… Read More

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The Booksie Classic House

based off "The Yellow Wallpaper" by Charlotte Gilman Perkins. Read More
The virus. The riots. The power plant explosions that poisoned the air. Simultaneous volcano eruptions caused by climate anomaly. Then came the bloody winter when millions died from lung infection. And the world is not the same anymore. It can never be the same again. K and her troop 602… Read More
Photograph Credit: Photo by Adam Wilson on Unsplash I also feel obliged to state that the views that are expressed in this poem have no affiliation at all to the photographer, this poem is purely my own words and work. I hope you enjoy! Read More
Mortemer, a deadly disease, spread through a single bite, is turning healthy people into something savage, unthinking and undead. As the virus threatens to ravage all of humanity, Rei Divata leads her group of survivors on a worldwide search to find the source of the pandemic and, with much needed… Read More
In the far future, a small Martian family live happily in the solar systems biggest city as a dictator rises to power, and one of his regime's secret projects has them in its sights. Read More
i wrote this poem in 1987. at the time i hadn't the vaguest notion that it could possibly be prophetic. and then 2020 happened and the rest must be judged by the reader. Read More

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A grisly war veteran struggles with his inner demons while considering his unlikely conversion as a peace activist. Read More

Featured Review by Kristen Chan

"I was hooked throughout the story! Your story portrayed facing trauma very well, and the world-building was excellent! Such a scary time for Dar..." Read More

One of three short stories I entered into the 2020 Hive South Yorkshire writing completion; all three stories were long listed then one made it to the short list. This short story was long listed; the story has a biopunk dystopian world theme which follows a Scavenger as they work… Read More
Prison literature has existed for as long as writing has. Something about the old saying that the pen is mightier than the sword rings very true. Book burning, suppressing writers and journalists, incarceration of creativity and the death of creators litters human history. But they are the ones who are… Read More
The year is 2028 it's been 9 years since the Great War that saw most of the world nuked. A world government has now been set up to prevent anymore wars. After a tragic event Stan is seeking revenge, but against who? Find out more about this crazy world with… Read More
A short story I entered into the Hive Young Writers competition in 2018 which was shortlisted; The architect created the city, the architect thinks they own the city, but what if someone gained access to their wrong doings and aired it to the people of 'the architect's city'... Read More
Sci-fi ~ Mystery ~ Action ~ Romance. The year is 2083. Irma Zimmermann, young daughter to a wealthy businessman, is sent on a collective business trip to the famous island of Delta Metropolis, the capital of the modern world. Consisting of a massive interconnected network of glass-built malls known as… Read More

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The Booksie Classic House

Cover image: pixabay.com. Read More
Most of America has devolved in a constant struggle to survive after the War of the Neighbors. A vast majority of the remaining populace must fight every day to make it in the slums, hoping someday to make it to a Sanctuary City where only those deemed worthy are allowed… Read More

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once a world of peace and harmony, clarity would be seen throughout everywhere, that was until he got elected... Read More
'The Revolution Series' tells the story of Exeus Wildfred, a Windlander black sting who fights for Lord Ben Centric’s ludclub in Mentrish. Exeus becomes the national champion in the 2666 season after defeating the champion of Lord John Lawyer’s ludclub—the other ludclub in the capital of Sapagna—and meets Leader Christopher… Read More

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The Booksie Classic House

It takes team work to flush out prey, in this science fiction detective short story. Read More
opening of the ya dystopian thing i dreamt.. Read More
Jamie Corson was an unlikely candidate to become the leader of the New World. But, having defeated Creighton Ashwill, she finds herself on the throne as Queen Raisa. Now, with the fate of ten thousand immortals in her hands, she must face a new enemy, one who possesses power she… Read More

Book / Romance

April 07, 2020

Reads: 56

Comments: 1

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The Booksie Classic House

For twenty years, the world has undergone changes that have made it where people are no longer safe to wander outside. Jordan, being in a coma for ten years, wakes up with no memories except of that night and has to find her brother, if he is still alive. Read More
Jamie watched in stunned disbelief as the United States Senate abolished the federal government with a single vote. As the seventeen-year-old daughter of a U.S. Senator, Jamie was sure that would be the most shocking news of the day. And it was…until she was chosen to be the first queen… Read More

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"This is a great read! I love the speculative nature of the piece, and the characters all seem very intriguing. So far a great set-up and I look ..." Read More

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The Booksie Classic House

Jeremiah Armstrong is a 16-year old male who is put into stasis five years before an alien empire takes over Earth. Sixteen years INTO the Empire's residence of Earth, Jeremiah is awakened, and forced to figure out why and how he got there- and who decided that he should be… Read More

Tags: sci-fi, dystopian

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The Booksie Classic House

Sam finds himself sitting on a gravestone with no memory of his past. He is drawn into a world that he doesn't understand and, with others, must fight for his survival. This book is available on Amazon in both Kindle and paperback. The novel is available on Amazon in both… Read More
This book was written by an 8th Grader and takes place in a middle school. It is about An 8th Grader’s dream of becoming a dictator, his short lived success, and his subsequent fall from grace. This book reminds us all, of the dangers of personality cults. It is also… Read More

Book / Science Fiction

March 05, 2020

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The Science Fiction House

It started as a normal day. It ended with the end of the world as we knew it. The bombs fell, the world grew silent. We survived...but for what? Read More

Book / Non-Fiction

February 17, 2020

Tormented by her past, Cassie begins to unravel exposing the secrets kept “how will she survive, with a shadow over her life, “will she find freedom or regret?" All Rights Reserved (c)lunalove 2019 Read More

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