Dystopian stories, books, poems, and more

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Everleigh Silverwood lives in a city called London. The setting of this story is in the future, where there aren’t many people left from the original countries in Europe. These people are known as purebloods. Half-bloods or common-bloods are people who have immigrated from other parts of the world, such… 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

Poem / Poetry

December 01, 2019

Reads: 22

Comments: 1

Shelves: 1

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Book / Young Adult

November 26, 2019

Reads: 565

Comments: 31

Shelves: 3

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Ten biologically engineered siblings are left to survive in a military compound in a futuristic world, along with 30 'normal' kids. Caidey and her diverse siblings must find a way to learn about their DNA makeup when they begin developing super human abilities that are potentially deadly while also finding… 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

Tags: dystopian

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

Book / Fantasy

November 02, 2019

Reads: 102

Shelves: 1

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a young Rosalind Claeg lives within the compound. A small community meant to keep the evils of the fallen world out. Her life is falling apart. She has to steal to keep her family feed throughout the winter and evils keep breaking in. One day a mysterious boy finds himself… Read More
“I don’t see why he would want me, I’m very annoying— I never listen,” I protested truthfully. The boy in front of me smirked. “That’s why he wants you. He’s trying to erase all the glitches in the system,” ••• In a world controlled by a ‘Head of Humanity’ and… Read More
Caught up in a life of crime and gang violence, gang leader Krowe must lead his gang to the top of Venus' underworld whilst avoiding the law and a trouble that was searching for him. Read More
A life sentence in an alternating hellish prison brings him ever closer to death Read More

Book / Non-Fiction

September 28, 2019

Tormented by her past, Cassie begins to unravel exposing the secrets kept “how did she survive?” with a shadow over her life, “will she find freedom?” Don’t miss the moments.. All Rights Reserved (c)2019 Read More
Eden is a harsh,religious city controlled by a dangerous cult leader named Maxwell who the populace worships as a God. When Maxwell captures Eve to control her father Keegan, Eve must discover the dark side of the city and become the hero of the heretics. But Eve's father has been… Read More

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Comments: 5

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

An ancient virus, released by the melting permafrost, steals life from the world. A lonely survivor leaves the city for a remote western village seeking a place of refuge away from the bodies of the dead. Read More

Featured Review by L.E. Belle

"This is a fantastic story behind the picture. And yes it is very hard to write a story in just 200 words but I think you did a perfect job of co..." Read More

-Tara's just trying to survive another day and not be chosen for a match -Sparrow's trying not remember how many they have killed -Indigo's taking it day by day -Ash is trying to be happy -Alex is living with pain of erasing her girlfriend's memory When these 5 character's unwilling… Read More

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Comments: 28

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The Review Chain House

War has come and passed. Cities are shells of long forgotten culture and technology, while mankind lingers on in ignorance and violence. The weak and innocent suffer at the hands of traitors, thieves, and murderers. Every day, the infection of existence grows worse, but extinction proves itself far from swift.… Read More

Short Story / Other

August 05, 2019

Reads: 94

Comments: 4

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A short story of about 2000 words. Cover image: pixabay.com Read More

Reads: 156

Comments: 6

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Cover image: pixabay.com. https://pixabay.com/illustrations/portrait-woman-bald-head-face-4371621/ Read More

Featured Review by Sue Harris

"OMG, this is so well written and completely gripping. A surprise ending.. didn't expect that at all! Great job, Hully! " Read More

Reads: 246

Comments: 1

Shelves: 1

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New York, 1961. When a group of teenagers struggle to conform to the rigid leaders in America, they revolt, causing mayhem in an America gone mad. Read More
What if the dystopian future you were living in wasn't really dystopian? The world truly went through a horrific World War III 27 years ago and individual countries are just trying their best to survive and rebuild. But when Guard commander steps up to lead the U.S. after the war,… Read More
In a dystopian future on a mostly flooded Earth, 3 factions continue to wage war for dwindling precious land and resources. Madeleine Drummond, a young gifted pilot, attends the yearly Air Pageant with her fighter plane, hoping to fly well enough to be accepted into her country’s High Guard, but… Read More

Reads: 3237

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

Featured Review by Jeff Bezaire

"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
After the events of an epidemic the world is divided into factions, each with they're own belief systems. Keitzu Monaro escapes from one of these factions. Upon discovering they are becoming the new society he teams up with a group of outsiders take them down. Read More

Book / Fantasy

March 21, 2019

Reads: 653

Comments: 1

Shelves: 1

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“For several years, I worked for The Ace as a Diamond,” Valeroy said, before swallowing again. “There was a special mission two years ago. The best were selected. You see, I had no problem with blood, but…what happened there was…It was different…” ‘Criminal City’ lies at the heart of the… Read More
In a world taken over by the Superiors where only killers have a hope of rescue. Marty is the rare survivor. Marty doesn't kill. Marty has been chosen to go in the Out There. An arena with no survivors. A place where anything can happen. Watch Harry Potter meet Hunger… Read More

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Comments: 1

Shelves: 1

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In a dystopian America in the year 2168, five teens try to survive the Game, a contest in which they're forced to time-travel to the worst events in world history. In progress. Not sure how many chapters there'll be, and it's not great, but it's alright. There'll probably be AROUND… Read More
After Hurricane Maria kills Luis' parents Luis and his family must survive in Puerto Rico by themselves. However, there is a mysterious man who keeps turning up. And every time he turns up, someone is found dead. Read More
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