Historical-fiction stories, books, poems, and 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
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
The story chronicles the struggles of Shynook, a warrior in central-north North America of 5,000 years in the past. It is a time of hardship, as Shynook must not only struggle to keep his family safe and fed, but also to find his tribe, lost to him when he, and… 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
In 19th century France, a prisoner come into fortune seeks to destroy the upper classes by entering them and subverting them on the inside. Read More

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September 01, 2020

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Cliffhanger conclusion. Read More

Book / Romance

August 27, 2020

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Essie writes a letter. Read More

Book / Romance

August 26, 2020

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The hanging. Read More
Essie harvests the apples. Read More
Dan arrives at his farm. Read More

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Arabella has resigned herself to the position of mother and wife, considering herself lucky to be in a much easier life than she had previously known. But there are clouds of war gathering from the North-West as King Ernulf, Prince Louis's half brother, begins to suspect him of eyeing… Read More

Book / Romance

August 23, 2020

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Joe holds his baby sister. Read More

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August 19, 2020

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A sudden storm. Read More

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August 16, 2020

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A picnic by the river. Read More

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