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After a horrible winter night tragedy, two ladies of privilege are now left with nothing. It takes a stranger from both their pasts to ultimately change their lives. One will be confronted by her heart's desire. While the other will have to suffer through the strain of her guilty conscience.… Read More
(This is the whole story, not a chapter) - While Taro was reading an old local story, he wondered what "dirt-spider" character means in the story. His father indicated that "dirt-spider" may be a metaphor of a certain group of people. Taro got interested in the story and those old… Read More
Wendy and Ishkabob are twins, socks are you know, they are owned by a kid named Phil. They go everywhere with Phil, in one of the 81 stories, they won a cereal contest and went to Scotland to Castle Urkhart and saw the Loch Ness Monster. Another time they got… Read More
Once upon a time, there were two countries along the sea. They were always fighting over the border. One day, a person suggested to pick up a dog from each country and let them fight... rural traditional story, 354 words. Read More
Rajasthan is a state in India with a very rich and enchanting history. Through this poem I have tried to celebrate the ethnicity and it's glorious past. Read More
A woman was living near a waterfall. One day, when she was in the waiting room of an ophthalmologist, she heard someone call her saying her eyes will become better if... 416 words. Read More
The price of glory for a Roman soldier during the Germanic Wars. Read More
Once upon a time there was a hard-working fisherman. One day, he met a fox who always fools people... 528 words. Read More
Following the life of Avarielle Galahad after she is abducted by white men, who are trying to shape her into being an obedient slave. It is a short story that demonstrates Avarielle's selflessness and her strength. This story is based in the 1840's, and demonstrates historical facts on what the… Read More
How the Black Death affected our history and its victims. Read More
As a plague spreads over Egypt, Neferure’s feline kind are the first to endure the fatal consequences. Ramses III, Egypt’s last great pharaoh, has saved the empire from countless incursions, but after many wars the kingdom is on the brink of bankruptcy. Labour strife, shifting allegiances, and now this deadly… Read More
A boy that is just 15 yes so young, lost his sister and mother to the plague that rinse the streets of his town. yet he had been in the house of his sister and mother yet never caught it. He faces hardships and loosing friends and sadness and grief.… Read More

Book / Fantasy

March 05, 2014

Immortality has its ups and downs, I guess I can't complain. But I didn't ask for this, I didn't want to watch my family grow old and die. I wanted to have a family of my own, kids to scold and love, a wife. Why me? I didn't ask for… Read More
The empire of Constale is tottering. Their enemies, the Ramdas have seized control of their territories through force and manpower and other evil means. The Lord of Lords, Zaka had once bestowed a boon on the greatest Constale ever, King Jocque, that when the Constales will be in a state… Read More
When respected Edinburgh Gentleman and City Councillor, Deacon William Brodie, chases his love of gambling, he is drawn deep into a double life. Before long the open respectability of day gives way to a hidden life of crime at night, and soon, Brodie is on a trajectory to disaster .… Read More

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Lucas Navarra y Reyes, determined eldest son of one of the most prestigious families in Mexico, grows up among the slums of the port after being disinherited by his father. He is shaped by the harshness of poverty and his heart embittered by the difficulties of life. The women he… Read More
The story of David as he travels back in time to find out what really happened to the Incas in Machu Pichu , Peru WARNING : STRONG VIOLENCE WARNING : STRONG INFLUENCE NOT RECOMENDED FOR CHILDREN BELOW 6 AGE RATING : +6 Read More
events that took place in a once beautiful city, Read More
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Book / Fantasy

February 06, 2014

Lucy Marsden is an eighteen year old girl in a parallel version of 18th century England. Disposed to be a mother and wife, she is despondent at the route her life will traverse; until she discovers something so horrific she flees from her family and home to a realm over… Read More
Ponde has turned 12 but is not looking forward to his initiation ceremony. Little does he know that he will link the past with the present. Read More
A group of railroad workers and friends decide to steal a steam locomotive and hide it, in order to save it from the scrappers torch. Read More

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The king's ward Sadon finds out the hard way of being the king's ward. When he suddenly finds himself in danger and no one close on finding him, he need to protect himself, but the question is...can he? Read More
Lake Mariposa is a coming of age story about growing up and falling in love in the 1960's. It involves the counter culture of that era. Read More
A dark short (prequel to the novel The Struggle Trilogy, check it out if you enjoy this short) story about an insurgent in Iraq. Read More

Poem / Poetry

December 16, 2013

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Truthfully, Martin Luther King is my BIG inspiration. He made me understand what matters. I then realized how unfair it is to notice inspirations and amazing people you don't recall die and nothing is thrown for them. I will never understand how hard it was. But I am thankful for… Read More

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Illuminati. The very mention of this popular, if misunderstood, organization elicits responses from the masses like no other. Some say it's a secret society bent n a New World Order, some say it's just a rap thing that Jay-Z throws up, and even more refer to the group as worshippers… Read More

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Five years after the Civil War, William is still forced to do his master's work without being paid. While having a love affair with a white women, William must face the consequences of a harsh reality. Read More
A terse history of Africa, personified as a woman and told with imagery and rhyme. Read More

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Kitty Mason was only fifteen years old when she found out that she was pregnant. Ashamed but unwilling to ruin her reputation, she gets a back-alley, illegal (at the time) abortion. This is set in the 1920s. This is an entry for the Five Sentence Contest. The two words I… Read More
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