Historical stories, books, poems, and more

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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
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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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Comments: 1

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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

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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

Tags: historical

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

Reads: 172

Comments: 1

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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
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

Reads: 380

Comments: 2

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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
Dedicated to Agnes Johnson and everybody else who lives/lived in Sneedville. Read More
All wildlife has disappeared from a rookery far from Half-Elven shores, south in enemy territory. Voron, a disreputable ship’s captain, asks permission to investigate the mystery. Only Captain Hattenel listens. Together they explore the mystery—only to be lured into an alternative world of dog-headed magic workers. The trick is to… Read More
A criminal in ancient Judea receives a reprieve from his death sentence, without realizing Who it was that was to die in his place. Read More

Poem / Song Lyrics

November 19, 2013

Reads: 346

Comments: 1

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My friend has a band, and asked me whether I could write a song for them, and since he asked me to write a song with historical theme for a metal song, I wrote about Vlad Tepes, a.k.a. Dracula. Read More
Nero, the despised Roman Emperor and last of the Julio-Claudian dynasty, was a much hated man within his own kingdom. The Emperor was vain and demanded of his constituents that he be worshipped as a god. Read More
In 1944, Arthur Murray spent thirty-one days as a prisoner of war, marched through the Black Forest by a sadistic young Nazi captain. Arthur escaped and, after the war ended, hunted Nazis for the OSS—always looking for that captain but never finding him. Two decades later, the OSS has become… Read More

Book / Romance

November 09, 2013

Reads: 147

Comments: 1

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When Fiona's brother dies tragically, it is his childhood best friend, Adrian, who comes to her rescue and steals her heart. But Adrian's feelings remain utterly platonic. Ten years later, Fiona is engaged. Convinced that Fiona is marrying the wrong man, Adrian comes to her rescue once more - unaware… Read More
The South African Bush War in the 1980s: Johan Lubbe has been conscripted into the South African army. He witnesses the depths of man's cruelty towards his fellows, but also learns about integrity, compassion and ... love. Read More
The Earth’s True Children is a mythical tragedy featuring an element of science fiction/fantasy. Founded by a group of separatists who had become disenchanted with the decadence rife in the other six great northern city-states of the world, the city of Anaxagorus and its citizens pride themselves on their crusade… Read More

Book / Action and Adventure

October 22, 2013

Reads: 277

Comments: 2

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Henrietta is a seventeen year old girl growing up in a modern Fascist Italy. She has spent years being raised by her older brother, Marco as her Father has turned has taken an emotional turn for the worst, struggling to cope with the death of Henrietta's Mother. Once Marco has… Read More

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Comments: 111

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The story takes place in a small town in Nazi Germany. The year is 1943, Max is twenty years old. Although he is not looking for love, he can't help but notice the girl next door. Little did they know that their journey would involve Jewish fugitives, twisted dreams, and… Read More
New England for a young boy with a dark past promises opportunity and hope. For a conman with a lifetime of experience it is the perfect hunting ground. A short story of two very different yet kindred spirits... Read More
"I have yet to meet a sane person who seems truly content with every detail of his or her life." In New York City, during the era known as the Jazz Age, Celine Rollan, a knowledge-seeking young writer, can’t possibly be any more disgusted with her placement in the overall… Read More
Not my best work but this from two years ago. It's a letter that tells a little about the hatred and sorrow going on during the Trail of Tears. Read More
A young girl who went to live with her relatives during the Great Depression, receives a rare toy from her uncle. When she went outside to play with it, she gets into sorts of adventures. Read More

Book / Action and Adventure

September 28, 2013

Reads: 3688

Comments: 43

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For 25 years, a warrior woman named Xena, best warrior in the land that travels with her best friend, Gabrielle, a battling bard and Amazon Queen were thought to be killed but were actually unconsciously trapped in an Ice cave. Her daughter, Eve, was a baby when this happened and… Read More
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