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When the emperors of three ancient kingdoms of East Asia were facing their deaths, they issued very different orders from one another. Read More

Tags: history, emperor

Three Valkyries sail the whale road to Ireland. They search for their sister, and will brave the old gods of Ireland and the new to rescue her. Read More
You can look at the previous “Sign of the Timez” by searching my profile for; Child of the Cave Were you there? Princess Hostage It looked as if I escaped death one more time. I was now in a big bed in what appeared to be an old room. I… Read More

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Katie and Collin are fortuitous of their new residence in Modern Hopes. But their happiness is short-lived when strange activity begins to surround them and their children. Read More

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When Nicholas II, the last tsar of Russia, was a young man he had a platonic relationship with a young ballerina. He was expected by his father to bed this commoner before a suitable bride was chosen. He didn't, although he and the young lady remained friends for years. Nicholas… Read More
In times of darkness, people are the light. People fighting for their homeland, people offering refugees shelter, people gathering funds, and sending aid. When hope seems fragile and fleeting, what can we truly do? Read More

Short Story / Memoir

February 13, 2022

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The bridge crossed the river giving access to the forest. At the start there's complicated geography to negotiate, so best of luck. Read More

Tags: history, bridge, river

A spectral dinner party goes terribly wrong. Read More

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Young people relationships with elderly people can be very unique and special. Whether you can relate to this poem because of grandparents or career where you often interact with elderly people, I think it beneficial to connect with the older generation before they are gone. Read More

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"LOVE this piece! Thoroughly enjoyed!" Read More

A quick rendering of my thoughts on how belief brings about the ruin of humanity. Read More

Poem / Poetry

September 30, 2021

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Acknowledge the past, the before. Read More

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"Nice poem. I enjoyed reading it." Read More

Short Story / Romance

January 01, 2022

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Some vehicles have character, especially the older ones. Read More

Tags: history, truck

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A look into the life of Elizabeth Jane, who becomes alone three days after she's born. Raised by her Grandmother and torn from the only life she has known after twelve years, she moves with her father and step-mother to a new town. Elizabeth Jane becomes an introvert and only… Read More
This is an article on the methodology of interpreting History. Read More
Two librarians share one goal: To destroy those around them. Can they do it...? Read More

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A brief History of Chinese Industrial history and innovation. Read More
I am disillusioned and disheartened by the passing of each day. The more I listen, and the more I see how we are descending into the bottomless pit of despair and deprivation, the more I find myself believing that life is not worth the effort or the struggle. For what… Read More
Love can be exactly where you hope to find it. Read More
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An informational article, written and edited by the Ghost-Bull, about the bizarre story involving accusations of witchcraft from a woman who lived in Pungo, of Virginia Beach—dating back to the late 1600s and early 1700s Read More

Short Story / Memoir

October 14, 2021

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Zanzibar has a lot of history, and I couldn't leave there without some momentos. Read More
Listen to the cadence of the blowing wind. Listen to the smothered cries of forsaken dreams as they fade and float away like falling leaves of time into the flowing waters that quench the thirst and appetite of fields that draw the breath and sweat of toiling human souls under… Read More
Anyone old enough to remember the “Red Scare” of the 1950s? Anyone remember history? Anyone remember the ultra-conservative hysteria that played out across our country back then? Well, the Red Scare is back. More potent, more vicious, more determined. Read More

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It is American tradition to make history. We are a nation of innovators, thinkers and visionaries. A nation conceived by men and women of courage and perseverance. Read More

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My mom and dad’s old hometown houses some interesting stories from the past. My grandfather’s house also has some secrets yet to be discovered. Here I’ll recount stories I’ve heard about that house as well as delve into my parents old hometown in Mexico, specifically the cemetery housed in the… Read More

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A short story inspired by a meeting the Psychologist Carl Jung had with a client plus some inspiration by the Japanese film Ugetsu. Read More

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Napoleon allwed his ego to lead his army into disaster in Russia. A lesson for todays leaders. Read More

Tags: history, ego, napoleon

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