Inheritance stories, books, poems, and more

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Write a 300-word essay on the following topic: Courts in the United States have little power to change the terms of a valid will, even if some of its terms seem unfair to people who would normally expect to inherit assets. Do you think that it should be legal to… Read More

Tags: inheritance, will

A man, believed to be mentally backward, is exploited by rogues. He has his own way of turning the tables. Read More
Life as Helgrind amusement was torture. Sick amusement it was, for those who loved blood, gore, and death of children. Romulus was his name, he had ravenous black hair, carmel skin, blue eyes, and as an orphan of Helgrind he was forced to act as amusement in the Ra'zac Abyss.… Read More

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On the last day of the year, in the last minute of 1999 Mrs. Winston jumps head first into her fire place. Why? She leaves her inheritance to a boy named Blue Forste her nephew. What he inherits is her rather big house... Read More

Book / Romance

October 06, 2012

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Maya is starting a new life for herself in the city with her best friend and now room mate Rachael. She is lucky enough to have landed an internship and one of the most respected advertising companies in the state. Her world is turned upside down when she meets two… Read More
Every human of our time has a P.D.S. and Madeline Donovan is no exception. She inherited her Personal Demon Syndrome the year she turned 17. It was to be expected, but did her demon have to be so... persuasive? As she is starting to learn, the demon she's attached to,… Read More

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Enclosed is a short story, titled “Now What, Asshole?”. A young man poised to graduate from college comes home for a weekend to commiserate with his sister, herself a recent high school grad, as to what their next steps will be. (approx. 4700 words) Read More
An unexpected inheritance leads the beneficiary into unknown territory. Read More

Book / Fantasy

December 12, 2011

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Euphoria is a divided empire, with multiple kings, disputed borders rife with famine and war. The empire needs to be united, and that's where Nina comes in. Nina is on a path she doesn't even knows exists. A peasant farmgirl, her whole life is about to change as a betrayal… Read More
Seven different special bloodlines run through the selected humans living in the world of Gaea. However, due to some reasons, possessing these special powers from the bloodlines was treated as a threat instead of a gift. What will be the future of these when an underground organization aims to extinguish… Read More
Book review for "The Boleyn Inheritance" by Philippa Gregory. Three Women Who Share One Fate: The Boleyn Inheritance Anne of Cleves: She runs from her tiny country, her hateful mother, and her abusive brother to a throne whose last three occupants are dead. King Henry VIII, her new husband, instantly… Read More
The following is the prologue to my in-progress novel, entitled "Nathanwood." The prologue introduces the novel's six main characters - the five participants in the Nathanwood Program and "the dean," who acts as Bryan Nathanwood's spokesperson. The prologue is split into five parts for the five different participants. Each part… Read More

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Another day in the life of Death. Read More

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An old painting has some very weird details .... Read More

Poem / Poetry

October 19, 2009

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I've received several "Nigeria-letters" promising med large inheritances from some unknown person. Read More

Book / Other

October 16, 2009

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This is a story of how an eighteen year old girl surpassed all of the dilemma she will encounter. She will never thought that on finding answer for her problems, she will find love. But on this discovery, what would weigh more? Love, Family, Success or Friendship? Read More
Another short story I wrote for a class. Read More

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An elderly, and a little senile woman has had the good fortune of inheriting money from her unknown father. However, someone thinks that she doesn't have a right to the life style she can afford all of a sudden ... Read More

Short Story / Humor

April 26, 2009

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Homework for a writing course. A few quite limiting guidelines were given for this, but I was pleased with the eventual outcome! Read More

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Not all junk is junk. Read More
Pete Cheneigh receives an awful and odd crime in Elmira, New York with three teenagers involved. Can he crack it, or leave it hanging? Read More
A Scottish misfit goes to America to receive his inheritance and along the way has adventures including a face-lift, body enancement, discovers the glory of magnificent sexual connection and then meets his bride-to-be to qualify to uplift his fortune. Read More
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