Military stories, books, poems, and more

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A tale of the last stand outside the holiest city on Earth. Read More

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Humans have finally made it to Mars. What they found in its depths could further humanity forever. Studies were made on a space colony. However... Not everything went according to plan. Read More
I have two brothers and a lot of friends who are or were in the military. I wrote this for them. Read More
The third crusade was a subject of many films, novels, and so much more. It was also my favorite moment in history and deserves a piece in its own right. Read More

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Book / War and Military

August 06, 2018

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The Booksie Classic House

in a scramble for power, who will dominate all? Read More
This piece of work is dedicated to Kim; Then, also in an extended way, to all of you lovely ladies who have inspired the spark of it's creation... A Happy Birthday, & blessed life to those who are so special to the rest of us all... Passionate; The act of… Read More

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The Hell for both friend and foe lies in the leaves of the jungle and behind the sights of a rifle. Read More

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In a distant future, soldiers carry out daily tasks in order to salvage small pieces of the world. What do they fight, and why? It must remain a mystery in order for them to keep their sanity. Read More

Short Story / Other

July 18, 2018

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This is a personal fiction piece I wrote about my history. Me living there is real and the actions before the memory are too. The memory itself, however, is not real but based on other events and feelings that led me to create such a "memory". Read More
We had an Empire once, won for us by those brave boys in red. Read More
A broken promise … A girl … A Hero … Only one promise … And he can’t keep it … Would you make that promise? … Or would you never speak a word? … Let… Read More
In 2015, there was a World War that ended in a Nuclear Holocaust for everyone. Most countries that were able to flee before the warheads hit their country made it past Ellis Island and into New York. Soon after New York was hit. A month passed and the radiation cleared… Read More
A chapter from the story of the fictional nation of Wensimbi, told from the perspective of four different characters. The annual address of Lethabo Dlamini, leader of Wensimbi, will not end like they expect. Read More
Four strangers awaken in the middle of a forest and learn a strange connection between one another, a dream of them fighting for their lives on a beach against an enemy they know nothing about. Not knowing anything about themselves, they regain fragments of their past from encounters that… Read More

Tags: dark, military, drama

Poem / Poetry

May 03, 2018

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The Booksie Classic House

A poem based on a real event that I recall hearing about in the local news. This was a while back, but it sort of came to mind for some reason when I started writing the first two lines. Read More

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A poem on Desmond Doss (Hacksaw Ridge). Read More
I'm on a plane right now, making my way to Nam and ready for a wild experience to jot down, or at least I think. Whatever this place is like, I will find out. Read More

Book / Fantasy

April 23, 2018

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War has never been something that Lev has wanted to be involved in. It has stolen his father from him for years, and now, at sixteen, he is drafted into the very thing he swore he would never join. After being taken by an unfamiliar organization who claims to… Read More
A soldiers story of the road back from hell part 1 Read More

Book / Horror

March 12, 2018

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The mutation of a common bug becomes impossible to exterminate, much longer living and extremely prolific, eventually infesting the entire world. This is the story of survival, not only of the insects but the reactions by humans and worldwide military, especially the government of the United States. Read More

Poem / Poetry

March 10, 2018

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an army veteran comes home after serving in vietnam, but to his surprise he returns in a way that he would not expect. Read More
Mike will do training, go on a mission, and die. Read More
Mike has gone through it, but now he's actually gonna become a soldier! But will be die in a mission, or just get wounded seriously? Read More
Vietnamization was a policy of the Richard Nixon administration to end U. S. involvement in the Vietnam War through a program to "expand, equip, and train South Vietnamese forces and assign them an ever-increasing combat role, at the same time steadily reducing the number of U. S. combat soldiers."… Read More

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New neighbors bring trouble to a retired Sergeant Major. Read More
A short notation of an emotional struggle that former, if not current, military service members go through as they become adjusted to civilian life, given that they return to their homeland(s), with their families and friends. Read More
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