Survival stories, books, poems, and more

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Book / Romance

April 10, 2019

Reads: 598

Shelves: 2

The Booksie Classic House

Being lost in Rome sucks when their are people after your head. Now imagine that and being trap with your most hated crush? Darrel and Allen have to set aside their antics to survive in a foreign country with limited resources and find their way back home. Read More
What's worse than working as a fry jockey at the local fast food joint? Being stuck at your job during the zombie apocalypses. Now Delilah, or Dill, has to find her way out of town keep from getting bitten hopefully find survivors and maybe even a cure all with the… Read More
The Great War rages on, while three young people try to scramble their way through the war, hoping to survive. Read More
Violet's life is shattered after an atomic bomb is detonated close to her hometown. A short story in three parts. Read More

Tags: survival, atomic

Reads: 188

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

A story about a zombie apocalypse aficionado who finds himself being in one. Inspired t by the Last of Us Cordyceps fungi. And based on the author's life as it is a dream. Read More
Shifting Sands Five men lost in the desert after their plane crashes, one of them is possibly a spy but which one? Who is the phantom Bedouin, is he friend or foe, is he real or just mirage? Will the reach the oasis which is their salvation or will they… Read More

Book / Horror

February 01, 2019

There are people among us who like to kill other people, serial killers, who live hidden from the rest of humanity. What would happen, if those killers were crossed paths against each other and the hunters suddenly became the hunted by their own kind? Read More
How come you aren't following your instincts? You need to. Read More
Book One of the Boundaries series. Erahleah and Meturin have been running. Coming from two opposing planets in war, they would have hated each other except one detail. Love. Before the war, they fell in love. When it started, they ran away and got married. What will come of them… Read More

Tags: survival

Reads: 163

Comments: 4

Shelves: 2

The Booksie Classic House

Same stories as before just tweaked and improved... I hope, lol. Read More

Tags: death, virus, survival

Reads: 9495

Comments: 2

Shelves: 5

The Vintage Publishing House

The Final Exam is a Test for Rookies and Sophomores, testing their Survival and Teamwork Skills for the remaining days, and will finish next week. This will allow few to graduate to the next level early, and did I mention the Anti Magic Ritual and Hell's Gates? This just… Read More
An agent partakes in a mission that leads to her life being put in danger as she is hunted by the entire galaxy. The head of the government agency decides that in order to protect their most pristine agent, they need to put her into a relocation protection program.… Read More
You can't stay in one place for too long. If you do, they'll break in. If you keep running, they'll catch up. If you turn, it's game over. You can't escape their grasp alive, for long at least. The only way to escape them fully is death. Read More

Reads: 69

Comments: 2

The Free Verse Poetry House

As I continue to edit my novel, “3 Way Mirror”, an early poem of New York Impressions as seen through the surreal eye of one having just arrived came to mind. In the most recent chapter, Charles, the main character in the novel, realizes all New Yorkers are not alike,… Read More

Tags: survival

Stacy was bad to the bone, too much for her single mother to handle. Her mother decides to take Stacy out of the City and into the woods where hopefully, she could commune with nature and, at last, stay out of trouble. There Stacy learns about something far more dangerous… Read More

Reads: 9380

Shelves: 1

The House of Ghosts House

Follow Jerry Deluxe and his group as they survive in a world overrun by the dead. Read More

Book / Fantasy

December 28, 2018

Reads: 470

Comments: 1

Shelves: 3

The Booksie Classic House

Marc Gallo finds a beautiful young woman hiding in his shop named Tamara. Tamara has traveled a long distance to find someone very special to her and drags Marc into her struggle, since she is being pursued by beings from the unknown. Read More

Poem / Poetry

December 24, 2018

Reads: 54

Comments: 1

Shelves: 1

The Free Verse Poetry House

"…Another really important discovery was that in the case of global warming in particular, the combination of intolerance to heat combined with co-extinctions mean that 5-6 degrees of average warming globally is enough to wipe out most life on the planet," says Dr. Giovanni Strona of the European Commission’s Joint… Read More

Tags: survival

Sequel to 'Be Elsewhere', the survivor is forced to lead a group BACK to the savage cannibal village but the party has more motive than just put down cannibals. Read More

Reads: 109

Comments: 1

The dreamscape House

The title is taken from a game animal. Lured by a Trinidad jungle hunt, people are chased down like one in a deadly man hunt by rich thrill seekers. 4000 words. Read More

Book / Horror

November 24, 2018

Reads: 1830

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

Serje Niko was a short, thin high school boy who was tired of being tormented by a cruel girl at school. He had pined over her, desperately in love with her but she spurned him cruelly and made it her hobby to humiliate him. Now he had found a… Read More
This is a story that I wrote less than three hours. It is about a time when something goes wrong and in a hurry involving an insane lunatic wielding a sledgehammer. It all happens less than eight hours from the time our victim wakes up. Read More
A last trip before entering adulthood turns into a horrible experience for these youths as they investigate the ruins of an abandoned town. Read More
Cheers on your graduation. Everybody wishes you well. But what happens when one of them wants you dead and goes to extreme massacre just to see your lifeless body? And not just you. Your classmates too - twenty in all. You've been forced into an adventure where your life and… Read More
Driving along a lonesome twisting road late at night, four young men, recently graduating from high school, accidentally hit something in the road. When they get out to check what it is, they unleash something from deep in the forest that should have remained in secret. Read More
An article about jobs, money and survival with insights into knowledge, joy and creativity. Read More
Surviving the Carr fire in California -- a firsthand account. Read More

Reads: 114

Comments: 5

Shelves: 3

The BoMoWriCha Prompts House

Challenged to write a short story with myself as the protagonist during the zombie apocalypse. With just a cursory editing pass, I offer the following.... Read More
Rowan was no more than 18 when the world met its end. 10 years later, she has no home and little way of surviving. However, she's well known as the best hunter, survivor and soldier that has ever crossed the Ruins and would do anything to protect her 13-year-old tag… Read More
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