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  • Short Story » Historical Fiction
    Shipwreck
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    Crit welcome! Enjoy. _________________ Many ships had been coming from Ireland bringing destitute families and orphans who were fleeing the potato famine. Often the ships were ill equipped and unfit ...


    M.B.Author - Thu Dec 13, 2007 8:55 pm

  • Short Story » Historical Fiction
    Blitzed
    7

    this idea has just popped into my head. I don’t no if I should write more. London, 1940 Air raid sirens rung harshly in Emily's ears. The sirens had started ...


    Blue Fairy - Wed Dec 12, 2007 6:49 pm

  • Short Story » Historical Fiction
    Temperature Drop
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    TEMPERATURE DROP ~ The temperature outside was falling quicker than ever, almost doubling the speed of the Cyclone’s descent. A chill dove through Harry Guy Traver’s back, but before it ...


    Revere - Mon Dec 10, 2007 12:23 am

  • Short Story » Historical Fiction
    Fair-Trade?
    5

    The lamp is lit; a fist of light which seems to burn a hole in the dense blanket of night. It is raining and the sound of the waves crashing ...


    SishBee - Fri Nov 23, 2007 1:05 pm

  • Short Story » Historical Fiction
    The Cossack's Ride
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    A cool, blustery, autumn wind whipped around the black coach as it rattled and clattered through the streets of St. Petersburg. There were two horses attached to said coach, one ...


    Prosithion - Wed Nov 14, 2007 8:11 pm

  • Short Story » Historical Fiction
    Destiny Calls
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    The sun rises on mount Olympus and Athena stirs sensing that mortal is praying to her. “What does this mortal want?” “Oh great goddess Athena, hear my pleas, I’m a ...


    EstelPax - Wed Nov 14, 2007 4:02 pm

  • Short Story » Historical Fiction
    Memento Mori (Edited)
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    Memento Mori Jessica Bruce Introduction: Originally, the title was Affectus Navigatio; Latin for Emotional Voyage, and no doubt it rang true if I had kept the name but due to ...

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    Fishr - Fri Oct 26, 2007 10:20 pm

  • Short Story » Historical Fiction
    Letters from the General
    12

    "Hey, Jack!""Huh?"Ubi threw an envelope. "From General Washington," he said."Get real. It's 2007 for Pete's sake."With a hurt look, Ubi backed away."Come on, we've been friends since 7th."Ubi, now 20,


    Stori - Wed Oct 10, 2007 3:52 pm

  • Short Story » Historical Fiction
    Night Flight
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    This is my contest entry for Sam and co.'s Historical Fiction contest. I need all the help I can get on this! Thanks! _____ -"These are the times that try ...


    Kylan - Sun Oct 07, 2007 3:52 am

  • Short Story » Historical Fiction
    Little Town Of Wyton
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    This is somthing new to me. I don't really know how to writ this kind of story. i'm just trying somthing new. I'v added a couple of things but i ...


    ringettegirl - Sun Sep 30, 2007 8:17 pm

  • Short Story » Historical Fiction
    Ice Cracking and Tomb Raiding
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    This was a history assignment. I had to write a paper on this. So here it is. The instructions on how to do the experiment is in the third paragraph. ...


    M.B.Author - Sat Sep 22, 2007 3:41 am

  • Short Story » Historical Fiction
    The Talisman Tales: The Emperor's Nine Lives
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    "He fiddled while Rome burned..." Prologue: Nancy and Fred were off to the Kennedy airport en route to an excavation site in Rome, Italy. Nancy, an archaeologist, was in search ...


    mariahneu - Sun Sep 16, 2007 5:12 am

  • Short Story » Historical Fiction
    Pipe Down
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    I shot straight up in bed, panicked. I could have sworn there was something outside my window, or someone. Maybe it me being stupid but it scared me senseless. Why ...

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    IAMTHEONE - Thu Sep 06, 2007 8:03 pm

  • Short Story » Historical Fiction
    Šekherezada
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    Šekherezada (To be accompanied with Rimsky-Korsakov's Scheherazade) "Cards are war, in disguise of a sport." – Charles Lamb Chapter I. The Sea and Sinbad's Ship [Arizona Territory circa 1870s] The ...


    Caligula's Launderette - Sat Aug 25, 2007 6:08 am

  • Short Story » Historical Fiction
    Picture the Civil War
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    I wrote this for English class and wanted to get more than the bare-bones critique than I got from my teacher. I wrote it six months ago, and have done ...


    Lunar Eclipse - Sat Aug 18, 2007 2:52 am


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