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Going to the Pictures Part one

- At 1.00 am on the 6th May 1941 a German bomb made a direct hit on the Apollo Picture House, reducing it to rubble. On hearing the news, I, just turned seven, cried all that day. Not the Apollo, whe...

By: redwriter | Category: Memoirs | Score: 5| Added: 20 Nov 2020

Pscybotics Volume One: Episode 11: Introducing the Lullaby

- Before Sam and Doug was a beautiful silver-gloss-painted car. It was slick, with smooth curves and tinted windows. It had side skirts and a hood with a vent on it. The tires were thin and the rims, s...

By: Beesting | Category: Science Fiction | Score: 0| Added: 12 May 2020

Mother and wife

- That her God always hears That is what she believes And that helps her and comforts her Because she grieves For the loss of her loved ones Both her husband and son Who had died in septembe...

By: paulus | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 11 Apr 2015

Glimmer of Time

- WC: 6343   KX730, Solarian Sector Naval Command Destroyer Glimmer of Time   "Mayday, mayday, mayday, this is kilo xray seven three zero, going down. Anti-gravity fields almost dest...

By: mfburbaugh | Category: Science Fiction | Score: 4.7| Added: 05 Feb 2015

Welcome Heroes

- (This short story is graduation day for the elite of the elite, Space Marines... It is based on one of my eBooks 'Rocer Penal Colony' available at most eBook sites, but not needed for this.) ...

By: mfburbaugh | Category: Science Fiction | Score: 5| Added: 25 Nov 2014

Last Day Aboard Ship - chapter 8

- In five seconds, the boosters shut down, the computer and console went dark, the artificial gravity disappeared, and the main lighting deactivated. Within moments, the pair of emergency lights providi...

By: rolandlytle | Category: Science Fiction | Score: 4.9| Added: 01 Mar 2014

Last Day Aboard Ship - chapter 7

- Romero looked at me and said, “This is my bitch to slap. Get to your lifepod. I’ll buy the time you all need.” I waited a moment. “Ensign, get your ass out of here and kiss my girl for me when you get...

By: rolandlytle | Category: Science Fiction | Score: 5| Added: 13 Feb 2014

Heroes and Victims

- Over the Hills and Far Away, Alyssa Lies to her friends, says the bruise is from a game, she was the Hero with all the Courage, her younger brother the victim. Her friends, with their little...

By: Colors_of_the_Wind | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 18 Jul 2013

The Flag Waved

- It all happened on a morning when I was a little late in my daily outing. Fast walking down the trail I came to the little bridge over the first stream I always passed in my daily jaunt. I was approac...

By: Survivor | Category: Mystery | Score: 5| Added: 25 Jun 2013

From Sisyphus: HEROES

- My heroes do not throw the javelin through space to land beyond the farthest line, nor do they race the country roads in record time, or lead their soldiers over battlefields and bring ...

By: Sisyphus | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.5| Added: 19 Feb 2012

We Shall Never Forget (9-11 Tribute)

- Let the world always remember, That fateful day in September, And the ones who answered duty's call, Should be remembered by us all. Who left the comfort of their home, To face perils as yet unknown,...

By: DirtyMartini | Category: Poetry | Score: 4.9| Added: 18 Oct 2010 Audio version available Editor's Pick