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Out Of The Blue

- Where does imagination take wing, and where does common sense and reality fit in there? Does common sense come in at all when you write a fantasy or a love novel, or even a delightful tale of the sup...

By: fangirlwriter | Category: Flash Fiction | Score: 5| Added: 26 Oct 2018

Angel of Love or Death

- “Are you coming,” she said, with that look in her eye, That bewitching look that could melt the coldest heart, And in that instant I became her willing slave Forever condemned to do her every bidd...

By: Kavyansh | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 04 Oct 2018

Tree of Life

- She trips over the tree root. She hasn't been looking down, but up into the treetops. Now she is on the ground with a twisted ankle. It's a mulberry tree, Moira knows that. It's filled with purple a...

By: Survivor | Category: Fantasy | Score: 5| Added: 27 Nov 2017

A Fairy Tale Of True Love Triumphant - Part 1

- Once upon a time before the Normans came to this land, there lived a great king who was renowned for his wisdom and love of peace and justice. Caradoc, for that, was his name, was much loved by his s...

By: Kavyansh | Category: Romance | Score: 5| Added: 19 Jul 2017

Bawdy Tales Pt. 04 — The Soldier's Story

- Colsterworde, The Cony, May 29th. Our journey yesterday took us through the centre of the great town of Newark, where King John had died of the bloody flux just seven score years afore. His death, tho...

By: Kavyansh | Category: General | Score: 5| Added: 08 Nov 2016

Last Rites

- “You don’t have to do this, you know. In fact, you shouldn’t be doing it.” “Yes, I know, but it’s all right, I’m going to do it.” “I really don’t think you should, and would prefer you didn’t.” ...

By: gypsy | Category: Flash Fiction | Score: 5| Added: 22 Jul 2016

Tick Tick

- "A mental asylum!" Sam's eyes grew wide and concerned at the thought of my new job offer. "Annie! You said no of course?" "No, I took the job." "Annie! So you are as crazy as you look," he teased. S...

By: freelanceimagination | Category: Mystery | Score: 5| Added: 09 Mar 2016

Chaordia - A Novel of Transformation Ch. 21 Final Chapter

- Even though the Sheriff and his deputies would be coming in a few days, no one seemed that concerned. There was too much to do. When Alice and I went to the cabin to get settled, there was a vase on t...

By: Sisyphus | Category: Adventure | Score: 0| Added: 03 Feb 2016

Chaordia - A Novel of Transformation Ch. 20

- Tim and Gabe moved the round table back to the center of the room and placed the chairs around it. Tammy placed the oil lamp in the center for lighting it later when it got dark. Dan brought in severa...

By: Sisyphus | Category: Adventure | Score: 0| Added: 02 Feb 2016

Chaordia - A Novel of Transformation Ch. 19

- My dad waved at us as we came though the waist high grass in the pasture. Standing with Glenn and Dan, he held his sketchbook and pointed to some place on the other side of the orchard. Atticus stradd...

By: Sisyphus | Category: Adventure | Score: 0| Added: 01 Feb 2016

Chaordia - A Novel of Transformation Ch. 18

- A short, pot-bellied man walked towards us through the tall brown grass. Bald, except for a thin patch of gray hair above his ears, he had a small silver badge on his tan shirt, a holster with a black...

By: Sisyphus | Category: Adventure | Score: 0| Added: 31 Jan 2016

Chaordia - A Novel of Transformation Ch. 17

- Turns out, I didn’t have to go downstairs. A few minutes later, just as I was telling Alice about Elizabeth’s message, my dad came into my room. I know he heard me say, "We have to find out if it’s th...

By: Sisyphus | Category: Adventure | Score: 0| Added: 30 Jan 2016

Chaordia - A Novel of Transformation Ch. 16

- When we got home the next day, it was late Tuesday afternoon, and both Alice and I were eager to tell Gabe and Tim what was happening and to call Elizabeth. We had already missed two days of school. I...

By: Sisyphus | Category: Adventure | Score: 0| Added: 29 Jan 2016

Chaordia - A Novel of Transformation Ch. 15

- It was late Sunday afternoon when we arrived back at the farm a week later. We would have left on Saturday, but Glenn's friend, Edgar, needed to use the van to move some furniture and said we could b...

By: Sisyphus | Category: Adventure | Score: 0| Added: 28 Jan 2016

Chaordia - A Novel of Transformation Ch. 14

- It took quite a while to find the small gravestones. They lay twentyor thirty feet in the woods, surrounded and hidden by dozens of birch trees and green bushes. Grace wasn’t certain exactly where the...

By: Sisyphus | Category: Adventure | Score: 0| Added: 27 Jan 2016

Chaordia - A Novel Of Transformation Ch. 13

- "What if we paid the back taxes before it went to auction?" Glenn asked. "That way, they wouldn’t be discovered." "I’ve already thought of that," Grace said. "It’s a possibility and would solve one ...

By: Sisyphus | Category: Adventure | Score: 0| Added: 26 Jan 2016

Chaordia - A Novel Of Transformation Ch. 12

- We arrived at Glenn’s farm a little after three in the afternoon.Instead of the VW bus, Glenn had borrowed a larger, newer, blue van from his friend, Edgar, someone he had met at Occupy Wall Street. H...

By: Sisyphus | Category: Adventure | Score: 5| Added: 25 Jan 2016

Chaordia - A Novel Of Transformation Ch. 11

- It was a long drive home. My dad took over the driving somewhere in Massachusetts and Glenn was able to nap. Alice was asleep on my shoulder. l also dozed off, but kept waking up to see where we we...

By: Sisyphus | Category: Adventure | Score: 0| Added: 24 Jan 2016

Chaordia - A Novel of Transformation Ch. 10

- It was just past noon when we got back to the farm and started getting ready to leave. The sky was blue without a cloud. The fire was out and dad picked up the grill from the rocks and leaned it ag...

By: Sisyphus | Category: Adventure | Score: 0| Added: 23 Jan 2016

Chaordia - A Novel of Transformation Ch. 9

- Morning Star led the way through the tall grass in the pasture to the red ribbon marking the path through the woods. After we passed the stone wall on the hill, she stepped aside and allowed Glenn to ...

By: Sisyphus | Category: Adventure | Score: 0| Added: 22 Jan 2016

Chaordia - A Novel of Transformation Ch. 8

- Sun Dancer led us back to the farm on a narrow, well worn and clearedpath that was much easier than the way we had walked before. "This is the way we go to visit our ancestors who are buried near the ...

By: Sisyphus | Category: Adventure | Score: 0| Added: 20 Jan 2016

Chaordia - A Novel of Transformation Ch. 7

- While we made our way down the other side of the hill through the much thicker woods and no path, we stopped a few times, uncertain which way to go. "I think it’s this way," I said, pointing in one di...

By: Sisyphus | Category: Adventure | Score: 0| Added: 19 Jan 2016

Chaordia - A Novel of Transformation Ch. 6

- When they left, no one spoke. My dad clutched his coffee cup with both hands and stared into the fire. Glenn's gazed in the direction where the three Indians had disappeared, then, shaking his head, l...

By: Sisyphus | Category: Adventure | Score: 0| Added: 18 Jan 2016

Chaordia - A Novel of Transformation Ch. 5

- Dad sat in the front seat of Glenn’s green and white VW bus, and I sat in the back with Alice and Tammy. We had all of our sleeping bags and backpacks in the rear but no tents. Glen thought we would b...

By: Sisyphus | Category: Adventure | Score: 5| Added: 17 Jan 2016

Chaordia - A Novel of Transformation Ch. 4

- It had stopped raining, but the dark, wet streets sparkled from the streetlights. We drove for a few blocks before anyone said anything. Alice turned to look at me in the backseat as if she wanted to ...

By: Sisyphus | Category: Adventure | Score: 5| Added: 16 Jan 2016

Chaordia - A Novel of Transformation Ch. 3

- It was a rainy Thursday. School was a drag, and I went through the motions of being a student--going to the different classes, sitting in the back row where I always sat, usually by the window, so I...

By: Sisyphus | Category: General | Score: 5| Added: 15 Jan 2016

Chaordia - A Novel of Transformation Ch. 2

- In the kitchen, my dad put the book down on the old maple table, filled up the red kettle with water and turned on the flame. "You and Alice were so quiet in the car. Is something wrong?" "Not really...

By: Sisyphus | Category: General | Score: 0| Added: 12 Jan 2016

Chaordia - A Novel of Transformation Ch. 1

- It's amazing how something happens that changes your life. I mean, you hear something, see something, read something and you know nothing will ever be the same. That's what happened the night I finish...

By: Sisyphus | Category: Adventure | Score: 5| Added: 11 Jan 2016

A Vampire's Lullaby Chapter 7

- Vampires Lullaby Chapter 7 Ch. 7: Past to the Present Alex looked carefully at the painting once more, slowly and with longing, "Vladimir. I'm sorry." The crimson haired boy walked back to his f...

By: Akizuki | Category: Romance | Score: 5| Added: 26 Aug 2015

Gidealis Enigma Chapter 64

- Chapter 64 To Save a Loved One I get up, and scratch the crumbling wall of the office to distract the angry green-eyed man. “Your walls seem rather thin and unreliable!” “These “peaceful r...

By: GriffinGarcon | Category: Science Fiction | Score: 5| Added: 15 Apr 2014

Gidealis Enigma Chapter 63

- Chapter 63 The Friendly Assault Strange objects hang in the skies above the forest we’re in. The screeching seems to be coming from them. Come to think of it, it is more melodic than annoying. ...

By: GriffinGarcon | Category: Science Fiction | Score: 5| Added: 02 Apr 2014

the Jet-Set

- The Jet-Set Nestled in the valley, in the Bay of the Beacon. Hidden in vaults where visuals display. Blackened bountiful tear-drops suspended, for hungry eyes an optic delight. Oh vision. Oh won...

By: bri54 | Category: Poetry | Score: 5| Added: 20 Apr 2013

The Less Traveled Road

- “The Less Traveled Road” Hitchhiking wasn’t the smartest method of travel. But Thompson had left in a hurry and there was no turning back. Childhood memories lured him toward the ocean. Carefree d...

By: rebmann | Category: Drama | Score: 5| Added: 30 Jan 2013

Green People are Good

- Green People Are Good by Carol Sumilas Boshears It was getting late and Lettie was rushing home to put her “things" to bed for the night. Other people may put their children to bed, but Le...

By: writermania | Category: Science Fiction | Score: 4| Added: 04 Dec 2011

He Chose Me, Chapter 1

- I let out a long, gusty sigh. Finals were just days away, yet I was still caught up in my thoughts. I pulled a hand through my short, black hair as I gently opened the cover of my literature book. Fo...

By: Cricket | Category: Romance | Score: 3.3| Added: 25 Oct 2010