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Small World

by Wandering Lanes

This is a story set in the future, the world has been flooded following a nuclear/chemical war. In the remains of the British Bunker a Scout is held in cryogenic suspension, waiting for the time when he can emerge and fight for his country. or so they thought.

| Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Military, Post Apocalyptic, Nanotechnology
Votes: 265 | Score: 3.63
Size: 187KB | Posted:
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At the Earth's Core 

by Edgar Rice Burroughs

David Innes, a mining heir, finances the experimental "iron mole", an excavating vehicle designed by his elderly inventor friend Abner Perry. In a test run, they discover the vehicle cannot be turned, and it burrows 500 miles into the Earth's crust, emerging into the unknown interior world of Pellucidar

| Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Travel, Science Fiction, Alternate Universe, Novel-Classic
Votes: - | Score: -
Size: 88KB | Posted: in progress
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Remembrance of the Wood

by Tamalain

I am bringing the Story of Tama here for your reading pleasure. I will add more Chapters every Friday.
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Remembrance of the Wood 

by Tamalain

A young Elven child has to learns her destiny and is given the choice to follow it, or make her own future.

| Genre: Fantasy
Tags: Coming of Age, Drama, Supernatural, Vampires, Undead, Fantasy, Dragons, Dwarves, Elves, Magic
Votes: - | Score: -
Size: 56KB | Posted: in progress
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Rage-part III: Candy 

by Celtic Bard

A boring Tuesday night at Exposé turns violent as dancer Candy was on the main stage, imagining she was dancing for one man: Angus. Candy 's experience that violent, bloody night sets her down a road much different than the one she began the day on and only time will tell where it will lead. When exotic dancing meets mob violence, many paths get altered as fate lurches onto a new course for those involved.

| Genre: Fantasy
Tags: Romance, Crime, Violence, Workplace, Fantasy
Votes: - | Score: -
Size: 23KB | Posted:
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Rage III Finally

by Celtic Bard

Sorry about this folks, but I did warn you that real life would be intruding on me for the next couple of months. I tried to get this posted several days ago but work and real life got in the way. H... more
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Opening

by Deborah Blouet

Sixteen year old Iris McBurney is fleeing in panic from her home. She turns to the only friend she has a Greek shapeshifting God called Arion. A being she wonders is even real. He's an impossibly fast horse and a boy her age. Arion gives her a choice, come to the racing yard he's at in Wales, where he can help her hide from the authorities. Or go it alone and try to avoid capture. Will she go with him? Of course she does, but can she stay hidden from everyone else. Probably not.
Added Chapter 4

| Genre: Young Adult
Tags: Romance, Secret Agents, Shapeshifters, Supernatural, Fantasy, Sports, Young Adult
Votes: - | Score: -
Size: 44KB | Downloads: 233 | Posted: | Updated: in progress
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Swords of Mars

by Edgar Rice Burroughs

Carter relates an adventure commencing with a private war he and his picked followers have been waging against the resurgent Guild of Assassins, led by Ur Jan.
Added Chapters 19-24

| Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Travel, Science Fiction, Aliens, Space, Novel-Classic
Votes: - | Score: -
Size: 421KB | Downloads: 942 | Posted: | Concluded:
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Opening 

by Deborah Blouet

Sixteen year old Iris McBurney is fleeing in panic from her home. She turns to the only friend she has a Greek shapeshifting God called Arion. A being she wonders is even real. He's an impossibly fast horse and a boy her age. Arion gives her a choice, come to the racing yard he's at in Wales, where he can help her hide from the authorities. Or go it alone and try to avoid capture. Will she go with him? Of course she does, but can she stay hidden from everyone else. Probably not.

| Genre: Young Adult
Tags: Romance, Secret Agents, Shapeshifters, Supernatural, Fantasy, Sports, Young Adult
Votes: - | Score: -
Size: 44KB | Posted: in progress
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Overdue . . . AGAIN!

by Celtic Bard

I know, I know! I am overdue to post something I promised to post . . . again! Unfortunately real life intrudes upon my plans far too often for my comfort. Fear not, I have finally managed to get R... more
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Leaving Babylon

by D. Cristwell

Allen Cade followed his faith, and tried to save his marriage, but his wife had other ideas, and wanted out. If he wanted a till death we do part marriage, she would give it to him. When her attempt on his life failed, his daughter testified that it was an accident, but urged her dad to give up trying to reconcile, and go somewhere else to start over. This is the story of a new start.
Added Chapter 18 (final)

| Genre: Spiritual
Tags: Romance, Spiritual, Religion, Apocalyptic, Alternate Universe, Dinosaurs, Mutants, Shapeshifters, Supernatural, Angels, Demons
Votes: 90 | Score: 2.80
Size: 356KB | Downloads: 4514 | Posted: | Concluded:
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Wrapping up Leaving Babylon

by D. Cristwell

I am putting this story to bed with Chapter 18. I may take it up later, but probably won't.
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Black Company 

by JOHNNY SACHU

On a far distant world of his own an independant man's solitude is invaded by an unwelcomed guest.

| Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Science Fiction
Votes: 85 | Score: 2.75
Size: 19KB | Posted:
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Clan Amir Background and Story Time Line

by Ernest Edwards

No: 01 - PLEASE READ THIS FIRST. Background information that helps you appreciate the Clan Amir Stories. Not a story as such. This has a list of all the stories in chronological order, the order they should be read in.
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| Genre: General
Tags: Drama, Military
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Size: 23KB | Downloads: 2453 | Posted: | Concluded:
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Amped to Kill 

by mzhang

It's been a few decades since the Wikus Van Der Merwe Incident. The prawn fleet sits over Earth, harvesting its abundant resources. Humanity and Newcomer alike fight the extra-terrestrial invasion with military grade Amplified Mobility Platforms and other modern military technology.

| Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Military, Science Fiction, Aliens
Votes: 24 | Score: 2.86
Size: 112KB | Posted:
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Almost caught up.

by D. Cristwell

I'm trying to decide where to go with this. I'll probably post 8 & 9 tomorrow. Like I said, it's an old beginning with a new story line. The dragons are coming.
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Leaving Babylon

by D. Cristwell

I started this story back in 2008, and this is possibly the 5th version; the first where I try the inter-dimensional teleportation. This is still a WIP (work in progress for non-writers). I have sever... more
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Leaving Babylon 

by D. Cristwell

Allen Cade followed his faith, and tried to save his marriage, but his wife had other ideas, and wanted out. If he wanted a till death we do part marriage, she would give it to him. When her attempt on his life failed, his daughter testified that it was an accident, but urged her dad to give up trying to reconcile, and go somewhere else to start over. This is the story of a new start.

| Genre: Spiritual
Tags: Romance, Spiritual, Religion, Apocalyptic, Alternate Universe, Dinosaurs, Mutants, Shapeshifters, Supernatural, Angels, Demons
Votes: 90 | Score: 2.80
Size: 356KB | Posted:
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Rage-Part II: Outliers 

by Celtic Bard

After a brawl at the strip club at which he works, a bouncer walks home on a natural high thanks to a medical condition he has that makes fighting a pleasure. Unfortunately for him, forces have arrayed against him to repay his lack of respect for those he has smote so easily. But enemies are not the only ones with an eye on this unlikely hero and his rough night at work was just the beginning of a long journey on a path determined by his past.

| Genre: Fantasy
Tags: Crime, Violence, Secret Agents, Fantasy
Votes: 73 | Score: 3.23
Size: 34KB | Posted:
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Rage Part II

by Celtic Bard

I know it is a week later than I promised some of you, but I was unaware that most of Rage-Part II was still in handwritten form and it took me a few days longer to type it up than I thought. And the... more
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Rage-Part I: Me 

by Celtic Bard

Young Michael FitzKiern was diagnosed with an odd medical condition that made his body produce a strange cocktail of chemicals that turned his fight-or-flight mechanism into something much different. Going to his geeky older brother's rescue in an afterschool fight, Michael found a natural high in his rage, and that made him something of a rage-addict. Instead of becoming a monster in a modern era where such things are frowned upon, Michael channeled his rage into something more... noble?

| Genre: Fantasy
Tags: Violence, Addiction, Alternate Universe, Fantasy
Votes: 109 | Score: 2.99
Size: 29KB | Posted:
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Rage

by Celtic Bard

I have just submitted the first story in a new series called Rage. Part I should be up by tomorrow and I will work on getting Part II edited and posted ASAP. It is about a bouncer who has a medical ... more
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Bang 

by Old Fart

It started like a schoolboy's dare and nobody took it seriously. It was the start of the end of the world.


Tags: Humor, Parable, Science, Apocalyptic
Votes: 82 | Score: 2.69
Size: 4KB | Posted:
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Abide in Patience

by Celtic Bard

I know it has been a few weeks since I last posted something, but I have been a bit busy of late and Mother Nature has been a bit bitchy, causing the loss of ability to use the computer or even have l... more
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Once Upon an Alien

by Misguided Child

A television series about aliens in humanities distant past is very convincing. What really happened and how will it impact humanity, now and in the future? A Professor of Archeology discovers an amulet with a symbol that shouldn't exist, shortly before he's killed. His son, also an Archeologist, picks up the trail to a surprising past. His discovery opens a door to an uncertain future for mankind. The question is, will that future be a dead end, or will it open a path to the stars?
Added Chapter 7

| Genre: Action/Adventure
Tags: Violence, Science, War, Travel, Science Fiction, Futuristic, Near Future, Fantasy
Votes: 161 | Score: 3.77
Size: 217KB | Downloads: 7916 | Posted: | Updated: in progress
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My Writing and stories - 14 February 2014

by Ernest Bywater

EMAILS: I've been out of action for some time with several issue, sorry about the delays with replies, but I think I've now replied to them all - sorry if I missed you. I reply to all emails from vali... more
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Human Man

by Refusenik

Scott MacIntyre, the unusual foster kid raised on a boys ranch in West Texas, joined the Marines at the end of Human Phoenix. In the sequel, Human Man, he's all grown up and ready to make a life for himself.
Added Chapters 33-43 (final)

| Genre: General
Tags: Romance, Military, Science Fiction
Votes: 417 | Score: 4.70
Size: 565KB | Downloads: 12986 | Posted: | Concluded:
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Fairy Tales

by The Brothers Grimm

This is a collection of German fairy tales first published in 1812 by the Grimm brothers, Jacob and Wilhelm.
Added Tales 46-52

| Genre: Fairytale
Tags: Drama, Violence, Horror, Supernatural, Fantasy, Witchcraft, Magic, Novel-Classic
Votes: - | Score: -
Size: 485KB | Downloads: 1254 | Posted: | Concluded:
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The Death of Love in Morristown

by Celtic Bard

Con is back in Iraq and Shameera is being posted to the Pentagon to keep her out of harm's way. On her way to DC, Shameera decides to stop by her soon-to-be in-law's for a long talk with her love's sister about a cryptic comment Con made about why he ran so hard from her. What happened in Con's past that true love spooked him so? Is it something that will threaten his hastily bonded relationship with Shameera? She has decided she has to know the secret and only Maeve can enlighten her.
Added Chapters 3,4 (final)

| Genre: Fantasy
Tags: Romance, School, Military, Christmas, Alternate Universe, Fantasy, Magic, Football
Votes: 122 | Score: 3.58
Size: 36KB | Downloads: 2096 | Posted: | Concluded:
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Per Ardua Ad Astra

by normist

Bill Axon is a lecturer at the University of Southern Arkansas. He shares man's dream of going to the stars. The discoveries of a colleague, a Professor of Quantum Physics, are set to make that dream a reality. Read how that reality progresses.
Added Chapter 40 (final)

| Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Science Fiction, Space, Near Future
Votes: 396 | Score: 3.21
Size: 310KB | Downloads: 49445 | Posted: | Concluded:
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Anomaly of the Fates

by Celtic Bard

Immortality. What does that mean? Not the definition but the actuality of living forever. What is the difference bewtween living a life you know will end and a life that could go on until the sun burns out? This silly notion is what confronts a young man on his 30th birthday as events spin out of control and go from a surprise family get-together to a struggle of cosmological proportions. This is the tragic story of Tiernan Cathal MacCormac's 30th birthday and what happens in the aftermath.
Added Chapter 6

| Genre: Fantasy
Tags: Romance, Crime, Violence, Assassins, Bounty Hunters, Cannibalism, Alternate Universe, Shapeshifters, Supernatural, Vampires, Werewolves, Angels, Demons, Monsters, Fantasy, Witchcraft, Magic
Votes: 119 | Score: 2.99
Size: 127KB | Downloads: 4434 | Posted: | Updated: in progress
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Beyond Thirty

by Edgar Rice Burroughs

In the 22nd century, left adrift at sea, Navy Lieutenant Jefferson Turck makes his way to a savage empire where he is taken as slave. Will he survive and go back home?
Added Chapters 7-9 (final)

| Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Slavery, Science Fiction, Post Apocalyptic, Futuristic, Novel-Classic
Votes: 64 | Score: 4.08
Size: 205KB | Downloads: 2688 | Posted: | Concluded:
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Dream Weaver - Book 3 of Wizard - a Love Story

by Misguided Child

Many years of peace followed Sean's rescue. Peaceful if you didn't count training, and interference by the Wizard's Council. The Council voted to delay the young Magi joining the Council and required a quest due to their immaturity. They decided to join 'normal' society with their extra time. The Prescott High School would never be the same. They could decide if the unpleasant task of completing the quest and joining the Council was really desirable. Do we always have choices in life?
Added Chapter 16 (final)

| Genre: Fantasy
Tags: Humor, Fantasy, Witchcraft, Magic
Votes: 189 | Score: 4.34
Size: 478KB | Downloads: 11540 | Posted: | Concluded:
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Future Distorted

by Celtic Bard

What would happen if you crossed Islamafascism, political corruption, an intelligence failure, and bio/chem weapons? My name is Seamus O'Neill and I have the dubious fortune to be able to tell you. My story is one of a survivor of the mutation of Humanity and the collapse of Civilization. I survived The Incident, escaped the savages who took over the cities, and eventually joined those who fled to rebuild the new species Humanity became. And I remember the time after our Future Distorted.
Added Chapter 6

| Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Violence, Horror, Dystopian, Cannibalism, Anarchism, Science Fiction, Apocalyptic, Post Apocalyptic, Alternate Timeline, Mutants, Near Future, Pandemic
Votes: 182 | Score: 3.41
Size: 117KB | Downloads: 6371 | Posted: | Updated: in progress
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Rocket Man 5

by Action Man

In the 1920's people had developed super powers.Unfortunately the first recipients of those powers had used them for their own personal gain. But, then in the late days of the 20's heroes started to appear. One of the earliest of these heroes was Rocket Man. The most recent Rocket Man, the fourth to earn the title, had recently died. Terry Grissolm gets his life long wish to be chosen as the next Rocket Man. Can he fill the shoes of Legends?
Added Chapter 7

| Genre: Fantasy
Tags: Violence, Military, Super Hero
Votes: 57 | Score: 3.13
Size: 130KB | Downloads: 2181 | Posted: | Updated: in progress
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Life

by JOHNNY SACHU

Looking for life on Mars, Mary and Randle hit the unexpected.
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| Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Science Fiction
Votes: 71 | Score: 2.99
Size: 8KB | Downloads: 1560 | Posted: | Concluded:
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Rider

by JOHNNY SACHU

A run away leaves her alcoholic mother and heads deeper into the western states, alone and on her beloved home designed bicycle. She gets half half way and resolves herself to reaching Scottsbluff, Nebraska. Unknown to her, the future is filled with mystical and magical wonders she does not yet even suspect. Next chapter, she acquires powers far beyond her wildest imaginings.
Added Chapter 14

| Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Science Fiction
Votes: 288 | Score: 2.99
Size: 369KB | Downloads: 11464 | Posted: | Updated: in progress
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Thunder and Lightening

by Lazlo Zalezac

The angry young man grows up to be the angry middle-aged man. Now he's stuck in a dead-end job, married to a woman that detests him, and children that don't even know him. A close encounter with death makes him realize that he deserves more than what life has dealt him. Can he get it?
Added Chapter 38

| Genre: Romance
Tags: Romance
Votes: 381 | Score: 4.61
Size: 1056KB | Downloads: 20779 | Posted: | Updated: in progress
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Enter the Darkness

by Celtic Bard

A woman is gruesomely murdered in Cold War Germany and the only witness is her 5 year old daughter who can't remember what happened. Memories, though inaccessible to investigators, linger and change a once adorable little girl. And murder of a loved one will place that girl on the path of destiny. Odd occurrences, inexplicable enemies, and Cold War intrigue with an odd flavor alter this girl's life, shifting her from the front lines of the Cold War to the middle of the Dark Wars.
Added Epilogue

| Genre: Fantasy
Tags: Coming of Age, Crime, Drama, Violence, Spiritual, Religion, Historical, Military, Assassins, Spies, Secret Agents, Travel, Christmas, Alternate Universe, Shapeshifters, Supernatural, Vampires, Werewolves, Angels, Demons, Monsters, Fantasy, Magic, Sports
Votes: 274 | Score: 4.32
Size: 533KB | Downloads: 9386 | Posted: | Concluded:
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Doc

by Kingkey

Clay Thomas is a pissed off deputy sheriff heading home to his family ranch in South Dakota. As he is almost there, his truck is hit by lightning, and runs off the road into a gorge. After waking up, he hikes the rest of the way to the family ranch. Reaching it, he finds that the year is 1876. Genre: Time Travel
Added Chapter 27

| Genre: Historical
Tags: Historical, Western, Time Travel
Votes: 659 | Score: 4.04
Size: 539KB | Downloads: 18228 | Posted: | Updated: in progress
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Megan Enraged - Book 2 of Wizard - a Love Story

by Misguided Child

The Nightmare is determined to kill all Wizards and Sorceress. The Dark Dream has insinuated itself into the very ranks of the Wizard Councils, and no one is safe. It wants to kill them all, except for Sean David Kilpatrick Flynn. The Nightmare can rule the world for all time with Sean's body by supplanting the young Wizard's soul. Megan's wrath had not been considered in the Nightmare's plans, and the entire world was shocked when her anger was unleashed to save Sean.
Added Chapter 22 (final)

| Genre: Fantasy
Tags: Romance, Humor, Violence, Religion, Fantasy, Magic
Votes: 189 | Score: 4.46
Size: 473KB | Downloads: 9925 | Posted: | Concluded: