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Chaos Calls 03: the Dragon Dilemma

by Ernest Bywater

Al Adams is on his way back to Chaos for another rescue, and to do more about setting up his base of operations. This time he has a problem, he's being asked to make a rescue that all the other Heroes have knocked back as a fancy form of suicide! The Damsels are captives of Dragons, a protected species he can't hurt. The Dragons are big, and dangerous. What can he do? He's their last hope, dare he refuse, like the others have?

| Genre: Action/Adventure
Tags: Drama, Violence, War, Science Fiction, Aliens, Dragons
Votes: 236 | Score: 4.34
Size: 271KB | Posted:
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Companion

by Misguided Child

Caleb Connor's life has gotten very confusing, but it wasn't his fault. A space ship crashed on his camp site, and an ethereal alien took up residence in his head. He doesn't get along with the alien, either. Who could get along with an alien living in their head that thought he had a defective human? Then, of course, the Army always gets involved when extraterrestrial space ships crash, and there's a pretty doctor... Yep. Pretty confusing.
Added Chapters 4,5

| Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Romance, Humor, Military, Science Fiction, Aliens, Supernatural
Votes: 46 | Score: 4.20
Size: 115KB | Downloads: 960 | Posted: | Updated: in progress
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My Writing and stories - 20 April 2014 accumulation

by Ernest Bywater

General amalgamation and update of blog entries EMAILS: I reply to all emails from valid reply to addresses. However, att.net, bellsouth, comcast.net, sbcglobal.net, pacbell, and excite.com block ema... more
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Companion 

by Misguided Child

Caleb Connor's life has gotten very confusing, but it wasn't his fault. A space ship crashed on his camp site, and an ethereal alien took up residence in his head. He doesn't get along with the alien, either. Who could get along with an alien living in their head that thought he had a defective human? Then, of course, the Army always gets involved when extraterrestrial space ships crash, and there's a pretty doctor... Yep. Pretty confusing.

| Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Romance, Humor, Military, Science Fiction, Aliens, Supernatural
Votes: 46 | Score: 4.20
Size: 115KB | Posted: in progress
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Eric Olafson, Neo Viking

by Vanessa Ravencroft

This is the beginning of a compete rewrite of the Eric Olafsons Saga. In the year 5012, Earth is now known as Terra and part of a Union of a gigantic Union of spacefaring civilizations. Many worlds are colonized. This is the story of Eric Olafson, a Neo Viking growing up on a harsh cold planet called Nilfeheim
Added Chapters 8-12

| Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Coming of Age, Science Fiction, Aliens, Space, Nanotechnology, Robots, AI, Supernatural
Votes: - | Score: -
Size: 215KB | Downloads: 804 | Posted: | Updated: in progress
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Per Astra Ad Galaxias

by normist

Bill Axon now heads the Space Service. He shares man's dream of going to the stars, and now he's well on his way. He meets some unexpected friends, and makes some new ones. Read how that reality progresses. This story carries on closely from where 'Per Ardua Ad Astra' finished.
Added Chapter 8

| Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Humor, Science Fiction, Space, Near Future
Votes: 126 | Score: 3.04
Size: 112KB | Downloads: 7546 | Posted: | Updated: in progress
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Final Breath of a Dead God 

by Celtic Bard

An old man walks through a odd city with his grandson sent to keep an eye on him by his mother. The mother, daughter of a bard, married into the family of an Oligarch. As such, she hates when stories of her father entertaining in pubs filter to her in-laws. Pzerra is there to prevent that. His grandfather takes him to his favorite pub for lunch. A strange man walks in, causing the patrons to eye him hostilely. After he leaves, the boy asks the old man why they hate him so. Thus begins the story!

| Genre: Fantasy
Tags: Supernatural, Fantasy, Magic
Votes: 24 | Score: 2.95
Size: 32KB | Posted:
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A New Story

by Celtic Bard

As I mentioned in my last post, I have been working on a new project that has been taking up much of my writing time of late. I finally finished the first short story off of it entitled Final Breath ... more
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Eric Olafson, Neo Viking 

by Vanessa Ravencroft

This is the beginning of a compete rewrite of the Eric Olafsons Saga. In the year 5012, Earth is now known as Terra and part of a Union of a gigantic Union of spacefaring civilizations. Many worlds are colonized. This is the story of Eric Olafson, a Neo Viking growing up on a harsh cold planet called Nilfeheim

| Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Coming of Age, Science Fiction, Aliens, Space, Nanotechnology, Robots, AI, Supernatural
Votes: - | Score: -
Size: 215KB | Posted: in progress
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The Writing Process

by Chris Podhola

The Writing Process For me, the writing process is like finding a lost key to an old door to an old house you’ve been living in for years. (That key is usually just a single idea, an image of ... more
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Sorry, Life Intrudes . . . Again!

by Celtic Bard

It has been a while since I posted something, so I decided an explanation was needed. I am working on a number of things, including the next chapters of Anomaly of the Fates and Future Distorted. Un... more
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Twinfinity: Quest for the Prim Pockets

by Chris Podhola

Sometimes being blind and deaf is not an obstacle. Sometimes being blind and deaf is just what you need to lure your enemies in close and lull them into believing that they have the advantage.
Added Chapters 15,16

| Genre: Fantasy
Tags: Supernatural, Fantasy
Votes: 46 | Score: 2.98
Size: 202KB | Downloads: 2331 | Posted: | Concluded:
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Errors and Inconsistencies

by normist

Like most authors, I enjoy hearing from my readers. The emails that I find the most useful, however, are those that report 'Errors and Inconsistencies'. There have been a few of these in the past, and... more
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Michaels Mansion

by Ernest Bywater

A two hundred year old building is destroyed by fire when a jet taking off from the local airport is shot down. This story tells how the owner goes about turning a fire gutted building of five sandstone walls back into the elegant building it once was, despite not having much cash to do it with and having to fight the state bureaucrats. It also talks about his important personal and family events during the reconstruction. The fire is very much a life changing event for the owner and his family.
Added Part 6 (final)

| Genre: General
Tags: Drama
Votes: 107 | Score: 3.25
Size: 276KB | Downloads: 3070 | Posted: | Concluded:
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Michaels Mansion 

by Ernest Bywater

A two hundred year old building is destroyed by fire when a jet taking off from the local airport is shot down. This story tells how the owner goes about turning a fire gutted building of five sandstone walls back into the elegant building it once was, despite not having much cash to do it with and having to fight the state bureaucrats. It also talks about his important personal and family events during the reconstruction. The fire is very much a life changing event for the owner and his family.

| Genre: General
Tags: Drama
Votes: 107 | Score: 3.25
Size: 276KB | Posted:
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Last Night at the Last Chance Diner

by Number 7

Christmas Eve - 2012 The predicted Apocalypse of 12/21/12 never occurred. Those who believed breathed a sigh of relief. While families all over the world gather to celebrate Christmas, a group of misfits gather to ward off the loneliness, and sorrows of wasted lives, in an out of the way diner, in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, and witness the beginning....
Added Chapter 26 (final)


Tags: Christmas, Apocalyptic, Angels
Votes: 91 | Score: 2.90
Size: 174KB | Downloads: 5540 | Posted: | Concluded:
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Per Astra Ad Galaxias 

by normist

Bill Axon now heads the Space Service. He shares man's dream of going to the stars, and now he's well on his way. He meets some unexpected friends, and makes some new ones. Read how that reality progresses. This story carries on closely from where 'Per Ardua Ad Astra' finished.

| Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Humor, Science Fiction, Space, Near Future
Votes: 126 | Score: 3.04
Size: 112KB | Posted: in progress
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Once Upon an Alien

by Misguided Child

This story is fiction, but not the facts. Information from Sumerian translations are true. Hindu texts of battles in space...true. Einstein's brain autopsy proved that he used more of his brain than other humans. How is that possible? How do men get flashes of genius, and why doesn't everyone function at that level of ability all the time? Why did the Dark Ages happen, and why does mankind seem to be sliding that direction again? This story is fiction, I hope.
Added Chapters 20,21 (final)

| Genre: Action/Adventure
Tags: Violence, Science, War, Travel, Science Fiction, Futuristic, Near Future, Fantasy
Votes: 291 | Score: 4.16
Size: 615KB | Downloads: 20626 | Posted: | Concluded:
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LAST NIGHT AT THE LAST CHANCE DINER

by Number 7

The first six chapters of my new novel, "Last Night at the Last Chance Diner," is finished, and I am posting it as I get chapter by chapter proofread. Thanks to everyone who takes the time to drop me... more
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Last Night at the Last Chance Diner 

by Number 7

Christmas Eve - 2012 The predicted Apocalypse of 12/21/12 never occurred. Those who believed breathed a sigh of relief. While families all over the world gather to celebrate Christmas, a group of misfits gather to ward off the loneliness, and sorrows of wasted lives, in an out of the way diner, in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, and witness the beginning....


Tags: Christmas, Apocalyptic, Angels
Votes: 91 | Score: 2.90
Size: 174KB | Posted:
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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 7

| Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Violence, Horror, Dystopian, Cannibalism, Anarchism, Science Fiction, Apocalyptic, Post Apocalyptic, Alternate Timeline, Mutants, Near Future, Pandemic
Votes: 218 | Score: 3.36
Size: 133KB | Downloads: 8292 | Posted: | Updated: in progress
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New Chapter, FINALLY!

by Celtic Bard

All right people, I have finally submitted the next chapter of Future Distorted. Sorry for the very long wait on this story and Anomaly of the Fates but I was stuck for a while on FD and am still a b... more
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If I Were the Last Man Alive

by Number 7

Jamie was a widower living near Orlando, Florida when circumstances resulted in him being the last man alive. Follow along as he struggles to survive and seeks someone, anyone, anywhere...
Added Chapter 33 (final)


Tags: Romance, Drama, Spiritual, Post Apocalyptic, Novel-Classic
Votes: 273 | Score: 2.82
Size: 222KB | Downloads: 17223 | Posted: | Concluded:
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Finally...

by Ragnaar

I have finally gotten the edited Story back from the editor. It was my fault for the delay. He couldn't put my story together with my name and address. I goofed. I have reposted the edited first c... more
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If I Were the Last Man Alive - New Chapter

by Number 7

I just submitted the next chapter of Last Man Alive. It should be available soon. Hope you continue to enjoy reading my book. John
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Artistic Verisimilitudes

by normist

Nobody's perfect, but I hope that between my Editor, and myself we catch the majority of the errors, typographical and otherwise that creep in. I must tell you of two massive mistakes. In 'per Ardua A... more
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The Device

by JOHNNY SACHU

A young genius invents an impossible device that can stop time and uses it in less than admirable ways.
Added Chapter 15

| Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Science Fiction, Time Travel
Votes: 299 | Score: 3.27
Size: 662KB | Downloads: 14378 | Posted: | Updated: in progress
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Why the Devil Is a Woman 

by LynnBN

I close my eyes one more time, and I finally give in to exhaustion. As I am drawn further and further into the dark, an indiscernible figure subtly creeps into my mind. At first, the stern eyes that scrutinize me seem to belong to my father. But then, as the number of faces begins to multiply, I realize it's not a dream about my old man. Far from it. All I see is them. The wimps and the minxes. Wimps and minxes everywhere. And in that gruesome dream of mine, I stand amongst them.

| Genre: Drama
Tags: Drama
Votes: - | Score: -
Size: 50KB | Posted: in progress
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Stranded

by Vincent Berg

"Never Leave Anyone Behind" is a familiar refrain for Servicemen. A crew is incapacitated in a strange land and a hostile government tries to capture them and steal their resources. What if you're not in the military? Do you put your family's lives at risk, especially if they might not live. Josh Evens discovers a shipwrecked alien and tries to protect it and it's crew from his government.
Added Chapters 15,Epilogue (final)

| Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Drama, Science, Science Fiction, Aliens, Space, Near Future
Votes: 362 | Score: 3.62
Size: 649KB | Downloads: 19152 | Posted: | Concluded:
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Damsels in Distress Rules 

by Ernest Bywater

The basic rules and background on the operation of the Damsels in Distress Universe. This is posted with the approval of Lazlo, the universe creator, and is intended to help readers and writers to understand the universe better.


Tags: Science Fiction
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Size: 22KB | Posted:
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Masi'shen Evolution

by Graybyrd

Sequel to "Masi'shen Stranded" -- Michael Hawthorne and Dee'rah evolve to become ambassadors seeking to link two worlds across the galaxy. Earth recognizes the chance for global peace, but a corrupt American president threatens them all with nuclear nightmare as a ploy to rule the nation. Old enemies become allies, and old alliances fall apart. Will humankind survive to achieve a future in the stars?
Added Chapters 36

| Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Drama, Politics, Violence, Spiritual, Religion, Anarchism, Science Fiction, Aliens, Space
Votes: 331 | Score: 4.21
Size: 603KB | Downloads: 19545 | Posted: | Updated: in progress
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Plea for an American Hero 

by Misguided Child

This is an old man's last rant to an anonymous visitor. You probably shouldn't read it.

| Genre: Politics
Tags: Politics
Votes: 60 | Score: 4.46
Size: 4KB | Posted:
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The Truthbringer Chronicles

by

Hear then, the story of the Truthbringer. The story of a fallen man. Change was my wish, hope my life force. And change came, bringing chaos and destruction. Change came, from within me... Some may call me a hero. Some may call me the Truthbringer. I call myself the one who survived. These are my chronicles.
Added Chapter 9

| Genre: Fantasy
Tags: Fantasy, Magic, Super Hero
Votes: 24 | Score: 2.53
Size: 72KB | Downloads: 1758 | Posted: | Updated: in progress
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Twinfinity: Quest for the Prim Pockets 

by Chris Podhola

Sometimes being blind and deaf is not an obstacle. Sometimes being blind and deaf is just what you need to lure your enemies in close and lull them into believing that they have the advantage.

| Genre: Fantasy
Tags: Supernatural, Fantasy
Votes: 46 | Score: 2.98
Size: 202KB | Posted:
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Broken Wing

by JOHNNY SACHU

A rush job can often lead to hasty decisions. Janssa hoped she had made a good one.
Reposted Story

| Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Science Fiction
Votes: 74 | Score: 2.85
Size: 28KB | Downloads: 1312 | 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.
Added Chapter 15

| Genre: Young Adult
Tags: Romance, Secret Agents, Shapeshifters, Supernatural, Fantasy, Sports, Young Adult
Votes: 20 | Score: 3.10
Size: 180KB | Downloads: 1128 | Posted: | Updated: in progress
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White Wizard

by Feral Lady

Von finds himself dropped into a medieval world alone. A head injury steals his memory and the meager supply from an escape pod won't take him far. He must find civilization and survive until rescued. His training has not prepared him for what is coming.
Added Chapters 4,5

| Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Coming of Age, Science Fiction
Votes: 60 | Score: 3.64
Size: 89KB | Downloads: 2136 | Posted: | Updated: in progress
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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.
Added Chapter 15 (final)

| Genre: Fantasy
Tags: Coming of Age, Drama, Supernatural, Vampires, Undead, Fantasy, Dragons, Dwarves, Elves, Magic
Votes: 59 | Score: 4.29
Size: 389KB | Downloads: 1605 | Posted: | Concluded:
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The Newsome Malediction Book 1: Phoenix Rising

by Ron Lewis

Sticking its head in the opening, the wolf like creature growled at the boy and his small cargo. Bartholomew picked up another small rock holding it near his right ear. "Go away! You can't have her!" Bartholomew yelled out at the animal. He let the rock in his right hand fly again hitting the head of the beast. It shook its head growing angrier. A shot rang out and the beast pulled back. Then there another shot and another gunshot barked out again then there was silence.
Added Chapters 5,6

| Genre: Horror
Tags: Horror, Mystery, Supernatural, Gothic, Vampires, Werewolves, Ghosts, Witchcraft
Votes: - | Score: -
Size: 66KB | Downloads: 894 | Posted: | Updated: in progress
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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
Added Chapters 11-15 (final)

| Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Travel, Science Fiction, Alternate Universe, Novel-Classic
Votes: 27 | Score: 2.94
Size: 257KB | Downloads: 1577 | Posted: | Concluded:
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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: 21 | Score: 3.46
Size: 421KB | Downloads: 1497 | Posted: | Concluded: