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A Charmed Life
Biography
The Outsider Will you be content to drift from situation to situation, to sail the course charted for you by others, or will you take charge of your life and chart your own course? For Jeff Knox, a teenager about to start high school in Enfield, Massachusetts, choosing to take charge of his life will affect more lives than just his own.
Tags: Coming of Age, Romance, School, Military, Workplace, Alternate Timeline
Age Rating: Older than 13
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1482 KB 379 564 8.02
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Nothing I Can Do About It Now
Romance
Denham Forrest A Story in the Spider and Fly Universe
A guy bumming his life away as the skipper of a tourist boat on a small Caribbean island, gets his life turned upside down, and not for the first time.
Tags: Pulp Classic
Age Rating: Older than 13
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383 KB 359 90 7.12
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Santa Pars001 A Christmas Story
John was alone, though a good man life was almost pointless to him. A sudden storm traps him in the snow, then things get interesting!
Tags: Fan Fiction, Christmas, Time Travel, Supernatural, Elves, Magic
Age Rating: Anybody
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20 KB 273 30 6.05
4

Survivor
Action/Adventure
Ernest Bywater A 10 year old boy survives a car crash where his family is killed. He goes to live on his maternal grandfather's ranch on the Texas / Mexican border with some of his retired Army buddies. But life there has some serious issues due to drug smugglers being angry about having their shipments destroyed by those at the ranch. Pat grows up fast while learning to be quick and accurate with a gun. - 51,400 words of adventure.
Tags: Coming of Age, Crime, Violence
Age Rating: Older than 13
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272 KB 145 167 6.76
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03-12 What a Girl
Action/Adventure
Ernest Edwards A Clan Amir Story
Gerry wants to build a boat, so he does - but only after inventing the materials to make it work. Before he can build what he wants he builds a luxury yacht to test out the design. However, the major test is when he's at sea during a Category 5 storm, and has to help rescue others caught out at sea.
Tags: Drama
Age Rating: Older than 13
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28 KB 137 80 7.38
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Dilemma (Posted From Storiesonline
General
Joesephus This is an old story by my friend Joesephus. It was his next to last story and I think one of his best. The question is the meaning of forgiveness, and reconciliation... which Joesephus saw as separate acts. Please let me know what your reaction/response would be and your opinion of the story Jonnyrebel82
Tags: Romance
Age Rating: Older than 13
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130 KB 119 - -
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The Mission
Science Fiction
Pars001 A story in the Time Travel Adventures Universe
For years Charles had hid as far from women as he could, then a chance encounter with trouble brought her to him. Now he had to not only save her and her kingdom but his self as well. Problem is her Kingdom is thousands of years in the past!
Tags: Politics, Violence, Science, Military, Assassins, Spies, Science Fiction, Time Travel, Aliens, Space, Futuristic, Alternate Timeline, Clones
Age Rating: Older than 17
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195 KB 105 114 6.98
8

Ninth Grade 1958-1959
Action/Adventure
Banadin A coming of age story set in a small town in Ohio. Some action and adventure. It is all true, give or take a lie or two.
Tags: Coming of Age, Romance, Humor, School, Golf, Young Adult
Age Rating: Older than 13
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1860 KB 93 332 8.10
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Uncertain Justice
Action/Adventure
Longhorn__07 An Army veteran is accused of rape and murder. He didn't do it, but fighting the system is a losing proposition. So what's a man to do?
Tags: Crime, Military, Bounty Hunters
Age Rating: Older than 13
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1085 KB 87 726 8.95
10

The Lad Who Poked the Devil in the Eye
Science Fiction
Vincent Berg An Unwanted Visitors Story (2)
Twelve years after Earth's first encounter with aliens, they receive a return visit. Only this time, they aren't stranded and helpless. Young Otis Becker finds himself with access to information he can't explain, yet has to convince the world he can save them from alien enslavement. Hopefully Earth learned its lessons the last time. This is a slow story, so give it a chance to kick into gear. The sequel to "Stranded".
Tags: Science, Dystopian, Science Fiction, Aliens, Nanotechnology, Near Future, Young Adult
Age Rating: Older than 13
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324 KB 84 168 6.55
11

Dilemma - Lorelei's Story
Romance
Joesephus Lorelei's view of the events described in Dilemma. By Joesephus Submitted by Jonnyrebel82
Tags: Romance
Age Rating: Older than 13
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30 KB 81 - -
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03-14 Deadly Dive
Action/Adventure
Ernest Edwards A Clan Amir Story
Gerry answers the question about how deeply ingrained training can become when he risks his life to save a young girl from a long fall onto the rocks below the cliff top. Her only hope is if he can catch her and reach the end of the headland to dive into the ocean there before they both slide off the side of the steep cliff face and fall to the rocks. Whatever happens, it's a long way down and sure to hurt when they get there.
Tags: Drama, Military
Age Rating: Older than 13
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26 KB 77 61 7.42
13

Service Society Lazlo Zalezac Dexter James is fed up with his job. For ten years he has put in long hours, worked for jerks, and received no rewards for a job well done. Then one day he says no to a temporary promotion. The fallout of that one little action will change the world.
Tags: Workplace
Age Rating: Older than 13
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1073 KB 76 516 8.37
14

My Life With a Lineman's Ticket
True
aerosick These are memories of my 45 years working in the Electric Power Field. Mostly as an Electric Journeyman Lineman climbing and building power lines across America. Traveling Linemen were called "Tramps". Many of my expressions, terms, tool names and actions are used only in the Lineman Trade. I will try to explain them as I go and try not to interrupt the stories. (Which, by the way, are mostly true) If any are not understandable to you, please Email me with the Link at the bottom. Thanks!
Tags: Humor, True
Age Rating: Anybody
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125 KB 72 19 6.48
15

Destiny's Road
Young Adult
Lumpy A Destiny Saga Story (1)
Caspian Grey's life was already pretty weird, and then he started high school. He must cope with the bizarre changes in his life while trying to find the family he always wanted. A sci-fi coming of age story. (A note, there is a slow build here. Sci-Fi elements don't show up till around chapter 20)
Tags: Coming of Age, Romance, Violence, Science Fiction
Age Rating: Older than 13
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486 KB 67 151 7.04
16

The Dragon King
Fantasy
Allan Kindred Young Christopher and his little sister Sarah must go on the run after their kingdom loses a war and becomes a conquered nation. Through torment and wonder can Christopher become the Dragon King and free his people?
Tags: Horror, Fantasy, Dragons, Magic, Unicorns, Knights
Age Rating: Older than 13
Posted:
494 KB 67 60 7.56
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Human Man
General
Refusenik The Human Series (2)
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.
Tags: Romance, Military, Science Fiction
Age Rating: Older than 17
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565 KB 64 699 9.20
18

It's Five O'clock Somewhere!
Romance
Denham Forrest A Story in the Spider and Fly Universe
After being estranged from all of his family for some years, a divorced man’s teenage children suddenly pay him an unexpected visit.
Tags: Romance, Drama
Age Rating: Older than 13
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127 KB 64 465 7.28
19

Prototype Ten
Science Fiction
Shakes Peer2B Will was just an average guy until a terrorist's bomb stripped away everything that he loved in life. When he came across the ad for volunteers for a super-soldier experiment, he figured he had nothing to lose, and if it all worked out, maybe he'd be able to get revenge. Little did he or the people running the program realize just how it would turn out. (Note: If you read this on SOL, you'll find this version to be a bit different)
Tags: Science Fiction, Space
Age Rating: Anybody
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567 KB 63 1278 7.97
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Human Phoenix
Science Fiction
Refusenik The Human Series (1)
You can’t hide from your past forever, but it’s easier if you’re a foster kid in rural West Texas. Scott MacIntyre was different in more ways than even he knew. (this was my first attempt at writing a novel)
Tags: Coming of Age, Crime, School, Violence, Military, Mystery, Aliens
Age Rating: Older than 13
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1478 KB 62 554 9.22
21

Stand in Time
Western
Ernest Bywater A man is moving to the USA with his family. At the last minute his work won't release him from his contract early, as previously agreed. A cousin who's a close friend stands in to fill his role as father in helping the rest of the family move on the set date.When they get to the USA and the man is kidnapped by a group set on world domination. They brainwash him and send him back in time to help them bring about a different end to the War Between the States. Can one man affect their plans?
Tags: Western, Time Travel
Age Rating: Older than 13
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473 KB 62 158 7.05
22

Finders Keepers
Science Fiction
Shakes Peer2B Pudgy, out of shape, divorced, and laid-off; Colin thought he had hit rock-bottom. Then came the landslide that almost sent him to his grave. In the depths of despair, miles from nowhere, he searches for a way to get back to civilization and finds that his service is required in a totally unexpected role - as the person who will save the human race from destruction.
Tags: Aliens, Space, Nanotechnology, AI
Age Rating: Anybody
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455 KB 58 1343 8.65
23

Shut Up and Drive!
Romance
Denham Forrest A Story in the Spider and Fly Universe
A guy with a questionable reputation, spots a female he doesn't expect to see in a bar that has an even worse reputation.
Tags: Romance, Melodrama
Age Rating: Older than 17
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172 KB 57 197 7.63
24

03-11 Boat People
Action/Adventure
Ernest Edwards A Clan Amir Story
Children are going missing, it's believed they're being kidnapped for the child slave trade. The search is on to find out how they're getting them out of the country. RIS suspect it's by boat, so extra patrols are organised with additional troops on some of the boats. Gerry checks out a suspicious boat and catches up with it in International Waters. There are now political concerns here.
Tags: Politics, Violence, War, Military
Age Rating: Older than 13
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17 KB 53 66 6.99
25

The Volunteer
Romance
Denham Forrest A Story in the Spider and Fly Universe
There’s an adage in the British armed forces, never volunteer for anything! Especially when you’re drunk! But, just sometimes…?
Tags: Romance
Age Rating: Older than 13
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93 KB 53 576 7.62
26

Rebirth
Action/Adventure
Lumpy John Taylor (1)
John Taylor walked out of the desert a different man than he was going in. After three years of torture Taylor is now an ex-soldier with a life in shambles facing a world that gave him up for dead and moved on in his absence. Taylor is forced to pick up the pieces when he steps in to help an outgunned Federal Marshal against unknown assailants. Now Taylor is on the run and saddled with a witness marked for death. Can saving the witness's life give Taylor back his own?
Tags: Crime, Violence, Military
Age Rating: Older than 13
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286 KB 49 223 7.05
27

They Can't Hide Forever
Drama
woodmanone The crime was committed long ago and the suspects thought they got away with it...But they can't hide forever.
Tags: Crime, Drama, True, Mystery, Detective
Age Rating: Older than 17
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38 KB 48 93 6.49
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Island Mine
Action/Adventure
Refusenik How far will governments go when you have something they want? All Waylon Eckermann wanted to do was to go to college and figure out the rest of his life. It wasn't going to be that easy, not even with a little extragalactic help.
Tags: Military, Science Fiction, Aliens, Nanotechnology
Age Rating: Older than 17
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914 KB 46 898 9.35
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The Thief of the Rose
Action/Adventure
R22CoolGuy The Bard's Tales Story (1)
In a time before man rose to prominence, when magic flowed like water from every rock and plant, three great races vied for dominance. In their arrogance they even challenged the Gods, and almost succeeded. The Gods ensured that little evidence remained of their achievements and knowledge. That however, was about to change.
Tags: Assassins, Fantasy, Dragons, Witchcraft, Magic
Age Rating: Older than 13
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364 KB 46 201 8.91
30

Abby
Drama
Texrep Thomas Tregonney has served the railway well and faithfully. When the railway is closed, what else should he do?
Tags: Romance, Drama, Politics, Historical
Age Rating: Anybody
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1083 KB 43 762 9.36
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Kim: Power Play
Young Adult
Ernest Bywater Kim is badly injured in an incident at school, an accident that should never have happened. He's a teenage boy with a reputation of being an unstoppable force that always gets things done. Recovering from injuries that should have been fatal he lives 'in interesting times' as he sets out to prove the doctors wrong. He's determined he'll walk again; if his powerful enemies let him live that long. 55,500 words of drama and action
Tags: Crime, Drama, Politics, Violence
Age Rating: Older than 13
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297 KB 42 212 7.28
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Obligations
Drama
Denham Forrest A Story in the Spider and Fly Universe
No good deed goes unpunished! A young man finds that a good-hearted gesture, has come back to bite him many years later. I'm sorry but the wrong file was posted, I will replace it when I discover where the correct one has disappeared to.
Tags: Romance, Humor, Melodrama
Age Rating: Older than 13
Posted:
171 KB 42 157 7.60
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Finding Shelter
Romance
Jay Cantrell Mike Cavenaugh is facing 40 with an ex-wife he can't stand and a teen-aged daughter he can't begin to understand. The lone bright spot in his life is his son. Then he meets Carrie Walton in one of the unlikeliest of places.
Tags: Romance, Crime, Drama
Age Rating: Older than 17
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502 KB 40 805 8.62
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00-02 Clan Amir Story Time Line
General
Ernest Edwards A Clan Amir Story
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.
Tags: Military, Workplace, Royalty
Age Rating: Anybody
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24 KB 40 47 6.65
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Tempus Frangit
Science Fiction
Denham Forrest A Story in the Spider and Fly Universe
A little nonsensical fun I’ve had writing over the last year or so. A kind of throwback to the Science Fiction of the 1950’s and 60’s
Tags: Romance, Drama, Melodrama, Science Fiction, Time Travel
Age Rating: Older than 13
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245 KB 38 245 7.27
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Echoes of a Bitter Past
Romance
Texrep Richard Gilson lives at a time of many changes. He loses his girlfriend, Mavis to another and then his family. Even when Mavis comes back into his life, the past is ever present.
Tags: Drama, Workplace
Age Rating: Older than 13
Posted:
55 KB 38 327 7.90
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Will to Survive
Science Fiction
Ernest Bywater A simple training exercise with brand new fighter aircraft goes very wrong when some thieves are where they shouldn't be and get mistaken for the target drones. The resulting explosion has many consequences for everyone involved, and Will March ends up living in some turbulent times in another era. Read how Will survives those first few years which are the dangerous beginnings of his new life. 63,500 words of action adventure.
Tags: Western, Science Fiction, Time Travel
Age Rating: Older than 13
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336 KB 37 229 7.17
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There's None So Blind
Drama
Denham Forrest This is what some people might refer to as a “Seasonal Story.” It has undergone some slight modification since it first appeared on the Internet several years ago. I’m afraid that I cannot recall whether those changes have not been proofread, but time waits for no man.
Tags: Romance, Melodrama, Christmas, Angels, Ghosts
Age Rating: Older than 13
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54 KB 36 308 7.71
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Three Times! A Lady?
Romance
Denham Forrest A Story in the Spider and Fly Universe
A little wander through realms of improbability, concerning a confused young man and his interactions with one particular member of female of our species. Of course it is possible that the young lady in question, had just came up with a novel approach to solving the problem of “not" being noticed, by her intended pray.
Tags: Romance, Melodrama
Age Rating: Older than 13
Posted:
46 KB 36 428 7.02
40

The Self Sufficient Hermit
Romance
curious2c Man discovers love again, the hard way.
Tags: Romance
Age Rating: Older than 13
Posted:
117 KB 35 463 8.14
41

For Old Times Sake
Romance
Denham Forrest Whilst on a business trip to the big city, a guy decides to take a look at the neighbourhood that he grew up in, just for old times sake.
Tags: Romance
Age Rating: Older than 13
Posted:
96 KB 35 609 8.44
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The Trail West
Action/Adventure
woodmanone A Story in the The Trilogy and More Western Universe
A young man is forced to leave home to escape the ravages of war.
Tags: Western
Age Rating: Anybody
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478 KB 34 704 8.38
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Dog and His Boy
Science Fiction
TC Allen A dog who can read one young guy's mine, a skinny girl who plans to make that young guy hers and purple stuff that does amazing things. Add crooked cops and politicians, survivors of an inter planetary battle and you have a wild adventure and a lot of fun.
Tags: Romance, Humor, Politics, Science, Spies, Science Fiction, Aliens, Space, Near Future, Young Adult
Age Rating: Anybody
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435 KB 33 495 7.28
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Interesting Times
Action/Adventure
Ernest Bywater A Rivers Region Story
They say the Chinese have a curse - May you live in interesting times. A 15 year old boy has a major change of lifestyle forced on him. We follow along while he adjusts to the changes. However, he lives in interesting times and he must deal with them as well as rising to the challengers presented to him. Through all this his true nature shows and he changes the lives of many others in the city of Rivers, and elsewhere.
Tags: Coming of Age, Drama, Politics, Violence, Workplace, Young Adult
Age Rating: Older than 13
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520 KB 33 361 7.33
45

Healing Hands of Time
Drama
Joe J Joshua loved Lindsey with all his being, so when she kicked him to the curb on their fourth anniversary he was devastated. Josh didn't think his broken heart would ever heal, but with the help of a few extraordinary women, and the healing hands of time, he discovered that life could be better than he ever imagined.
Tags: Romance
Age Rating: Anybody
Posted:
224 KB 33 989 8.88
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Lifeline
Drama
Jay Cantrell Ben Wallace's life seemed perfect. He had a family he adored and a career he enjoyed. A single call from his past thrust him into a world of violent criminals and put everything he loved in peril.
Tags: Crime, Mystery
Age Rating: Older than 13
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634 KB 31 699 9.28
47

Times of Old
Science Fiction
Ernest Bywater A man is killed by religious militants while protecting his fellow workers. He unexpectedly wakes up to find he's been abducted by aliens and they have an offer for him. He accepts the offer to be placed in an environment like Earth was 35,000 to 40,000 years ago, complete with animals and humans of that time. But there's a catch, it's a one-way trip and he's a star in their version of a reality broadcast show. They supply some gear to help him survive, and now it's up to him to do so.
Tags: Drama, Violence, Historical, Workplace, Science Fiction, Time Travel, Aliens
Age Rating: Older than 13
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311 KB 31 486 7.10
48

For the Good Times
Romance
Denham Forrest A Story in the Spider and Fly Universe
Life throws one of it's curved balls at a man. Who following his divorce, has adopted his brother's three children following their parents untimely demise.
Tags: Romance, Christmas
Age Rating: Older than 17
Posted:
68 KB 31 283 6.36
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An Empire's War James Douglas What if the Roman Empire didn't die? What would they be like today? Rome and its allies are threatened by a old enemy. Who will live and who will die?
Tags: Romance, Military, Alternate Timeline
Age Rating: Older than 7
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194 KB 31 172 6.33
50

Eighteen Yellow Roses
Drama
Denham Forrest A Story in the Spider and Fly Universe
Another mug happily making his way through life, until and old adversary appears on the scene.
Tags: Romance, Melodrama
Age Rating: Older than 13
Posted:
180 KB 31 112 6.95
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