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New Computing World by Ernest Bywater

Love or hate computers, you'll love this story. This satirical tale of the humiliation of Little Electronic Technologies and the destruction of their computer software monopoly is told from a future viewpoint, as a college assignment. Some determined computer geeks take on the global might of LET, and win! They defeat LET by getting deep inside their own software!

Age Rating: Older than 13
Tags: Crime, Politics, Science, Workplace
| Votes: 143 | Score: 7.45
Size: 76KB | 13,899 words | Posted:
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Cast in Time: Baron Book 1 by Banadin

An Engineer finds himself in an Alternate reality, Cornwall, in the year 715 A.D. He awakens in the body of a young Baron. Retired Lieutenant General, former head of the Army Corp of Engineers, lies dying at the age of ninety-two. Leading a full life, he is a decorated veteran of World War II, Korea, and Viet Nam. His love of Engineering has him taking university courses his entire life. When his health falters, and he can no longer continue his education, MIT awards him an honorary Ph.D. in Pr
Added Chapter 8

in progress Age Rating: Anybody | Genre: Action/Adventure
Tags: Science, War, Restart, Alternate Timeline
| Votes: 91 | Score: 7.85
Size: 86KB | 16,556 words | Downloads: 1390 | Posted: | Updated:
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Volume II of Legacy: Those Who Fall, Part 1 by Uruks

Ryan Uruks is steadily on his way to becoming a powerful Elemental. After stopping the war between the Ministries, Ryan, along with his unrequited love interest, Eclair Hamashe, set out to take the Second Level Placement Exams, furthering their careers as Elementals. They'll meet many new friends and rivals along the way, including a flirtatious young Werewolf maiden, as their trials take them to the home of the mysterious Light Monks.
Added Chapter 29

in progress Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Coming of Age, Romance, Humor, Melodrama, Politics, School, Violence, Religion, Bounty Hunters, Pirates, Science Fiction, Aliens, Space, Dinosaurs, Mutants, Robots, Shapeshifters, Werewolves, Zombies, Angels, Demons, Ghosts, Monsters, Undead, Fantasy, Dragons, Elves, Young Adult, Tear Jerker
| Votes: * | Score: *
Size: 994KB | 184,802 words | Downloads: 503 | Posted: | Updated:
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Joseph A. Altsheler : New series "The Young Trailers," and corrections.

When I first began posting my stories I made many mistakes. I wish to thank those that caught those mistakes for bringing them to my attention. I thought posting the stories would be easy, but I found ... more
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Terrible Terrans by Scorpio writer

A new race has turned up in Galactic space, they call themselves Terrans. The first contact will be dramatic.
Added Chapter 2

in progress Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Humor, Science, War, Military, Pirates, Travel, Science Fiction, Aliens, Space, Futuristic, Near Future
| Votes: 89 | Score: 7.44
Size: 53KB | 10,219 words | Downloads: 1085 | Posted: | Updated:
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The Sands of Saturn by Lumpy

Imperium (3)
With the Carthaginians pushed inside the walls of Londiumun, the Britannians can finally stop reacting and take the fight to them. Hoping to retake the British Isles and even add new allies to the Alliance, legions are dispatched to Ériu, the emerald isle, to push back Carthaginian expansion there. Ky, a test pilot from the future and now Consul for the Britannic Empire, knows that Carthaginian retaliation is coming and prepares an explosive new surprise for the invaders.
Added Chapter 13

in progress Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Politics, Violence, Historical, War, Science Fiction, Time Travel, Alternate Timeline, AI
| Votes: 45 | Score: 8.51
Size: 290KB | 54,442 words | Downloads: 2418 | Posted: | Updated:
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The Eyes of the Woods by Joseph A. Altsheler

A Story of the Ancient Wilderness

in progress Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Historical
Tags: Historical, Novel-Classic, Young Adult
| Votes: 17 | Score: 7.65
Size: 446KB | 86,534 words | Posted:
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The Keepers of the Trail by Joseph A. Altsheler

A Story of the Great Woods
Added Chapters 16-29

Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Historical
Tags: Historical, Novel-Classic, Young Adult
| Votes: 26 | Score: 8.86
Size: 450KB | 87,466 words | Downloads: 795 | Posted: | Concluded:
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The Forest Runners by Joseph A. Altsheler

A Story of the Great War Trail in Early Kentucky.
Added Chapters 18-22

Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Historical
Tags: Coming of Age, Novel-Classic
| Votes: 44 | Score: 8.69
Size: 416KB | 79,921 words | Downloads: 1074 | Posted: | Concluded:
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A Magdalena Christmas by AA Nemo

This is a story in the 'Lodi' Universe. It is a sequel to 'Jacob's Granddaughters,' 'A Tyler Christmas,' and 'A Lodi Christmas.' those stories should be read first.
Added Chapter 5

in progress Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Drama
Tags: Romance, Drama, Christmas
| Votes: 26 | Score: 7.55
Size: 211KB | 39,823 words | Downloads: 859 | Posted: | Updated:
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The Young Trailers by Joseph A. Altsheler

A STORY OF EARLY KENTUCKY
Added Chapters 19,20

Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Historical
Tags: Historical, Novel-Classic, Young Adult
| Votes: 54 | Score: 7.98
Size: 405KB | 77,383 words | Downloads: 1781 | Posted: | Concluded:
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Going Home by Lumpy

You Can't Go Home Again. Henry Brewer's life has fallen to pieces. His NFL dreams disappeared years ago and now so has his life in the NYPD, along with his soon-to-be ex-wife. Forced to return to the small West Virginian town he grew up in, Henry comes face to face with his past, seeing it through the eyes of an adult. As if this wasn't hard enough, he must figure out who he is now and what he wants at the same time. Is it possible to reinvent yourself as an adult?
Added Chapter 28 (final)

Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Drama
Tags: Coming of Age, Drama, Restart
| Votes: 149 | Score: 8.20
Size: 606KB | 122,157 words | Downloads: 10416 | Posted: | Concluded:
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The Ride by The Outsider

Buckle up...

Age Rating: Older than 7 | Genre: Flash
Tags: Humor
| Votes: 27 | Score: 6.93
Size: 2KB | 396 words | Posted:
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The Outsider : And now for something completely different...

Trying my hand at flash comedy today. It's in the queue and should post later this afternoon. This story was an achievable goal compared to the third Knox tale, which I may wind up splitting for man ... more
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Volume I of Legacy: the Ministry of Fire, Part 2 by Uruks

The continuation of the story of Legacy. Please read The Ministry of Fire, Part 1 before beginning this. Part 2 picks up right at the cliffhanger ending of Part 1. Ryan sets off to stop the war between the Ministry of Fire and Water. With the help of his friends, he confronts a corrupt nobleman called Lord Gregory who set the two Ministries against each other. However, his greatest threat comes in the form of two mysterious Goblin assassins working for Lord Gregory.
Added Chapter 28

Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Coming of Age, Romance, Assassins, Science Fiction, Space, Futuristic, Robots, Shapeshifters, Extra Sensory Perception, Supernatural, Fantasy, Dragons, Magic
| Votes: 13 | Score: 8.56
Size: 1047KB | 194,389 words | Downloads: 755 | Posted: | Concluded:
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AA Nemo : A new Christmas story

I'm posting chapter 1 of 'A Magdalena Christmas.' This is a story in the 'Lodi' universe and a sequel to, 'Jacob's Granddaughters,' 'A Tyler Christmas," and 'A Lodi Christmas.' They should be read first.
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Designated Target by Lumpy

John Taylor (9)
When a federal witness is killed by an impossible shot shortly before testifying against a New Jersey crime family, Taylor is sent to protect the remaining witness in the case. Realizing that the murder was more than a typical hit, Taylor does what he always does... he takes the offensive. In tracking down a hit man that no one has knew existed, Taylor is taken on a journey across the country and directly into the assassin's crosshairs.
Added Chapter 15 (final)

Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Thriller
Tags: Crime, Violence, Assassins, Detective
| Votes: 88 | Score: 8.30
Size: 291KB | 56,773 words | Downloads: 4708 | Posted: | Concluded:
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The Outsider : Inching Forward

I found ninety minutes to write last week..! Small victories, right? Still plodding along on Story Three in the Knox series, still having ideas pop into my head for it (along with a fourth I want to ... more
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Uruks : Edits

Hey guys. Hope yall are enjoying Legacy Part 2. Just wanted to let yall know that I tried to do better on editing this time around, but if yall catch any mistakes, let me know.
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Volume I of Legacy: The Ministry of Fire, Part 1 by Uruks

What if Fairies and Dragons weren't legends, but aliens visiting our planet and inspiring our myths of old. After discovering intergalactic travel, humanity now lives alongside these fairytales and accepts them as a part of everyday life. Legacy is the perfect blend of science fiction and fantasy. It tells the story of Ryan Uruks, a human/dragon hybrid seeking to avenge his family by training in the ancient magic passed down by the Great Golden Dragon. This magic is called Elemency.
Added Chapter 30

Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Coming of Age, Romance, Drama, Politics, War, Rags to Riches, Science Fiction, Aliens, Space, Futuristic, Alternate Universe, Dinosaurs, Robots, Shapeshifters, Fantasy, Dragons, Dwarves, Elves, Magic, Super Hero, Knights
| Votes: 21 | Score: 7.79
Size: 944KB | 176,941 words | Downloads: 1282 | Posted: | Concluded:
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Toman of the Cherokee by Pars001

A story in the Mage and Magic Universe
A mage and his grandfather on the run in ancient America. Wanted for murder Toman thought his life was over. Little did he know what laid ahead.
Added Chapters 5-7

in progress Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Fantasy
Tags: Coming of Age, Romance, Politics, Violence, War, Mystery, Assassins, Bounty Hunters, Spies, Travel, Science Fiction, Time Travel, Space, Shapeshifters, Extra Sensory Perception, Monsters, Fantasy, Magic
| Votes: 25 | Score: 8.47
Size: 130KB | 26,722 words | Downloads: 694 | Posted: | Updated:
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Leben by Pars001

The product of bio-engineering they search for their place and the man who made them what they are. They search for their humanity and sexuality. What a crappy life!
Added Chapters 5-7

in progress Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Crime, Politics, Violence, Science, Historical, War, Military, Mystery, Assassins, Science Fiction, Extra Sensory Perception
| Votes: 15 | Score: 7.45
Size: 155KB | 30,764 words | Downloads: 519 | Posted: | Updated:
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The Trumpets of Mars by Lumpy

Imperium (2)
The Carthaginians are marching to destroy Rome and it is up to Ky, a test pilot from the future thrown into an alternate past, to keep the once mighty Roman Empire from being destroyed. As Ky gathers Roman and Caledonian forces together to form a new Britannic Empire to defend against the Carthaginian host, he must also struggle to contend with a malfunctioning AI implanted in his brain that is slowly gaining sentience. Thankfully, Ky is not alone.
Added Chapter 29 (final)

Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Historical, War, Military, Science Fiction, Time Travel, Alternate Timeline, AI
| Votes: 84 | Score: 8.65
Size: 640KB | 120,455 words | Downloads: 7542 | Posted: | Concluded:
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Lost Empire by Pars001

A man with a past, not tied to anyone makes a startling discovery that changes his life and his perceptions of it.
Added Chapter 83

in progress Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Violence, Science, Military, Pirates, Science Fiction, Time Travel, Aliens, Space, Futuristic, Nanotechnology, AI
| Votes: 351 | Score: 8.36
Size: 1960KB | 370,690 words | Downloads: 65010 | Posted: | Updated:
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Bad Seed by Pars001

A thief takes something that turns out bad something from the past.
Added Chapters 7,8

in progress Age Rating: Older than 17 | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Crime, Drama, Politics, Violence, Spies, Secret Agents, Science Fiction, Aliens, Space, Futuristic, AI
| Votes: 22 | Score: 7.69
Size: 149KB | 28,385 words | Downloads: 889 | Posted: | Updated:
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Lumpy : Trumpets of Mars Ending & The Sands of Saturn Starting

Friday will be the final chapter of the Trumpets of Mars (mostly an epilogue and a lead in to the next book). The next book is already scheduled to start posting on Friday Nov. 4th (about 2 and a half ... more
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Adventures of Skarth in Saltmarsh by Yendor

Here is an account of Skarth’s adventures in and around the town of Saltmarsh as he explores his newly-found freedom and establishes his place in the town and the world. A telling of a D&D campaign. This follows on from the story “Skarth”, I recommend reading that first.
Added Chapter 22

in progress Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Fantasy
Tags: Violence, Monsters, Fantasy, Dwarves, Elves, Magic
| Votes: 56 | Score: 7.85
Size: 425KB | 82,124 words | Downloads: 4433 | Posted: | Updated:
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Fanfare by Lumpy

Country Roads (2)
Music, Baseball and Bullies. Charlie's life is busier than ever as he continues to put down roots in his community, making friends and enemies, and explore who he wants to be. Charlie decides to follow the two things he always loved when he was a kid, music and baseball. Joining the school team and forming his first band both pull him in different directions, adding to the pressures he already faced with school, bullies, making friends, and trying to become his own man.
Added Chapter 44 (final)

Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: General
Tags: Coming of Age, Romance, School, Rags to Riches, Sports, Baseball
| Votes: 155 | Score: 8.03
Size: 1053KB | 213,283 words | Downloads: 18131 | Posted: | Concluded:
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Relatively Related‏ by Pars001

Another stand alone short I did that was written from another story. Not sure how to place it. I hope all enjoy it as well as I did writing it.

Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Supernatural
Tags: Romance, Drama, Violence, Religion, Detective, Supernatural, Ghosts
| Votes: 41 | Score: 6.95
Size: 7KB | 1,419 words | Posted:
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Killing Time by Pars001

Out of his time, his memory gone what's a man to do? Alavis thought all was lost then he met the perfect woman, problem was she was family!

Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Politics, Violence, Science, War, Military, Time Travel, Futuristic
| Votes: 53 | Score: 7.05
Size: 19KB | 3,828 words | Posted:
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Killing Me Softly by Pars001

When the lies outweigh the truth can revenge and death not follow far behind?

Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Fan Fiction
Tags: Violence, Religion, Military, Assassins, Supernatural
| Votes: 58 | Score: 7.49
Size: 17KB | 3,374 words | Posted:
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The Outsider : Pen Pals

Something I've been lucky to experience since I started posting is the interaction with readers. Many readers have sent along their comments, suggestions, corrections and other thoughts over the last ... more
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Lumpy : Going Home Chapter 11 Repost

So apparently the chapter I preloaded up had an error in it (it was only the first paragraph, the rest was fine, I think). I was gone all day for a work thing and came back to a mountain of messages. I've submitted a repost of the chapter that fixes that first paragraph.
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Greg Vanno : Finally! A good criticism!

Okokok, all criticism is good criticism; even if it is only good enough to balance the advice of helpful readers. I had posted a funny story titled "Gladiator" and something struck me as wrong. Some ... more
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Bounty Hunter by UtIdArWa

A bounty hunter rescues a girl kidnapped by outlaws. He gets more than he counted on. This story tells of their adventures on the way home.

Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Western
Tags: Humor, Drama, Violence, Western, Bounty Hunters
| Votes: 207 | Score: 7.53
Size: 47KB | 9,198 words | Posted:
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UtIdArWa : New Story

Today I am posting a short western story. This isn't in my Regiment universe. It is a stand-alone story. It has a little action, a little gore, and a little romance. I hope my fans will enjoy it. I ha ... more
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Poem For/from Lazlo Zalezac's List: 'Facts of Life' by ffwd

Into every life a bit of truth may fall. The truths of life fell into mine. This is my homage to the creed called the 'Facts of Life' that Lazlo Zalezac invented for his novel, 'The Millionaire Next Door'. I recommend the story as one of Zalezac's best. BTW, TeNderLoin points out that "The Millionaire Next Door" is posted right here on the Fine Stories website.

Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Thriller
Tags: Coming of Age, Parable, True, Futuristic
| Votes: 33 | Score: 7.27
Size: 1KB | 203 words | Posted:
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