Show All Tags

Politics Stories

Displaying stories 21 through 30 of 55

21 Kim: Power Play by 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. Set in Australia.

Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Young Adult
Tags: Crime, Drama, Politics, Violence, Rags to Riches, Extra Sensory Perception
Downloads: 12603| Votes: 451 | Score: 8.00
Size: 293KB | 57,926 words | Posted: Concluded:

22 Boone - the Early Years by Ernest Bywater

A fire destroys a farm in Virginia, so the family is moving west. Except the youngest is too ill to travel when it's time to leave. The boy and his grandmother stay behind to follow later. It takes so long for him to recover the two don't go west, and find local employment. A decade later rising political problems cause the young man and his grandmother to make a decision about their future. They'll go west, but it isn't that simple, or an easy journey. Written in US English - 72,700 words.

Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Action/Adventure
Tags: Politics, Violence, Historical, Western, Rags to Riches
Downloads: 9860| Votes: 395 | Score: 7.94
Size: 367KB | 73,755 words | Posted: Concluded:

23 7 - Clan Amir: The U MAMA War by Ernest Bywater

A Clan Amir of Berant Story
Years after the end of the war, Gerry Mannheim writes a summary of the whole war. Political intrigue around a bi-lateral trade agreement, recruitment of some computer specialists, and a kidnapping - just a normal overseas trip for Gerry Mannheim.

Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Action/Adventure
Tags: Politics, Military, Extra Sensory Perception
Downloads: 3469| Votes: 323 | Score: 7.92
Size: 243KB | 45,500 words | Posted: Concluded:

24 Dog and His Boy by 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.

Age Rating: Anybody | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Romance, Humor, Politics, Science, Spies, Science Fiction, Aliens, Space, Near Future, Young Adult
Downloads: 13669| Votes: 620 | Score: 7.91
Size: 425KB | 81,437 words | Posted:

25 Also Reap by Ernest Bywater

The daughter of a close friend and neighbour is murdered by political activists at a protest march. the activist go on to riot and take control of part of the city near where he lives. The local authorities side with the activists as they cause damage to the properties in the area. Both families decide to fight back, as do many other locals. You need not live in Lexington or Concord to fight aggressive oppressors. Written in US English. 27,400 words.

Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Action/Adventure
Tags: Politics, Violence
Downloads: 2076| Votes: 79 | Score: 7.80
Size: 131KB | 24,999 words | Posted: Concluded:

26 Rough Diamond by Ernest Bywater

An Australian schoolboy discovers he can move small objects with his mind. His family moves to Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA and he uses his special skill to 'win' money at casinos. His exceptional skills at winning bring him some unwanted attention from some people, including the Department of Homeland Security. He objects to their actions and soon a state of war exists between his family and the DHS (and the people behind them). The odds are heavily in favour of one side - but which side?

Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Action/Adventure
Tags: Coming of Age, Crime, Drama, Politics, School, Violence, War, Workplace, Rags to Riches, Science Fiction, Extra Sensory Perception, Young Adult
Downloads: 18679| Votes: 1082 | Score: 7.80
Size: 303KB | 61,322 words | Posted:

27 A Fowl Affair by Lazlo Zalezac

A Story in the The Criminalization of John and Jane Smith Universe
Life was great until Charlie, the rooster, greeted the sun one morning and started a chain of events that rapidly spiraled out of control.

Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Politics
Tags: Drama, Politics
Downloads: 2340| Votes: 182 | Score: 7.71
Size: 20KB | 3,913 words | Posted:

28 The CIA Exposed: T.a.R.P. Cover Up by Ernest Bywater

Some smart people invent a way to dispose of rubbish, and a few other things. The CIA want their technology, and they won't hand it over. Things heat up. Set in Australia.

Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Action/Adventure
Tags: Politics, Workplace
Downloads: 3405| Votes: 258 | Score: 7.71
Size: 36KB | 7,122 words | Posted:

29 Broken Wing by Feral Lady

Lan Peak a semi-retired military pilot was having a bad day. What he didn't know was it was going to become dangerous to try and collect a debt from a world government. Certain people were going to have a chat with him.
Premier members only

Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Politics, Violence, Assassins, Science Fiction, Sports
Downloads: 5235| Votes: 229 | Score: 7.50
Size: 105KB | 18,713 words | Posted: Concluded:

30 One Small Step by Ernest Bywater

A masters student does some research into the Apollo 11 moon landing and the claimed hoax. He has some startling discoveries to announce when he delivers his final paper.

Age Rating: Anybody | Genre: General
Tags: Humor, Drama, Politics, Science, Workplace, Science Fiction, Aliens, Space, Vignettes
Downloads: 3751| Votes: 449 | Score: 7.50
Size: 9KB | 1,814 words | Posted: