A short story that revolves around a cruise that I went on around the beginning of January, 2012. The main character, Vei, is a semi-fictional, semi-realistic version of myself. A few details have been modified(names, ships, etc...) to protect personal identity. It follows Vei, each chapter the beginning of a new day.
In the first month of her hurry and flurry Mrs. Arkwright was a happy woman. She would see her mother again and her sisters. It was now four years since she had left them on the quay at Southampton, while all their hearts were broken at the parting. She was a young bride then, going forth with her new lord to meet the stern world.
Roads of Destiny by O. Henry is one of several Collectible Volumes. This book begins with an unpublished poem by David Mignot which sets the scene for the story. "I go to work on many roads What is to be. True heart and strong, with love to light- To order, shun or wield or mould My Destiny?
A true short story about a recent encounter with a homeless man in Vancouver, Canada.
It tells of the conversation between this man and the author, and some of the events that led up to this individual becoming homeless.
This sudden apparition, spewed from the silent house, reached the bottom of the steps as Doctor James came opposite. Her brain transferring its energies from sound to sight, she ceased her clamor and fixed her pop-eyes upon the case the doctor carried.
Conan Doyle's detective stories often turn on medical principles. Their plots often seem like extended medical analyses, moving from hypothesis to diagnosis through the accumulation of facts and Holmes' characteristic deductive reasoning.