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Land Ruled by Darkness ep 1

Land Ruled by Darkness ep 1

S Raghu Ram | Short Stories
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The story is running in two parallel tracks one is future and one is from the past. for which I used different colors.“History has seen both blood and peace. Sometimes wars were fought when peace is needed and kept silent when war is needed. In my view, we can’t achieve everything alone with...

The Sky Fell on Alabama

The Sky Fell on Alabama

Bill Russo | Short Stories
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A graphic photo of an injured woman compelled me to research the picture and discover the back-story of the most unique person in the entire history of he world. Read on to get 'the rest of the story'.

The Classified Ad

The Classified Ad

Mike Bozart | Short Stories
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The young author (future Agent 33) makes his first journey - on a very limited budget - to San Francisco (CA, USA) at the end of 1986. When he finds an underground periodical in a city bus shelter, a very strange personal ad catches his eye and arrests his mind. He responds and it only gets...

The Carousel and Other Short Stories

The Carousel and Other Short Stories

Sharon Haste | Short Stories
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These short stories capture the struggle of growing up, entwining fears and reality with the strengths and vulnerability of adolescence. Bella, Grace, Lisa and Ava are young women who harbour secrets, live with adversity and struggle to make decisions that will not impact the world around them...

About Special Emily

About Special Emily

Rosina S Khan | Short Stories
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In this fiction story, Emily has a problem which puts financial pressure on her parents by giving her special schooling. But her parents believed she could be a perfectly regular girl. Was she able to beat the odds? Could she eventually turn out to be a regular girl? Or the Universe denied her...

Terminal Moraine

Terminal Moraine

Mike Bozart | Short Stories
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Hua is a young woman from remote northwestern China who takes a factory job in Shanghai. The work is tedious, wrist-aching and spirit-defeating. The hours are very long. On her only day off, she receives a phone call relaying some tragic news. Once back in her village, reminders of the...

Mavis and 289

Mavis and 289

Bill Russo | Short Stories
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A 16 year old boy tries to push the motor of an antique car up to 100 miles per hour on 15 miles of straight highway. The car shudders and threatens to disintegrate yet seems to be alive and desperate to save its own life and that of the boy. An old man, well beyond 70, has a tale that he must...

Yep, That was Me

Yep, That was Me

Mike Bozart | Short Stories
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Back in 1970, an unmanageable Australian lad can't wait to see the world. After fleeing from adult supervision once again, he decides to hitch a ride on a DC-8 jetliner docked at the Sydney airport. It all starts off real well in the wheel well. But, then ... Closely based on a photo-captured...

I Ain't Black and You Ain't White

I Ain't Black and You Ain't White

Bill Russo | Short Stories
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"I ain't black and you ain't white!" That's what he said to me. At 320 pounds and six foot two inches tall, he was twice my weight and a foot taller. I wasn't about to argue with him! Then he announced he would prove it. I was a little nervous.

Life Begins at Ten

Life Begins at Ten

Bill Russo | Short Stories
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A few brief thoughts on second chances and an examination of whether a man can turn an epiphany to reality and change his life 180 degrees.