Historical Fiction - Fantasy Stories

Historical fiction usually recounts a famed event of the past or a memorable, recognizable period time period as experienced by fictional characters, but may also describe a historical figure (in their perceived likeness) that must deal with a variety of imagined situations. Historical fiction attempts to accurately capture the essence of history and realise as fully as possible the way the world once was. Striving for plausibility and authenticity, historical fiction allows the reader to both live and learn history, often showcasing political or social issues of the time.

A Time of Tales Told

A Time of Tales Told

Nicholasscott
5 parts / 11 pages, updated Jun 06, 2014PG
768 reads votes 37 comments 10
Lament of the Cursed

Lament of the Cursed

AsianAuthor
27 parts / 48 pages, updated Nov 05, 2014PG-13
The jade dragon turns slowly, constantly circling over and over again in a never ending cycle of bitter despair. It has no beginning. It has no end. And it will neve... read more
7,363 reads votes 221 comments 243
Black Butterfly Knot

Black Butterfly Knot

raini7o5
10 parts / 47 pages, updated Oct 13, 2014PG-13
In ancient Pangu, destiny is adrift. Ying Ru is merely a simple-minded girl; daydreams, immortality, and the occasional jing is the extent of her concerns. Life however, becomes infinitely complicated after she encounters a certain cold-blooded xian.
2,996 reads votes 82 comments 47
The Traveling Circus

The Traveling Circus

TheHippieNextDoor
10 parts / 19 pages, updated Oct 05, 2014PG-13
Avalidia, desperate to get away from her uncle and the dusty desert town she grew up in, snuck onto a circus train. But she didn't know that she was in for one wild ... read more
1,917 reads votes 84 comments 106
When Time Stood Still (editing)

When Time Stood Still (editing)

sydnisan
41 parts / 100 pages, updated Dec 23, 2012PGVideoPicturesCompleted
It's Ireland, 500 AD. Rome has left the British people at the mercy of the Irish, who raid the coastal towns regularly. Not only that, a new religon is bloss... read more
27,955 reads votes 573 comments 92
A Legend Changes (Young Writer's Prize Entry)

A Legend Changes (Young Writer's Prize Entry)

MISThomas
23 parts / 132 pages, updated Jan 02, 2013GCompleted
Cover Art is credit of @Neonpanda17 (member on Wattpad and very helpful) Entered into the Young Writer's Prize competition - Votes count not rea... read more
11,417 reads votes 146 comments 33
Chasing Promises

Chasing Promises

HannahCrompton
12 parts / 33 pages, updated Sep 27, 2012PG-13
Three pledges made on the same day in different years prove too be the downfall of those persons. Baranbus Carlyle, the new earl of Rochester pledges to kill every dragon... read more
1,625 reads votes 140 comments 67
A Battle of Heirs (First Draft, under rewrite process)

A Battle of Heirs (First Draft, under rewrite process)

gecomega
22 parts / 28 pages, updated Sep 02, 2014PG
After a Century since the ransacking of Rome and 35 years after the death of King Arthur, an Oligarchy has taken control of Camelot and Britann... read more
5,400 reads votes 202 comments 157
Andreas Scott Grigoli

Andreas Scott Grigoli

Michillie
4 parts / 9 pages, updated Jan 06, 2014PG-13Completed
Three short stories from the perspective of Andreas Scott Grigoli. It shows how his family died and how he became the dark sorcerer we all know and love, as well as... read more
502 reads votes 42 comments 42
Knight's End

Knight's End

JamiMontgomery
8 parts / 29 pages, updated Jul 09, 2013PG-13
Aston Smith, Knight of Fridel, was on the run. On the wrong end of a failed mission, Prince Talbot panics and blames everything on Aston, the only other person with him t... read more
4,681 reads votes 79 comments 19
Book 2- 1966 (Michael Jackson)

Book 2- 1966 (Michael Jackson)

GotToBeThereMJ
52 parts / 73 pages, updated Oct 18, 2014PG-13Completed
COMPLETED ... Yes. It's book 2. I decided to go on with a sequel to '1965'. This is gonna be a heck of a long series. But exciting things are happening withi... read more
9,587 reads votes 556 comments 210
Sumpah Sang Ksatria

Sumpah Sang Ksatria

adipatikarna
7 parts / 16 pages, updated Jan 18, 2014PG-13
Sumpah Sang Ksatria adalah kisah perjuangan kehidupan seorang yang dibuang oleh Ibunya dan harus menghadapi segala hinaan dan cacian. perjuangan yang harus ia lakoni dem... read more
10,140 reads votes 29 comments 20
The Saviour of Winterfell (A Sansa Stark/Game of Thrones fanfiction)

The Saviour of Winterfell (A Sansa Stark/Game of Thrones fanfiction)

sxgarcubesandsecrxts
3 parts / 3 pages, updated Feb 23, 2014
2,005 reads votes 22 comments 6
Touchstone

Touchstone

LCoyne999
54 parts / 75 pages, updated Apr 23, 2014PG-13VideoCompleted
War is hell. Then it starts to hurt. When war is all you've ever known, the promise of peace is more terrifying than any battle. For Freya, there is no life worth remembering... read more
13,232 reads votes 810 comments 440
MOONLIGHT

MOONLIGHT

Midnight_Carousel
24 parts / 54 pages, updated Nov 17, 2014PG-13
What will you do if war threatens to destroy everything you love? Moonlight is a story of friendship, journey, war and love set in the time when the world is young and today'... read more
5,081 reads votes 94 comments 39
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