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.

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
27,016 reads votes 548 comments 92
Once Upon a Time

Once Upon a Time

Ari_Foote
19 parts / 56 pages, updated Oct 23, 2014
#Wattys2014 Once Upon a Time, 4 simple words that when used separately are well... just that, 4 simple words but together? They are probably the closest thing to magic ... read more
1,371 reads votes 76 comments 38
Lament of the Cursed

Lament of the Cursed

AsianAuthor
25 parts / 46 pages, updated Oct 19, 2014
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
6,331 reads votes 202 comments 211
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
475 reads votes 42 comments 42
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
1,885 reads votes 22 comments 6
A Double-Edged Sword

A Double-Edged Sword

Kat2515
23 parts / 87 pages, updated Nov 08, 2013GCompleted
When war descends upon Lela Kalntanis’s small country of Kyra, events transpire that force this simple farm girl to disguise herself as a boy in order to join the arm... read more
1,937 reads votes 158 comments 9
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
1,793 reads votes 84 comments 106
A Time of Tales Told

A Time of Tales Told

Nicholasscott
5 parts / 11 pages, updated Jun 06, 2014PG
737 reads votes 37 comments 10
Sorceress

Sorceress

ChristineAnderson
19 parts / 66 pages, updated Aug 28, 2014PG-13
The story of Morgana Le Fay, Arthur's hated sorceress half-sister is finally told. Forced into a nunnery at a young age, and to live under the tyrant rule of the man who killed ... read more
9,960 reads votes 146 comments 55
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
11,358 reads votes 146 comments 33
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
8,672 reads votes 531 comments 204
Astrova | The Fires of Eldoron

Astrova | The Fires of Eldoron

EmmaJoeFord
7 parts / 20 pages, updated May 25, 2014PG-13
Upon realizing the Blakewood Estate's rumours hold a certain amount of truth to them, Margaret Churchill (or Peggy, as she preferred) becomes immersed into a ... read more
589 reads votes 45 comments 37
King's Order

King's Order

xxharmony
8 parts / 20 pages, updated Oct 07, 2014PG-13
With only days remaining before her execution, Katriska finds herself in the king’s executive presence and he has come with an interesting proposal: he can free her from h... read more
840 reads votes 68 comments 17
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.
2,917 reads votes 82 comments 47
The Embry Society: Embers

The Embry Society: Embers

HibaTahir
32 parts / 113 pages, updated Aug 30, 2014PG
Liesel Embry lives in a seemingly perfect world, where the sun shines just a little more vividly and the rain patters just a little more musically, where exciting... read more
19,233 reads votes 653 comments 478
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