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.

Red haired girl

Red haired girl

robintje1q2
18 parts / 36 pages, updated Jul 05, 2013Completed
This story is about Will. He is the son of an almost legendary knight. The country in which he lives has recently suffered from a long and bloody war. The peace has return... read more
4,336 reads votes 192 comments 43
Marked

Marked

ceruleanskies
9 parts / 17 pages, updated Nov 08, 2012
What would you do, if greed, evil, and destruction tore your world apart? A long time ago, humans coexisted peacefully with three distinct groups of people—the Magix, the Legions, ... read more
3,134 reads votes 216 comments 227
Knight's End

Knight's End

JamiMontgomery
8 parts / 35 pages, updated Jul 09, 2013
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
4,953 reads votes 81 comments 19
Chasing Promises

Chasing Promises

HannahCrompton
12 parts / 40 pages, updated Sep 27, 2012
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
1,889 reads votes 153 comments 68
The Queen's Command and the Orache's Descent

The Queen's Command and the Orache's Descent

Greimorehart
6 parts / 20 pages, updated Jun 10, 2013
A story of rebellion and revenge that sprawled decades ago.The Orache family lived by its virtue and managed the kingdom full of menace. But one tiny thing changed everything, a day that marked the end of an era, the end of a malicious governance.
942 reads votes 33 comments 36
A Legend Changes

A Legend Changes

MISThomas
23 parts / 158 pages, updated Jan 02, 2013Completed
Cover Art is credit of @Neonpanda17 (member on Wattpad and very helpful) A re-written, elaborated and expanded version of the legendary "King Arthur Legend". Afte... read more
12,846 reads votes 156 comments 37
Black Butterfly Knot

Black Butterfly Knot

raini7o5
10 parts / 56 pages, updated Oct 13, 2014
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.
3,465 reads votes 84 comments 47
A Time of Tales Told

A Time of Tales Told

Nicholasscott
5 parts / 13 pages, updated Jun 06, 2014
1,001 reads votes 37 comments 10
Azzam: The Sword of Samarkand

Azzam: The Sword of Samarkand

StoriesOfFaith
5 parts / 19 pages, updated Jan 20, 2014Completed
Know oh Believer that in the vast ocean of gleaming sands that is Arabia there are several gushing springs of pristine water that sustain the sprawling kingdo... read more
573 reads votes 48 comments 27
Magikal

Magikal

PoisonedBlythe
6 parts / 21 pages, updated May 30, 2013
Imagine you've always been living a normal life and in a spur of the moment, all logic is lost and you find yourself at an academy for the powerful and gifted. The people around y... read more
1,065 reads votes 55 comments 50
Rebellion, Book One of The Warlord Series

Rebellion, Book One of The Warlord Series

rwindson
23 parts / 49 pages, updated May 18, 2013PicturesCompleted
An archer with The Duke of Preston, Tom Hugger was sent with three-hundred of his fellow soldiers to reinforce the garrisons at Northsendshire. It... read more
3,170 reads votes 136 comments 69
Crown of Chains

Crown of Chains

lynnbrooke_
8 parts / 14 pages, updated Sep 22, 2013
Elsa is thrown into a whirlwind of magic, rebellion, and love when she is unwillingly forced to stand as the new royal family's missing daughter, Annabella.
2,552 reads votes 63 comments 32
For The Love Of A Pendragon.

For The Love Of A Pendragon.

romanhobbit
23 parts / 38 pages, updated Nov 07, 2014
The Battle is won but the War is far from over. The sequel to The Witch of Camelot, Nimue's sacrifice to give up her own life and portray herself as her dec... read more
2,234 reads votes 115 comments 85
Sword Of Souls

Sword Of Souls

cravingstories
2 parts / 4 pages, updated Nov 25, 2013Video
In the faraway land of Anatolia, a gruesome war is brewing. With enemies at every border, and the people divided, safety is no longer a guarantee. The only way to avoid wa... read more
307 reads votes 15 comments 7
The Trials of the Minotaur

The Trials of the Minotaur

ClintWestgard
35 parts / 64 pages, updated Jul 18, 2014Completed
In the fifth year of the rule of Auten the One Eyed a minotaur was born to one of the imperial city of Colosi’s most important patrician families. The Trials of... read more
2,899 reads votes 146 comments 7
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