Historical Fiction - Horror 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.

Life in Paintings

Life in Paintings

DarknessAndLight
9 parts / 15 pages, updated Aug 13, 2014
"I must have hit my head a lot harder than I had anticipated, or maybe breathe too much smoke because this is definitely nut-case crazy. Or a very creepy dream tha... read more
28,077 reads votes 1,331 comments 315
Gases -- A Short Story

Gases -- A Short Story

clarady
6 parts / 1 page, updated May 04, 2014Completed
Finalist in the Deadly Sins contest. The true story of scientist whose sins changed our world. This is a fictional portrayal of real people and real events (though ... read more
1,308 reads votes 56 comments 40
The Decaying Wooden Case

The Decaying Wooden Case

Sarah_Mona
2 parts / 4 pages, updated Aug 17, 2014
What happens out at night in the misty old cemetery of Wretched Creek? Some of you would say there is no such things as Ghouls or other horrifying creatures lurk... read more
487 reads votes 6 comments 4
Porphyria

Porphyria

KingLeonidas
17 parts / 22 pages, updated Dec 10, 2013PG-13Pictures
When a disease called Porphyria strikes the city of Portsmouth, the government puts it into quarantine. There is no escape now, what can the citizens of Portsmouth do whilst their neighbors, family and friends are turning into zombies?
86,507 reads votes 895 comments 723
Cain

Cain

Shane1971
3 parts / 95 pages, updated May 04, 2013PG-13Completed
Cain, after killing his brother Abel is cursed; destined to wander the Earth as a pariah, but blessed with immortality, incredible strength and miraculous self-healing abilities to p... read more
76,459 reads votes 303 comments 26
The Wretched and the Damned- Winter (Book 1)

The Wretched and the Damned- Winter (Book 1)

OrphaVandeviere
4 parts / 7 pages, updated Jul 31, 2014PG-13
647 reads votes 7 comments 4
Unit 731 -- A Short Story

Unit 731 -- A Short Story

clarady
3 parts / 2 pages, updated Apr 25, 2014Completed
Another story about one of the terrible scientists of history. A fictional portrayal of real events and people. As a warning, the material alluded to is quite disturbing.
578 reads votes 36 comments 37
Shades of Whitechapel

Shades of Whitechapel

StevenClapp
7 pages, updated Apr 03, 2013PG-13Completed
Roderick Dyer is a troubled Victorian gentleman battling his demons and the dark shades of Man's heart. What he discovers in the streets of Whitechapel will forever ... read more
882 reads votes 31 comments 27
The Maestro

The Maestro

MiriFern
5 pages, updated Nov 30, 2013PG-13Video
Following the death of his father in 1904, ten year old Michael is left a homeless orphan. A deeply troubled child, he is taken in by his former tutor, a widowed schoolteache... read more
1,554 reads votes 14 comments 22
Forbidden City: Blood Blossoms

Forbidden City: Blood Blossoms

hyanying
3 parts / 5 pages, updated Nov 12, 2013PG
1400s in ancient China. A despotic tyrant. A cursed imperial palace. One girl's will to survive the palace, the court intrigue — and the emperor himself. Yo... read more
3,416 reads votes 75 comments 69
Cod: Black Ops 2 Zombies

Cod: Black Ops 2 Zombies

dawgwithtimepig
1 page, updated Jul 09, 2013
If you play COD Black Ops Zombies and Black Ops 2 Zombies, this book is for you. If you play zombies all Willie nilly you may as well know the story. ... read more
776 reads votes 15 comments 13
The Last Confession of Lucy Grail

The Last Confession of Lucy Grail

xxOctoberOblivionxx
5 pages, updated Jan 16, 2014
218 reads votes 4 comments 2
Rise of The Ripper

Rise of The Ripper

JasperJohannesen
2 parts / 3 pages, updated Apr 17, 2013PG-13
Everyone has heard of Victorian London's infamous serial killer Jack the Ripper, but nobody knows how such a brute was created. Nobody until now.
1,060 reads votes 27 comments 6
ROMA LYCANTHROPA

ROMA LYCANTHROPA

TheyCallMeIgnotus
42 parts / 154 pages, updated Mar 11, 2013PG-13Completed
They call me Ignotus – the Latin for ‘Unknown’. I have no name. I am alone. You think that Rome was built on Liberty: a noble Republic born of rebellion against the tyra... read more
4,409 reads votes 61 comments 28
Red

Red

SammyGirlTheWeird
1 page, updated Jan 06, 2014PG-13
What happened to the little girl that was sent to her grandmother's house?
360 reads votes 16 comments 31
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