Historical Fiction - Short 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.

Black & White (#Wattys2014)

Black & White (#Wattys2014)

Epic0n
2 parts / 7 pages, updated Oct 30, 2014PGPicturesCompleted
You've heard of the corrupting power that came with owning a slave. Now imagine that twisted self-destruction happening to someone you love. What would you do?... read more
158 reads votes 13 comments 13
A Crystal Night

A Crystal Night

sloanranger
1 page, updated Oct 26, 2014G
Kristallnacht, or Crystal Night, actually happened over two or three nights in August, 1938, when Hitler finally removed for the world, any pretense of what was happening to the Jewish population in Germany.
74 reads votes 23 comments 40
I am a Survivor

I am a Survivor

antsta355
3 parts / 3 pages, updated Oct 28, 2014PG
I am all alone. Some say it is the governments fault others say it was terrorists but I am too broken to have an opinion. All I can think about is my family. There were ... read more
24 reads votes 3 comments 4
Untouchable

Untouchable

StayBeautiful57
12 parts / 6 pages, updated Oct 26, 2014PG-13Completed
Outside of the city Grand Forks, North Dakota, in 1893 lived a peaceful family. The Padmore's lived a happy life on a farm, in the rural buffer of the growing city Grand For... read more
265 reads votes 46 comments 29
Saving my princess

Saving my princess

ashley64289
1 page, updated Oct 16, 2014GCompleted
This is something I did for school when I was younger so read it if you want
5 reads votes 1 comments 0
Animal Abuse on 9/11

Animal Abuse on 9/11

scarletknight67
2 parts / 1 page, updated Oct 26, 2014PGVideo
3 reads votes 0 comments 1
The History Of Bathurst

The History Of Bathurst

JodieJebb1
1 page, updated Oct 26, 2014G
2 reads votes 0 comments 0
Princess and the Pigs

Princess and the Pigs

TeodoraChurch
5 pages, updated Oct 26, 2014G
A young Princess begins a journey of discovery.
6 reads votes 0 comments 0
The Army Chaplain - 1956

The Army Chaplain - 1956

Spacerace
7 pages, updated Oct 27, 2014G
2 reads votes 0 comments 0
Amare

Amare

alison15566
2 parts / 2 pages, updated Oct 25, 2014G
Amara and her brother are poor and living on the streets in ancient Rome... what could go wrong?
6 reads votes 2 comments 0
A Templar's Tale

A Templar's Tale

bandgeek57
3 pages, updated Oct 26, 2014PG-13
27 reads votes 2 comments 4
Governed By Blood

Governed By Blood

GeorgePepia
2 pages, updated Oct 23, 2014PG-13
Jose regardos life during the Spanish rule in the Fictional City Maldova and his fight to get to canada
2 reads votes 0 comments 0
The Flask

The Flask

Cameron68
12 parts / 8 pages, updated Oct 21, 2014PG-13
A lone criminal attempts to elude his pursuers after a botched bank robbery.
37 reads votes 0 comments 0
The Waiting Woman's Tale

The Waiting Woman's Tale

VickiLWeavil
5 pages, updated Oct 21, 2014PG-13
7 reads votes 0 comments 0
The Rebellious Prince

The Rebellious Prince

littleblackbunny
2 parts / 2 pages, updated Oct 15, 2014
The year is 401 B.C. and the location is Persia. Cyrus is the younger brother of Artaxerxes II. Soon after his older brother was crowned king, Cyrus decided to deth... read more
2 reads votes 0 comments 0
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