Historical Fiction - Spiritual 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.

Diary of a Holocaust Survivor

Diary of a Holocaust Survivor

natalie11nat
13 parts / 4 pages, updated Feb 13, 2013PG-13
Sylvia Zipper is a 14 year old Jewish girl living in Poland during the Holocaust. She hides from the Nazis with her large family in the attic of generous Mrs... read more
37,923 reads votes 1,010 comments 109
The Chronicles of a Pirate

The Chronicles of a Pirate

DanielWillard1
8 parts / 28 pages, updated Jul 07, 2014PGVideo
When Edward Goldsteel finds he and his uncle kidnapped on a pirate ship, and soon captured by the British Royal Navy, they are offered one of three choices. Jo... read more
284 reads votes 13 comments 10
Why?

Why?

Miriam018
14 parts / 7 pages, updated Jul 13, 2014
Holocaust poems and short stories. Also a short holocaust story I have written in the 6th grade
368 reads votes 28 comments 14
Dawn's Rising

Dawn's Rising

ReidunLaFleur
22 parts / 125 pages, updated Jun 15, 2011PG-13Completed
At the threshold of adulthood, Julianna Jakobsen leaves the rugged shores of Norway together with her family in search of a brighter future in the golden land of opportunit... read more
4,535 reads votes 52 comments 4
Tough Girls don't Cry

Tough Girls don't Cry

WordsLetYouEscape
3 parts / 3 pages, updated Jan 18, 2014PG
“Don’t let the first tear fall Angel; you’re tough. Tough girls don’t cry and you are the toughest girl I know. Do not let the first tear fall, lest you can’t mak... read more
148 reads votes 6 comments 0
The Pain that Made Her Beautiful

The Pain that Made Her Beautiful

courtwriter
45 parts / 121 pages, updated Mar 17, 2014PG-13
Nayeli is a slave in an Ancient Roman town called Sarni and is content with her life, that is until a raiding party of Germanic tribesmen kidnap her and try... read more
80,326 reads votes 823 comments 259
Dear Mom

Dear Mom

__WilliamCarter
1 page, updated May 23, 2014GCompleted
A letter a son wrote to his mother the day before a horrifying tragedy happened in the United State's history. . . The people in this letter are fictional, and this was not an actual letter written.
52 reads votes 8 comments 1
Sophie's Tears

Sophie's Tears

Carywest
28 parts / 136 pages, updated Jul 17, 2013PG-13Completed
By a mere telegram Sophie's world has changed forever! Now a war widow, she is raising her son alone. Her faith is shattered and anger replaces her tears. How can she m... read more
51,070 reads votes 1,046 comments 112
Nimrod Twice Born

Nimrod Twice Born

Nimrodtwiceborn
31 parts / 62 pages, updated Jul 26, 2013
From the moment that Salome, the daughter of Herodias, demanded the head of John-the-Baptist on a platter, a process was set in motion that still redounds across the cen... read more
1,163 reads votes 39 comments 4
Title:Justice Well Served.

Title:Justice Well Served.

Mission_achievable35
10 parts / 10 pages, updated Sep 25, 2012PG-13
Elaine Moore was a domestic worker in the 1950's in New Orleans. She, work as a maid at one of the largest houses for two of the most wealthiest men, the Ha... read more
819 reads votes 28 comments 42
The Crane Wife

The Crane Wife

Shikiorin
12 parts / 1 page, updated Apr 27, 2014Completed
Based on the actual story: Tsuru no Ongaeshi/The Crane Wife/The Grateful Crane. A Japanese folklore about a man who saves a crane.
434 reads votes 37 comments 1
Water: John 4

Water: John 4

LostDMBFiles
4 parts / 5 pages, updated May 13, 2013G
No one could have been more obscure and marginalized than her--out of the way and out of the world. But there is one man who looks for those such as these. This is not her story, or his, but merely the moment when their stories come together.
1,032 reads votes 30 comments 27
Sappho: For The Love Of Womb'an.

Sappho: For The Love Of Womb'an.

StavrosBasilias
5 parts / 2 pages, updated Jan 16, 2014PGCompleted
Sappho was a Greek lyric poet, born on the island of Lesbos. The Alexandrians included her in the list of nine lyric poets.
145 reads votes 10 comments 6
The Number Three

The Number Three

aimlesslymumbling
23 parts / 48 pages, updated Mar 13, 2013PG-13Completed
Modern day Olympus is left in shambles after a great war shakes Heaven on its foundations. The mortals they once governed have moved on and began to worship a new God, c... read more
28,570 reads votes 378 comments 120
WATER and FIRE: The Quest of the Cushite Warrior

WATER and FIRE: The Quest of the Cushite Warrior

GregoryDupree
4 parts / 11 pages, updated Aug 24, 2013GCompleted
An African warrior journeys to Jerusalem some years after the crucifixion of Jesus Christ. He witnesses the stoning of Stephen. In the afte... read more
312 reads votes 3 comments 9
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