Short Stories - Historical Fiction

Short stories are works of brief narrative prose, which usually focus on a limited number of characters and a single, decisive plot incident. Significantly shorter and more compact than novels, short stories leave the reader with a snapshot or slice of life.

Huffing

Huffing

CarlyCompass
8 pages, updated Sep 04, 2014PG-13Completed
Nick Clearwater left the Kashechewan Nation Reservation in Ontario, Canada six years ago. Now he has to face his fears and go back on the sad occasion of his brother’s death.
162 reads votes 5 comments 5
Freedom

Freedom

BradTuck
3 pages, updated Aug 30, 2014PG
174 reads votes 4 comments 0
The Solidier

The Solidier

Hyped_On_Coffee
3 parts / 1 page, updated Aug 01, 2014Completed
A 500 word sad story for a competition (the heart break contest) hosted by @whoneedsthegreenbox. Historical Fiction #89 Short Story #883
190 reads votes 12 comments 6
The Ship of Dreams

The Ship of Dreams

whitcoulls
2 parts / 9 pages, updated Aug 22, 2014PG
On the 10th of April in the year 1912, thirteen-year-old Genevieve boards the Titanic with her parents to transport from Southampton to New York to celebrate Genevieve... read more
534 reads votes 12 comments 18
Memory [Larry]

Memory [Larry]

gastlymichael
7 parts / 10 pages, updated Jul 29, 2014PG-13
Louis was a poor boy who had just lost his job, his only way of getting food for his starving family. He did not realise it, but living in London in 1938 was about to get ex... read more
4,186 reads votes 171 comments 58
The Defense of Glory

The Defense of Glory

18gooda
14 parts / 9 pages, updated Jun 30, 2014PG
The small iron-clad boat chugged into the harbour, dragging a wake behind it in the stormy sea. Its small three-man crew was soot-smudged and breathless, all of them... read more
149 reads votes 28 comments 33
Terror

Terror

bellamour_
2 pages, updated Sep 11, 2014
34 reads votes 3 comments 2
Shooting Star

Shooting Star

chl0-b0
2 parts / 2 pages, updated Sep 13, 2014Pictures
62 reads votes 6 comments 3
Fight for my Hand and Heart

Fight for my Hand and Heart

feathertailsilver
2 parts / 2 pages, updated Sep 05, 2014GPictures
To commemorate his eldest daughter's 18th Name Day, Lord David, Earl of Derby, commands a jousting contest. The winner of Lady Elenna's favour will be granted her hand by her father. Open to all Knights of the Realm.
63 reads votes 4 comments 8
The Girl on Fire

The Girl on Fire

MissLlamaParty
5 parts / 4 pages, updated Sep 02, 2014Completed
Maria is 7 years old. It is February 6, 1851. Black Thursday. Her parents are 2 of the 12 people killed in the Victorian Bushfires. Until now, Maria was a little girl li... read more
53 reads votes 7 comments 3
Behind The Big Ben

Behind The Big Ben

AngelWing_
8 parts / 6 pages, updated Sep 11, 2014GCompleted
Alice and Will were just two normal twelve year olds who met on the streets of London. Sure they vaguely knew of the other's existence but they had never actually appr... read more
227 reads votes 33 comments 15
Whatever Comes to My Mind

Whatever Comes to My Mind

vintagenuggets
4 parts / 7 pages, updated Aug 18, 2014PG-13
Everything here may NEVER come to your mind...but they certainly come to mine :3
59 reads votes 2 comments 15
Bullet

Bullet

Mettamorphosize
3 pages, updated Jun 25, 2014
Abraham has killed his Mother. His body will be the next to go limp. Abraham Lincoln, the 16th President of the United States, and the murderer of his own Mother. He had not me... read more
98 reads votes 2 comments 0
Endless Sea

Endless Sea

Elemental_Horn
4 parts / 10 pages, updated Sep 08, 2014PG-13
Captain Celio Adalberto is one of the most feared and terrifying pirates of the water. He is also a sexist, arrogant, cocky son-of-a-bitch with an absolutely stunning appeara... read more
256 reads votes 15 comments 2
9/11

9/11

JAYTee1899
7 parts / 6 pages, updated Sep 11, 2014PG
In honour of those who lost there lives on September 11 2001
3,442 reads votes 222 comments 178
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