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.

Separate Destinies

Separate Destinies

arathi1
8 pages, updated Jun 18, 2014PGPicturesCompleted
Would you pray for divine intervention if you knew the cost?
75 reads votes 7 comments 5
The King's Sepulcher

The King's Sepulcher

D-A-Lewis
5 pages, updated Jul 16, 2014GCompleted
Excerpts taken from Henry Steele’s Egyptian journal dated September 20 1914-October 23 1914, In his quest to discover the mythical tomb of Tutankhamun.
51 reads votes 3 comments 3
Black Patches

Black Patches

DreamEscapes
3 parts / 2 pages, updated May 08, 2014
When Glim shows her classmate, Dexter, the mysterious black hole by the school fence, the two end up in the worst point in history—the time of the Black Death Plague. Gl... read more
104 reads votes 10 comments 16
the boy who cried wolf

the boy who cried wolf

patrickstvmp
17 parts / 4 pages, updated May 02, 2014PG-13VideoCompleted
'she quit on him and he cried to wolf too many times.' {under editing} - short story #343 & historical fiction #48
23,480 reads votes 1,363 comments 512
Immigrants

Immigrants

Lisaner
8 parts / 7 pages, updated Jan 23, 2014PG-13Video
2,708 reads votes 209 comments 315
Graffiti

Graffiti

shadows93
2 pages, updated Oct 09, 2013Completed
I never found out, how Herschel had managed to locate the home of the man, who’d run over his brother, but there we were. Two boys gazing at a sight I’d never be able to forget s... read more
35 reads votes 4 comments 3
Happiness

Happiness

AweshumWicked
4 parts / 4 pages, updated Jul 03, 2014PG-13
I made this book to show how life could sometimes be in different point of views. The life of Adam himself must have been a struggle due to war, and even though Seth and Sara we... read more
353 reads votes 12 comments 3
Halfway There

Halfway There

jacyone6
3 parts / 4 pages, updated Jul 22, 2014
An arranged marriage... An abusive husband... And one women searching for her true identity. The era is in the 50s and one women, Julie Ackely is stuck. With her abusive hus... read more
36 reads votes 1 comments 0
An Apology for the Life of Benjamin Bridgewater (1663-1700) WATTPADPRIZE14

An Apology for the Life of Benjamin Bridgewater (1663-1700) WATTPADPRIZE14

BridgeBridgewater
25 parts / 16 pages, updated Oct 25, 2013PG-13Completed
"His genius was very rich, and ran much upon poetry, in which he excelled. But alas! In the issue. Wine and Love were the ruin of this... read more
30,598 reads votes 396 comments 82
A Thousand Years

A Thousand Years

Clovergiel
6 pages, updated Jul 06, 2014GVideoCompleted
A Thousand Years [One Shot] ©Clovergiel Is it possible to love someone for a thousand years? Does loving someone has a limit? Will you be able to take the pain? But fo... read more
255 reads votes 28 comments 20
Conscript

Conscript

A_Cereal_Killer
1 page, updated Jul 14, 2014PGCompleted
A Historical, Fictional, Short Story... Conscript (n) : 'A person drafted into the military by force, often against their free will.' See: Untrained, Ill-equipped, DEAD. Cover kindly created by 'Mackenzie Miles'
18 reads votes 4 comments 2
Untouchable

Untouchable

kitty57
7 parts / 4 pages, updated Jul 22, 2014PG-13
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
184 reads votes 11 comments 4
The Two Bodies

The Two Bodies

Safcfan1
2 pages, updated Jul 04, 2014PGPicturesCompleted
tags / bodies two war
107 reads votes 18 comments 13
Blanco

Blanco

Armagh
10 parts / 2 pages, updated Jul 20, 2014PG
Blanco transitive verb \ˈblaŋ(ˌ)kō\ Spanish for white or blank.
90 reads votes 10 comments 5
Treacherous Virtue

Treacherous Virtue

musicworm101
3 pages, updated Jun 27, 2014PGCompleted
They came. They plundered. They ruled. They took away all we had, our freedom, our independence. But never our spirit.
32 reads votes 4 comments 5
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