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.

Sayonara

Sayonara

Usaamikii
3 pages, updated Oct 20, 2014PG
“I never thought that bidding farewells could be this extremely painful.” —Sayo Nara
36 reads votes 14 comments 37
A Soldier's Letter

A Soldier's Letter

theobrien
8 parts / 8 pages, updated Oct 14, 2014PG-13
The year is 1945, the year that has changed everything for the Jackson family. A young man who, after his brother's death, joins the army, becomes a soldier and writes numerous letters to his family and loved ones.
1,629 reads votes 175 comments 307
Under the Sakura

Under the Sakura

4510471P
1 page, updated Oct 01, 2014PGCompleted
tags / lgbt-themed
194 reads votes 12 comments 7
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
4,563 reads votes 179 comments 59
Immigrants

Immigrants

Lisaner
8 parts / 7 pages, updated Jan 23, 2014PG-13Video
tags / wattys2014
3,337 reads votes 224 comments 317
A Child's Eyes

A Child's Eyes

TheOrangutan
2 pages, updated Oct 06, 2010PG-13PicturesCompleted
The innocent are often the first to suffer in the face of evil. There is good however in unexpected places, but the consequences of another's actions will haunt the memories of an entire generation...
4,692 reads votes 128 comments 227
Untouchable

Untouchable

StayBeautiful57
9 parts / 5 pages, updated Oct 16, 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
186 reads votes 31 comments 20
Witch of the Plague

Witch of the Plague

starz00
12 parts / 7 pages, updated Jan 04, 2014PGCompleted
Every day as she walks to work, Rose Marshall is tormented by the village children for being the daughter of a witch. Soon, they will cease their chants, because th... read more
1,688 reads votes 96 comments 117
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
576 reads votes 15 comments 2
An Apology for the Life of Benjamin Bridgewater (1663-1700) #Wattys2014

An Apology for the Life of Benjamin Bridgewater (1663-1700) #Wattys2014

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
39,049 reads votes 442 comments 102
A McKenna Family Christmas

A McKenna Family Christmas

Sweetpeas
5 parts / 14 pages, updated Jan 16, 2014PGCompleted
Christmas is a time for sharing, a time for joy and happiness. A time to spend with your family and friends. Enjoy this short novella of the McKenna's spending Christmas together.
38,823 reads votes 1,608 comments 161
the boy who cried wolf

the boy who cried wolf

stumphs
17 parts / 4 pages, updated May 02, 2014PG-13VideoCompleted
'she quit on him and he cried to wolf too many times.'
39,936 reads votes 2,007 comments 623
My First Love

My First Love

justabookloverr
2 parts / 1 page, updated Jul 16, 2014
Imogen Francis was in love with a man who didn't love her back, yet she was married to him after all it was arranged. Samuel Lockwood loves to be in the company of any woma... read more
1,110 reads votes 43 comments 8
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
333 reads votes 50 comments 15
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
3,763 reads votes 223 comments 181
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