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Of Stars
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Series: A Night Of 4 Lives ( And A Cat Has Thousands ), Book 3. You set the price! Words: 1,190. Language: English. Published: September 16, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
The final part of the 'Two Knights And A Mare' trilogy.
Superficial Sacrifices
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,160. Language: English. Published: August 24, 2014. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire
In this offbeat satire, a high priest living in ancient Egypt’s Golden Age reluctantly comes to grips with the distracting elements of modern life and its impact on religious devotion during the grand exposition of his kingdom’s most sacred holiday.
Mila's Tale
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,800. Language: English. Published: July 18, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
“Mila’s Tale” is midrash—the retelling of a Biblical passage. Half of it is a new Laurie King short story; the other half is the author’s commentary on the text (“Jephthah’s Daughter” of Judges 11) and her suggestions for further reading. This is the first in Laurie King’s proposed Ladies of Spirit project, a collection of Modern Midrashes accompanied by her analysis and reflections.
Byzantium, Book 1: Dead Men's Road
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 19,010. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2014 by Pro Se Press. Category: Fiction » Adventure » Action
In Byzantium Book One: Dead Men’s Road, a beautiful woman tasked with delivering a sealed package to the Invisible College in Byzantium is pursued by merciless bandits, relentless undead, and a charming scoundrel who has nothing to lose.
Fire in the Library
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,730. Language: English. Published: July 4, 2014 by Pro Se Press. Category: Fiction » Adventure » Action
A man named Pur Fotia has a secret—but one he can never tell. Marked for greatness, he can summon fire to envelope his body so that he can fly through the air, and does so when he is summoned to the great Library of Alexandria.
First Flight of Abbas Ibn Firnas
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Price: Free! Words: 2,420. Language: English. Published: June 26, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
(3.00 from 1 review)
Have you wondered what the first glider flight was like? It happened in 875 A.D. and Abbas Ibn Firnas was the one who accomplished the feat.
From The Deer Forest: A Story of Wolves
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Price: Free! Words: 16,450. Language: English. Published: June 21, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
Before Europeans arrived in the Pacific Northwest rainforest, deer, wolves, elk and man lived in balance. This story follows a single pack of wolves in the pristine wilderness of what we now call the Olympic Mountains and the Hoh River valley as they give birth, raise their young, fight for survival, and endure as part of this majestic web of life.
В древних Фивах
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Price: Free! Words: 1,530. Language: Russian. Published: June 12, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
Девушка-археолог, находясь в Египте на западном берегу Нила вблизи современного Луксора (древние Фивы), решает совершить одиночную вылазку к развалинам храма. В результате несчастного случая у нее происходит помутнение сознания. Она впадает в транс, представляя себя реинкарнацией древнеегипетской царицы и оказываясь свидетельницей собственных похорон в Долине Цариц.
The End of Cleo
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Price: Free! Words: 4,620. Language: British English. Published: June 7, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
An original rendition of the death scene of Cleopatra, presented in the form of a dialogue between the Egyptian queen and her handmaiden, Charmion. All inhibitions are scattered to the four winds as the two women unburden their souls and speak their minds before they die. As the author himself calls this piece "ghastly", you have a good idea what to expect!
A Journey of One Thousand Miles: the Story of Ruth and Naomi
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Price: Free! Words: 16,350. Language: English. Published: June 2, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
(3.00 from 2 reviews)
An exciting retelling of the biblical narrative of Ruth weaves the Bible story with the ancient legend and tradition of the sages, coupled with a dash of creative fiction to bring the story to life for the modern reader. This is an excerpt from the series The Shepherd King
Billy
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Price: Free! Words: 2,870. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2014. Category: Fiction » Drama » American
(4.00 from 1 review)
'Billy' is about a young boy growing into manhood. Billy grows from an awkward young man to find his life's purpose.It is a short story set in rural Western Australia in the years before the outbreak of World War 1.
The White Rider
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Price: Free! Words: 10,770. Language: English. Published: May 8, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
(5.00 from 1 review)
In Ancient Japan, while the nobles are getting ready for the biggest war in the island’s history, a young man enters the Capital and goes head to head against the corruption of the Yakuza.
Caesar and Cleopatra: A Tale of Julius Caesar
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Price: Free! Words: 4,840. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » Classical Greece & Rome
The final tale in the Tales of Julius Caesar series of stories. Caesar has journeyed to Egypt where he meets Cleopatra. The story continues until the end of Caesar's life.
Kediak and the Legend of Ashwathama
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,980. Language: American English. Published: April 6, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
There is a legend of a hunter. He travels the world, following the herd animals, killing them and using every part of them. He rarely interacts with the tribes, and no one ever finds him unless he wishes it. This man, Ashwathama, can do things most people cannot. He is a hard man, a secretive man. In the long history of my life, he is my greatest mistake. -Xia
Cassandra's Children
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Price: Free! Words: 2,150. Language: English. Published: March 20, 2014. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
A Goddess' gift of Sight to her chosen people is abused, and her vengence will be fearful. Pray to the Gods the caul before your eyes is never ripped away, pray you never see the future...
Kediak and the Coku Clan
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,060. Language: American English. Published: March 2, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(4.00 from 1 review)
Daily Bulletin: For all who do not already know this, the tribe is in desperate need of earth's blood for the lunar ritual. Any person discovering a healthy stash should report their finding immediately. It need not be said that the well-being of the tribe depends on every one of its members.
The Incas Discovered
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Series: History Portal, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 1,990. Language: English. Published: February 23, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
The story of David as he travels back in time to find out what really happened to the Incas in Machu Picchu , Peru .
Kediak and the Children of Nelvaa
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,310. Language: American English. Published: February 4, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
Attention all caravans traveling through the Meniskas: We are a tribe mining for copper along the easternmost trail. We are willing to trade our metal for goods or knowledge. We are not interested in profits, just fair trade. Treat us honestly and we will all prosper. The rumors about bear-men are entirely unfounded, a lie propounded by those who would take advantage of our isolation.
Kediak of the Biainili
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,020. Language: American English. Published: January 4, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
(5.00 from 1 review)
The year is 10,000. There are some communities near consistent sources of food and water, fishing villages mainly. Most humans live in highly mobile communities. Life is hard, but people work together to survive in their world of ice and sand. Food, tools, and services are often communal. Orphaned and left to his own wits at the age of twelve, Kediak does not belong to anyone or anything.
Age of Obsidian
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Price: Free! Words: 2,280. Language: American English. Published: December 28, 2013. Category: Essay » Literature
This essay gives a brief overview of the central character, Kediak. It also provides a setting for the age; the struggle for survival as the glaciers continue to drain water away and make it impossible for flora to survive. It also provides a brief glimpse into the more mysterious elements he will encounter in his travels. These are not fantastic stories, they are historical science fiction.