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The End Time by Francis Kroncke
Price: Free! Words: 20,180. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2015. Categories: Screenplays » History, Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » European
A screenplay about the influence of the Malleus Maleficarum ("Hammer of Satan") on the destruction of threatening women, called witches. A jaunt through the minds of the Inquisitor's Kraemer and Sprenger, two Dominican friars, their theological and personal ways. Burning witches was a way of riding society of useless women, those who would not fit in obediently to the dominant warrior patriarchy.
Разбойники двадцать первого века by Halyna Franko
Price: Free! Words: 15,140. Language: Russian. Published: March 13, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » European
Пьеса рассказывает о событиях, происходящих в Украине. Украинский народ борется с агрессором, отстаивая свое право на Свободу и Независимость. Главные герои пьесы - Михаил и Феликс, два брата, исповедующие различные ценности в жизни. Судьба героев тесно переплетается с событиями страны. Михаил олицетворяет образ истинного защитника родной земли, в отличие от Феликса, который служит силам зла.
Twenty and Jobless by R.S. Jackson
Price: Free! Words: 18,840. Language: British English. Published: September 17, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » European
Twenty one, unemployed, and still living at home. Jaime’s life couldn’t get much worse, at least that’s what he thinks until his girlfriend dumps him on his way to an interview. But all that changes when he meets Katie, an old school friend he cant quite remember. She’s got a plan; Have fun, run up debts, and enjoy life. *Contains mild language*
Spider Lady by Joy Bassetti-Kruger
Price: Free! Words: 2,140. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: September 5, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » European(3.00 from 1 review)
Scared of spiders? This short story will help you to overcome this fear and maybe you'll even begin to take an interest in the spiders in your garden and document your findings. Its all about how a little bit of knowledge can change our perceptions of the things we fear most.
Tightrope by Mark Z. Kammell
Price: Free! Words: 3,140. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » European
A short story about conscience and the destructiveness of desire. In a nameless, empty desert, a man has to walk across two wires to reach the other side of the cliff. Should he make it, the world will unfold at his feet. But does he have the will to do it? And can he face what he will find on the other side?
Snöskred by U M Lindgren
Price: Free! Words: 3,130. Language: Swedish. Published: August 31, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » European
Hur tänker byggherrar när de ska bygga köpcenter. Går säkerheten före ekonomin? Eller fuskas det för att hålla kostnaderna nere. Det är en vecka kvar till julafton. En mamma och hennes dotter åker till ett nybyggt köpcentrum som är döpt till Kristallen. Det som verkar osannolikt slår till när man minst anar det.
Trust by Jaicy Afonso
Price: Free! Words: 6,490. Language: English. Published: August 6, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » European
Some are comfortable in their skin. Others need a push to become who they are supposed to be. If you can trust someone enough to open your heart and release your demons, life can become more bearable.Trust is a short story about people who need people in different situations.
Point of a Pencil by Joy Bassetti-Kruger
Price: Free! Words: 2,100. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: July 29, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Inspirational, Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » European(3.50 from 2 reviews)
Do we really need to buy twenty-four pencils? a student asked. -No, not just twenty-four pencils, but rather twenty-four sharpened pencils, the lecturer replied.
Bee Whisperer by Joy Bassetti-Kruger
You set the price! Words: 3,600. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: July 27, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » European, Fiction » Romance » Short stories
Bee whisperers remove bees without harming them and without a single person being stung during the entire operation. So as Beatrice believes that by saving the bees she will be helping to save the planet, she is aggressive in her approach to anyone that thinks differently. This is why she stormed into Harry's garden that day, when she saw a bee exterminator van parked outside his house.
Grace by Leonie Harlington
You set the price! Words: 1,570. Language: English. Published: July 26, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Victorian, Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » European(5.00 from 1 review)
On March 17th, 1912, on his journey back from the South Pole and just thirty-one miles from One Ton Depot with its supply of food and fuel, Lawrence Edward Grace Oates left the tent which he had shared with four companions and went out into a blizzard. His last words, according to Robert Scott, were: ‘I am just going outside and may be some time.’ His body was never found...
A Late Monsoon by Barry Huggins
Price: Free! Words: 5,970. Language: British English. Published: July 18, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » European, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas(4.00 from 1 review)
On the shaded veranda of a post colonial Bombay hotel, two men shelter from the pre monsoon heat. Their generations and ideologies differ but they share the same turbulent moment in time. As they muse on the consequences of their changing world, they confront each other with questions affecting each of their personal worlds; questions they would prefer not to face.
Butterflies by Joy Bassetti-Kruger
Price: Free! Words: 2,770. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: July 6, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » European
At first, Jemma put the feeling of having butterflies in her tummy down to nerves, as she was going in for a job interview later that morning. Then when the butterflies persisted right through the interview and even afterwards, she began to suspect that she might be pregnant. She hoped and prayed that this was not the case, as the job she was going after was the job of her dreams.
Betrayed by Dianne Zanetti
Price: Free! Words: 2,780. Language: English. Published: May 29, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » European
Teenager, Olivia Tobias, discovers that everyone has a dark side - including the people she loves. When Olivia is forced to pack her bags and leave the family home in the middle of the night, she has nowhere to go. Who can she turn to? Her boyfriend, Mark? Can he be trusted?
A Sweet Blitz by David Bond
Price: Free! Words: 2,200. Language: English. Published: May 7, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom, Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » European(5.00 from 1 review)
'A Sweet Blitz’ is a short but sweet wartime fable. A young girl, Sarah, is given some advice from her mother: ‘never accept gifts when you do somebody a favour’, advice which Sarah subsequently ignores given the lure of chocolate. Haunted by paranoia and guilt, Sarah eventually seeks solace in the forbidden bounty that drove her mad. She is appalled by what she finds, finally learning her lesson.