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Land For Peace
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Price: Free! Words: 1,400. Language: English. Published: July 6, 2014. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
The oldest war story of all, revisited from a radically different perspective: One that assumes nothing about the attributes or characters of the combatants. In any war, it’s not the propaganda that matters but the outcome of the final battle. Don’t be alarmed. It's just a fantasy. No statement of belief about...well, anything...is expressed or implied.
Extractos El Barco de Cristal
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Price: Free! Words: 2,330. Language: Spanish. Published: June 28, 2014 by The Little French eBooks. Category: Fiction » Literature » Drama
Este son los extractos del libro. El Barco de Cristal inserta al lector en un fascinante relato lleno de emoción y drama, siendo el carácter moral un elemento que destaca.
The Mountain that Slept Around and Other Stories
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Price: Free! Words: 13,580. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2014. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
What happens when the citizens of a small Western town awaken to find a mountain next to them that wasn't there the night before - and what happens when it leaves again?
Clara: A Short Story
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Price: Free! Words: 3,270. Language: English. Published: June 21, 2014. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
Catholic school kid Clara Cooper wants to go home. She has some unfinished business to attend to, and really needs God to give her attempt at truancy a bit of heavenly aid. When she fails to convince the nurses, the principal, and her mama that she is sick enough to leave school, she decides to take matters into her own hands.
Particle
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Price: Free! Words: 830. Language: English. Published: May 21, 2014. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Particle is a short story of transformation and acceptance.
Good Guys
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Price: Free! Words: 4,510. Language: English. Published: April 27, 2014. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
In our infinitely tolerant, how-dare-you-disapprove-of-me era, what shall we do with the man of absolute standards and unbending judgment? Must we make room for such an unenlightened relic of dark times long past and best forgotten, or may we reject him utterly? Might we discover, to our extreme surprise, that we can hardly do without him?
Somewhere Over a Rainbow
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Price: Free! Words: 2,620. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2014. Category: Fiction » Inspirational
Sometimes life looks to be really awful and we seek a little relief by walking and thinking. This man died being transported to Australia but now he knows something and wants to share it…
The Water Drop
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Price: Free! Words: 1,010. Language: English. Published: March 24, 2014. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
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A sweet and simple story that relates the joys and experiences of life to that of a drop of water.
Tea for Two, Justice for All
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Price: Free! Words: 1,940. Language: American English. Published: March 19, 2014. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
What is life? By what traits and attributes is one thing defined as living, and another not? CCD-08, who prefers to think of herself as "Bo", muses on the subject as the civil war for robot independence rages on outside her bakery doors. She wages her own personal fight inside, trying to bring robots and humans together on either side of a table.
The Pillars of Light
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Price: Free! Words: 880. Language: English. Published: March 16, 2014. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
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A man sits on a rock in a forest, gazing at the distance. Who is he? Why is he there? Is he waiting for someone, and if so, who? He seems to be lost in thought, or is he?
Cristal - Novella
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Price: Free! Words: 36,040. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2014. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
Evil is lurking everywhere and disguised as many things. But that's not all she has to fear. Never trust anyone, her father always told her. Especially your closest allies. Things are never really what they appear to be. Strange things start to happen to her and her friends. She witnesses strange events and is accused of causing them even from people closest to her.
A Time for Poncey — And other Stories out of Skullbone
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Price: Free! Words: 71,820. Language: English. Published: February 24, 2014. Category: Fiction » Christian » Short stories
Based on the book of Ecclesiastes, "A Time for Poncey — And other Stories out of Skullbone" traces the misadventures of Poncey S. Muldoon in an updated Southern Gothic style. The short stories draw a picture of life non-sequentially, but still lead to a crushing climax. The book gives a new look to modern Christian literature.
Conquerors
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Price: Free! Words: 2,510. Language: English. Published: February 20, 2014. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
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Short story. Honoria Brewster is the last descendant of an old, Anglo-Irish family and the family estate is now a golf course. Only one thing might change her fortunes – locating the famous Ballyshee Dowry. But how on earth is she ever going to do that?
Gematria²
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Price: Free! Words: 4,810. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2014. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
In this short story, explore the mind of a man in the grip of an obsession so intense that reality has faded from his consciousness. His fixation on Gematria leads him to a terrifying place where memories and thoughts become his only tools in the search for truth.
The Spirit Tree
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Price: Free! Words: 50,640. Language: English. Published: February 12, 2014. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
Noah’s pursuit of education, girls and success is threatened by his lack of money, a dead cow and an ancient evil called The Legion. Growing up on Kilimanjaro is not easy for any boy but especially so when your parents are substance farmers. Noah has it all worked out though...
The Queue for the Bog
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Price: Free! Words: 1,760. Language: English. Published: January 21, 2014. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
(4.00 from 1 review)
Nathan didn't like queues and when he arrived at the museum he found just that. But the girl he had come to see, made him think about himself, and the queue could be very valuable to him if he were to join it.
A Deliberation of Morality
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Series: Sir Differel Van Helsing, Book 9. Price: Free! Words: 29,120. Language: American English. Published: January 19, 2014. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » General
Few of us ever see our shoulder-devils, those personifications of our own evil side, and those who do are generally hallucinating. But Sir Differel Van Helsing has to be different.... This is a short story.
Love Leaves No Knots: A Collection of Stories
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Price: Free! Words: 4,580. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2014. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Religion
Featured Stories: Love Leaves No Knots, Do Not Judge Before the Time, God Cannot Be Doubted, Adoniram Judson, Polycarp
The Pardon
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Price: Free! Words: 4,300. Language: English. Published: December 3, 2013. Category: Fiction » Christian » Short stories
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
A short story about a young, stubborn priest and a convict on death row, and their strained relationship surrounding the status of the inmate's soul after death. Will he conform to the priest's requirements, or will the young priest simply give up on the doomed man?
The Temptation of the Buddha: A Fictional Study in the History of Religion and of Aesthetics
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Price: Free! Words: 52,280. Language: English. Published: October 31, 2013. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
The history of the Buddha and his teachings is not static, but is meant to be made fluid through the practice and of his teachings and values. In The Temptation of the Buddha: A Fictional Study in the History of Religion and of Aesthetics, Sonny Saul reinterprets the ancient Vedas to fully transmit the profound, aesthetic fluidity and meaning of the ancient narrative.