Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political

What Is War?
Price: Free! Words: 63,390. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2015. Categories: Essay » Political, Essay » Political
What Is War? uses an innovative combination of story and discussion to expands our understanding of the moral dilemmas inherent in the act of war, on both the personal and national level. Based on G. Lowell Tollefson’s experiences as a U.S. Marine in Vietnam and his philosophical reflections since then, this book has implications for America’s current and future conflicts.
Sunstone
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 76,230. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2015 by Paper Crane Books. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk, Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk
A triumvirate of politicians, banks and corporations bring strain and suffering to the masses they rule over. Unbeknownst to the people of the moon, there may be help. With the gears of time evermoving and trouble spiraling to a crisis point, can three individuals and a handful of fossils prevent a violent revolution?
Les porte-parole
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,350. Language: French. Published: March 25, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » European / French, Fiction » Literary collections » European / French
Quand deux formations politiques rivales font écrire leurs discours par le même ordinateur.
Chronicle 2023
Series: Chronicle. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 84,920. Language: English. Published: February 28, 2015 by Michael Simms. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Science fiction » General
A humourous suggestion, leads to a gruesome discovery. In this tenth year's worth of entries from a diary stored on a futuristic recording device, Andrew Woodmaker investigates the patterns of a serial killer. Nobody knows if it is a work of fiction or a true record of how things happened, and will happen. By reading the diary, some things may have already begun to change.
Men Who Wear Nail Polish – The Equality Revolution
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,360. Language: English. Published: February 4, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays, Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays
This short ten minute play by prolific writer, Eero Tarik, looks at the perceptions we have in regard to gender stereotyping. Should men wear nail polish in the 21st century? And if not, why not? A good laugh on the way to work...
I Pledge Allegiance
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 6,180. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias, Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
A short story, about 6100 words. Keshawn Bolling lives in a future of total government control. His religion, his education, even the length of his hair are dictated to him, Worse, his own father is one of the enforcers. He wants out; rumor says there is freedom to be had in the orbital habitats. But getting there won't be easy, and freedom is a slippery thing to define...
The Régime Change Man (US Edition)
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 157,650. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage
Who thinks running guns to Africa should be a nice little earner? Who’s accidentally acquired a soccer-mad private army of child soldiers? What happened at the Glue Factory? Who forgot to switch off the fountains? Oh, and by the way... Why is Africa’s richest country so poor?
The Régime Change Man
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 157,670. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage
Who thinks running guns to Africa should be a nice little earner? Who’s accidentally acquired a soccer-mad private army of child soldiers? What happened at the Glue Factory? Who forgot to switch off the fountains? Oh, and by the way... Why is Africa’s richest country so poor?
My Black Jesus
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 83,690. Language: American English. Published: January 13, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political
The war for America’s soul is over. The right-wing has triumphed, their system unchallenged until a black man arrives saying he’s Jesus Christ come down to establish his kingdom. Right-wing America, this Jesus says, is the prophesied world of the Antichrist and is this Jesus who he says he is or is he just another whack-job messiah? Welcome to the Joseph R. McCarthy Memorial Prison Camp.
Melvin the Protester (Short Story)
Price: Free! Words: 2,110. Language: English. Published: December 9, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire
It's love at first sight when Melvin sees an attractive protester, a black-and-white keffiyeh wrapped around her neck; and the next moment he finds himself in the midst of the protest, speaking some sort of truth to some sort of power, all thought of gainful employment cast aside in favor of a life of unending agitation against the current moment's outrage.
The Honor Code on Trial (Short Story)
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,530. Language: American English. Published: November 22, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire
Jeffrey, a BYU graduate student, is sent to deliver a blunt message from BYU to the Northeast Accreditation Commission, where he is introduced to the bizarre world of progressive academia with its fixation about privilege and its perpetual outrage over perceived offenses. One thing is clear: Everyone has a religion, and those who claim they don't are often among the fiercest of zealots.
War in a Golf Cart
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 105,590. Language: English. Published: October 31, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political
War in a Golf Cart is a collection of four novellas that deals with the world we live in, like it or not. The themes covered are War, both large ones and small ones, reckless political ambition mixed with the usual self-serving rationalizations, youth trying to find its way in an unemployed world, and the demon that never dies known as substance abuse.
Stare Decisis (Short Story)
Price: Free! Words: 3,100. Language: English. Published: October 27, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire
A mutated kitten, magical dust, and a machete: What better way to explain how same-sex marriage has been beating common sense in the courtroom. Includes bonus story: "The Statue of Liberty Orders a Burger (and gets something completely different)" Short satire. (~2100 words)
2345: Uma Carta do Futuro
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,300. Language: Portuguese. Published: October 26, 2014 by UpliftingBooks Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
O que pode um homem do futuro, possivelmente dizer à humanidade vai evitar seu sofrimento e extinção?
Infidel Bleedout: The Ebola-ISIS Gambit
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 24,970. Language: English. Published: October 16, 2014 by Permuted. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political
The infamous jihadist organization known as ISIS wants to bring the United States to its knees. When public beheadings fail to achieve this goal, extremist fighters leave the sands of Syria and Iraq. Setting their sights on the dense rain forests of the Congo, they have but a single objective: to unleash upon the infidels a biological weapon unlike any the world.
The Fourth Lectern
Price: Free! Words: 35,540. Language: British English. Published: September 29, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
What if … UKIP were given a lectern in the debates in 2010? They weren’t, of course. Not in our world. But in a world very similar to our own, where the tiniest of changes happened, they were. And things turned out rather differently … Read "The Fourth Lectern" to see just how different it would have been. Note: This book is a novella – a short novel (unlike its sequel, which is full-sized)
Chronicle 2022
Series: Chronicle, Book 9. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 92,670. Language: English. Published: September 22, 2014 by Michael Simms. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Science fiction » General
A whole new journey begins, but for millions, the journey ends. In this ninth year's worth of entries from a diary stored on a futuristic recording device, Andrew Woodmaker gets a closer involvement with the British space program. Nobody knows if it is a work of fiction or a true record of how things happened, and will happen. By reading the diary, some things may have already begun to change.
You Never Had a Brother (Short Story)
Price: Free! Words: 3,380. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Literature » Literary
A man's memories must deal with his brother's rejection of reality. Short story. (~2900 words)
The Mascot (Short Story)
Price: Free! Words: 4,280. Language: English. Published: August 30, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire
His first day at a new school, Winston discovers there's something very wrong with his classmates when they attack him for refusing to pretend their mascot is something it is not. A short satire. (~3700 words)
Safe and Secure in Atropia
You set the price! Words: 4,870. Language: English. Published: August 17, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias, Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
A couple recently moved into a master planned gated community, kept up to exacting standards by aerial surveillance, "helpful" bureaucrats, and of course the vigilant HOA. But having to worship a parking meter seems a little much. This farcical satire of suburbia illustrates that totalitarianism isn't always an iron-fisted dictatorship (yet), and it may be closer to home than one might think.