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Seven Hills One Death
Price: Free! Words: 55,630. Language: English. Published: May 5, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
Seven days in Istanbul: An ugly love, a beautiful revolution and a delayed suicide… All the youth of Istanbul came back to the streets with great eagerness for changing the world. The gray walls of Turkey are eroded by the revolution wind. And a young man by name Tunch prepares to kill himself in a suburb of Istanbul.
Yedi Tepe Bir Ölüm
Price: Free! Words: 39,500. Language: Turkish. Published: May 5, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
İstanbul’da yedi gün: Çirkin bir aşk, güzel bir devrim ve gecikmiş bir intihar. İstanbul’un çocukları yaşamı değiştirme hevesiyle sokaklara geri dönmüştür. Türkiye’nin gri duvarları devrim rüzgârıyla aşınmaktadır. Ve Tunç adında genç bir adam İstanbul’un bir varoşunda kendi sonunu hazırlamaktadır.
What Is War?
Price: Free! Words: 63,390. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2015. Categories: Essay » Political, Fiction » Themes & motifs » 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.
Melvin the Protester (Short Story)
Price: Free! Words: 2,110. Language: English. Published: December 9, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political
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.
Stare Decisis (Short Story)
Price: Free! Words: 3,100. Language: English. Published: October 27, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political
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)
The Fourth Lectern
Price: Free! Words: 35,540. Language: British English. Published: September 29, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political, Fiction » Literature » Alternative history
(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)
You Never Had a Brother (Short Story)
Price: Free! Words: 3,380. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political
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 » Themes & motifs » Political
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 » Themes & motifs » Political
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.
Q: BROKEN
Series: Q SOURCE, Book 8 · The Furai Compilation, Book 21. Price: Free! Words: 2,860. Language: American English. Published: August 13, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political
A few years from now, in three, fateful minutes, EVERY population center will be LEVELED by Alien invaders. Billions perish; survivors, rounded up and enslaved. The story of a soldier, a FURAI, who escapes bondage, infiltrates the enemy, and waits, patiently, for the day, when man will free himself from Alien bondage- The day man's enslavers will be defeated, their grip: BROKEN.
Q: LEVERAGE
Series: Q SOURCE, Book 7 · The Furai Compilation, Book 20. Price: Free! Words: 6,500. Language: American English. Published: August 9, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » War & military, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political
“With the right leverage, I shall move the world.” Something new entered the PRISON today. A man, unlike any I've met before. A man who knows my thoughts, what I love, what I cherish, what I need, what I fear- "The softest point, in any security: the men in charge of its administration. Men are clay; mold them to your will-" TRANSFORM INTO SOMETHING: NEW; POWERFUL; DANGEROUS!
Q: DESCEND
Series: Q SOURCE, Book 4 · The Furai Compilation, Book 17. Price: Free! Words: 2,120. Language: American English. Published: August 5, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Occult, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political
A planet's discovered, unlike any other in the universe. A dark, black, desolate, uninviting planet made of pure carbon: 10 times the size of earth, yet gravity is similar; far away from any star, yet there's life, abundant life. The planet itself seems to be crying out, to all would-be explorers: "You're not welcome here!"
The Equality Remedy (Short Story)
Price: Free! Words: 4,740. Language: English. Published: May 26, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political
Mother Nature is taken to court for being heterosexist. But will we be pleased with the imposed remedy?
The Kill Room
Price: Free! Words: 4,600. Language: English. Published: May 3, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political, Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
Bernard Jarvis is waiting to die. He and hundreds of others are standing in line as the government conducts a routine purge of its least valuable citizens. While awaiting his execution, Bernard meets an old friend with some radical ideas. He begins to think that maybe the state shouldn't have the right to determine when he dies.
A Walk In The Sun
Price: Free! Words: 12,160. Language: American English. Published: April 26, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » Chick lit, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political
(5.00 from 1 review)
When a routine fire inspection halts Polly’s plans to build a dream house in Marin County, California, she takes on the machine of County government to get things changed. How far will she go and what consequences will the system extract from her in the process?
User Pays
Price: Free! Words: 3,540. Language: English. Published: February 20, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political, Fiction » Horror » General
(5.00 from 4 reviews)
What if we took our political leaders' rhetoric seriously? What if we implemented their dodgy policies in real life? In this chilling parable, the User Pays doctrine is examined as applied to a typical Australian family.
The Elsphere Notes: From Holidays to Olympics to Everyday - Els Besieged and Pushing Back!!!
Price: Free! Words: 1,320. Language: English. Published: February 3, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Inspirational, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political
(4.00 from 1 review)
The Carriers of elevated human spirit, the Elsprights - Els for short - are besieged everywhere. The Holiday spirit was quickly smothered, the Olympic spirit attacked, and everyday works for the greater good are targeted everywhere. Always intrepid, natural connectors, there is now an upsurge in their messages to each other - ethereal rays of life, weaving together the big Pushback!
বিতংস (The Trap)
Price: Free! Words: 91,970. Language: Bengali. Published: December 11, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Suspense, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political
'বিতংস' দেয়ার বেড়ে উঠার গল্প। একটি স্বাধীন দেশের প্রেক্ষাপটে। তাই এই গল্পে রাজনীতি এসেছে, দেশের সমাজ ব্যবস্থার কথা এসেছে। সবকিছুই ভাঙ্গাগড়ার মধ্যে দিয়ে এগিয়ে চলছে। দেয়া মফস্বলের মেয়ে। মুক্তিযুদ্ধ দেখেছে খুব কাছ থেকে। আসলে সে দেখেছে মানুষ। শিখেছে কিভাবে মানিয়ে নিতে হয় বিভিন্ন রকম মানুষের সাথে। দেয়ার অভিজ্ঞতাই এই উপন্যাসের পটভূমি।
Il Furbo
Price: Free! Words: 6,990. Language: Italian. Published: December 5, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political
Le storie più belle sono quelle che s’inventano i furbi, quelli bravi. Straordinarie, mutevoli, sempre verdi. Sono talmente belle che se avessero scelto la penna invece che la lingua, saremmo pieni di Shakespeare proprio qui, in terra di Sicilia. Artisti. Anzi, grandi artisti, tutti quanti.
Unsuspected
Price: Free! Words: 20,910. Language: American English. Published: August 20, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political
The city of San Antonio, it's the second most populated metropolis in Texas, ranked as the seventh in the whole United States. With its outstanding record in criminal law, fire fighting, and search and rescue, you'd think the city was ready for everything. However one stormy night the unpreparedness of an entire city, as the majority of it sleeps unsuspecting, may send hundreds to their graves.