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True Faith
By David Grace
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 96,940. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2009. Category: Fiction
When eight immigrants arrived at the Baltimore Federal Courthouse to be sworn in as citizens, they didn't give a thought to the trial next door of five terrorists charged with the bombing of a federal building until the terrorists escaped and took them all hostage. The wife and child of one of the prisoners had been killed in that bombing. Now his chance for vengeance has come.
Uprising
By Justin Kemppainen
Price: Free! Words: 134,080. Language: English. Published: December 15, 2009. Category: Fiction
The Citizens of Haven have finally realized their dream; separation. They have ascended. A new layer has been placed upon the city, sealing anyone they deem unfit down below. In the dark slums beneath the city, something has been set in motion that will usher in a change. Something that will rattle the city of Haven to its core and forever alter the lives of everyone within.
Claustrum: Part Two in the Narrative of John of Origin
By Ian Kraft
Price: $2.50 USD. Words: 61,290. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2011. Category: Fiction
Claustrum, a superhero with a strange power, the ability to control people with strange, elegiac mixtures of words, seemingly randomly shows up in the city of Dioma, not knowing where he came from or why he is there. The city is then beleaguered by the cruel villain Sine Animus, who is immune to Claustrum's powers over words. Claustrum flees the city and is forced to seek his own personal truth.
The Only Candle - Ten True Stories about Afghanistan
By Sayed Isaq Reha
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 21,690. Language: English. Published: July 8, 2011. Category: Nonfiction
We are all interested in the real Afghanistan. The Only Candle is a timely collection of ten gripping true stories, behind the scenes, that illustrate the miseries and atrocities suffered by a basically peaceful nation, invaded and overtaken by the Russians thirty years ago and still yoked today by a communist regime.
Adaptability, a Blessing or a Curse?
By Chet Shupe
Price: Free! Words: 2,600. Language: English. Published: November 29, 2011. Category: Essay
This essay reveals how our brains adapt to painful situations by taking comfort in illusions. By finding fulfillment in beliefs and dreams, we have "normalized" a way of life that is not sustainable. Our eventual survival requires a way of life based on intimacy. Finding comfort in the moment, we would no longer be dependent on dreams, and thus also on the "truths" by which we hope to realize them
Ghetto Dragons
By L'Poni Baldwin
Series: The Society On Da Run Mini Stories, Book 22. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,090. Language: English. Published: January 27, 2012. Category: Fiction
Rowan, a Gold dragon from the forest, lives in Little Delaney, a decaying town where the citizens are treated like trash. He has a wish to leave, but he is torn between protecting his citizens and saving his sanity.
Doing Justice to Justice: Competing Frameworks of Interpretation in Christian Social Ethics
By Stephen Grabill
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 19,050. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2012 by Acton Institute. Category: Nonfiction
This monograph attempts to unravel the distinct applications of social justice, economic justice, and distributive justice in modern Christian social thought.
CDR: I, Citizen
By M.T. Bass
Price: Free! Words: 4,340. Language: English. Published: June 13, 2012. Category: Nonfiction
The Citizen is one of the most powerful forces in the universe. Without Citizens, the map of the earth would be as borderless as the surface of the moon. Without Citizens, a government is just a bunch of empty buildings – you know, like a business without customers. Taking the Citizen out of the equation is like taking the speed of light out of Einstein's E = MC2 – No Energy, just Mass.
CDR: Government
By M.T. Bass
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,290. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2012. Category: Nonfiction
Government is not a big mystery. It is not even unique to us human beings. Wolves hunt in packs and caribou migrate in herds. Fish school. Even insects swarm and live in “colonies.” Why? 1) Protection from threats and harm 2) Acquiring the basic necessities of life It's not rocket science. It's nature. Leave it to human nature, though, to pervert it. But that would be poltics.
CDR: Freedom and Responsibility
By M.T. Bass
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,010. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2012. Category: Nonfiction
Freedom is hard. There are no rules or anything to help tell you what you should and shouldn't do – you know, because it's freedom and freedom means “no rules, no dues and no one in charge.” You have to figure everything out for yourself. Then, you have to make all the decisions yourself. And, if anything goes wrong you can't blame it on anyone else. You are responsible.