Stories tagged “history”

  • Dear God, from Mama Velociraptor 3

    Dear God, Is this your punishment for eating the wrong human? My new brood hatched today, and they are LOUD. Really, Caveman Bob can take one or two of them if he’s really hungry. Amen, Mama Velociraptor

    • Author: MrsMica
    • Posted about 8 years ago.
  • The Ultimate Chronicle - Part 1

    Abe Lincoln collapsed to his knees in the soft volcanic ash. He tried to start his electric gauntlets, but the heavy brass weapons on his hands only fizzled. The time-space generator he wore on his back coughed and spluttered, exhausted. All seemed los...

    • Author: bluefish
    • Posted about 8 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5
  • The Ultimate Chronicle - Part 2

    … the air wobbled as reality bent around Lincoln and the Autoviathon. Lincoln’s goggles amplified the light to reveal rough-hewn stone walls. “Where did you take us, my friend?” Lincoln asked. Though the inventor’s shrivel...

  • The Ultimate Chronicle - Part 3

    the ceiling, where two swords pierced through the solid stone. They cut a wide hole, and a man in a long black wig and ermine robes dropped through on the falling circle of stone. The Sturmleichen brought up their weapons, but before they could act, th...

    • Author: bluefish
    • Posted about 8 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5
  • The Ultimate Chronicle - Part 4

    …Vlad’s body gave a spasm and he lurched to his feet. Louis turned to the two battered heroes. “Flee from this place. I will try to buy you some time.” As Louis and Vlad dueled, their swords flashing, Lincoln limped over to the ...

  • The Ultimate Chronicle - Part 8

    Abe Lincoln, Miyamoto Musashi, and the Autoviathon containing Nikola Tesla’s head burst into meta-existence on a stairway. All around, other stairways crisscrossed each other at bizarre angles, but that did not seem to bother the monks and strang...

  • ... Thinking how wierd it was that I still trick-or-treated

    I walked into my History class and glared at the over head projector that was set up and cast a bluish glow on the wall. “Uhg, notes again,” I moaned, sitting next to Amy,“really?” “It’s better than a test!” S...

    • Author: Turtles :)
    • Posted almost 9 years ago.
    • 4 out of 5
  • Jester's Mark

    Onward and onward his wayward legs carried him, undoubtedly scared out of their mind by the fairly hefty guards who seemed to be following him. The man in the red and gold mask of the sun thought for a moment. He always got himself into these situation...

  • The Lymond Chronicles in Ten Words

    Francis Crawford – Lymond – is back. Poor Scotland. Poor Philippa. (If you haven’t read these books (and you love the Renaissance), you totally should! :D)

  • Break From the Monotony

    The last thing on Violet’s mind was history, least of all the homogenized, corporation-influenced history Mr. Krumb was droning on about in front of the class. Everyone knew it was a joke, but what choice did they have. If the real government cou...

    • Author: THX 0477
    • Posted almost 8 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5
  • WAR Files

    Dread grew in the room as the Overlord of Time walked in, eyes filled with ancient wisdom and rancor. Be seated, his ghostly voice demanded. Sitting in near terror, we waited for the Master to give us our orders. Today, the topic is War. I gathered all...

    • Author: Algorithm
    • Posted almost 8 years ago.
  • The Future Isn't So Bright

    My parents have been telling me since I was a child that I was special, that there were evil people who wanted to capture me; use me as a lab rat. The Organization, my parents called them, are not friendly. It was the day we got our hovercar that they ...

    • Author: Mr.Gabriel
    • Posted almost 8 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5
  • The Cellist of Sarajevo

    The crater was not so large that he couldn’t climb in. It was not so small that he couldn’t fit. The blast had been just large enough to lift 22 of his neighbors, his countrymen, heavenward. The promise of bread had brought them there. The ...

  • Little Boy Blues

    The spy watched as B-29-45-MO, serial number 44-86292, swung around onto the duty runway, her four Wright R-3350 Duplex-Cyclone radial engines idling comfortably as the pilot and co-pilot moved through their final check list. Things needed to be just r...

    • Author: Bob Liddil
    • Posted almost 8 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5
  • A Forgotten History, A Forgettable Future

    Blanked and forged in the chamber of a silversmith in Italy, it was smuggled with sundries by a Bishop to England. Once there, it was used by royalty in so many ceremonies it could have be the focus of its own religion! Only, when it was to be transpor...

    • Author: Jeffool
    • Posted almost 8 years ago.
    • 4 out of 5
  • SERIOUS...then ComPLEtelY bonKErS!?*&!

    Part of the problem with today’s society is TALENT SHOWS. I mean, what is the appeal, exactly? You stand in front of four ‘judges’ who are about 700 years old between them, have had several hundred plastic surgeries between them, and ...

    • Author: J. A. Keane
    • Posted almost 8 years ago.
    • 3 out of 5
  • Might Pay Attention Today

    Keeping my headphones on, I lay my head on the desk. This will do until the teacher notices. Soon enough I look up to see my fat, old history teacher next to my desk. “Erica Chevel!” He yells my name as if I don’t see him there. I sit...

  • History?

    Does history really matter? After all, you can’t go back and change it. It’s there, forever written in stone. All you have to look forward to is the future. The past is simply that. The past. It’s there. You study it in class, and hea...

  • I Won't Tell

    History has a way of repeating. The same coffee shop where they met welcomed him back, as it did every morning. The regulars smiled, knowing what he didn’t know, a romantic surprise. A cup of his regular sat at his regular seat, ready for his reg...

    • Author: THX 0477
    • Posted over 7 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5
  • The Reactivation of 1000 Procedures Begins with a Single Process

    XJ-399 changed the subject. “You got the main power online yet, or just one of the subnetworks?” “Just one of the subnetworks,” YU-443 responded. “I’m trying to find one of the main access shafts.” “Okay....

    • Author: Abstract
    • Posted over 7 years ago.
  • Door

    XJ followed the pipes and wires in the ceiling to an unremarkable door labeled Processing Hub. Black wires ran in a hasty tangle up and down the floor, convening to disappear beneath the door and into the room. That’s a bit off, he thought, this ...

    • Author: Jason Month
    • Posted over 7 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5
  • The Phoenix

    My skin is gold – an armor of pride, a shell smithed by the raging storm. Precise angles on my face abide the rule of nature from which I was born. My blood runs red and it harbors the fire, the passion of trust, loyalty and ire: it is the vessel...

    • Author: Lancet
    • Posted over 7 years ago.
  • Subject: ........right

    To: Emma Greene …..right. What sort of crazy subject is it that you’re studying there? Anyway, I’m assuming you’re in sixth form then as you’re the same age as me. Exams…who’d do them. Well for music I don̵...

  • Unconditional Surrender

    There was a reason why we called him “Unconditional Surrender” Grant. Most people tell it like he was some kind of saint, fighting for the safety and security of Old Glory. Anyone tells you that story, they sure as hell weren’t there....

  • Chronicles Of Millie and Me Chapter 7

    “Yes that’s me, how do you know who I am? Have you been stalking me or something?” “Excuse me, but this was my house long before it was yours. I heard your parents say your name several times. I also noticed you were only person...