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Primary Genre: Fantasy
usually set in a historically accurate period of this world, but where magical creatures or supernatural forces exist. Examples: Clash of the Titans, Pirates of the Caribbean series
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  1. Res Publica Christiana 2. Of Pride and Power Universe

    By W_L, in Fiction. 10/31/2023 (Updated: 02/26/2024)

    Genres: Fantasy, Action/Adventure
    Sub-genres: Action Fiction, Historical Fantasy, Medieval Fantasy, Alternate History
    • teen
    • gay
    • casual
    • serious
    • medieval

    This is a collection of short stories set in the universe Of Pride and Power. I will explore things I have mentioned in the main story that was set in an alternate England during the 16th century. This collection is not bound by geography or the social status of the nobles/elites in society. I will explore the European Wars of Religion in-depth in this alternate history, showcasing different viewpoints and ugliness within society.

    • 9 Chapters
    • 35,122 Words
    • 2,419 Views
    • 26 Comments
    • Mature
    • In Process
  2. Of Pride and Power 1. Of Pride and Power Universe

    By W_L, in Fiction. 09/15/2023 (Updated: 02/23/2024)

    Genres: Fantasy, Science Fiction
    Sub-genres: Historical Fantasy, Medieval Fantasy, Alternate History, Libertarian Sci-Fi
    • teen
    • alternate earth
    • war
    • casual
    • medieval
    • politics
    • non-binary

    An Intersex teen reincarnates into the body of an Omega during one of the most turbulent eras in history. From the main character, Eli Tudor's perspective, the story will chronicle this remarkable person's life, conflicts, loves, and journey to create a new legacy in this alternate world that is similar to our own.

    The past is not set in stone and the future is what you make it.

    • 26 Chapters
    • 110,103 Words
    • 9,189 Views
    • 114 Comments
    • Mature
    • In Process
  3. The Court of Ghosts

    By Stephen Wormwood, in Fiction. 07/31/2023 (Updated: 11/19/2023)

    Genres: Fantasy, General Fiction
    Sub-genres: Drama, Historical Fantasy
    • mature adult
    • anal
    • dark
    • medieval
    • abuse
    • politics

    Highborn Francis Gray and lowborn Edward Bardshaw were once at the verge of a life-defining love… until the Imperial fleet destroyed their home and separated them. A decade later, fate sees fit to reunite them amidst a backdrop of political intrigue and surging public unrest. Can they rekindle their old spark? And if so, can it resist the echoes of history? After all, ten years is a long time, and neither Fran nor Ed are who they once were…

    • 17 Chapters
    • 223,392 Words
    • 12,017 Views
    • 93 Comments
    • Mature
    • Complete
  4. Unchained

    By lawfulneutralmage, in Fiction. 07/14/2023 (Updated: 07/14/2023)

    Genres: Fantasy
    Sub-genres: Historical Fantasy
    • young adult
    • magic
    • gay
    • alternate earth
    • religion
    • hate

    Dashel had always been different. In the spring of 1873, a bit after he turned 18 years, his life changed forever.

    • 1 Chapters
    • 4,198 Words
    • 2,574 Views
    • 25 Comments
    • Mature
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  5. The Little Book of Poems

    By Tim Hobson, in Fiction. 07/11/2023 (Updated: 07/11/2023)

    Genres: Fantasy, Action/Adventure, General Fiction
    Sub-genres: Drama, Nautical , Historical Fantasy
    • mature adult
    • gay
    • war
    • anal
    • love
    • death

    Fictional story exploring the inscription inside the cover of a book of poems published in 1929.

    • 1 Chapters
    • 17,291 Words
    • 1,494 Views
    • 15 Comments
    • Mature
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  6. Return to Zenda! (stage play)

    By Refugium, in Screenplays. 01/13/2023 (Updated: 01/19/2023)

    Genres: Fantasy, Action/Adventure
    Sub-genres: Adventure, Historical Fantasy
    • gay
    • europe
    • light-hearted
    • industrial age

    A version of "The Prisoner of Zenda" in which almost all the characters are gay but don't realize it.

    This is a full 2-act play which I will post in seven parts.

    • 8 Chapters
    • 13,391 Words
    • 3,646 Views
    • 12 Comments
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  7. Raising a Rebel

    By W_L, in FanFiction. 08/22/2022 (Updated: 10/28/2022)

    Fandoms: Heaven Official's Blessing
    Genres: Fantasy, Action/Adventure, General Fiction, Paranormal, Historical
    Sub-genres: Adventure, Romantic Paranormal, Coming of Age, Historical Fantasy, Alternate History, Wuxia, Ancient Orient, Fairy Tales
    • demons
    • mages
    • coming of age
    • ghosts
    • immortal

    During a time of great turmoil, when emperors and gods rose to power and fell within a lifetime. A child was born from an ancient celestial stone. He will be known by many names and his fame will reach beyond the three realms one day, but before any of that, he was a child. He needed to be cared for and taught by men, who did not fear him and allowed him to be himself.

    • 12 Chapters
    • 32,643 Words
    • 9,699 Views
    • 44 Comments
    • Everyone
    • Long-Term Hold
  8. Salem Revisited

    By Bill W, in Fiction. 10/10/2022 (Updated: 10/10/2022)

    Genres: Fantasy, General Fiction, Paranormal
    Sub-genres: Drama, Historical Fantasy, Paranormal Mystery
    • north america
    • serious
    • modern
    • ghosts
    • halloween

    George Corwin wins a special election to become Sheriff of Essex County Massachusetts, and on Halloween he learns the job includes more than he was expecting. Maybe he should have studied the history of the county before he decided to run.

    • 1 Chapters
    • 2,355 Words
    • 2,007 Views
    • 14 Comments
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  9. The House Sitter

    By Bill W, in Fiction. 10/02/2022 (Updated: 10/02/2022)

    Genres: Fantasy
    Sub-genres: General Fantasy, Historical Fantasy
    • young adult
    • urban
    • north america
    • 20th century
    • modern
    • ghosts
    • halloween

    Cade Bennett is a college student and he happens to see an online ad for a house sitter. It’s only for one week and sounds like it will be easy money, but the week he’s hired for includes Halloween and he soon learns there’s more to this job than he expected.

    • 1 Chapters
    • 6,939 Words
    • 2,591 Views
    • 19 Comments
    • Everyone
    • Complete
  10. Promises to Keep

    By W_L, in 2022 - Anniversary. 09/08/2022 (Updated: 09/08/2022)

    Genres: Fantasy, Paranormal, Historical
    Sub-genres: Non-Contemporary, Romantic Paranormal, Historical Fantasy, Anthropomorphic Fantasy, Shifters
    • gay
    • rural
    • north america
    • animals

    A boy heads into the woods and makes a lifelong promise

    • 1 Chapters
    • 2,999 Words
    • 3,122 Views
    • 39 Comments
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