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  1. The Icebox

    By JujuTheDruid, in Fiction. 11/18/2022 (Updated: 12/05/2022)

    Genres: Fantasy
    Sub-genres: Science Fantasy
    • aliens
    • space
    • casual
    • dark
    • crime

    This is the sequel to the first book, A Touch of Blue. It is highly recommended to read that one first before delving into this one 😸

    ~~~

    Zafiro is placed into the Icebox, a prison for those deemed too much of a threat to stay on Earth. Something feels wrong about the place however. Just how will Zafiro make it through a mess like this? Can he find a new family? Will the voices overcome him?

    • 3 Chapters
    • 7,624 Words
    • 568 Views
    • 3 Comments
    • Mature
    • In Process
  2. GFD 12: Blood Ties 12. Gone From Daylight Gone From Daylight

    By Comicality, in Fiction. 12/20/2010 (Updated: 11/29/2022)

    Genres: Fantasy, Horror, Thriller/Suspense, Paranormal
    Sub-genres: Suspense, Horror - Modern, Urban Fantasy, Vampires
    • teen
    • vampire
    • gay
    • under 18
    • suspense
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    It's been said that suffering builds character. And there are few that know suffering better than young Justin. Only 14 years old, he has found an easy way out. A suicidal tendency that he is hoping will bring an end to his misery. But when he meets a mysterious boy at the end of Navy Pier one dark evening...he is given an alternative. One that will give him purpose, and set in motion the events that will lead to his ultimate destiny....in a world not like our own.

    • 60 Chapters
    • 301,407 Words
    • 291,773 Views
    • 333 Comments
    • Mature
    • Temporary Hold
  3. Therapeutic Rant

    By astone2292, in Non-Fiction. 11/25/2022 (Updated: 11/25/2022)

    Genres: Non-Fiction
    Sub-genres: Creative Non-Fic
    • dark
    • journal

    I went to a therapist once. She told me to write down my feelings, wants, and desires, but I never returned to give her my findings because my college only provided one free session. I also never wrote them down.

    Better time than any, I suppose.

    • 1 Chapters
    • 1,013 Words
    • 876 Views
    • 36 Comments
    • Mature
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  4. Walking Through Dark Places

    By W_L, in Fiction. 11/01/2022 (Updated: 11/01/2022)

    Genres: Horror, Paranormal
    Sub-genres: Horror - Modern, Psychological, Paranormal Mystery
    • adult
    • gay
    • suburban
    • dark
    • death-defying
    • ghosts
    • halloween
    • politics

    A short story about a man denying things in his life, including the most important truth of all.

    • 1 Chapters
    • 1,891 Words
    • 346 Views
    • 3 Comments
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  5. The Fraternity House

    By Bill W, in Fiction. 10/18/2022 (Updated: 10/18/2022)

    Genres: Mystery, Science Fiction
    Sub-genres: Light Mystery, Science Fantasy
    • college
    • university
    • urban
    • north america
    • dark
    • modern
    • halloween

    Daniel Jamison belongs to Delta Gamma Phi fraternity and they’re planning to hold a party on Halloween night. Unfortunately, things don’t go as planned, and you’ll have to read this short story it you want to discover what went wrong.

    • 1 Chapters
    • 4,377 Words
    • 1,328 Views
    • 20 Comments
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  6. Working the Night Shift

    By Bill W, in Fiction. 10/14/2022 (Updated: 10/14/2022)

    Genres: Science Fiction, Paranormal
    Sub-genres: Paranormal Mystery, Science Fantasy
    • urban
    • north america
    • dark
    • modern
    • ghosts
    • halloween

    Royce Hunter is a recent graduate from a Nursing School and it isn’t long before he’s hired to work the night shift at a nursing home. His first shift begins on Halloween and he soon learns that there is more than just the elderly patients in the building.

    • 1 Chapters
    • 4,987 Words
    • 1,142 Views
    • 21 Comments
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  7. Poems of Reflection

    By NFields1608, in Poetry. 01/21/2021 (Updated: 10/07/2022)

    Genres: Poetry
    Sub-genres: Free-Verse
    • dark
    • serious

    A collection of my poetry that comes from evaluating myself. These are some thoughts and reflections that go through my mind as I live my life. The poems in this collection come from the train of thought of wanting to better myself, and how to move forward as a better man. From thoughts of my family, to lessons taught, these are my reflections.

    • 7 Chapters
    • 1,107 Words
    • 2,033 Views
    • 17 Comments
    • Teen
    • Temporary Hold
  8. In a Stupor

    By Bill W, in Fiction. 10/06/2022 (Updated: 10/06/2022)

    Genres: Horror, Paranormal
    Sub-genres: Horror - Modern, Paranormal Mystery
    • teen
    • north america
    • dark
    • modern
    • ghosts
    • friendship
    • halloween
    • high school

    Cooper Trottier and Caleb Ballinger are best friends and they just graduated from high school. Following the ceremony they attend several parties, ending up at the home of Ryder Squires. Maybe it was one party they should have skipped.

    • 1 Chapters
    • 5,330 Words
    • 970 Views
    • 14 Comments
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  9. The Flash of Brilliance

    By W_L, in Fiction. 09/18/2022 (Updated: 10/03/2022)

    Genres: Action/Adventure, General Fiction, Thriller/Suspense, Science Fiction
    Sub-genres: Suspense, Drama, Action Fiction, Techno Thriller, Military Thriller, Apocalyptic and Post-apocalyptic, Military Sci-Fi
    • mature adult
    • gay
    • space
    • asia
    • europe
    • north america
    • dark
    • modern

    Ken Savage is a brilliant and calculating technologist, who is about to reshape the world or end it depending on your perspective.

    • 3 Chapters
    • 6,111 Words
    • 2,190 Views
    • 8 Comments
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  10. rima fragmenta, Fragments of a Rift: Fifty Sonnets for Kevin 19. Verse

    By AC Benus, in Poetry. 03/25/2022 (Updated: 10/02/2022)

    Genres: Poetry, Non-Fiction, Romance, Literary Fiction
    Sub-genres: Sonnet, Autobiography, Contemporary Romance, Contemporary Literary
    • gay
    • dark
    • light-hearted
    • philosophy
    • psychology
    • love

    No one ever said love couldn’t fall between the cracks. Two people meet by random chance online, and then in person. These fifty poems document the arc of a love affair from first contact to the budding of deep, mutual intimacy. However, one of them is not able to handle the feelings the other raises in him.

    • 26 Chapters
    • 5,760 Words
    • 7,828 Views
    • 78 Comments
    • Mature
    • Complete
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