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    The Boot is a fictional shelter for homeless people, it has it's own story, but so some of the characters. This to bring them all together.


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  1. The Boot - Three Years On 2. The Boot The Boot

    By Mancunian, in Fiction. 09/02/2019 (Updated: 10/18/2021)

    Genres: General Fiction, Romance
    Sub-genres: Drama, General Romance
    • teen
    • young adult
    • mature adult
    • gay
    • europe
    • 20th century
    • modern

    The Boot three years on. There have been some changes and improvements to The Boot, partly thanks to fund raising and charitable donations, and in part thanks to Christian Edwards benefactor to The Boot. Some 'guests' have moved on, some remaining homeless, but others having been helped are now in independent accommodation either working or looking for work. This is the continued story of The Boot, it's staff and 'guests.'

    It is not necessary to read The Boot beforehand but it may help to understand some of what is happening now and in its future.

    • 29 Chapters
    • 51,559 Words
    • 20,180 Views
    • 165 Comments
    • Mature
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  2. Lost Soul - John/Christian 2. Lost Soul The Boot

    By Mancunian, in Fiction. 09/05/2020 (Updated: 09/11/2021)

    Genres: General Fiction
    Sub-genres: Drama
    • young adult
    • europe
    • no sex
    • coming of age
    • serious
    • adopt
    • modern

    The second of the Lost Soul collection. A glimpse into the past of one of the leading characters from The Boot series. Here we will learn of the good and not so good times in John/Christian's past.

    • 7 Chapters
    • 13,589 Words
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    • 16 Comments
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  3. Lost Soul - The Ox 1. Lost Soul The Boot

    By Mancunian, in Fiction. 11/03/2019 (Updated: 11/25/2019)

    Genres: General Fiction
    Sub-genres: Drama
    • mature adult
    • war
    • no sex
    • serious
    • military
    • 20th century
    • death

    We all like to know the back-story to characters, you know their story before before they appeared in a main story. Confused ? You won't be when you read on, then it will make sense.

    The Major features in The Boot and The Boot - Three Years On, here he features in his own story, before The Boot.

    There is a tissue needed warning!

    • 4 Chapters
    • 6,604 Words
    • 3,966 Views
    • 28 Comments
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  4. The Boot 1. The Boot The Boot

    By Mancunian, in Fiction. 01/20/2019 (Updated: 01/20/2019)

    Genres: General Fiction, Romance
    Sub-genres: Drama, General Romance
    • teen
    • young adult
    • mature adult
    • gay
    • urban
    • no sex
    • serious
    • modern

    This fictional story shows how people from different backgrounds can try to support others in a time of desperation, few real tales of homelessness have a happy ending.

    It is written as a tribute to those who in the past and present have given and continue to give either time, money or other support to homeless shelters across the globe. Also in the hope that it will inspire others to do so in the future in whatever small way that they are able.

    Can you help?

    • 1 Chapters
    • 5,510 Words
    • 4,781 Views
    • 29 Comments
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