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A semi-barbaric king devises a semi-barabaric (but entirely fair) method of criminal trial involving two doors, a beautiful lady and a very hungry tiger.
- Length: 7 pages
- Age Rating: PG
5 Stars
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Today was her birthday – sixty-six years old going on ninety – and she was spending it the same way she had spent every other day except Sunday for the past thirty-two years.
- Length: 6 pages
- Age Rating: PG
5 Stars
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Twenty years after the death of his only pet, Jonah found himself wondering how he may share some similarities with the disgusting, stupid-looking creature his parents gifted him.
- Length: 8 pages
- Age Rating: U
5 Stars
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The world to Kieran Gilchrist had never made complete sense, even more so when he found his mum and dad stone-cold dead in their bed one rainy morning.
- Length: 7 pages
- Age Rating: PG
5 Stars
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Melissa believed the human race could be divided into two groups. Those who have an innate desire to explore, and those who are anchored to a specific place from birth until death.
- Length: 6 pages
- Age Rating: PG
5 Stars
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Aside from that Glaswegian Friend of the Earth, Dougie Macleod didn’t have a lot of time for the other men on the rig. He kept his head down and got his work done.
- Length: 8 pages
- Age Rating: PG
5 Stars
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It was Zach's idea to start a Beatles cover band in high school. Zach, you see, was a dead ringer for Paul McCartney.
- Length: 21 pages
- Age Rating: PG
5 Stars
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Anthony blinked and looked up in a vague haze. A face was staring down at him. It was a face he didn’t know.
- Length: 29 pages
- Age Rating: 15
5 Stars
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“No, we have something quite different in mind for you, Harding. Something much more critical to the war effort in the long term.
- Length: 25 pages
- Age Rating: 15
5 Stars
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For thirty generations his family had ruled these lands. In the view of the Council of Vicars, the esteemed priests of the Church of the Edd, he’d eclipsed all predecessors in seventy years as Sovereign. But who would follow him?
- Length: 20 pages
- Age Rating: PG
5 Stars
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‘There’s magic on this island,’ said Gran as I stepped off the boat.
- Length: 8 pages
- Age Rating: PG
5 Stars
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“Jonah, are you with us?” Ms. Turner calls, her voice strained despite herself. She knows how hard it is for me. I know she’s trying. I know I’ve disappointed her. Again.
- Length: 2 pages
- Age Rating: U
5 Stars
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We made sure we both got Ms. Meyer’s homeroom class in fourth grade, because according to my older brother, she was the best teacher of the few you could choose.
- Length: 19 pages
- Age Rating: U
5 Stars
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Even though Miss Parker is nice, I don’t always like our visits. She has so many words while I have none.
- Length: 5 pages
- Age Rating: U
5 Stars
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He looked into her eyes. “Somehow, I feel as if this concert was more important than any of my other performances.”
- Length: 20 pages
- Age Rating: U
5 Stars
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I saw my old babysitter in the bar tonight. It’s been almost twenty years. It’s been so long that the last time I saw her, Eifel 65 played on the radio practically on repeat.
- Length: 10 pages
- Age Rating: U
5 Stars
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Husselbee cleared his throat, rapped on the glass, and told the woman in the green polo shirt he had murdered a man.
- Length: 13 pages
- Age Rating: PG
5 Stars
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I need air... I need to breathe, or I'll die... Helena coughed uncontrollably, her chest felt like it was on fire, and she kept throwing up salty water.
- Length: 28 pages
- Age Rating: PG
5 Stars
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He wasn’t wanted in this country. But as a volunteer in the hospital, he could serve and he could belong.
- Length: 8 pages
- Age Rating: PG
5 Stars
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There I was, Bulletbull98, black stubble peppering my young face, blue eyes, and long black hair that gave the impression I was a heavy metal fan—soon to be the best streamer on the platform, I would make sure of it.
- Length: 33 pages
- Age Rating: 15
5 Stars