Historical Fiction

Smoke and Mirrors

Smoke and Mirrors They promised her a future bright She crossed the river with her tribe The war was bloody At stake were the land distribution and...
Cherry

The Second World War: PART 2 - Otto Krause - Berlin (1944)

On the afternoon of March twenty-sixth, the Hotel Adlon at number seventy-seven on the Unter den Linden, with its somewhat beige exterior and flat copper roof, became the scene of an abhorrent crime.

Operation Eagle Claw

When I think of all that could have gone wrong, I'm even more proud of my small role in Operation Eagle Claw. We came in with eight Sea Stallions and...

Amazed

Little feet running around uplifting moments lightening the heart curious eyes searching around the laughter of a child keeping me home ground Little...
Cherry

Cheeseheads and the Carcass of Martha

Andy and his brother Pete heard the word through telegraph, a modern marvel in 1898. The final flock of carrier pigeons, 250,000 of them were...

Beth Tree and the Elgars 11

1908 One of Sir Edward's passions had nothingwhatsoever to do with music. He loved to experiment with chemicalsand to do practical things with the...

Beth Tree and the Elgars 10

1906 Although this has little to do with the Elgars, I want to mention what was happening in the politics of Worcester. The nation was full of the...

Flamin’ Nora- Terra Incognita (2)

Flamin’ Nora- Terra Incognita (2) “It is only Flamin' Nora, ma!” Said Moira “Oh ignore her love, she is probably out of sugar again.” The mother...

The Melancholy Ballad of the Clockwork Soldier

(Image: "Clockwork" by William Warby. Found on Flickr via Creative Commons, and used in accordance with Creative Commons Licence Attribution 2.0 Generic (CC BY 2.0)). A rather melodramatic ballad inspired by my interest in steampunk, especially various military-style costumes and clockwork prosthetics I've seen in pictures and at events. Contains hints of violence, mentions of horror-related scientific experimentation, and some minor cursing.
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