Survival stories, books, poems, and more

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Book / Horror

February 01, 2019

There are people among us who like to kill other people, serial killers, who live hidden from the rest of humanity. What would happen, if those killers were crossed paths against each other and the hunters suddenly became the hunted by their own kind? Read More
This story is a short ride into what happens sometimes when you don't follow your instincts and take that chance. Read More
Book One of the Boundaries series. Erahleah and Meturin have been running. Coming from two opposing planets in war, they would have hated each other except one detail. Love. Before the war, they fell in love. When it started, they ran away and got married. What will come of them… Read More

Tags: survival

Reads: 120

Comments: 4

Shelves: 2

The Booksie Classic House

Same stories as before just tweaked and improved... I hope, lol. Read More

Tags: death, virus, survival

Reads: 7595

Comments: 2

Shelves: 5

The Vintage Publishing House

The Final Exam is a Test for Rookies and Sophomores, testing their Survival and Teamwork Skills for the remaining days, and will finish next week. This will allow few to graduate to the next level early, and did I mention the Anti Magic Ritual and Hell's Gates? This just… Read More
An agent partakes in a mission that leads to her life being put in danger as she is hunted by the entire galaxy. The head of the government agency decides that in order to protect their most pristine agent, they need to put her into a relocation protection program.… Read More
You can't stay in one place for too long. If you do, they'll break in. If you keep running, they'll catch up. If you turn, it's game over. You can't escape their grasp alive, for long at least. The only way to escape them fully is death. Read More

Reads: 45

Comments: 2

The Free Verse Poetry House

As I continue to edit my novel, “3 Way Mirror”, an early poem of New York Impressions as seen through the surreal eye of one having just arrived came to mind. In the most recent chapter, Charles, the main character in the novel, realizes all New Yorkers are not alike,… Read More

Tags: survival

Stacy was bad to the bone, too much for her single mother to handle. Her mother decides to take Stacy out of the City and into the woods where hopefully, she could commune with nature and, at last, stay out of trouble. There Stacy learns about something far more dangerous… Read More

Reads: 8097

Shelves: 1

The House of Ghosts House

Follow Jerry Deluxe and his group as they survive in a world overrun by the dead. Read More

Book / Fantasy

December 28, 2018

Reads: 393

Comments: 1

Shelves: 3

The Booksie Classic House

Marc Gallo finds a beautiful young woman hiding in his shop named Tamara. Tamara has traveled a long distance to find someone very special to her and drags Marc into her struggle, since she is being pursued by beings from the unknown. Read More

Poem / Poetry

December 24, 2018

Reads: 40

Comments: 1

Shelves: 1

The Free Verse Poetry House

"…Another really important discovery was that in the case of global warming in particular, the combination of intolerance to heat combined with co-extinctions mean that 5-6 degrees of average warming globally is enough to wipe out most life on the planet," says Dr. Giovanni Strona of the European Commission’s Joint… Read More

Tags: survival

Sequel to 'Be Elsewhere', the survivor is forced to lead a group BACK to the savage cannibal village but the party has more motive than just put down cannibals. Read More
The title is taken from a game animal. Lured by a Trinidad jungle hunt, people are chased down like one in a deadly man hunt by rich thrill seekers. 4000 words. Read More

Book / Horror

November 24, 2018

Reads: 1509

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

Serje Niko was a short, thin high school boy who was tired of being tormented by a cruel girl at school. He had pined over her, desperately in love with her but she spurned him cruelly and made it her hobby to humiliate him. Now he had found a… Read More
This is a story that I wrote less than three hours. It is about a time when something goes wrong and in a hurry involving an insane lunatic wielding a sledgehammer. It all happens less than eight hours from the time our victim wakes up. Read More
A last trip before entering adulthood turns into a horrible experience for these youths as they investigate the ruins of an abandoned town. Read More
Cheers on your graduation. Everybody wishes you well. But what happens when one of them wants you dead and goes to extreme massacre just to see your lifeless body? And not just you. Your classmates too - twenty in all. You've been forced into an adventure where your life and… Read More
Driving along a lonesome twisting road late at night, four young men, recently graduating from high school, accidentally hit something in the road. When they get out to check what it is, they unleash something from deep in the forest that should have remained in secret. Read More
An article about jobs, money and survival with insights into knowledge, joy and creativity. Read More
Surviving the Carr fire in California -- a firsthand account. Read More

Reads: 84

Comments: 5

Shelves: 3

The BoMoWriCha Prompts House

Challenged to write a short story with myself as the protagonist during the zombie apocalypse. With just a cursory editing pass, I offer the following.... Read More
Rowan was no more than 18 when the world met its end. 10 years later, she has no home and little way of surviving. However, she's well known as the best hunter, survivor and soldier that has ever crossed the Ruins and would do anything to protect her 13-year-old tag… Read More

Book / Horror

September 14, 2018

Reads: 484

Comments: 5

Shelves: 3

The Booksie Classic House

Rise of the Eaters is a post-apocalyptic, first-person, dairy/script-style story, set in the UK. It tells the story of a young man named Ross whose primary objective is to look after Dani, a young girl who lost her father to the deadly virus that's taken over the world. Ross will… Read More
A short story written from the pov of a wild rabbit. Read More

Reads: 1311

Comments: 2

Shelves: 2

The Science Fiction House

“I don’t seek to destroy humanity. I seek to redefine it." In the year 2156, mankind’s failed attempt to harness the power of the Sun plunges it into a world of perpetual darkness, where hope is scarce and despair is contagious. With the surface world scarred by… Read More
Untold Miles of Lawless, Apocalyptic Roads "This is Safe Haven Refugee Camp. Can anyone hear me? …hello? Is anyone out there?" The end of the world has given us a harsh, merciless existence, where nature tries hard to push humanity to the very brink of extinction. Everything is against… Read More
Hiding is obviously the easiest route when you're labeled a parasite. Even more does it seem when discovered that you're actually the saving grace. While The Council leads a propaganda campaign about a cure, Mela Chasers scour the lands for people of color in hopes of pillaging their melanin. Young… Read More

Reads: 148

Comments: 1

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

Charnel knowledge of fear is terrifying to acquire, yet those who do become immortal.... Read More

Tags: fear, survival, gate, acre

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