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  Title Author Description Size Dnlds Votes Score
1 Daddy's Day Mendon Fishers The little girl came rushing in the house after the school bus dropped her off. She was wearing her little pink back pack with the unicorn decorations on it. She was excited and wanted her mother's attention immediately as all little children did. To a small child their needs and wants are the most important things to them. Everything and everyone else could wait.
Tags: Tear Jerker
Sex: No Sex
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9 KB 6596 673 9.34
2 A Toast in an Empty Bar Jay Cantrell This is a short Memorial Day tribute to brave men and women in the United States Armed Forces.
Tags: Military
Sex: No Sex
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6 KB 4504 775 9.33
3 Always a Marine
Action/Adventure
Ernest Bywater What does an old man do when confronted with a danger? He remembers what he is, he remembers his oath to "fight all enemies, foreign and domestic." The story title says it all.
Tags: Mult, Violent, Military
Sex: No Sex
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34 KB 13402 1937 9.30
4 The Temple Called Love
Romantic
PostScriptor In 1910, Two people realize that they need to renew their love. A story about the nature of true love, and how that love evolves over time. Romantic and spiritual, providing us all hope and a way to look at out relationships.
Tags: Ma/Fa, Romantic, Heterosexual, Historical
Sex: No Sex
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41 KB 1789 206 9.14
5 An Aged Veteran Remembered
True
SlaterChance I studied the old veteran's face. It was a face that had seen much.
Tags: True Story, Military
Sex: No Sex
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3 KB 1987 285 9.08
6 Memorial Day: Human and Heroic
True
PuffDragon This is the speech I wrote as the guest speaker for the Parshall, ND Memorial Day celebration. I think it was well received and there weren't many dry eyes in the room after I spoke.
Tags: Military
Sex: No Sex
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5 KB 2937 195 9.00
7 Visiting Queensland
Romantic
Pedant A Gordy and Weena Adventure (9)
Gordy and Weena visit the Hollisters in Queensland and encounter nasty insects and public health problems.
Tags: Ma/Fa, Consensual, Heterosexual, True Story
Sex: Minimal Sex
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47 KB 7860 128 8.99
8 Goin' Fishin'
Romantic
Marsh Alien A little tale of love lost and found, Italian food, and cards. Cards?! Yo, buddy, what about the fishin'?
Tags: Ma/Fa, Consensual, Romantic
Sex: Some Sex
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49 KB 17944 630 8.97
9 The Making Of A Gigolo (16) - Epilogue Lubrican A Making of a Gigolo Story (16)
Bobby Dalton got married. But was that the end of his story? The women he didn't marry pledged to his bride that they'd leave him alone. Did they honor that pledge? What about his prodigious sex drive? And just how many babies did he father after all? Loose ends are tied up - and created.
Tags: Ma/Fa
Sex: Some Sex
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38 KB 13359 545 8.97
10 What Heroes, Santa Claus And Great Sex Have In Common
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Lubrican It was the dreaded question from my seven year old "Daddy? Is Santa real?" that started the whole thing. There have been lots of movies, books and articles about that question. Now there's one more. Oh the other hand, this may be the first time Santa has been compared to great sex.
Tags: Humor
Sex: No Sex
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24 KB 2845 173 8.94
11 The Girl By The Window
Romantic
800ibgorrila Sometimes, love comes to us in the blink of an eye, and leaves just as quickly. And it can be very painful. But the alternative is loneliness and regret over what might have been. So embrace it when it comes to you, and return it in kind. What else is there?
Tags: Ma/Fa, Teenagers, Romantic, School
Sex: No Sex
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38 KB 5839 295 8.91
12 Sine Equals Cosine
Drama
ElSol A Stringbreaker Tale (3)
(Stringbreaker III) A soul destroyed, a free spirit and a woman in love.
Tags: Ma/Fa, Heterosexual, School
Sex: Much Sex
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48 KB 15945 293 8.89
13 The Greatest Man Who Ever Lived
True
Daghda Jim Mere Darling, Daghda_Jim's daughter hacks his account to share an important story that he would be all too embarrassed for his readers to see.
Tags: True Story
Sex: No Sex
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2 KB 7028 275 8.88
14 Abortion
Romantic
GToast I should have been aborted, right? and my baby girl, as well? Seems not.
Tags: Ma/Fa, Consensual, Heterosexual, Tear Jerker, Slow
Sex: Minimal Sex
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14 KB 4082 278 8.86
15 Coming Home
Suspence
Ernest Bywater Father's been away 3 years. His young family's meeting him at the airport. --- Bad Fred, said --- It's poignant, and you hit the right notes. If I didn't know it was your story and trust you, I would have drifted away in the first few paragraphs. It moved slowly. It was lovely, but it wasn't hitting my "what happens next?" buttons. Well, until the end when it all comes together. Readers who stick with it will be rewarded.
Tags: Slow, Military
Sex: No Sex
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11 KB 5717 728 8.84
16 Mother's Day - 2011 Dual Writer A short story of how some remember their Mothers.
Tags: Ma/Fa
Sex: No Sex
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8 KB 2471 275 8.82
17 The Spell Chequer
Poem
Big E Enjoy
Tags: Humor
Sex: No Sex
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0 KB 1940 124 8.80
18 You Were Always on My Mind
Romantic
Patricia51 A Story in the Jake River's Willie Nelson Invitational Universe
A man in a hospital bed in the Cardiac Care ward thinks about how often he has let his wife down during their marriage. He vows to her to do better from now on.
Tags: Ma/Fa, Romantic
Sex: No Sex
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8 KB 2749 184 8.78
19 Wingman Prince von Vlox A story in Nick Scipio's Summer Camp Universe
A story in the Summer Camp Universe by Nick Scipio. Jack MacLean went MIA in 1968. His body was recovered in 1998. This is that story.
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Sex: No Sex
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31 KB 7778 354 8.70
20 College Money
Flash
aloneagain Miss August, can you tell me why the hospital calls you to come get a new son every year?
Tags: Tear Jerker, Slow
Sex: No Sex
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19 KB 2845 147 8.67
21 Forget The Drink, Gimme The Bitch
Romantic
Marsh Alien Armed with his precious Scotch, writer Andrew Cavanaugh believes himself immune to the simple pleasures of life. But are his defenses enough to keep out the beautiful woman who has drunk herself unconscious at Pablo's Irish Bar?
Tags: Ma/Fa, Romantic
Sex: Some Sex
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39 KB 8637 496 8.65
22 Chocolate Covered Cherries
Romantic
DG Hear Non erotic story about a family. It was written for Valentine's Day.
Tags: Tear Jerker
Sex: No Sex
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21 KB 2240 272 8.63
23 Not Guilty
Humor
Harddaysknight Wife's lover is shot to death and there appears to be more than circumstantial evidence pointing toward the husband.
Tags: Ma/Fa, Consensual, Heterosexual, Humor, Cheating
Sex: Minimal Sex
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16 KB 10997 725 8.59
24 Dani Girl
Drama
Ernest Edwards A Clan Amir Story
No: 07 - June 2002, a young woman from a family of warriors faces her destiny - head on. Through an unusual and close link to her young genius brother, he's more aware of events than you think. This story is part of a series that follows events that shape his life and destiny, this is one event at a critical time in his life. It answers the questions 'What IS a warrior?' 'Can a warrior also be a pacifist?'
Tags: Violent, Military
Sex: No Sex
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33 KB 3069 247 8.58
25 Six Bells
Erotica
Patricia51 Rescue Firefighters face danger together and find love.
Tags: Ma/Fa, Romantic, Tear Jerker
Sex: Much Sex
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30 KB 7255 123 8.58
26 Lawyers in Love
Humor
Lazlo Zalezac A Donaldsons Story (3)
Lawyers go out on dates just like normal people or do they? Things are a little different when the lawyer is an Anders.
Tags: Ma/Fa, Romantic
Sex: No Sex
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44 KB 15357 1177 8.55
27 A Winter's Tale - Gloves for Joey...
True
Dag123 A Driftwood on Memory's River...Story (14)
A Wintry Day! Bone chilling cold! A frozen cornfield! Sharing a pair of Gloves with his father, a young boy learns a true lesson of love, of caring, and sacrifice.
Tags: True Story
Sex: No Sex
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7 KB 737 112 8.54
28 Biker Vets Lose a Righteous Brother
Action/Adventure
BikeWriter Biker Lifestyle? Yes, I've lived it.
This story has the same main characters as a book I'm posting here. One main focus is the loss of a Brother Vet. The story is dedicated to all Veterans, and to our Brothers and Sisters who never came home!
Tags: Ma/Fa, Consensual, Romantic, Tear Jerker
Sex: Minimal Sex
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28 KB 1883 230 8.53
29 One Gold Eagle
Historical
Argon Max Wagner has reached rock bottom when fate offers him a second chance. A famous man and a pretty widow give him reason to reclaim his life. Disaster strikes, and Max rises to the challenge.
Tags: Romantic, Historical
Sex: No Sex
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38 KB 14658 1491 8.52
30 Valentine's Day Remembered
Romantic
DG Hear Non-erotic story, An Elderly man talkes about his family and past Valentine's Days.
Tags: Ma/Fa, Romantic, Tear Jerker
Sex: No Sex
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19 KB 1224 171 8.52
31 Dan & Don - Years Ahead In The Future...
Science Fiction
ApeMan This is another short story that's a look into the future of Dan's career following his appearance as Don in the NIS program. Once again, please note that there is NO SEX. Also, please note that there is real and somewhat large-scale VIOLENCE, and it is not in any way inferred.
Tags: Science Fiction, Harem, Interracial
Sex: No Sex
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37 KB 3307 109 8.50
32 Evelyn and Carl (Valentine’s Day 2013)
Romantic
Dual Writer The story of an old man who was and still is a devoted loving husband.
Tags: Romantic
Sex: No Sex
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5 KB 2599 444 8.49
33 An Open Letter From Just Plain Bob Just Plain Bob A lot of you have asked why, so here it is.
Tags: True Story, Cheating, Slow
Sex: No Sex
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10 KB 9914 317 8.48
34 What Do You Dream Of? Don Lockwood Kiersten dreams about Glenn. As does Cammie. What does Glenn dream of? Warning: there is very little sex in this story. You want stroke, this ain't it. Winner of the September 2003 Silver Clitorides
Tags: Ma/Fa, Consensual, Romantic, Cheating, School
Sex: Much Sex
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45 KB 9426 330 8.47
35 I Took a Memory to Lunch
Romantic
Denham Forrest A Story in the Jake's C&W Invitational Universe
A guy comes to a point in his life when he starts to wonder whether he made the right decisions when he was young man. Written in response to Jake River's forth C&W invitational.
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Sex: No Sex
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48 KB 4246 254 8.47
36 Eulogy
Romantic
GToast I want to tell the world about my wife, without giving away too many personal. details
Tags: Ma/Fa, Consensual, Heterosexual
Sex: Minimal Sex
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6 KB 2289 111 8.47
37 Reunion Girl Friday When Cat is reunited with Luke at her best friend's wedding, her world is turned upside down in the space of twenty four hours. Can an old flame really be Mr. Right? And what will Emma have to say about it? **Winner of August 2003 Silver Clitoride Award (tied with The General)
Tags: Ma/Fa, Consensual, Romantic, Heterosexual, First
Sex: Much Sex
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40 KB 10723 255 8.46
38 Song 9 - Because we are in Love
Romantic
Heathen57 An Almost Like a Song Story (9)
The end of the "Song" saga. Dave and Mickey try to deal with setting up a wedding and life afterwards. Along the way other problems pop up, and Mickey has a surprise for Dave.
Tags: Ma/Fa, Consensual, Romantic, Heterosexual
Sex: Some Sex
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30 KB 6328 149 8.46
39 Just A Story DG Hear Man pays his debt to society and begins his new life.
Tags: Ma/Fa, Consensual, Romantic, Tear Jerker
Sex: Some Sex
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48 KB 13615 371 8.45
40 It Ain't Easy
Romantic
jack_straw Wife reflects on her marriage after her husband has heart surgery.
Tags: Ma/Fa, Romantic
Sex: Some Sex
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32 KB 3238 135 8.45
41 Coming Home: Reunion - Luke's Story Rod Ramsey A man returns to the small town he grew up in, determined to find the girl he fell in love with seven years ago.
Tags: Ma/Fa, Consensual, Romantic, Heterosexual, First
Sex: Much Sex
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38 KB 11347 199 8.41
42 Christmas Alone
Romantic
Joesephus Runner up for the Golden Clitorides Award for "Best Seasonal Story of 2005." He loved his wife of 28 years with every molecule of his being. Now six months after she died, can anyone stop his slide into irreversible depression? Is a very special lady's visit on Christmas morn a forlorn hope?
Tags: Ma/Fa, Romantic, Slow
Sex: No Sex
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15 KB 5706 171 8.40
43 Down From the Mountain
Fantasy
Gina Marie Wylie I don't write many short stories, this is one of my first attempts. It is said that you can get used to anything. This man has an affliction few of us would be comfortable with -- but he makes do just fine.
Tags: Fiction
Sex: No Sex
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43 KB 6516 437 8.38
44 My Story: the Horse
Fantasy
Oz Ozzie An orphan girl encounters a horse in a forest that will change her life (Children's Story)
Tags: Fiction
Sex: No Sex
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40 KB 1906 147 8.37
45 A Tale of Frustration
True
Velused Wittledick From Vietnam to Afghanistan... political failure writ large.
Tags: Military
Sex: No Sex
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8 KB 623 119 8.37
46 If I Fell
Romantic
Harddaysknight Even if she promises to be true, can a wife remain faithful when romanced by a hero?
Tags: Ma/Fa, Consensual, Romantic, Heterosexual
Sex: Some Sex
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29 KB 8540 285 8.36
47 Amateurs
Science Fiction
Frostfyre A Swarm Cycle Story
Becky runs a restaurant filled daily with regulars hoping for a pickup. The Marines think its a simple extraction from a restaurant filled with sponsors and their concubines. How hard could it be? Once again showing how no plan can survive the first engagement.
Tags: Science Fiction
Sex: No Sex
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43 KB 5536 693 8.35
48 Give It Away - Reprise
Romantic
Jake Rivers A Story in Jake's Kansas Universe
When Jerry's wife, Cindy, told him to "give it away," he couldn't. Would she ever come to him and ask him to "give it back?" This is a sequel to "Give It Away" please read that story first.
Tags: Ma/Fa, Romantic, Tear Jerker, Pregnancy, Slow
Sex: Some Sex
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41 KB 7241 243 8.35
49 Don't Know Shit Micahe7l As short funny story told to me by a friend.
Tags: Humor
Sex: No Sex
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1 KB 1920 239 8.34
50 The Legendary C. P. Swallows
Humor
Marsh Alien A literary version of candy corn, this mercifully short story straddles the delicate distinction between horrific and horrible, until it finally falls off and lands on the wrong side. Readers, ye be warned!
Tags: Ma/Fa, Horror, Humor, Oral Sex
Sex: Some Sex
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18 KB 3182 140 8.34