Category Archives: Historical

The Real Winner

I looked down at the battlefield, and my heart filled with pride. Photo prompt courtesy Sue Vincent My fellow countryman Leonidas and his small band of 300 Spartans had been pitted against more than a million of the invading army … Continue reading

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The Baaghi(Rebel) of Braga #PortugalPlots #28DaysInPortugal

We were once willing to lay our lives for each other But she had come between us, making him an enemy of his own brother Cruel words were exchanged, dire accusations thrown around But I refused to give up on … Continue reading

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The Sins of Sintra #PortugalPlots #28DaysInPortugal

I looked at them slogging their way up the steep hill just for one glimpse of the Pena Palace. I saw them cross dense woods and battle ancient lakes. I saw their faces light up as they saw the unique  … Continue reading

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The New Recruit

Here, high up in a balloon,  life was perfect. No duties, no uniforms, no conspiracies, no scandals, and above all, no HIM! He had first come into our lives almost a month ago, pestering us to let him join our … Continue reading

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Stop! Or My Mummy Will Shoot!

After a long and grueling chase through the streets of Silver City, we finally had him cornered in a cul-de-sac. “Give it up Billy,” I told him, “the game’s over.” “Ya don’t know who you’re messin’ with pal. Go back … Continue reading

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An Ode to Love

I looked up and stood transfixed, smitten all over again by her heavenly beauty. Standing on the balcony, under the pale moonlight, she looked ethereal. She looked around the courtyard, as if searching for something, or someone, and said in … Continue reading

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Gratitude

Photo Copyright: Victor & Sarah Potter I woke up with a start to find myself still in the cave, but surrounded by bright lights, and holding them… giants…lots of giants. Even in my befuddled state, I tried to look for … Continue reading

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