Tag Archives: History

The Face that Launched a Thousand Ships

Photo prompt courtesy Sue Vincent I stared fiercely towards the horizon as tears flew freely down my face. I still could not believe it. Helen….my Helen….gone….just like that. It was all that rake Paris’s fault, of course. He had been … Continue reading

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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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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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The Germ

No one knows where the germ first came from, no one ever will, in all probability. But we do know that it took a long time in manifesting itself, thousands of years in fact. It lay dormant while Adam courted … Continue reading

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