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'Oscar A Rat' has written 109 stories:


The Old Shed YA Time Travel 2,200 A coming of age tale. (standard:science fiction, 18850 words)
Author: Oscar A RatAdded: Jun 13 2020Views/Reads: 176/112Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)
A coming of age tale involving a 13-yesr-old boy. While searching an old shed, he finds an alien skeleton wearing a time control bracelet -- one that changes his life.
 
The Joneses Leave Home 3,000 Two Teens run from the law. (standard:drama, 12086 words)
Author: Oscar A RatAdded: Jun 13 2020Views/Reads: 165/108Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)
Sonny and sister Janie come from a broken home. When Janie faces jail, they take off in a stolen car with a stolen revolver. On the way to a new life, they rob a bank. Settling in another town, they meet three punks....
 
Smoke That Cabbage. 3.7k Humor. A very special type of veggie. (standard:humor, 3662 words)
Author: Oscar A RatAdded: Jun 13 2020Views/Reads: 167/111Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)
Blastoff Jones, an inveterate drugie and cabbage farmer, plants a batch of experimental cabbage seeds from a family scientist. Raising a heavily hallucinogenic product, he sells some to a local grocer. The result is chaotic.
 
Poor Dead Doris. 19k. Adult Mystery. Murder & 60 year old Bank Robbery. (standard:mystery, 18968 words)
Author: Oscar A RatAdded: Jun 14 2020Views/Reads: 166/109Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)
An old lady dies alone in a cheap hotel. Unexpectedly, it is found to be a homicide leading to two detectives eventually investigating two murders and a forty-year-old bank robbery.
 
Bedridden. Adult. Violence. Life in a Veteran’s hospital in the 60s. (standard:adventure, 2077 words)
Author: Oscar A RatAdded: Jun 15 2020Views/Reads: 171/98Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)
About a patient in a military hospital in Japan during the war in Vietnam. The story in in first person POV and includes flashbacks.
 
Big Trouble in Wonderland. A kidnapping in Alice’s Wonderland. (standard:action, 6494 words)
Author: Oscar A RatAdded: Jun 15 2020Views/Reads: 161/102Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)
Little Alice found a way to go to Wonderland. On this occasion its with a friend named Julie. Kidnappers after Julie follow them in.
 
Life as an Internet Policeman. 7,690 An Adventurer turns policeman. (standard:fantasy, 7213 words)
Author: Oscar A RatAdded: Jun 15 2020Views/Reads: 171/99Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)
Joey wanders the vast reaches of cyberspace with his imaginary camel, Tomas. Him rescuing a female policewoman, the two wander through purple plains until finding Little Joe at the Ponderosa ranch.
 
A Love Story. 2,600 Adult. The time when ALL the girls disappeared. (standard:romance, 2568 words)
Author: Oscar A RatAdded: Jun 16 2020Views/Reads: 166/92Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)
One morning, while Timmy ate breakfast, his mama disappeared. Actually, ALL females in the world blanked out, gone. This story, in his own words, is about how the remaining males coped.
 
Alisa Is Coming Home. 1.3k. (standard:romance, 1322 words)
Author: Oscar A RatAdded: Jun 16 2020Views/Reads: 189/114Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)
I first noticed her in the second grade, when she wanted to borrow my red crayon. Well, borrow wouldn't be the right word. She came over and grabbed it. When I tried to get the crayon back, she kicked me in the crotch.
 
Caesar, A Love Story. 1.5k (standard:romance, 1473 words)
Author: Oscar A RatAdded: Jun 16 2020Views/Reads: 165/95Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)
Caesar, a free black man back in 1715 Boston, saves his wages to buy his sweetie.
 
Endless Love 6,200, Romance, Fantasy. Adult. (standard:romance, 6318 words)
Author: Oscar A RatAdded: Jun 16 2020Views/Reads: 170/98Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)
Despite many tries, a near immortal can’t seem to win at love.
 
MaryJane. Adult Subject. 21k A tale of slavery during WWII. (standard:drama, 20615 words)
Author: Oscar A RatAdded: Jun 17 2020Views/Reads: 166/95Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)
NOTE: THE STORY DOES NOT ADVOCATE SLAVERY, QUITE THE OPPOSITE. A tale of slavery in the US during WWII. The grandson of a slave owner, one with fantasies of those olden days, finds he actually has one. Don’t expect much sex after the first few pages.
 
A Wasted Life. 3.6k adult. In the 40's the word "Gay" had a diffe (standard:drama, 9030 words)
Author: Oscar A RatAdded: Jun 18 2020Views/Reads: 151/99Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)
Teenage MaryLee has an awful secret. Her dreams are about women. One night, half-drunk, she makes a simple mistake that ruins her life. Running away only finds her more involved in the 40s gay lifestyle.
 
Harry & Selma’s Burning Cross. 8.6k A civil rights story from the fifties. (standard:adventure, 8439 words)
Author: Oscar A RatAdded: Jun 18 2020Views/Reads: 154/91Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)
Former racist Selma dies and goes to heaven, where God gives her a mission to aid a preacher during the 50s Civil Rights Movement. A court order does the same with Harry.
 
Finding A New Home. Adult Space Opera 10,200 (standard:science fiction, 9659 words)
Author: Oscar A RatAdded: Jun 18 2020Views/Reads: 157/93Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)
Out of control, an interstellar spaceship is lost in outer space. A curious teenager is instrumental in finding the error. Coming close to death several times, she eventually prevails.
 
Coming home from Nam. A marine's reception on returning. (standard:adventure, 5487 words)
Author: Oscar A RatAdded: Jun 19 2020Views/Reads: 152/79Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)
A story of a marine coming back from the Vietnam war, and his reception here. Unlike modern wars, we did NOT get a good reception. Family and employers shunned us. There was no fanfare, parades, or even thanks for our efforts. Many thought us tainted.
 
The Eternal Soldier. 7,200 A company of screwups in the Vietnam war. (standard:adventure, 7211 words)
Author: Oscar A RatAdded: Jun 19 2020Views/Reads: 153/93Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)
An army master sergeant arrives in Vietnam during that war, only to drop down in rank to private and become a cook. The reason is too complex to explain here.
 
Lessons of war. 2,400. adult. (standard:adventure, 2429 words)
Author: Oscar A RatAdded: Jun 19 2020Views/Reads: 147/100Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)
An ex-sniper goes rogue and is executed.
 
The Archbishop and the Dragon 2.7k (standard:fairy tales, 2663 words)
Author: Oscar A RatAdded: Jun 19 2020Views/Reads: 142/105Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)
The king of England orders an adviser to chase a dragon from the island. The adviser objects since the dragon, Gargoyle or Gargie is gentle and even gives gifts every Christmas. A visiting archbishop is given the task.
 
Ruffie Lion’s Quest [YA] 2,500 (standard:adventure, 7185 words)
Author: Oscar A RatAdded: Jun 19 2020Views/Reads: 167/99Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)
In Almost Africa, humans capture his family. Little Ruffie must save them. He is aided by a deer, a rhino, and a raven.
 
A to Z of a Terrorist. Adult 8,800 A simple farmer turns to terrorism. (standard:adventure, 8693 words)
Author: Oscar A RatAdded: Jun 19 2020Views/Reads: 170/95Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)
After his home is bombed and family killed, an apolitical farmer searches for revenge by joining a terrorist organization. Much violence near the end, showing what often happens in real life.
 
The Future Of Advertising. 1,600 (standard:humor, 1545 words)
Author: Oscar A RatAdded: Jun 19 2020Views/Reads: 150/95Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)
In the future, everyone will have communication chips inserted at birth, allowing a steady stream of targeted subliminal advertising.
 
A Sentient Spaceship. 3.1k (standard:science fiction, 3084 words)
Author: Oscar A RatAdded: Jun 19 2020Views/Reads: 166/91Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)
A spaceship is on a very long flight, its human component sleeping while robots run the vessel. Something goes wrong. The ship flies on, lost. Finally, another error wakes the captain.
 
Little People. Aliens come to Earth 75,000 years ago. (standard:science fiction, 13677 words)
Author: Oscar A RatAdded: Jun 19 2020Views/Reads: 174/115Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)
Based on a true story of an extinct civilization off New Zealand. It was carbon-dated as from 75,000 – 12,000 years ago and of small humanoids. All lizard names start with an “L". Humanoid males with “M" and females with “F".
 
Lonely in Space. 3.8k A deep spacer loses, finds, and loses his girl. (standard:romance, 3791 words)
Author: Oscar A RatAdded: Jun 19 2020Views/Reads: 157/95Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)
John is a deep-spacer about to begin a ten year journey. He meets and falls for a woman, having to leave her behind – or does he?
 
The Find. 4.6k An Old-Fashioned Space Opera. Adult. (standard:science fiction, 16427 words)
Author: Oscar A RatAdded: Jun 19 2020Views/Reads: 159/93Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)
Deep Space Mining for metal asteroids is a dangerous and lonely life. John makes an important find, an abandoned alien spaceship. Now, he has to find a way to sell it.
 
Who is Alice? 4,900 A humorous adult space opera. (standard:science fiction, 4918 words)
Author: Oscar A RatAdded: Jun 19 2020Views/Reads: 161/97Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)
Blarney Gloogle is a wanna-be space bum owning his own ship but no money to pay his docking bill. Two beautiful women rent the ship, him riding along as a relief pilot. Since he’s never been in space before, his error almost kills them.
 
Secret Portal to Heaven.[noir] A PI on a search for a missing woman. (standard:mystery, 4622 words)
Author: Oscar A RatAdded: Jun 21 2020Views/Reads: 146/88Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)
Sam Muscosolo PI is contracted to find a missing woman. The search leads him to an abandoned house in a rural setting. The old falling-down structure hides a secet that changes his life.
 
A Waif In the Alley. Be careful of those casual pickups. Adult. (standard:romance, 7566 words)
Author: Oscar A RatAdded: Jun 21 2020Views/Reads: 154/99Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)
Jerry, a police detective, has three days off work. Walking home from a bar, he pees on a girl lying in an alley. He takes her home with him and falls for her. Later, he finds she’s a serial killer.
 
A Killer Witch. A Colonial town is stalked by a monster. (standard:mystery, 5184 words)
Author: Oscar A RatAdded: Jun 21 2020Views/Reads: 152/97Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)
Something or someone is killing residents of 18th century Johnstown, Pa. His family wiped out, Peter Clampett sets out to find a serial killer, witch or human.
 
Let It Dangle. Adult. A man gains the powers of a cockroach. (standard:humor, 5218 words)
Author: Oscar A RatAdded: Jun 21 2020Views/Reads: 154/94Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)
Security guard Bubba intercedes in a alley, finding he’s saved a huge cockroach. The roach is a god-in-training and gives Bubba the powers of a roach. Bubba’s problem is that one part of his body is NOT affected.
 
Merry Christmas, NYC. Adult. A chance meeting on a cold night. (standard:adventure, 3652 words)
Author: Oscar A RatAdded: Jun 21 2020Views/Reads: 154/98Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)
While walking home from a store on a cold Christmas Eve in New York City, man is stopped by a teenage hooker. He invites her in, only to feed her, leads to an odd but chaste relationship, no doubt aided by the holiday spirit.
 
Mulcher Mike. 1,900 From mobster to farmer in one giant step. (standard:drama, 9032 words)
Author: Oscar A RatAdded: Jun 21 2020Views/Reads: 156/89Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)
Mike, a longtime mobster is picked for a strange, apparently honest, task of running a mob farm. On the way there he picks up a runaway child. The local Sheriff can’t find her parents, so Mike uses her to aid his cover.
 
Cloning for Congress. 15.6k US Congress w/Illegal clones. Adult. (standard:adventure, 15545 words)
Author: Oscar A RatAdded: Jun 22 2020Views/Reads: 155/98Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)
Although cloning humans is illegal in the US they left an exemption for themselves. NC212E3 (Nancy) is one. An error in the system lets her escape. Eventually, her revenge may bring down the US government.
 
Of Eating Peas With A Knife. The reminiscing of an old lady. (standard:drama, 2251 words)
Author: Oscar A RatAdded: Jun 22 2020Views/Reads: 175/94Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)
She was born poor but married old wealth. Now old, she prepares for death.
 
The Metahuman. Adult. (standard:fantasy, 2752 words)
Author: Oscar A RatAdded: Jun 22 2020Views/Reads: 159/97Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)
Grendelle lived to torture, so far decimating an entire planet. Enter Michael the thief and his metahuman companion.
 
The Perp Who Gave a Crap. A detective and an ex-hooker work together. Adult. (standard:mystery, 7725 words)
Author: Oscar A RatAdded: Jun 22 2020Views/Reads: 151/92Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)
Detective Jablonski investigates a series of burglaries in which the perp always takes a crap on a kitchen table. He’s forced to partner with a woman he’s arrested several times for hooking. She always beat the charge, then joined the police force.
 
Trouble At Double Cross. Adult. Violence. (standard:mystery, 5527 words)
Author: Oscar A RatAdded: Jun 22 2020Views/Reads: 144/98Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)
Double Cross is a small company town. Chief of Police Edwin Johnson also worked full=time at the Elite Mines. When a boy is missing, the case is too complex for Ed and he calls in the state police.
 
Jolting a Killer. Adult. Time travel can be complex. (standard:mystery, 6484 words)
Author: Oscar A RatAdded: Jun 23 2020Views/Reads: 143/96Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)
In a future world, police must track down criminals, despite new factors including teleportation and time augmenting drugs.
 
Finding Smilin' Jack. YA A Western Detective Story. (standard:mystery, 20905 words)
Author: Oscar A RatAdded: Jun 23 2020Views/Reads: 149/101Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)
Pinkerton Detective Sam Johnson seems to spend his entire career chasing an evildoer called Smilin’ Jack.
 
Sam Flint, Private Eye. The case of the missing blueprint. YA (standard:mystery, 6803 words)
Author: Oscar A RatAdded: Jun 23 2020Views/Reads: 147/89Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)
A missing paper brings on a nation-wide search. Also, Sam must find two missing cats.
 
The Case Of A Head Collector. Adult. (standard:mystery, 3239 words)
Author: Oscar A RatAdded: Jun 23 2020Views/Reads: 170/99Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)
A private eye aides a lost teenager and finds himself in deep doodoo.
 
A Ship Of Death. Adult. A serial killer on a cruise ship. (standard:mystery, 6757 words)
Author: Oscar A RatAdded: Jun 23 2020Views/Reads: 153/89Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)
A serial killer on a cruise ship. The captain hires a detective firm to investigate.
 
The Wild West in Cyberspace. 5,000 A computer nerd goes adventuring. (standard:adventure, 4969 words)
Author: Oscar A RatAdded: Jun 25 2020Views/Reads: 157/89Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)
Typing in a final string of data from the last form in his “in” basket, Olaf Smith leaned back in his chair – finished. He was at a workstation on MacMS69, a large computer serving the Western Hemisphere of Earth.
 
The Tin Mine. A fantasy adventure on another world. (standard:adventure, 3764 words)
Author: Oscar A RatAdded: Jun 25 2020Views/Reads: 156/85Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)
This was one of the stories I wrote about a writer named Pujal's world of Odia.    It was a world he created for a small critique site I used to own. Members would write stories according to his blueprint.
 
A Demon versus an Angel. Adult. A demon battles an angel. (standard:action, 10517 words)
Author: Oscar A RatAdded: Jun 25 2020Views/Reads: 145/73Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)
Ozymedius, a gentle demon from hell, meets an evil angel from heaven. Together, they destroy a Mafia gold mine using slave labor.
 
A Demon in Afghanistan. Adult. Ozymedius searches for Bin Laden. (standard:action, 3312 words)
Author: Oscar A RatAdded: Jun 25 2020Views/Reads: 154/83Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)
After a brief stint as a terrorist hostage in a previous story, Ozymedias the demon remembered all that talk of terrorism in the newspapers. Since it was winter in the US and being a demon from hell, he decided to go to the Mideast instead of Chicago.
 
Krilla Has Her Way. 4.3k Fantasy. A kidnapped girl craves revenge. (standard:adventure, 4062 words)
Author: Oscar A RatAdded: Jun 25 2020Views/Reads: 163/91Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)
This is one of the stories I wrote about a writer named Pujal's imaginary world of Odia. It is a world he created for a small critique site I used to own. Members would write stories according to his instructions.
 
The Imperial Georgia Hotel 4,500 American Civil War. (standard:adventure, 4433 words)
Author: Oscar A RatAdded: Jun 27 2020Views/Reads: 152/92Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)
I got the idea for this story from a magazine published soon after the American Civil War. It began as a one or two paragraph humorous anecdote. I hope I captured the era accurately.
 
A Warehouse of Death. Adult Drama. Of Life in a Retirement Home. (standard:drama, 7480 words)
Author: Oscar A RatAdded: Jun 27 2020Views/Reads: 152/95Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)
In his 80s, Steve moves into a nursing home. The story switches back and forth as he reminisces about his past life on a farm, in the army during WWII, and the present. He goes out with a bang, not a whimper.
 
The Sea Hunt. (standard:action, 5234 words)
Author: Oscar A RatAdded: Jun 27 2020Views/Reads: 147/93Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)
A young couple accidentally stumble onto a secret government project. Discovered, they have to run for their lives.
 
Luthor. A Vietnam War Story. (standard:adventure, 1730 words)
Author: Oscar A RatAdded: Jun 27 2020Views/Reads: 142/91Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)
The experience of an old hill person in the US Army in the sixties. He never did leave Basic Training. Instead, he was assigned to care for stoves and furnaces at his old unit. Back then, in an era of coal stoves, it was a dirty, laborious job,
 
Meeting Women In the Old Army. Adult. (standard:travel stories, 2849 words)
Author: Oscar A RatAdded: Jun 27 2020Views/Reads: 151/88Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)
An old natural law, in that whenever there is a demand for a product or service, there WILL be a supply.
 
A Trip To The Store At Midnight. On a cold icy night. (standard:adventure, 1609 words)
Author: Oscar A RatAdded: Jun 30 2020Views/Reads: 147/82Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)
An off-duty cop is forced by a pregnant wife to brave the worst night of the year in Northern Michigan to buy ice cream and pickles for her.
 
Falling Trees. A different sort of love story. The domain of the Wood Witch. (standard:fantasy, 5868 words)
Author: Oscar A RatAdded: Jun 30 2020Views/Reads: 142/81Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)
Deep in the Maine woods sits a small town of around five-thousand individuals.It doesn't particularly welcome strangers -- especially tourists or people different from the normal, especially witches..
 
Going to Heaven. Humor. (standard:humor, 1829 words)
Author: Oscar A RatAdded: Jun 30 2020Views/Reads: 142/85Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)
Alonzo and Antonio met at the Free Clinic in Rome. They had both been let out of prison due to terminal cancer. The Italian prison system didn't want the expense of treating them, passing them off onto other social services.
 
Mike and Alphonse Meet A Leprechaun. (standard:humor, 2563 words)
Author: Oscar A RatAdded: Jun 30 2020Views/Reads: 132/86Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)
The two barely-functional idiots grab a hiding leprechaun. They use his powers in a robbery.
 
The Wingless Angel. A detective story. (standard:action, 1953 words)
Author: Oscar A RatAdded: Jun 30 2020Views/Reads: 135/77Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)
Detective Parker is sent to prevent a suicidal jumper.
 
Freed Slaves. [2,500] Freedom is often a matter of perspective. (standard:drama, 2479 words)
Author: Oscar A RatAdded: Jul 02 2020Views/Reads: 142/84Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)
Near the end of the American Civil War, a master shoots himself as Northerners free his slaves. This is that story in the voice of the longtime family cook.
 
World Traveler, or Smuggler? Molly didn't know what she was getting into. (standard:adventure, 4019 words)
Author: Oscar A RatAdded: Jul 02 2020Views/Reads: 130/74Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)
Travel agent Molly McGuire dreamt about traveling but didn’t have the money. A chance meeting changed her fate.
 
The Blackbird. Based on Poe’s Raven. (standard:fantasy, 1240 words)
Author: Oscar A RatAdded: Jul 02 2020Views/Reads: 144/78Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)
The clock struck twelve times. I was tired, very tired, as I read an ancient tome, wishing to finish before retiring to a lonely bed. I collect old volumes of often forgotten lore. A modern take of Edgar Allen Poe's famous story.
 
George and Gina. An intelligent planet and his only human resident. (standard:science fiction, 8419 words)
Author: Oscar A RatAdded: Jul 02 2020Views/Reads: 152/78Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)
George was a happy and successful planet until that thrice damned roach opera. At its conclusion, customers stomped the performers and left George, without paying their rent, all that is except Gina.
 
Gimmee A Cookie. (standard:Satire, 1492 words)
Author: Oscar A RatAdded: Jul 02 2020Views/Reads: 162/85Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)
A horror story about those vicious but tasty cookies sold yearly by young females.
 
Saving a Wonderland Date Tree. (standard:fairy tales, 972 words)
Author: Oscar A RatAdded: Jul 04 2020Views/Reads: 143/78Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)
There are many things we, even Alice, don’t know about Wonderland. This may be one of them.
 
Santa One. 3,400 Tiny John has an affinity toward Christmas. (standard:action, 3369 words)
Author: Oscar A RatAdded: Jul 04 2020Views/Reads: 133/76Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)
John, an orphan, works as a janitor at an orphanage. He doesn’t know his surname or even age. Then a Santa comes to visit.
 
Rescuing Johnny Flyovich. (standard:humor, 685 words)
Author: Oscar A RatAdded: Jul 04 2020Views/Reads: 126/0Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)
My housefly pal was hidden in an illegal Homeland Security prison.
 
Searching For the Perfect Woman. (standard:romance, 1979 words)
Author: Oscar A RatAdded: Jul 04 2020Views/Reads: 141/85Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)
Shawn spends much of his life searching for a perfect mate.
 
Shop At Beezles Department Store. (standard:horror, 4796 words)
Author: Oscar A RatAdded: Jul 04 2020Views/Reads: 141/79Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)
The super store that was not there.
 
MaryAnne and Snifflly 4,700 YA Comic book characters get their revenge. (standard:adventure, 4309 words)
Author: Oscar A RatAdded: Jul 06 2020Views/Reads: 141/81Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)
Have you ever wondered about the fates of your childhood comic friends?
 
Snow White, A Western. Adult. (standard:humor, 2271 words)
Author: Oscar A RatAdded: Jul 06 2020Views/Reads: 137/78Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)
Poor Snow had a rough childhood fraught with perils from an evil mother. She finds help from seven dwarfs and a cowboy prince.
 
The Cute Terrorist. Adult. They come in every shape, size, and sex. (standard:drama, 2031 words)
Author: Oscar A RatAdded: Jul 06 2020Views/Reads: 134/81Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)
I met her in Germany. I was stationed with the US army back in 1964. We often hung out and drank together. Then, thirty years later, she shows up on my porch in NYC.
 
The Safe Drug. A mood-altering drug with NO ill-effects. (standard:Satire, 2457 words)
Author: Oscar A RatAdded: Jul 06 2020Views/Reads: 135/87Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)
Finally, a drug that gets you high but lets you down instantly.
 
Emily’s Story. Adult. She has a violent mixed up childhood. (standard:adventure, 5581 words)
Author: Oscar A RatAdded: Jul 06 2020Views/Reads: 131/75Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)
Coming from an abusive family where her mother kills her father, Emily is mixed up about life and love. Why, she ponders, is everything that feels good illegal? She becomes involved with murder and drugs.
 
A Prisoner In Afghanistan. Adult. A German imprisoned in an American compound. (standard:action, 4233 words)
Author: Oscar A RatAdded: Jul 06 2020Views/Reads: 136/75Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)
The story of a writer taken captive in an American and Afghan compound.
 
War is for the Wicked. Violence. One man arrives at the War in Vietnam. (standard:action, 8284 words)
Author: Oscar A RatAdded: Jul 06 2020Views/Reads: 135/78Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)
A typical story of a young soldier’s arrival in-country during that long-gone war.
 
Am I ... A Robot? Human one day, the next a robot. (standard:action, 13330 words)
Author: Oscar A RatAdded: Jul 06 2020Views/Reads: 137/80Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)
When an army sergeant is injured, his brain is installed in an experimental robotic body.
 
One Bloody Mission. Violence Action (standard:action, 5100 words)
Author: Oscar A RatAdded: Jul 06 2020Views/Reads: 138/81Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)
Mercenaries wipe out a rogue Aryan militant camp.
 
Summer Solstice Bomb. (standard:humor, 754 words)
Author: Oscar A RatAdded: Jul 06 2020Views/Reads: 151/0Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)
The finding of a lost bomb, in the bomb’s own words.
 
Those Hopeless, Angry Eyes. War Explicit Adult. (standard:Creative non-fiction, 1434 words)
Author: Oscar A RatAdded: Jul 09 2020Views/Reads: 134/71Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)
Non-Fiction. Not for the squeamish. This was written for a contest at another site: “What would you say if you could write a letter to yourself at a younger age?”
 
The Firing Range. 15,000 US Army life in the 50s. (standard:action, 14776 words)
Author: Oscar A RatAdded: Jul 09 2020Views/Reads: 127/69Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)
This is both fiction and a detailed description of Army Basic Training in the fifties, so please don't complain about all the descriptions. They should be interesting to former and current military.
 
Sarah and the thing 2,000 She found it on the beach. (standard:Satire, 1983 words)
Author: Oscar A RatAdded: Jul 09 2020Views/Reads: 131/72Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)
This story is loosely based on the old song named "The Thing." I remember it was sung by a popular entertainer, at that time, named "Arthur Godfrey." Nuff said.
 
The Real Story of St. Patrick. Adult A little different than expected. (standard:humor, 1006 words)
Author: Oscar A RatAdded: Jul 09 2020Views/Reads: 141/75Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)
A lonely sheep herder brings Christianity to Ireland.
 
Queen Of the Road. (standard:humor, 2311 words)
Author: Oscar A RatAdded: Jul 09 2020Views/Reads: 132/81Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)
The career of a special old Ford, as told by a junkyard dog.
 
The True Story of Patience Worth. 1,300 Adult. (standard:Satire, 1197 words)
Author: Oscar A RatAdded: Jul 09 2020Views/Reads: 130/74Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)
The other day I heard a knock on my door. It was a hippie I met a long time ago. Wiping tears from bloodshot eyes, he handed a cassette tape to me ... then abruptly turned and left. Curious, I played it and this is what I heard in a female voice.
 
A Gambler’s Lament. Some never learn. (standard:Inspirational stories, 842 words)
Author: Oscar A RatAdded: Jul 16 2020Views/Reads: 116/0Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)
A gray nondescript auto moves in spurts -- sometimes speeding up unexpectedly as I drive through Atlantic City. I never should have wagered my company’s finances.
 
Go Get'um, Old Man. Adult. An African Odyssey. (standard:adventure, 11089 words)
Author: Oscar A RatAdded: Jul 16 2020Views/Reads: 124/82Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)
An unexplained killing in his youth continues to haunt an old retired military man. The answer is found on a trip to Uganda to find abandoned American prostitutes.
 
Katy, Bar the Door. (standard:Satire, 936 words)
Author: Oscar A RatAdded: Jul 16 2020Views/Reads: 126/73Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)
When James I, King of Scots was cornered at an inn, his enemy stormed upstairs to the King’s chambers. Catherine is said to have barred the door with her arm until James’s knights rescued him.
 
The Sandwich Lady. A familiar sight on Waikiki beach in the 1980s. (standard:non fiction, 454 words)
Author: Oscar A RatAdded: Jul 16 2020Views/Reads: 129/0Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)
The Sandwich Lady was once my neighbor in Honolulu, and I swear this story is true in all respects. I've sat on her bed, drink in hand, and watched her.
 
Evil Iron. (standard:fantasy, 1441 words)
Author: Oscar A RatAdded: Jul 19 2020Views/Reads: 134/75Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)
Many thousands of years ago, long before the dawn of human history, on a dark night a long streak of flame surged across the heavens.
 
Harry Jones, Electrical Wizard. (standard:science fiction, 2207 words)
Author: Oscar A RatAdded: Jul 19 2020Views/Reads: 128/73Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)
One day while surfing the Internet a young man finds jewel, so too speak. A way to become rich.
 
The Next Coming of the Lord. Although Mahmoud warned them, few listened. (standard:Satire, 3484 words)
Author: Oscar A RatAdded: Jul 19 2020Views/Reads: 133/74Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)
WARNING: Not meant for the extremely religious, also not to make fun of religion, but it might make you think.
 
A story of La Chusa, a Mexican monster. Humor. (standard:Satire, 1915 words)
Author: Oscar A RatAdded: Jul 19 2020Views/Reads: 141/84Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)
A monster is murdering drug dealers in the US, then hiding in Mexico. A very special composite of expert government agencies is tracking it down.
 
Little John and the Ashes. A Horror, Drama, Love story. (standard:adventure, 2936 words)
Author: Oscar A RatAdded: Jul 19 2020Views/Reads: 128/78Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)
A lonely man plodded slowly down route #2, across the plains of Iowa. His name was John, and he was thin and short, only four-foot-eight in height. John was one of the most dangerous men in the United States.
 
Late One Night in the City. Adult, Violence. (standard:action, 2109 words)
Author: Oscar A RatAdded: Jul 19 2020Views/Reads: 128/71Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)
A white businessman is stranded late at night in a violent inner-city neighborhood.
 
Darned Recipes. (standard:Inspirational stories, 807 words)
Author: Oscar A RatAdded: Jul 21 2020Views/Reads: 116/79Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)
It pays to go by the book.
 
Danger Zone. Adult. Teenage killers, CIA, Mafia, and a drunken PI. (standard:mystery, 8611 words)
Author: Oscar A RatAdded: Jul 21 2020Views/Reads: 135/76Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)
An organized group of teens instigate a crime wave.
 
His Day of Jubilee. A black family at the end of the American Civil War. (standard:Inspirational stories, 2841 words)
Author: Oscar A RatAdded: Jul 21 2020Views/Reads: 132/67Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)
Day of Jubilee = 50 year anniversary of the end of The American Civil War.
 
Dino the Dinosaur. (standard:science fiction, 9477 words)
Author: Oscar A RatAdded: Jul 21 2020Views/Reads: 139/74Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)
A real dinosaur is found in Death Valley.
 
Dog. After the Apocalypse from the POV of a surviving dog. (standard:adventure, 11333 words)
Author: Oscar A RatAdded: Jul 21 2020Views/Reads: 126/78Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)
Dog is an intelligent mutant, born after mankind is virtually wiped out. This is his story.
 
Doris the Doornail. (standard:fantasy, 1303 words)
Author: Oscar A RatAdded: Jul 22 2020Views/Reads: 129/73Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)
Ever heard the saying, “Dead as a doornail”? Well, don’t you believe it. This is from a challenge when I mentioned I could base a story on almost anything.
 
Down by the River. (standard:mystery, 582 words)
Author: Oscar A RatAdded: Jul 22 2020Views/Reads: 135/0Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)
I live near the Mississippi. I want to tell you about what happened down by the river. I often wander from my riverside home, sometimes for miles, looking for interesting driftwood among other rubble thrown up by the tide.
 
Echo, the Forest Nymph. Adult (standard:fairy tales, 1445 words)
Author: Oscar A RatAdded: Jul 22 2020Views/Reads: 129/71Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)
Long ago and far away, lived a young maiden named Echo. Lovely, smiling, and personable, she had only one failing....
 
Damn You, Pepper. (standard:action, 6548 words)
Author: Oscar A RatAdded: Jul 22 2020Views/Reads: 124/71Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)
These three related stories are in Second Person POV. It is very graphic and violent. Second Person attempts to put the reader right into the story.
 
Kimiko, a Bargirl's Tale. Adult. (standard:romance, 15727 words)
Author: Oscar A RatAdded: Jul 26 2020Views/Reads: 127/73Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)
The story of a bar girl in Japan in the sixties. Based partly on truth. I was there. Sex, murder, crime, military, history, erotic. For clarification see (*notes) at bottom.
 
A Bedtime Story for a Mouse. (standard:fairy tales, 812 words)
Author: Oscar A RatAdded: Jul 26 2020Views/Reads: 123/70Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)
My house-mouse pal was depressed last night, and wanted me to tell him a bedtime story. His name is Jeff, and I whipped this one up to help him sleep.
 
A Special Blade of Grass. (standard:humor, 1024 words)
Author: Oscar A RatAdded: Jul 26 2020Views/Reads: 132/69Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)
Not all grass is the same. I befriended this special blade.
 
A Librarian’s Idea of Heaven. (standard:Ghost stories, 1927 words)
Author: Oscar A RatAdded: Jul 26 2020Views/Reads: 124/79Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)
Even while dead, Ethel refused to leave her job.
 
A Cat and Fish Story. (standard:action, 1657 words)
Author: Oscar A RatAdded: Jul 26 2020Views/Reads: 135/72Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)
Loving a strict routine, Blubber Blubinsky, at first resented sharing his space with a nasty kitten.
 
BloodBall, The Most Dangerous Spectator Sport, Bar None. (standard:action, 10465 words)
Author: Oscar A RatAdded: Aug 28 2020Views/Reads: 88/48Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)
While polo may be the sport of kings, BloodBall is the sport of the BRAVE. In any given year, hundreds of both performers and spectators give their very lives for the sport.
 





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