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1 The Trumpets of Mars by Lumpy

Imperium (2)
The Carthaginians are marching to destroy Rome and it is up to Ky, a test pilot from the future thrown into an alternate past, to keep the once mighty Roman Empire from being destroyed. As Ky gathers Roman and Caledonian forces together to form a new Britannic Empire to defend against the Carthaginian host, he must also struggle to contend with a malfunctioning AI implanted in his brain that is slowly gaining sentience. Thankfully, Ky is not alone.

Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Science Fiction, Time Travel, Alternate Timeline, AI, Historical, War, Military
Downloads: 6922 | Votes: 79 | Score: 9.08
Size: 640KB | 120,455 words | Posted: Concluded:

2 Escape From Lexington by FantasyLover

In 1843 16-year-old Lewis Clark kills one of the two sons of Mr. Tyler, the richest man in Fayette County. He also takes the blame for killing his other son. Given Tyler's reputation as a vengeful and violent man, Lewis flees for his life. This is the story of his escape and his adventures. Another of my fantasy histories.

Age Rating: Older than 17 | Genre: Fantasy
Tags: Alternate Timeline, Coming of Age, Historical, Fantasy
Downloads: 4230 | Votes: 70 | Score: 9.02
Size: 893KB | 170,972 words | Posted: Concluded:

3 Perchance to Visit by FantasyLover

Johnny Campbell barely graduates high school yet lands a "dream" job that changes his life and many others dramatically. While different, this is a follow-on story to "Perchance to Dream" and a familiarity with that story is recommended or many references won't make sense.

Age Rating: Older than 17 | Genre: Fantasy
Tags: Science Fiction, Time Travel, Alternate Universe, School, Historical, Rags To Riches, Supernatural, Fantasy
Downloads: 3258 | Votes: 95 | Score: 9.00
Size: 604KB | 114,465 words | Posted: Concluded:

4 Lucky Jim Firehair by FantasyLover

The adventures of 16-year-old Jim Reynolds start in 1856 Virginia. When his family and several others head west to settle near Council Bluffs, his adventures continue, becoming more numerous and earning him the moniker Lucky Jim. Follow Jim as he grows into a leadership role that he feels unqualified to hold, until finally forced to test both his leadership ability and his luck. A "fantasy history."

Age Rating: Older than 17 | Genre: Fantasy
Tags: Alternate Timeline, Coming of Age, Drama, Violence, Historical, War, Rags To Riches, Fantasy
Downloads: 6163 | Votes: 160 | Score: 9.00
Size: 735KB | 137,870 words | Posted: Concluded:

5 The Sands of Saturn by Lumpy

Imperium (3)
With the Carthaginians pushed inside the walls of Londiumun, the Britannians can finally stop reacting and take the fight to them. Hoping to retake the British Isles and even add new allies to the Alliance, legions are dispatched to √Čriu, the emerald isle, to push back Carthaginian expansion there. Ky, a test pilot from the future and now Consul for the Britannic Empire, knows that Carthaginian retaliation is coming and prepares an explosive new surprise for the invaders.

Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Science Fiction, Time Travel, Alternate Timeline, AI, Politics, Violence, Historical, War
Downloads: 2568 | Votes: 51 | Score: 8.95
Size: 303KB | 56,952 words | Posted: in progress Updated:

6 Perchance to Dream by FantasyLover

Stressed archaeologist seeks help from an unusual source by trying an ancient ritual--with unusual results. This story is a prequel to the next, longer story I will be posting.

Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Fantasy
Tags: Science Fiction, Science, Historical, Supernatural, Fantasy
Downloads: 1182 | Votes: 75 | Score: 8.83
Size: 182KB | 34,445 words | Posted: Concluded:

7 A Life Worth Living - a John the Genius Story by PT Brainum

On the eve of turning eight years old omniscient genius John Cook begins to collect the people he needs, and starts his University education in 1985 Oklahoma. Sequel to Perfect Choices

Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Science Fiction
Tags: Science Fiction, Time Travel, Alternate Timeline, Extra Sensory Perception, Coming of Age, Humor, Historical
Downloads: 1997 | Votes: 116 | Score: 8.74
Size: 109KB | 20,959 words | Posted:

8 Winds of Change by R. Michael Lowe aka The Scot

A story in the Winds of Change Universe
Grant Maxwell is sent back to the Colonial period of America to try to thwart the actions of a Scottish professor who hates the United States. Unfortunately, too much damage may have already occurred and it may be up to Grant to try to salvage the Nation. Note - Slavery concerns life in Colonial America. - 119,900 words.

Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Time Travel
Tags: Science Fiction, Time Travel, Aliens, Alternate Timeline, Historical, War, Rags To Riches
Downloads: 7037 | Votes: 189 | Score: 8.58
Size: 646KB | 122,654 words | Posted: Concluded:

9 The Wrong Way - or Is It? by Ernest Bywater

A girl goes for a walk in the woods and gets lost, the searchers can't find her, but her destiny does. Some codes have been omitted so as not to give away too much, I promise there's nothing that should upset anyone as this is more a drama with some sex and not a stroke story.

Age Rating: Older than 17 | Genre: Time Travel
Tags: Science Fiction, Drama, Historical, Rags To Riches, Vignettes
Downloads: 1924 | Votes: 164 | Score: 8.47
Size: 24KB | 4,837 words | Posted:

10 Gunslinger by R. Michael Lowe aka The Scot

A star high school football quarterback loses his father, his girlfriend and his career, all in the same explosion. Now, he goes back in time to get the ones who did this, as well as saving the United States from being destroyed. What he finds on his one way trip is 'home.' - 42,200 words.

Age Rating: Older than 13 | Genre: Time Travel
Tags: Science Fiction, Time Travel, Alternate Timeline, Historical, Western, Rags To Riches
Downloads: 6094 | Votes: 343 | Score: 8.40
Size: 220KB | 42,590 words | Posted:
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